Allen Moody

Allen Moody has been handicapping sports for more than 35 years and has been writing about sports betting for more than 12 years. He has been a regular contributor to Bang the Book for the past three years, sharing his insights with readers across all different sports. Twitter: allengmoody.

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NBA Totals Plays 5/24/18

The always crucial Game 5 of a 2-2 playoff series takes place tonight when the Warriors and Rockets do battle in the Western Conference Finals. The Rockets are favored by 1 and the oddsmakers have really compensated on the total, as it’s sitting at 219 after we saw 225 or greater in each of the first four games.

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WNBA Preview 5/24/2018

I was going to wait for a few more WNBA games to get into the books before getting into it, but figure might as well get going and keep going, as the power ratings are self-correcting and will just keep tabs on teams who are missing players and how that has an impact on their numbers.

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MLB Spot Plays 5/24/2018

We’re back with our spot plays once again, although I’ll have to admit I’m not enamored with either one of them and actually had thought about going the other way with both games, but stayed away, partly due to the trends each team was in.

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MLB Betting Analysis 5/24/2018

A smaller slate of games than usual for Thursday, with teams being given the traditional travel day. Three of the games are being played in the daytime, with everything else scheduled for under the lights.

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NBA Totals Plays 5/23/18

We head back to Boston for tonight’s Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, where the Celtics and Cavaliers are even and the total is 206. The public is pretty evenly split on the side, with the over having the majority of wagers on the total.

23 hours ago

NBA Side Plays 5/22/18

It’s back to the Bay Area for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors. Golden State is favored by 8.5 with a total of 224 after the butt-kicking they supplied to Houston in Game 3.

2 days ago

MLB Totals Plays 5/21/2018

Sides are going OK, but totals have been ugly so far this season, and I’ll take some time and get both records all caught up here in the next day or two, since I believe in letting people know the good or the bad.

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2018 WNBA Team Preview: Minnesota Lynx

The defending champion Minnesota Lynx are once again the team to beat and most followers of the league already have the Lynx and Los Angeles penciled in the Finals. It’s hard to disagree with that assesment.

4 days ago

2018 WNBA Team Preview: Los Angeles Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks figure to be one of the premier teams in the league once again, with most people believing its a two-horse race between Minnesota and Los Angeles again. I’m already on record saying I like the Sparks to win it all this year, as I think they’re little tweaks will help the team more than what the Lynx did in the offseason.

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Your Bookie Won't Know What Hit Them!