One of the best strategies in sports betting is fading the public. Find the team the casual gambler is backing and take the other side.

 

Here are the results of all regular-season NBA games by betting percentage, since 2005.

As you can see, being on the same side as the public has been a losing proposition. However, there are exceptions to every rule. Should bettors fade the public in the final game of the NBA season?

START MY FREE TRIAL

UNLOCK THE ACTION EDGE

Unlock this article + all the EDGE benefits

START MY FREE TRIALSTART MY FREE TRIAL

Already an EDGE member? Sign In

model helps you find edges when betting moneylines and over/unders for the full game
Follow John Ewing on Twitter
@johnewing