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”