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    The case for each NBA MVP candidate

    In the grand scheme of things MVP awards are largely meaningless. Last year, Giannis Antetokounmpo was awarded his second consecutive Maurice Podoloff...
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    Betting preview for Thursday's NBA games

    Usually, overtime is a place where underdogs go to die, but on Wednesday the 76ers forced overtime in order to live. With the clock winding down and Philadelphia...
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    Betting preview for Wednesday's NBA games

    The betting market had seen enough, and finally dove in head first. New York had gone 10-3-1 ATS in its last 14 games, and was on the road against a short-handed...
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    Should James Harden be the NBA's MVP?

    Hello, do you have a moment to talk about the best player in basketball right now, James Harden? I have begun the campaign for Harden as the NBA’s...
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    System can help pick NBA All-Star winner

    (To view the charts associated with this report, subscribe to Point Spread Weekly) For the first time since the 2016-17 season, the NBA’s best...
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    Betting preview for Tuesday's NBA games

    Last night was a really solid one in the NBA, filled with bad beats, comebacks and upsets. For the second straight day I must extend condolences, this...
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    Betting preview for Monday's NBA games

    First, let me extend my condolences to those of you who were on the Sacramento Kings last night. For those who are unaware, the Kings led the Hornets...
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    Betting preview for Sunday's NBA games

    Another day, and another game in which the New Orleans Pelicans get vastly overvalued by the betting market. New Orleans opened up as a four-point favorite...
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    Betting preview for Friday's NBA games

    Behind a barrage of floaters and mid-range jumpers the Memphis Grizzlies scored a big win last night, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 122-94 as a +...
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    As Heat get it going, Celtics gasp for air

    The NBA is approaching the All-Star break, and teams have started to show us who they are with about 32 games in the books. This week I’m looking...
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    Betting preview for Wednesday's NBA games

    Luka Doncic was absolutely incredible on Tuesday night. The shot that everyone will remember is the stepback 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to break...
  • Digging for trends in NBA Team Reports

    Digging for trends in NBA Team Reports

    In talking about Point Spread Weekly with readers, I always get the feeling they are underutilizing some of the regular features offered each week. One...

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