The NBA issued a correction on Tuesday after the bettor pointed out an assist that was mistakenly credited. Chris Paul In Utah Jazz――――Phoenix Suns The latest statistics retention error that has caused controversy in the game, sports betting community earlier this week.
The bridge assist over / under was 2.5 in most sportsbooks. He finished five assists with an official box score, so most bets on the total assists were unaffected. However, in many sportsbooks, bettors can adjust the total proposition bet with alternating odds. This is similar to buying points with a point spread. For example, on Monday, some bettors moved the total assist of the bridge to a maximum of 6 with about 14-1 odds. Eventually, Paul lost because he was credited with assisting Booker.
After the fix, the Bridges ended up with 6 assists, and Paul, who was initially credited with 14 assists, now has a NBA.com box score of 13.
Sportsbooks like the NBA’s official sports betting partner, BetMGM, usually settle their bets based on the official box score released on the day of the game. If the NBA changes the statistics the next day, your bets will not be affected.
FanDuel weighed in late Tuesday after the fix was issued.
A spokeswoman for the company said in a statement, “We have adjusted the online payment of Bridges prop stakes in the FanDuel Sportsbook, so anyone who could be a winner will be settled as a winner.”
With the rapid expansion of sports betting in the United States and leagues like the NBA partnering with bookmakers, all rebounds and all assists are being scrutinized more than ever. As part of the deal with the NBA, the sportsbook receives official data from the league. This data will be used to score stakes.
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The NBA robs Chris Paul of assists and brings changes that affect sports betting to Phoenix Suns teammate Mikal Bridges
https://www.espn.com/chalk/story/_/id/33145853/nba-takes-away-assist-chris-paul-gives-phoenix-suns-teammate-mikal-bridges-change-betting-implications The NBA robs Chris Paul of assists and brings changes that affect sports betting to Phoenix Suns teammate Mikal Bridges