WNBA Betting Tip: Fade Recency Bias in Over/Unders

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Jun 26, 2019, 06:59 PM EDT
  • Like in all betting markets, savvy bettors can often find an advantage by fading lines inflated by recency bias.
  • Below I show a profitable WNBA over/under trend that does just that -- and there are matches for both of Wednesday's games.

The betting public is often susceptible to recency bias, which is when people — bettors in this instance — overweight the thing they most recently saw.

That seems to be the case in the WNBA betting market, too. According to our Bet Labs data, it has been profitable to target certain situations, especially with over/unders, in which recency bias creeps into the lines.

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