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crib sheet: trends and tendencies we look for in sports betting, then
Anyone who has been a client of ours for years knows how
much we exploit the dichotomous ATS and straight up teams. For those on the
outside looking in, the teams that are most profitable for sharp players are
top shelf teams that often win without covering or bottom dwellers that lose
straight up but are able to cover the spread.
We have isolated the Bobcats as a strong candidate to keep
on our radar screen. It has been a baptism by fire for first-year head coach
Sam Vincent. He has learned from his early missteps, but continues to struggle
with a shorthanded team.
“Leading scorer Gerald Wallace played in only one of the
final six games entering the All-Star break, plus Raymond Felton, Matt Carroll
and Derek Anderson all have bruised knees,” points out Curt Thomas, full-time
NBA handicapper for GodsTips, anchor of OffshoreInsiders.com.
Thanks to their home arena hosting three college
plays 15 of 21 games on the road in an upcoming stretch. A horrid 4-18 straight
up on the highway before the break, safe to say they will be getting tons of
points. Thus, they just need to be more competitive to cover. They don’t need
to win outright.
With a coach who has progressed with on the job training,
a team that should, repeat should be healthier, they will be a more competitive
team—the type of team that covers, but remains under the radar because they
keep losing straight up.
Mavericks Go-Against in Three Games in Four
The Mavericks blockbuster trade to get Jason Kidd will be
a classic “step back to take two steps forward” move for the handicappers. The Mavs bench was already thin and they diluted it further to
get the soon-to-be 35 year old legs of Kidd.
Losing DeSagana Diop makes them a smaller team in a conference that has
most of the league’s top big men. The move should help come playoff time, but
we look to fade them against teams with quality big men and in unrested
However, because of the trade, the public will perceive
them as better and the oddsmakers must oblige.
Hawks and Over
of the most underachieving teams in the league. They have two problems:
coaching and point guard. Scratch the latter.
got Mike Bibby in a trade with the Kings. With Joe
Johnson, the Hawks have a legitimate 1-2 punch.
The Hawks like to run and they got a necessary cog. We
look for the Hawks to sneak up on the oddsmakers and also have a lot more high