622 Results for author: FairwayJay

Favorites Dominating Early NBA Playoff Betting Led by Strong 3-Point Shooting

NBA Opening Round Playoffs Continue with the Pacers, Pistons, Thunder and Jazz looking to Dig out of 2-0 Hole Here is a link to my article at Offshore Gaming Association (OSGA) on early NBA playoff action and strong 3-point shooting. Some key 3-point highlights related to betting through 19 playoff games include: Teams that made more 3-point shots are 15-4 SU/ATS Teams that made a higher percentage of 3-point shots are 17-2 SU/ATS The Warriors (43%), Trailblazers (42.1%), ... More

Historic LA Clippers Comeback Win Over Warriors Paid Off Big With In-Game Betting

LA Clippers Comeback from 31-Point Deficit to Win 135-131 Don’t go to bed early, or count your wager as a winner before the game is over. Another lesson learned by bettors who thought their Golden State (-13.5) bet or (gasp) money line bet on the Warriors (-1300) was an easy winner when leading by 31 points in the 3rd quarter. The NBA is full of more momentum swings and scoring surges than any other sport. The LA Clippers 135-131 win Monday night tied the series at 1-1 against top-seeded ... More

Fans Roar At The Masters As Tiger Woods Wins 5th Green Jacket

Tiger Woods Makes History Again Winning The Masters The comeback is complete. Tiger Woods won the 2019 Masters in a historic and masterful performance, capturing his 5th Green Jacket to the delight of roaring fans at Augusta National. Woods’ victory was worth $2,070,000, and brought golf to the forefront of the sports world again. Woods’ win also rewarded many bettors including one guy in Nevada that bet $85,000 on Woods to win at 14-1 odds and was rewarded with a $1.19 million payday. ... More

NBA Playoffs – Warriors Heavy Favorites To Repeat And Rockets Ready For Run

Houston Hopes Harden and Paul Stay Healthy to Produce Playoff Run The Houston Rockets are the No. 4 seed in the 2019 NBA Western Conference playoffs, and the Rockets are +510 to win the West at BookMaker, a leading online sportsbook. After taking the big favorite Golden State Warriors to 7 games in last year’s Western Conference finals, the Rockets return to the playoffs on a roll finishing the regular season on a 20-4 run with three losses by 2 points or less. Houston is healthy as the ... More

The 2019 Masters Betting Preview – Players, Projections, Profiles and Odds

The Masters - A Tradition Unlike Any Other I provided a Masters preview with profiles, projections and betting odds at Forbes. Rory McIlroy heads the Fairway favorites of interest. Jon Rahm over Tiger Woods leads the match-ups list. Last year we had one of our best ever Masters in match-up wagers, going 4-0 for members plus 5-0 on additional chip-in opinions. The 2018 Masters set a record handle in Las Vegas, and the SuperBook expects another record-breaking year on Masters betting. ... More

NCAA Basketball National Championship Betting Preview – Virginia vs. Texas Tech

Virginia Cavaliers and Texas Tech Red Raiders to Display Defensive Dominance in National Championship The college basketball national championship has arrived, and the No. 1 seed Virginia Cavaliers (34-3) and No. 3 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders (31-6) are set to deliver another defensive duel. Virginia is a 1-point favorite and the over/under of 118 is the lowest posted total in NCAA Championship history. A consensus of seven leading online sportsbooks which includes BookMakerand 5Dimes shows ... More

Taking A Defensive Stand In The Final Four

NCAA Tournament Features Three Defensive Dominators in the Final Four Prior to the NCAA Tournament, I provided an outlook and preview of the No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 seeds. Now No. 1 Virginia, No. 2 Michigan State, No. 3 Texas Tech and No. 5 Auburn have reached the Final Four. As the talking heads on the broadcast networks blasts out opinions on who will win the national championship, the social media buzz  surrounding March Madness and the Final Four continues. So does our ... More

March Madness: Sweet Sixteen Best Bets

For the first time in NCAA Tournament history, all 16 favorites won in the round of 32 to advance to the Sweet 16. That includes No. 1 seed Duke, which avoided a disaster when a last second tip-in by 13.5-point underdog Central Florida rolled off the rim to allow Duke to escape with a 77-76 victory. That was the closest call in the Round of 32. That leaves all four No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 seeds plus two No. 4 and one No. 5 seed in the Sweet 16. No. 12 Oregon is the only surprise among those ... More