Sharps Quietly Hammering Sunday’s 76ers-Bucks Matchup
Jan 24, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) celebrates after a basket against the Chicago Bulls during the second half at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
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There are only 25 posted games on today’s college basketball slate, but according to our number of bets statistic, public bettors are already getting down on today’s early afternoon matchups, including SMU-South Florida.
Wiseguys, on the other hand, are largely ignoring college hoops today, instead turning their early attention to the pros.
Philadelphia opened as a 1-point favorite vs. Milwaukee and both sharp and recreational bettors are all over the 76ers. Sixty-nine percent of tickets and 89% of dollars wagered are on Philly, and, according to our Bet Signals, sharp money has joined the public party.
At 7:44 a.m. ET, professionals triggered a Steam Move at Pinnacle that pushed the line up to -1.5 at most offshore sportsbooks. Pinnacle is a market-setting sportsbook with a reputation for taking very large bets from sharp players, revealing that wiseguys are in agreement with recreational bettors regarding the right side of this matchup.
Top Photo: Joel Embiid; credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports