Do NBA Teams Clamp Down Defensively in Playoff Game 7’s?

The San Antonio Spurs were just seconds away from winning their fifth championship in franchise history before an improbable series of events helped the Miami Heat force overtime and eventually a decisive Game 7. With anticipation reaching a fever pitch for this winner-take-all showdown, oddsmakers have listed the Heat as 5.5-point favorites with a total…

NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Trends – Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks

Despite losing Game 3 at home, Dallas opened as a 2.5-point favorite at 5Dimes and is currently garnering 44% spread wagers. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems triggered a Steam Move Monday morning, pushing the line to -3 across the sports marketplace. The following table shows the breakdown of spread betting percentages from our six contributing sportsbooks:…

NBA Finals Betting Trends – Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat

Miami opened as a 4.5-point favorite at CRIS and 64% of spread wagers have fallen on the Heat. Even though only 36% of public bets have taken the Mavericks and the points, the line has not budged across the sports marketplace. This lack of line movement has kept Sports Insights’ Betting Systems abnormally silent, as…

NBA Finals Betting Trends – Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat

Miami opened as a 4-point favorite at Pinnacle and, after the majority of early bets took Dallas, there has been buy-back on the Heat, as our betting trends data shows 58% of spread bets are currently taking the Mavs, down from 71% Saturday. Sports Insights’ Betting Systems triggered two Steam Moves on this game Friday,…