One unfortunate sports activities bettor was undone by the Washington Wizards’ late-game collapse in opposition to the Toronto Raptors. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Wizards crew whole results in unhealthy beat
One unfortunate sports activities bettor submitted a late bid for “unhealthy beat of the 12 months” in the course of the Washington Wizards recreation in opposition to the Toronto Raptors.
Mark Zinno, a betting analyst and radio persona, shared on X (previously Twitter) that he took the Wizards crew whole over 109.5 factors.
With 7:25 remaining within the fourth quarter, the Wizards had already scored 106 factors. That meant they had been on tempo to attain 125 factors and simply money the over earlier than the ultimate buzzer sounded.
Sadly for Zinno and different Wizards bettors, that didn’t occur. The Wiz miraculously solely managed to attain one level for the remainder of the sport and gave up a 16-point result in lose 111-107, dropping them to 2-8 on the 12 months.
Washington went 0-10 from the sphere and dedicated 5 turnovers in the course of the remaining 7:25. The crew’s lone level got here with 5:47 remaining when Kyle Kuzma break up a pair of free throws.
Kuzma completed because the excessive man with 34 factors however was outdone by Toronto’s Pascal Siakam, who notched 39 to go together with 11 rebounds and 7 assists.
In response to ESPN’s win chance tracker, the Wizards had a 99% probability to complete on high on the 7:25 mark of the fourth quarter. Even with the rating tied at 107 with 51.1 seconds remaining, they nonetheless had a 53.1% probability to win the sport.
Zinno referred to as the beat “Probably the most inexplicable factor in sports activities betting EVER!”