NBA Sharp Report: Pros Hitting Rockets-Lakers, 2 Other Saturday Games

Oct 20, 2018 6:55 PM EDT
  • Sharp bettors have made a play on Saturday night's Lakers-Rockets matchup along with two other NBA games
  • Betting percentages and Sports Insights' bet signals reveal which way the smart money is going.

Sharp bettors split their Friday night plays on the Jazz-Warriors matchup, as the game went well over, but Utah pulled off the cover.

For Saturday, they’ve targeted three NBA games, including the late-night showdown between the Rockets and Lakers.

Betting Terms to Know

Steam Move: Sudden, drastic and uniform line movement across the market caused by an overload of sharp action from respected players.

Reverse Line Movement: When the betting line moves in the opposite direction of the betting percentages. It’s a top smart money indicator.

Line Freeze: When one side is getting heavy betting, but the line won’t budge, indicating sharp liability on the other side.

Juice: The tax or commission that bettors must pay sportsbooks in order for them to accept your wager. A -115 juice means a bettor would have to wager $115 to win $100.

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POR
WAS
224
+1
221
+1.5
NYK
ORL
214
-4.5
217
-4
LAL
MIA
228
-1.5
226.5
+1
GSW
SAS
217
-1.5
213.5
-3