Calvin grew up in Central Illinois before moving East to teach math at a private middle school in Boston. He is now back in Central Illinois teaching math at a virtual high school. He also writes and contributes for Her Hoop Stats, CBS SportsLine and FiveThirtyEight. Calvin is a basketball junkie who loves to watch and play basketball when he’s not writing about it. He is also a big Illinois State Redbirds fan and enjoys going to Redbird basketball and volleyball games.

His Work

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WNBA playoffs guide: How to bet on the 2022 postseason

From standard bets to player props, there are many ways to bet on the playoffs.

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WNBA betting guide: Take advantage of the Chicago Sky’s hot streak

We break down the top trends in the WNBA betting landscape.

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WNBA Fantasy: Your guide to success as the playoffs approach

Adding Atlanta's AD Durr to your fantasy roster could be a good place to start.

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WNBA betting guide: Keep an eye on Sabrina Ionescu and the Liberty

We also run down the top WNBA trends, odds and picks of the week.

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WNBA Fantasy: Las Vegas Aces’ Kelsey Plum joins 50-point club

We break down the risers, fallers and best adds-drops from the past week.

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WNBA betting guide: Stock rising for Indiana Fever, Atlanta Dream

Nearly a month into the season, we have more data to work with when placing...

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WNBA Fantasy: Pick up Moriah Jefferson before it’s too late

Jefferson's fantasy value has soared since she joined the Lynx.

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WNBA betting guide: Washington Mystics’ title odds trending up

The Mystics have been the best team against the spread so far this season.

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WNBA fantasy tracker: Risers, fallers and top performers in Week 1

Candace Parker and A'ja Wilson are looking like strong fantasy pickups.

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WNBA 2022 betting guide: Odds, picks for champion, MVP and more

We look at trends and futures to set you up for betting success this WNBA...

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Final Four betting guide: Odds, picks for NCAA championship weekend

We break down how, where and what to bet.

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NCAA Tournament bracket: Sleeper candidates, title game paths and more

With so many games and so much on the line, there are countless stories to...

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NCAA Tournament bracketology: Projecting all 68 teams in the field

The first 68-team field in women's tournament history is coming into focus.

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Chicago State’s Aaliyah Collins is right where she’s meant to be

Collins is proving people wrong after a challenging recruiting process.

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Contenders and pretenders in women’s college basketball

Beyond the projected No. 1 seeds, the competition is murky.

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Impact Awards: The best NCAA women’s basketball players by role

We recognize the players who are statistically superior in specific roles.

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How to bet on NCAA women’s basketball (and best title odds)

We dove into the data to find the best bets on this year’s national champion.

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WNBA Finals 2021 betting guide: Odds, picks for the championship series

Let’s get you set for everything you need to know to bet on the WNBA...

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WNBA playoffs odds, picks: Your betting guide to the semifinals

The WNBA semis tip off Tuesday between the Sun-Sky and the Aces-Mercury.

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WNBA playoffs odds, picks: Betting analysis for the second-round matchups

The health of a few star players is hanging over Sunday's games.

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WNBA playoffs betting odds, picks: Who should you take in the first round?

The Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury's collective experience is key.

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How to bet on the WNBA (and why it’s a good time to start)

Everything you need to know about betting on the league as the playoffs tip off.