NBA Game of the Week: Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers

Every week in this space, I have examined one college football game offering contrarian value to bettors. By using the tools available to Sportsbook Insider members, I pinpointed the factors driving line movement and highlighted some of the best sharp money indicators. These “Games of the Week” provided solid value, posting a 10-4 ATS during…

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,…

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…