2016-17 Top NBA MVP Candidates

Although it may seem like the 2016-17 NBA season just tipped off, we’re already done with one-quarter of the regular season. After one full month of action, a number of fascinating storylines have developed with several star players chasing history. The Warriors could become the first team to win at least 70 games in consecutive seasons,…

2017 NBA MVP Odds

Last season Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry averaged 30.1 points, 6.7 assists and 5.4 rebounds per game en route to the first unanimous NBA MVP in league history. This was the second consecutive MVP Award for Curry, who had the second-best odds (+650) before the start of the season. The table below displays the…

2016-17 NBA Betting: Most Profitable Referees

At approximately 9:00 AM eastern on game days, the NBA announces the daily referee assignments on their website. For every game, there are three referees. Like with NBA head coaches, bettors must pay attention to the refs because under certain conditions some refs are more profitable than others. For example, since 2005, home teams have covered just 49% of games,…

How Have NBA Super Teams Performed Against the Spread?

With the arrival of Kevin Durant to a Warriors squad that already broke over 25 NBA records including most regular season wins, longest home winning streak and best start to a season, Golden State has cemented themselves as basketball’s newest super team. Their roster now features two former MVP winners (Durant and Stephen Curry), one of…

Who were the Most Profitable NBA Head Coaches Last Season?

During the 2015-16 NBA season, five teams — the Houston Rockets, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, and New York Knicks — fired their head coaches. From that pool of five replacement coaches, only two will stay with their teams for 2016-17 season. Ten teams, which accounts for 30% of the entire NBA, enter the upcoming…