261: Episode 261: Winning NBA & NHL Playoff Betting with Steve Merril


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The Sharp 600 podcast welcomes professional handicapper Steve Merril to chat about winning strategies for NBA and NHL playoff betting in a wild week for sports.
Steve and host Rob Cressy discuss:
  • The MLB COVID outbreak, and the possible fallout
  • The impact of the bubble setting on NBA playoff odds
  • History-based strategy for NBA playoff betting, and profitable angles
  • Potential advantages of avoiding playoff favorites & futures
  • Winning mindsets for NHL playoff bets, and the absence of home ice
  • The effect of the long layoff on the hockey season's wear & tear
  • The impact of goalie momentum and depth for playoff runs
  • Increased variance, and hedging out on long-shot futures bets

You can find Steve Merril on Twitter @SteveMerril. Connect with Rob Cressy @robcressy on Twitter and send in your feedback, best bets and bad beats.
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Good luck and be safe out there!

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