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The NBA is one of the most popular sports leagues in the world. Naturally, it is also one of the most popular sports leagues in a pay per head sportsbook. Many bettors spend the whole season wagering on their favorite athletes, teams, and more. The more serious bettors look at the numbers, and hedge their bets depending on that. Betting on the NBA has no secret tip that will give you a 100% win rate. But there are ways for you to improve your win percentage.
First, let’s take a look at how you bet. There are a lot of sports betting tutorials that can guide you through the various wagers in basketball. If you tend to play it safe with totals or the spread, maybe you can try out parlays. Maybe adding variety to your wagers can help you win more. Live and in-play betting as well as prop bets are also popular, so you can try to learn about those.
Many new bookies are quick to dismiss college sports in their sportsbooks. They think that since it is basically still amateur sports, there is little demand for it. However, college sports in the US is a totally different thing. In fact, college basketball and college football are in demand and very popular. These two tournaments are in the top 5 most popular sports leagues that people bet on.
In fact, when you start a pay per head bookie operation, you will automatically get access to hundreds of betting options on collegiate sports. Which is why it is very smart to make more money in your sportsbook with college sports betting.
Prior to the start of the 2015-16 NBA Regular Season, the majority sportsbook reviews and online sportsbooks pegged last year’s NBA Finals participants – the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors – as the favorites to come out of their respective conferences. So far that prediction has held true, as the Cavs are alone in first place in the Eastern Conference while the Golden State Warriors are unbeaten and in sole possession of first place in the Western Conference.
But although these teams are both sitting atop the NBA Standings, they have fared much differently at the betting window. Golden State isn’t just a perfect 11-0 straight up, but their average ppg difference of +16.3 is easily the best in the league and has helped the Warriors jump out to a winning 7-4 ATS record.
The Warriors will be asked to cover even bigger pointspreads going forward and now it may be time to start to fade the Warriors – especially when they begin their seven-game road trip at the end of the month.
March Madness pools are a form of sports betting based on the annual NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship each spring in the United States.
The public's increasing interest in this event is fostered by March Madness pools, or brackets. A bracket is a form that can be completed on-line or printed out and completed by hand whereby the participant predicts the outcome of each game in the tournament.
His or her predictions are compared against others in the pool, and whoever has the best prognostication skills wins the contest.
The tournament takes place over three weekends starting soon after the middle of March.