The line for Monday’s Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals opened at back on Wednesday, meaning there’s been plenty of time for bettors to size up, analyze and get down on this game.

The combination of a huge playoff series between two high-scoring teams and the five-day window to bet this game results in the perfect recipe for heavy public action.


Not only are recreational bettors all over this game, but professionals have quietly been picking their spots, leveraging one-sided betting to consistently buy back value. Using the tools included in Sports Insights’ Sportsbook Insider Pro subscription, I’ve broken down where sharps are finding value in tonight’s Warriors-Rockets Game 1 matchup (9 p.m. ET).

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