NBA Playoff Seeding Scenarios

With only one night of NBA action remaining, there is still much to be decided before the playoffs get started.  There are four teams vying for two playoff spots and the Spurs could land as high as the 2-seed and as low as the 6-seed in the crowded Western Conference.  Using tonight’s moneylines as a…

How Does Game 1 Affect NHL Playoff Series Odds?

While it’s always noted that playoff series’ are a grind, the importance of the first game can not be overstated to both oddsmakers and bettors alike. The opening game this year caused series prices to shift by an average of 135 cents, or $1.35 (i.e. +150 to +285), but not all wins are created equal. …

How to Make a Profit Betting the NHL Playoffs

With the NBA postseason in full swing, the NHL Playoffs are set to begin on April 30th and the team at Sports Insights has developed some profitable betting systems to use during the NHL Stanley Cup run. Keeping consistent with our contrarian strategies, we’ve found that betting against the public once again proves valuable while using…

Sports Betting Tips, NBA & SportsInsights

This year’s NBA playoffs have been good for SportsInsights’ contrarian methods.   In particular, a scan of last night’s results showed another two wins for “bet against” underdogs (Philly & Denver covered the point spread — in losing causes).  Below are some betting tips that came to mind when looking at last night’s results. We…

NBA Playoffs Underdogs

In case you didn’t notice, many of the “larger” underdogs (about 6 points or more) have been covering during this year’s NBA playoff season. Last night, the Knicks covered the spread vs. the Celtics (as they did in Game One).  The Knicks are down two games to none — but covered both losses in Boston….