NBA Pick Recap, Indiana -9.5 @ Memphis- Win

Yesterday I wrote about why I liked the Pacers to cover the -9.5 spread against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. My main points were that Memphis already played the day before on the road, and they were without their best player, along with a couple other key pieces. My argument against the pick wasContinue reading “NBA Pick Recap, Indiana -9.5 @ Memphis- Win”

NBA Pick: Indiana -9.5 @ Memphis

We are about 20 games through the NBA season so the data is starting to pile up and we are starting to get a feel for each team and their tendencies based on roster construction and a bunch of other variables at hand. One major variable at hand in any sport pretty much, is injuries.Continue reading “NBA Pick: Indiana -9.5 @ Memphis”

Top Play Review: Spurs (-2.5) @ Wizards–LOSS

So today I’m going to recap what happened in the Spurs Wizards game last night. As I had written yesterday, I was pretty confident that the Spurs would squeeze out a victory of 3 or more points. What convinced me of this, as I wrote, was the thought that the Spurs, having lost 6 straightContinue reading “Top Play Review: Spurs (-2.5) @ Wizards–LOSS”

NBA Futures

In gambling, “futures” refer to bets that you make weeks/months/years in advance. So if you want to bet on the Lakers to win the NBA Finals right now 6 months ahead of time, you can do that. But obviously there is some risk involved as well. You can’t predict injuries, and you certainly can’t reallyContinue reading “NBA Futures”

11/20 NBA Bet of the Night and Sense of Urgency

-Sense of Urgency: How important is this game to each team? With 82 game seasons, you simply can’t be motivated to play all 82 games like they are game 7 of the NBA finals. Depending on various circumstances, some teams may come out with less hunger for victory. If a team that is viewed asContinue reading “11/20 NBA Bet of the Night and Sense of Urgency”

Against the Spread-NBA

When I go on Bovada or any other gambling website to take a look at the against-the-spread (ATS) lines for the NBA, what exactly am I looking for? What goes into my decision-making process when I decide that I want to bet $1,100 on the Pelicans -3 to beat the Blazers by 4 or moreContinue reading “Against the Spread-NBA”