NBA Championship Futures Odds 2020
by Sportsbook Advisor

The 2019 NBA championship has found Toronto as its winner. The 60/1 long-shot (odds before trades/acquisitions) beat the oft injured Golden State Warriors 4 game to 2. Uncertainty sees the odds and betting public starting to bet other teams over the Warriors (who started as overall favorites yesterday). I think the star power of Lebron is giving the Lakers an overvalued 3rd spot in the odds lineup. Toronto at +1000 to repeat is a better value, in my humble opinion, than Lakers...
 

2020 Stanley Cup Odds
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What a historic first Stanley Cup win for the St. Louis Blues. A great story. Not long after their huge win, the sportsbooks were already starting to post some NHL Futures odds for 2020.As you can imagine, Vegas and Tampa were at the top of the list. But much will change between now and then. The draft and free agency wil change the composition of the teams. Anyway, here are the current futures odds for next year's Stanley Cup. Remember, if you bet $100 on St. Louis this time last year, you nett...
 

NHL and NBA Quick Review and Free Picks
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If you have been following our news feed at SBA you have seen us talking about how there is value to be found in both the NHL and NBA Finals odds.If you have not been following our articles, get on over to the site now and click the "Stay Alerted" button that appears when visiting the site for the first time. We talk to sportsbooks, professional gamblers and handicappers and have a very unique insight into upcoming games and futures markets. NBAThe Raptors did not disappoint. We pointed out that...
 

Wednesday Night Braves vs Cardinals
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Game 2 of the Braves vs Cardinals series is at 7:20 PM EST on Wednesday May 15, 2019The oddsmakers have Atlanta at -140 and St. Louis +130On the mound for Atlanta is 21 year old righty Mike Soroka. He is having a great season and is 3-1 with just a 1.21 ERASt. Louis is starting 27 year old righty Michael Wacha. He is 3-0 but has a terrible 5.35 ERA. Talk about run support.Atlanta is 21-21. They are 10-11 at home. They score 4.78 runs per game and allow 4.68. Those numbers translate perfectly int...
 

Dodgers vs Nationals Thursday Night Free Pick
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Thursday Night at 10:10 pm EST The Los Angeles Dodgers host the Washington Nationals. The game is the continuation of a home stand for the Dodgers which just saw them playing Atlanta. Note: This article written before final game of ATL vs LAD series tonight, so stats will be missing that one game. The Nationals come into to town at 14-21. The Nats have seen better days. Although they score 4.63 runs per game, they allow 5.12The Nationals are 3-7 of their last ten. They are 7-10 on the road.The D...
 

Golden State vs Houston Game 2 Free Pick
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The NBA playoffs have heated up and we are into the second round of play. The Warriors and Rockets face off tomorrow at 10:30 PM ESTThe point spread currently has Golden State favored by 5.5 points. As of me writing this preview and pick about 67% of the bettors have taken Houston plus the points. The reason for the lopsided betting is that Golden State has shown weakness lately. They lost two games in the first round against the Clippers, whom they were expected to sweep by many people. Plus, t...
 

Oklahoma City vs Portland Game 3 Free Pick
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NBA Playoffs - Round 1 - Oklahoma City vs Portland - OKC is -7.5 and the total is 221.5The Trailblazers have proven they are for real this post season by soundly defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in their first two games against one another this post season. We picked Portland in the first matchup and got the win for our readers. In this matchup we will apply the same logic and metrics. We will look at how OKC performs at home and how Portland performs away. - NBA playoff brackets The key to b...
 

Portland vs Oklahoma City Free Pick
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Game 1 - Round 1 - NBA Playoffs - 2019Really the best and most evenly matched up series in round one of the playoffs, We expect OKC vs Portland to go the distance. In this article we will isolate several betting handicapping items and give our free pick.Portland is at home and is favored by 3 points in game 1. The total is 225.5About 2/3 (66%) of all sports bettors have sided with OKC plus the three. Some people even think that the wrong team is favored. But, Portland had a 53-29 record vs OKC's...
 

Final Four Point Spreads
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The Final Four is just two days away and sportsbooks and bettors alike are ready for the action. There is expected to be a great turnout at the betting counters. The reason for the increased interest is that the teams in the Final Four are not your usual participants. With the exception of Michigan State, all the teams are relative newcomers to the event, a fact which has sparked interest from otherwise lukewarm college basketball fans. Virginia is the only other team from the bunch to have actu...
 

Auburn vs Kentucky Elite 8 Free Pick
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Kentucky is facing SEC foe Auburn in the Elite 8. This game, as you know, decides who gets to play in the national semi-finals, aka The Final Four.Kentucky started as 2.5 point favorites but the point spread quickly rose to Kentucky -4.5 points. The way that Kentucky was able to close out Houston on Friday inspired many bettors to take them at -2.5 and at -3 points.Auburn is no slouch. They just dispatched of the number one seed in their bracket, UNC. And it wasn't even close.Auburn is 29-9 SU a...
 

Texas Tech vs Michigan Sweet 16 Free Pick
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The tournament is down to the final 16 teams. There are no Cinderella stories for this year. But, what we do have is a very competitive and solid final sixteen teams.Today I want to isolate the Thursday night game between Michigan and Texas Tech. I want to look at some trends and use my gut instinct to pick the winner of this contest.The Sweet 16 point spreads currently show Michigan as a 2 point favorite. The teams stack up very well against one another. Michigan is 30-6 SU and 21-15 ATS. Tech ...
 

Louisville vs Minnesota Free Pick
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Round one of the NCAA tournament starts Thursday afternoon. Minnesota takes on the Louisville Cardinals at 12:10 pm EST. The spread is currently Louisville -5 and the total is 136 points.Louisville is 20-13 straight up this season and 17-15-1 ATS. They allow 67 PPG and score about 73. Their last outing, they lost to UNC in the ACC Tournament 83-70. They did not cover the 7 point spread. Louisville has lost 4 of its last five games.Minnesota is 21-13 straight up and 17-17 ATS. The average just ov...