Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Marvin Bagley
- ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted his projected top six for Thursday’s NBA draft.
- Shortly after the tweet went live, NBA props had adjusted in a big way.
You know you’ve made it as a reporter when bookmakers have alerts for your tweets.
That’s clearly the case with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA’s preeminent news-breaker and mover of betting markets around the world.
Take Woj’s tweet from Thursday afternoon, three hours before the NBA draft was set to begin in Brooklyn:
A few hours before Woj’s tweet, these were the odds:
- Deandre Ayton
(Y: -1600 | N: +760)
Marvin Bagley (O/U 3.5)
(O: +270 | U: -390)
Luka Doncic (O/U 2.5)
(O: -530 | U: +350)
Jaren Jackson (O/U 3.5)
(O: -230 | U: +170)
Mo Bamba (O/U 5.5)
(O: +215 | U: -295)
Trae Young (O/U 7.5)
(O: -145 | U: +105)
All of Woj’s predictions were favorites when he tweeted the news, but an hour after he sent the tweet, each of the players mentioned had seen their odds move in a big way:
Will all of Woj’s predictions come true? All of the bettors who flooded the market before books could adjust their props sure as heck hope so.