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How to bet basketball

Covers Oct 14, 2017 - 12:42 AM ET
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.

Don't like betting the WNBA? Wait until you see this insane ATS trend

Covers Jul 7, 2017 - 5:25 PM ET
Road favorites are 26-10 against the spread on the hardwood for lady hoops and even more impressive 22-7 in the last 29 instances. For those of you scoring at home that’s good for a 72 percent win rate for the season and 76 percent in the last 29 cases.

Four hot wagers to help sports bettors win some cold hard cash this summer

Covers Jun 8, 2017 - 1:46 AM ET
The daily grind of betting baseball can get boring in the summer months. As you kill time before football season starts, try betting on these four sports to expand your wagering menu and hopefully your bankroll. Oh, and don't forget your sunscreen.

Four need-to-know notes for betting the 2017 WNBA season

Covers May 13, 2017 - 12:12 AM ET
The WNBA tips off season No. 21 Saturday afternoon and while the league doesn’t grab headlines, it can help bettors keep their bankroll growing over the summer. Here are some news and notes to help give you a head start handicapping the 2017 WNBA schedule.

Four reasons why you should start betting on the WNBA

Covers May 12, 2017 - 12:06 AM ET
The WNBA often serves as a better punchline than entertainment but like all sports – popular or not – a little wager can quickly make you a die-hard fan. And as ridiculed as the WNBA is, it's quietly become the secret weapon of sharp bettors each summer.

Four reasons why you should start betting on the WNBA odds

Covers May 11, 2017 - 6:06 PM ET
The WNBA often serves as a better punchline than entertainment but like all sports – popular or not – a little wager can quickly make you a die-hard fan. And as ridiculed as the WNBA is, it's quietly become the secret weapon of sharp bettors each summer.

WNBA ref counts basket that didn't go in

Covers Jun 21, 2015 - 9:19 PM ET
For those who wager on WNBA games something fishy went down in Friday night's game between Chicago and Atlanta, as one of the officials counted a basket that didn't go in the hoop.Chicago's Elena Delle Donne was fouled on a shot late in the fourth quarter.

Three reasons why you should be betting the WNBA

Covers Jun 6, 2015 - 9:22 PM ET
Due to the lack of exposure and coverage, plenty of WNBA news, trends and tidbits fall on deaf ears, which means those with their head to the women’s hardwood have a distinct advantage over the public and even the sportsbooks.

Ladies' Night: Catching up on the WNBA's best bets

Covers Jun 19, 2014 - 9:54 PM ET
The WNBA is in full stride but if you haven’t paid attention to the action in the “Dub”, we get you caught up on what you missed while you were sleeping.

Underdog cashes yet again as Lynx top Sky

Covers May 27, 2014 - 1:14 PM ET
The Minnesota Lynx - a 1-point road dog - defeated the Chicago Sky 75-72 and has improved the underdog's record to an impressive 16-6 against the spread to start the WNBA season.That record is good enough for a 72.7 winning percentage. Even more impressive is that away dogs have now improved to 12-4 ATS - which equals a winning clip of 75 percent.Tuesday has one game on the board as the New York Liberty host the Seattle Storm.

Underdog still hot in young WNBA season

Covers May 26, 2014 - 4:40 PM ET
The season is a mere 21-games-old, but the underdog is off to a scorching start in the WNBA.Dogs have gone 15-6 against the spread thus far, cashing in for bettors at a 71.4 percent clip. Furthermore, away dogs are 11-4 ATS to start the season (73.3 percent), making the home dog a respectable 4-2 ATS (66.7 percent).Monday has just one game on the board, with the Minnesota Lynx 2.5-point road dogs at the Chicago Sky.

Underdog on fire to start WNBA regular season

Covers May 19, 2014 - 1:03 PM ET
It isn't just the underdog in the men's league that is making noise at sportsbooks, but the underdog in the WNBA is cashing in for bettor as well.The dog is a sensational 8-3 against the spread in the early stages of the WNBA regular season, good enough for a 72.3 winning percentage.Sunday saw the dog go 2-0 ATS as the Connecticut Sun covered as 14.5-point road dogs at the Minnesota Lynx and the Phoenix Mercury covered as 5.5-point dogs at the Los Angeles Sparks.There is a brief hiatus in the league over the next couple of day, with action resuming Wednesday.

Underdog hot to start WNBA season

Covers May 18, 2014 - 1:30 PM ET
The WNBA season may only be a couple of days old, but the underdog is off to a fairly hot start for bettors.Through nine games to start the season, the dog has posted a record of 6-3 against the spread, good enough for a 66.7 winning percentage.There are a pair of games on the board Sunday, with the Connecticut Sun as lofty 15-point road dogs at the Minnesota Lynx, and the Phoenix Mercury traveling to Los Angeles as 7.5-point dogs at the Sparks.

Three reasons why you should bet the WNBA

Covers May 16, 2014 - 1:36 AM ET
More often then not, the WNBA serves as a better punchline than entertainment but like all sports – popular or not – a little wager can quickly make you a die-hard fan.
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