You will begin hearing about this relatively new concept over the next few years – the free pay per head.
While dealing with a rough run of late, the LA Lakers present an excellent scenario for Utah center Rudy Gobert to snap out of his current funk.
The Lakers rank third from the bottom against opposing centers.
(Gambling911.com Fantasy Sports Wire) – One of the hottest players in Daily Fantasy Sports, Marc Gasol, will be staying put in Memphis as he and the Grizzlies have agreed to a five-year max contract worth an estimated $110 million, according to ESPN sources.
Gasol brings tremendous value to Fantasy Sports players. He averaged just over 30 Fantasy points per game his last ten weeks.
(Gambling911.com Sports Wire) - LaMarcus Aldridge is heading to the San Antonio Spurs and that team’s odds of winning the 2016 NBA Championship were now at 5-1, the second favorites after Cleveland and with shorter odds than the reigning championship Golden State Warriors.
Aldridge, a key contributor and top Daily Fantasy Sports producer, tweeted about the move on Saturday.
(Gambling911.com Sports Wire) – While both NBA teams were bottom feeders last season, a blockbuster trade between the Sacramento Kings and LA Lakers could cause a serious alteration in the future odds for a Championship.
(Gambling911.com Sports Wire) – The LA Lakers are fully exploiting a Twitter emojis feud of sorts in which Sacramento Kings Fantasy Sports behemoth DeMarcus Cousins not-so-subtle tweet of a snake symbol seemed to be directed at head coach George Karl. The Lakers want Cousins and they want him bad.
(Gambling911.com Fantasy Sports Wire) - It’s doubtful that DeMarcus Cousins will be staying in Sacramento come the new NBA season following a few shots he took via Twitter against head coach George Karl, but one thing is for sure, every Daily Fantasy NBA player will be wanting him on their roster each night his new team takes to the court. News coming out late Thursday was that Karl could be let go from the Kings organization.
(G911 Fantasy Sports Wire) - New York-based DraftPot.com is upping the ante in the world of Daily Fantasy Sports by allowing folks to enter their contests without having to deal with a salary cap. That’s right, you can pick whomever you want.
Speaking before the Pan American Conference event for horse racing, former NBA Commissioner David Stern suggested that Thoroughbred racing should start to embrace Daily Fantasy Sports.
“Fantasy is another way to get people interested in your sport and you can go one better than fantasy because with Thoroughbred racing they can make a legal wager anytime they want. Fantasy has demonstrated what we already knew: Americans love to gamble.”
The Cavs vs. Bulls Game 4 overnight betting line had Chicago as a +1.5 to +2 home underdog and subject to change throughout the morning and early afternoon hours leading up to this critical game.
The Raptors vs. Wizards Game 4 betting line had Washington as a -5.5 home favorite as Toronto looks to avoid a sweep and elimination this evening. Washington has covered the current spread in all three games thus far.
The Clippers vs. Spurs Game 4 betting line had San Antonio as a -6 home favorite as they look to go up 3-1 in the series. LA has covered in two of the three games of this series.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday on a number of topics, including daily fantasy sports and the role gambling may play in the National Football League (NFL).
In particular, Goodell referenced a number of sponsorship deals between individual NFL franchises (and other professional sports teams) with daily fantasy companies the likes of DraftKings and FanDuel.
From the Canadian Press:
Gambling911.com has your Wizards vs. Raptors betting line and DFS picks for the NBA Playoffs Game 2.
The line on this game was set at Toronto -5 following the Wizards Game 1 victory. Neither team has performed especially well Against The Spread with Washington at 34-46-3 ATS and Toronto at 37-45-1 ATS.
Gambling911.com has your Celtics vs. Cavs betting line and DFS picks for the NBA Playoffs Game 2.
For sports bettors, the Celtics have excelled Against The Spread despite failing to cover in Game 1 of this series. They are 49-32-1 ATS coming into this game.
Gambling911.com has your Pelicans vs. Warriors betting line and DFS picks for Game 2 of the NBA Playoffs.
Gambling911.com has your Bucks vs. Bulls betting line for Game 2 of the 2015 NBA Playoffs along with today’s DFS picks.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has doubled down on his initial stance that sports betting should be legalized in the U.S.
Silver stunned many after writing an op-ed piece in the New York Times last fall suggesting that sports gambling should be “brought out of the underground”.
On Monday, the NBA Commissioner took things one step forward.
Gambling911.com has your Trail Blazers vs. Grizzlies betting line for Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. We also have some good DFS picks that should be considered throughout the series.
Gambling911.com has your Spurs vs. Clippers betting line for Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. We also have some good DFS picks that should be considered throughout the series.
Gambling911.com has your Nets vs. Hawks betting line for Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. We also have some good DFS picks that should be considered throughout the series.
Atlanta has won the last five in this series but the line here is -11.5 and the Hawks have covered that number only twice with one of their victories falling on the number 11.
Gambling911.com has your Celtics vs. Cavs betting line for Game 1 of the 2015 NBA Playoffs.
Kent Bazemore (Atlanta – SG) $4.2K, Dennis Schroder (Atlanta – SG) $5.8K, Thabo Sefolosha (Atlanta – SG) $3.5K- April 13 - The Knicks have allowed the 7th most fantasy points to opposing shooting guards so Bazemore, Schroder and Sefolosha are all fair game on April 13, the later especially if he is named as starter.
Gambling911.com has your DFS picks and betting lines as we wrap up the season. Milwaukee, Brooklyn, Boston and Indiana have not yet secured a final Playoffs spot in the East while New Orleans and Oklahoma City duke it out for that final spot in the West. We will look at each of these teams as players really need to step it up in these waning days of the regular NBA season.
Gambling911.com has your DFS NBA player picks and betting lines for Friday’s extensive game schedule.
Gambling911.com has your DFS NBA player picks and betting lines for Wednesday’s extensive game schedule beginning with a Pelicans squad that will be desperate tonight versus a Grizzlies team that is not.
Gambling911.com has some good DFS NBA player picks and salaries along with the day’s betting lines following what was essentially a night off for NBA fantasy enthusiasts.
Gambling911.com has your daily fantasy NBA player value watch for April 7 with some terrific options ahead. This is an easy to follow analysis broken down by date then by individual player. Keep in mind, players are regularly added to these Value Watches so you may wish to come back for updates.
April 7 – Markieff Morris, Pau Millsap
April 10 – Russell Westbrook
April 12 - Brook Lopez
Gambling911.com has your DFS NBA player picks, salaries and betting lines for April 5 keeping in mind that there is one 1 pm EST game and another that tips off at 3:30 pm EST.
James Harden (Houston - SG) – April 5 – $11.3K who managed to rack up 31 made baskets, 10 assists and 9 rebounds along with one steal the last time he faced off against the Thunder.
The Rockets vs. Thunder betting line was available at AceSportsbook.com.
For daily fantasy players, this is a critical matchup for Oklahoma City, whose Playoffs hopes are hanging by a thread. The Pelicans are now a half game back from OKC.
Gambling911.com has your daily fantasy NBA player value watch for April 5 with some terrific options ahead. This is an easy to follow analysis broken down by date then by individual player. Keep in mind, players are regularly added to these Value Watches so you may wish to come back for updates.
April 5 - DeAndre Jordan, George Hill
April 10 – Russell Westbrook
April 12 - Brook Lopez
There is only one other "illegal" activity folks will be engaging in more than betting sports this week.