Public Bettors Changing Their Tune on the Rockets

The Rockets/Spurs second round series in the Western Conference has been fascinating to look at from a public betting perspective. The Spurs were sizable favorites to win the series (-265) but a horrible Game 1 saw them lose 126-99 at home. San Antonio received just 45% of spread tickets in the opener, a rarity for…

Kyle Lowry’s Injury Affecting the Cavs-Raptors Game 3 Line

Earlier this morning, my co-worker PJ Walsh explained how tonight’s showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers (40-46 ATS overall, 19-24 ATS as visitors) and Toronto Raptors (47-41 ATS overall, 22-21 ATS at home) is receiving historically one-sided levels of public betting. This is hardly surprising considering that any team with LeBron James on the roster will be…

Cavaliers public support reaching historical levels

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have flipped the proverbial switch and are rolling through the Eastern Conference playoffs. After a first-round sweep of the Indiana Pacers and grabbing an easy 2-0 series lead against the Toronto Raptors, the public has undoubtedly taken notice. Not only are bettors backing the Cavaliers, they’re backing them at historic levels….

Does Sharp Money Like the Wizards to Bounce Back in Game 3?

After losing the first two games of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls, the Boston Celtics (47-42 ATS overall, 27-16 ATS as visitors) have rallied off six consecutive victories. They will look to build on that momentum against the Washington Wizards (45-44 ATS overall, 25-19 ATS at home) this evening at the Verizon Center….

How Has Sharp Money Affected the Raptors-Cavs Game 2 Line?

In tonight’s most heavily bet sporting event, the Cleveland Cavaliers (39-46 ATS) will host the Toronto Raptors (47-40 ATS) in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series. LeBron James (35 points, 10 rebounds), Kyrie Irving (24 points, 10 assists), and Tristan Thompson (11 points, 14 rebounds) all posted double-doubles in Game 1 as the Cavs cruised to…

How Has Sharp Money Affected the Jazz-Warriors Game 1 Line?

After sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round, the Golden State Warriors (71-15 SU, 44-40 ATS) will begin their second-round series against the Utah Jazz (55-34 SU, 40-44 ATS) tonight at the Oracle Arena. The Jazz may be feeling fatigued after defeating the Clippers in Game 7 of their first-round series on Sunday,…