A sports-journalist & Las Vegas native, Thomas lives for professional basketball, NFL, college football and Ice-Hockey. When he is not watching sports (or analyzing sports data), he can usually be found reading a book in a secluded corner. Tom is also a contributor at GamblingIndustryNews.com & Vegas-Odds.com.

Posts by Thomas Nielsen

April 3, 2021 by: Thomas Nielsen
Baseball fans sometimes like to wager on the winner of the MLB World Series at the start of the season, making what is known as a “futures” bet via a land-based or online sportsbook. Gamblers can place wager on a MLB Futures betting market at any time, but the sportsbooks will adjust the odds over […] [...]

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January 24, 2021 by: Thomas Nielsen
The headline fight for UFC 257 was Dustin Poirier v Conor McGregor - the second UFC encounter for the two MMA fighters, on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. [...]

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January 17, 2021 by: Thomas Nielsen
Max “Blessed” Holloway (Record: 22-6-0) set the UFC record books on fire in what many have called ‘the greatest UFC main-event ever’ – a five-round UFC fight against American Calvin Kattar (Record: 22-5-0) on Yas Island, UAE for “UFC Fight Island” – 16th January, 2021. Winning by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-43, 50-42) Holloway landed a […] [...]

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January 9, 2021 by: Thomas Nielsen
Comprehensive football stats datasets covering major college football conferences and divisions from 2009 to 2018 inclusive [...]

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December 30, 2020 by: Thomas Nielsen
The Bucks set a new NBA record for three-pointers in a game - netting 29 3-pointers - breaking the Houston Rockets' record of 27 three-pointers in a single game [...]

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December 29, 2020 by: Thomas Nielsen
After tweeting his demand to be paid in BTC back in May 2019, Russell Okung of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers becomes the first athlete from any major North-American sports league to be paid in Bitcoin (BTC) – a popular crypto-currency. The price of BTC has risen some 273% since Okung’s Tweet. How Okung’s Salary BTC […] [...]

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December 28, 2020 by: Thomas Nielsen
Suffering their biggest loss since the team was formed, the L.A Clippers found themselves 50 points behind the Dallas Mavericks when the half-time buzzer sounded. The Clippers trailed 27-77 at the interval – the largest half-time points difference since the shot-clock era of the NBA began in April 1954. Playing at Home, the hosts made […] [...]

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October 11, 2020 by: Thomas Nielsen
Claiming his 13th Victory at the French Open "king of Clay" Rafael Nadal won his 20th Grand Slam men’s singles championship to equal Roger Federer’s record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles. [...]

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October 3, 2020 by: Thomas Nielsen
In game 2 of the 2020 NBA Finals (Lakers 124 – 114 Heat), 20 year old rookie Tyler Herro became the youngest player to start a NBA Finals game – a record that previously belonged to Magic Johnson. The start came at the expense of teammate Goran Dragic who was out due to injury sustained […] [...]

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September 6, 2020 by: Thomas Nielsen
British F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton recorded the fastest qualifying lap in the history of Formula 1 history at the 2020 Italian GP at Monza [...]

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