Chris Sheridan

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Chris Sheridan is a veteran sports journalist who previously covered the NBA for ESPN. He worked for the Associated Press for 18 years, and also served as the 76ers beat writer for NJ.com. Sheridan is the host of Sports Betting Tips, a podcast covering all things gambling.

Sheridan: Lakers-Rockets has one Best Bet: One team will remain winless

When was the last time LeBron James, James Harden, Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, Mike D’Antoni and Luke Walton all went to the same arena sporting losing records? There are quant analysts who can probably figure that one out, but let’s just say this: It is a rarity. So when the Lakers make their home debut at the Staples Center tonight …

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Sheridan: Everyone hates Utah … Except Jazz Bettors Tonight vs. Warriors

Nobody gives the Utah Jazz a whole lot of respect. OK, maybe that is an overly broad statement. But you sure don’t hear the Jazz mentioned among the teams most often mentioned as legitimate championship contenders. Right now, they are 60-1 to bring home the Larry O’Brien trophy. But that would be in the distant future. Tonight is the near …

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Sheridan: LeBron James in Lakers Debut Tonight: Where are the Value Bets?

The NBA made us watch inferior entertainment as we all had to wait three days into the regular season to see the debut of LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers, and we shall see tonight whether it was worth the wait. Odds are: Yes. Because this is where what would be one of the most improbable journeys to the …

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Sheridan: All eyes on Jimmy Butler as Wolves Open Season in San Antonio

Will he play? Or will be be traded before tipoff? And if Jimmy Butler does play for the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight in San Antonio, what will it mean for his team and for the rest of the NBA? The guy everyone has been watching during the Preseason of Butler is scheduled to be wearing a Minnesota uniform tonight for the …

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Sheridan: Westbrook Status Shifts NBA Opening Night Focus to Sixers-Celtics

Russell Westbrook is being called “out” for tonight’s season-opener against the Golden State Warriors, which is a blessing in disguise for those on the East Coast who need their sleep. For those in the wagering world, it has kicked the focus to the early game: Boston-Philadelphia. Last spring, the Celtics caused matchup nightmares for the Sixers in the second round …

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Sheridan: Will Curry’s ankles and Lonzo Ball and Kyrie Irving’s knees hold up?

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Sheridan: Betting on LeBron: Triple-Doubles, Career Scoring and More

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Sheridan: Enes Kanter’s Rebounding: Odds have Dropped from 55-1 to 27-1 on Knicks Center to Lead NBA in Rebounding

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Sheridan: Anthony Davis to Lakers a big possibility, but Celtics in the mix, too

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Sheridan: Who other than James Harden might lead the NBA in scoring?

One of these days, hours or minutes, Jimmy Butler is going to get traded — and what the Timberwolves get back will impact how dependent they will be on Karl-Anthony Towns for point production. And right now, Towns is 50-1 to win the NBA scoring title — which some in the wagering industry would consider a very interesting prop bet. …

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