Many betting analysts believe that aspiring professional sports bettors may be able to achieve a better advantage over the bookmaker by focusing all or most of their handicapping attention and research by betting on niche leagues, such as the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).
Experts have said that leagues that may receive less attention from the betting public, as well as, the oddsmakers, may be more advantageous for bettors because of the narrow focus on such a league.
The WNBA presents most of the same type of betting opportunities as the league’s big brother, the NBA, although the limits are usually lower, sometimes considerably.
Still, it is believed that the number of professional gamblers that make their living betting strictly on WNBA basketball is a higher percentage of the general gambling public that bet a particular sport than with the general public’s wagering in most major sports.
With fewer teams are more frequent matchups, successful WNBA bettors can get a bit more sharp of a focus on matchups.
Also, expert WNBA bettors are likely to follow league trends, personnel, and injury report more acutely than the bookmaker.
In turn, oddsmakers react more quickly to sharp money from successful WNBA bettors, using their input to stabilize the line.