How Game 1 Changed NBA First Round Series Betting Odds

The story of the first games of the NBA first round was upsets. We saw three higher seeds lose to lower seeds in the first game this weekend and only one of those games was actually close. We also saw, to a much lesser extent, the Blazers drop to the Thunder. They entered that series as a slight underdog. Let’s take a look at how these results have changed the NBA First Round Betting Odds. Continue Reading…

The Wizards are open for business

The Wizards are off to a 5-11 and the drama is at an all-time high with this squad. All the reports are bad right now. John Wall told his coach to “f— you”. Kelly Oubre is also swearing at the coach, Bradley Beal is fighting Kelly Oubre Jr., and John Wall got into it with Jeff Green. That’s just the stuff we know about. All the reports are bad with this team right now and it looks like it is finally time for them to blow it up.  Continue Reading…

Updated Philadelphia 76ers Championship Odds after Jimmy Butler trade

Last night saw the debut of Jimmy Butler in a Philadelphia 76ers uniform. While the results weren’t there as the team lost and Butler only managed 14 points, but you could see the outlines of a fit. It will take some time. Ben Simmons will need to adjust some of his game, Joel Embiid will have to give up some touches, and Butler will need to play off-ball more, but you could see where this team can really contend in the Eastern Conference. They are one of only two teams with three of the best 20 players in the NBA (and the other is the greatest dynasty of all-time) which makes them a contender. Let’s take a look at what it’s done to their betting odds. Continue Reading…