Bookmakers dread him. His followers worship him. And he only bets one thing: NBA futures. Over the last 13 years, this TV executive -- who requested anonymity -- has made hundreds of thousands of dollars hammering NBA futures, especially season win totals.
Last year he jumped on Houston Over 54.5 wins, knowing the additions of Chris Paul, P.J. Tucker and Luc Mbah a Moute would make a much bigger impact than anyone realized. The result? The Rockets went an NBA-best 65-17 and produced a Top-10 alltime offense. All told, this executive cashed 12 of 17 NBA futures bets, winning $116,500 for a 77 percent return on investment.
That was typical: He's had one losing season in 13 years.
While the NBA world remains abuzz about LeBron James' move to L.A., this executive is busy hammering the books, getting down seven futures bets already. We can tell you he's going Under 56.5 on Houston this season (available at SkyBet) as he expects major regression.
"The Rockets' stars return, but James Ennis is a downgrade from Trevor Ariza and they face a starkly more formidable Western Conference," the executive said. "Carmelo Anthony won't help, and the loss of Mbah a Moute should not go overlooked. With James Harden's MVP award in the bank and a pivot toward regular-season minutes restrictions, bank on the Under."
The executive also threw down massive money on Golden State (Over/Under 67.5, 1/2 NBA title odds) and LeBron's Lakers (Over/Under 51.5, 8/1 NBA title odds). Which way did he go? Join SportsLine here to get every single NBA futures bet you need to jump on now, all from the feared executive who made $116,500 on these bets last year!