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Trevor Ariza will return to the Houston Rockets lineup on Monday after serving a two-game suspension. (Image: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Rockets-Heat Highlight NBA Monday Games to Watch

The Houston Rockets will look to stay sharp following their big win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday as they host the Miami Heat on Monday night. The Rockets (32-12) have won two straight at home, and come into their game against the Heat (27-19) as a 10-point favorite. […]

Governor Chris Christie has been a supporter of legalizing gambling in his state and the Supreme Court will rule on the issue sometime in early 2918. (Image: Associated Press)

How Long Shot New Jersey Sportsbetting Case Got to Supreme Court

It was an underdog from the start but New Jersey government officials managed to defy heavy odds against them and get its sportsbetting case to be heard by the Supreme Court this year. It is the culmination of a three-year battle the state has waged against the federal government and […]

Newly acquired Boston Celtic Kyrie Irving is as good as expected and is leading his new team to the best record in the Eastern Conference. (Image: Getty Images)

First Month of NBA Season Already Showing Stronger Teams

With 30 days gone in the NBA season it is already apparent that the offseason moves are benefitting some squads while others are having trouble coping with new personnel. Some additions were expected to work, but others that seemed like sure bets haven’t yet panned out and it will be […]

The Golden State Warriors won the 2017 NBA Championship and are favored to do so again this year. (Image: REXShutterstock)

NBA Season Begins Tuesday with Pressing Questions

With the NBA season beginning Tuesday many experts around the league are already saying its over, that the Golden State Warriors will easily win their third championship in four years. The team is stronger and deeper than last year’s squad that went 16-1 in the playoffs. Television analyst said on […]

Golden State Warriors Favored to Repeat as NBA Champions

There is little surprise that the NBA Champions, Golden State, are the favorites to repeat next season, but it is a little amazing at how low the odds are for them. They are listed anywhere from minus-175 to minus-250, while the next pick is the team they defeated in the […]

US Supreme Court to Decide Fate of New Jersey Sports Betting Case

In a surprise announcement, the US Supreme Court said they would hear the case regarding New Jersey attempting to get sports betting legalized. What was amazing was the high court went against the advice of acting U.S. Solicitor General, Jeffrey Wall. New Jersey government officials had petitioned the Supreme Court […]

Warriors Domination Means Less Value for Sportsbettors

Through two games of the NBA Finals, Golden State has cruised past Cleveland and that is pleasing Warrior fans, but frustrating gamblers. With the domination by Steph Curry and company, there isn’t much appealing at the sportsbooks.   The line has been moving up against the favorite since the beginning […]

Sportsbooks Betting on Warriors to Win NBA Championship

The overwhelming favorite at the beginning of the season remains the top choice to win the NBA Finals, which begin today with Golden State hosting Game 1 against Cleveland. This is the third consecutive year the two teams have met in the championship contest. Golden State won in 2015, four […]

Not Much Logic in Betting Large Money on Favorites

An unidentified gambler walked into the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook and placed a $50,000 bet on the Golden State to defeat the Utah in the Western Conference NBA Playoffs semifinals series. A smart play considering the Warriors are minus-1000 to defeat the Jazz in the best of seven series and […]

Favorites Dominating NBA Playoffs But Values Still Exist

Trying to find betting value in the NBA playoffs is a pretty daunting task, as the favorites aren’t allowing for much drama. In the first round the three favorites, Golden State, Cleveland and San Antonio all moved on the next level. When the postseason began, Golden State came out as […]

Golden State Warriors Sign NBA Superstar Free Agent Kevin Durant

The Golden State Warriors have landed the golden ticket. After spending eight years in Oklahoma City, Thunder superstar Kevin Durant is packing his bags and returning to the West Coast. Now 27-years-old, Durant spent his first season in Seattle before the franchise was relocated to the Midwest. Originally from Washington, […]

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Calls for Legalized Sports Betting

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is leading the way of the United States’ so-called “Big Four” professional sports leagues when it comes to sports betting and gambling. Appearing May 24 on ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” Silver said of sports betting, “As I began to study this issue I realized that there’s this enormous, […]