2009 NBA Betting Systems Preview

2009 NBA Betting Systems Preview

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics tipped-off last night, signifying the NBA season is officially underway. Each team’s record has been reset to 0-0, as have the records of SportsInsights’ Betting Systems. As a result, we have compiled results from previous seasons and have identified the most profitable sportsbooks in recent years for NBA Smart Money Plays and Steam Moves.

NBA Smart Money Results

2008-09 Season 2007-08 Season 2006-07 Season
Book Record Units Book Record Units Book Record Units
Bodog 24-10 +11.96 Bodog 26-22 +1.69 Bodog 2-0 +1.82
Canbet 20-15-1 +4.07 Canbet 41-28-1 +10.83 Canbet 4-3 +0.79
Sportbet 17-12 +3.45 Sportbet 18-16-1 +0.45 Sportbet Not Offered


NBA Steam Moves Results

2008-09 Season 2007-08 Season 2006-07 Season
Book Record Units Book Record Units Book Record Units
Sportsbook 12-6 +5.0 Sportsbook 13-5 +6.91 Sportsbook 6-6 +6.0
Olympic 72-61-5 +4.26 Olympic 67-52-2 +8.75 Olympic 35-29 +6.0
WagerWeb 9-6 +2.18 WagerWeb 7-4 +2.36 WagerWeb 38-24-2 +14.0

Sports Marketwatch – NBA Edition

Sports Marketwatch is a weekly column covering the sports betting world written from the sportsbook’s perspective. We recently wrapped our MLB edition and are currently publishing NFL and NCAA football editions. Below is a breakdown of how our Sports Marketwatch articles have performed this year.

Sports Marketwatch – 2009 Seasons

Sport Record Units
MLB 52-48 (52%) +23.84
NCAA Football 12-9 (57.1%) +2.36
NFL 11-10 (52.4%) +0.63

Our first edition of 2009 NBA Marketwatch will be published Wednesday (10/28). Each Marketwatch article is posted to our website, but early editions are sent out hours in advance.Click here to have early editions of Sports MarketWatch sent directly to your inbox.

For those of you interested in doing independent research, SportsInsights offers a downloadable database for all major sports (including the NBA, NFL and NCAA Football). These databases include opening and closing lines, final scores and our proprietary betting trends data that tells you which team the public bet in every matchup. You’ll quickly see that betting against the public will help your bottom line.

To learn more about how profitable betting against the public can be, check out our article “Betting Against the Public in the NBA (Past Six Seasons).