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Is Warriors' dominance ruining 2017-18 NBA futures market in Las Vegas?

NBA futures wagering is off to an ominous start in Vegas. The reason? Definitely a lack of parity with bettors assuming the Warriors will win again next season. Patrick Everson talks with oddsmakers to see if they have a solution up their sleeves.
Covers Jun 23, 2017 - 10:44 PM ET

Every prop bet you could want for Thursday's NBA Draft

We have complied almost every NBA Draft prop bet available from sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore ahead of the big night where the next generation of NBA stars learn where they will start their careers.
Covers Jun 21, 2017 - 10:06 PM ET

Betting the NBA Draft: Three Favorite Prop Picks

It's NBA Draft week, which means the rumor mill is swirling, but the uncertainty shouldn’t affect where the top 10 prospects are taken. Which is good news for us degenerates out there looking to lay some action on where the next generation of NBA stars end up.
Covers Jun 20, 2017 - 4:49 PM ET

Father's Day Weekend bets inspired by my dad

You know what sports bettors and fathers have in common? They both like to scream at the TV. With the Father's Day Weekend upon us, Jason Logan gives us some bets inspired by his dad, including some MLB action, U.S. Open golf, and Mayweather vs. McGregor.
Covers Jun 16, 2017 - 5:09 PM ET

'Real Betting Trump' says secret meetings will shape NBA offseason

Everything is pointing to another Warriors title in 2018 - especially the NBA futures odds. But the 'Real Betting Trump' has seen this all before and says there will be plenty of "secret meetings" taking place that will shift those odds this summer.
Covers Jun 15, 2017 - 4:57 PM ET

Warriors and Cavs top NBA 2018 odds, but Las Vegas love the Lakers

It's no surprise to see the Warriors and Cavaliers atop the 2018 NBA futures odds, but what may shock you is which NBA team has taken the most early action to win next year's championship. We talk to The Mirage sportsbook about the opening NBA futures action.
Covers Jun 14, 2017 - 5:11 PM ET

Las Vegas sportsbook opens futures odds to win 2017-18 NBA Championship

The Westgate LV Superbook, located just off the Las Vegas Strip, added futures odds to win the 2017-18 NBA Championship to their massive betting board on Sunday, May 28, 2017. The teams at the top of the odds table have a very familiar feel.
Covers Jun 14, 2017 - 2:38 PM ET

How to bet basketball

Basketball is one of the more popular sports betting options in North America with the NBA and college basketball drawing large handles at sportsbooks. Here's a quick overview of how to bet on basketball, including pointspread and totals.
Covers Jun 14, 2017 - 2:35 PM ET

Spice up your NBA offseason with these alternative bets to win it all in 2018

Surprise, surprise. The Warriors won it all. Bettors were lulled to sleep by a lack of drama this past NBA season. If you're looking to jump on the NBA title futures for next year, don't go with those boring bets. Try our value alternatives to win next year's NBA Finals.
Covers Jun 13, 2017 - 3:47 PM ET

Spread for Game 5 jumping around as sharps and squares butt heads

Covers checks in on action for tonight’s NBA Finals Game 5, with insights from Jeff Stoneback, director of trading for MGM Resorts sportsbooks in Las Vegas, and Peter Childs, risk management supervisor for offshore site
Covers Jun 12, 2017 - 7:42 PM ET

Cavaliers burning NBA bettors with awful fourth quarter performances

The fourth quarter has brought out the worst in the Cleveland Cavaliers so far this postseason. They are not earning money for backers during the playoffs and their shooting performances during the final 12 minutes are certainly to blame.
Covers Jun 12, 2017 - 1:14 PM ET

Monday's NBA Finals Game 5 Betting Preview: Cavaliers at Warriors

The Cleveland Cavaliers avoided the sweep and aim to remain alive again on Monday when they visit the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Get everything you'll need to handicap this game like a pro with our full betting preview.
Covers Jun 11, 2017 - 10:57 PM ET

Bettors banking a ton on the Cavaliers not getting swept in Finals

Golden State could cap off a thoroughly impressive undefeated run through the NBA playoffs tonight, in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against a Cleveland team just hoping to force Game 5. Covers checks in on where the action is with sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore.
Covers Jun 9, 2017 - 7:34 PM ET

Six smart ways to wager on Cavs and Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals

Is Game 4 the final contest of the NBA season? With the Warriors trying to land the death blow against the Cavaliers, Joe Fortenbaugh is betting like this is the last NBA game we'll see until October and has six smart ways to wager on Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Covers Jun 9, 2017 - 11:51 AM ET

Not sold on Cavs-Warriors Part 4? Try these long shots to win 2018 NBA title

The odds for next year's NBA championship are on the board and to no surprise, the Cavaliers and Warriors are the top two favorites. But if you're not sold on Part 4 of this finals rivalry, these three teams could be worth a wager to win it all next NBA season.
Covers Jun 9, 2017 - 1:14 AM ET

Friday's NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

The Cavs took their best shot and still fell short in Game 3 and now stand on the brink of elimination in the NBA Finals. They will try to begin a historic comeback from a 3-0 deficit and avoid starting the summer early when they host the Warriors in Game 4.
Covers Jun 8, 2017 - 11:34 PM ET

Warriors' dominance has "just been devastating" to Vegas sportsbooks

The Golden State Warriors are one win away from avenging last year's loss in the finals and capturing the 2017 NBA championship. We talk to Frank Yi of CG Technology about the series odds and the early betting action for Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Covers Jun 8, 2017 - 8:25 PM ET

Hail to the Chief: 'Real Betting Trump' says SAD officiating will help Cavs

If you're a sports bettor on Twitter, you've likely come across the "Real Betting Trump". Well, 140 characters aren't enough to contain him, which is why we're giving him a soap box. And just like the real Trump, you're not always going to like what he says.
Covers Jun 8, 2017 - 6:01 PM ET

Bettors hammering juggernaut Warriors for Game 3 of NBA Finals

Covers checks in on the action for the 9 p.m. ET tipoff of NBA Finals Game 3, with insights from Matthew Holt, COO of CG Analytics in Las Vegas, and the lines manager for offshore sportsbook
Covers Jun 7, 2017 - 8:30 PM ET

Cavs' physical game plan could push Game 3 Over NBA Finals betting total

The Cavaliers are planning to turn up the intensity and play the Warriors much more physical in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Before you buy into their tough talk around defense, Jason Logan says physical play means more fouls - and more value for the Over.
Covers Jun 7, 2017 - 2:44 PM ET
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