Submitting Picks

At SDN, we make submitting your picks tailored to your needs. On this page, you'll be able to see all the different ways that we can receive your plays. If anything is missing, let us know!

💡 Are you looking to backdate your picks and load in historical picks? Reach out to our team - we can help!

Methods to Submit Picks:
  • Bet Dropbox
  • Discord
  • Telegram
  • Email Submission
  • API

API

Request API key from SDN representative at info@sportsdatanow.com and we will add your api key to your Capper Dashboard Settings.

See swagger docs.

Schemas

Pass plays through below schema to insert into your Pick dashboard.

To enter a parlay, just include multiple pick objects in the pick_entry list

is_premium: int,
odds: int,
unit: int,
date: date,
analysis: str (optional)
pick_entry: [
    {
        pick: str,
        date: date (optional),
        unit: float (optional),
        odds: int (optional),
    }
    ...
]

Example

Single Pick inserting Penguins ML 2u +210 odds

pick_entry = {
    "is_premium": 1,
    "odds": +210,
    "unit": 2,
    "date": "2024-01-26",
    "pick_entry": [
        {
            "pick": "Penguins ML",
        }
    ]
}

Parlay of Lakers -2 and Cavs -5 with combined odds +210 and 2u

pick_entry = {
    "is_premium": 1,
    "odds": +210,
    "unit": 2,
    "date": "2024-01-26",
    "pick_entry": [
        {
            "pick": "Lakers -2",
            "date": "2024-01-26",
            "odds": -110
        },
        {
            "pick": "Cavs -5",
            "date": "2024-01-28",
            "odds": -130
        }
    ]
}

Pass pick entry with api_key to https://submit.sportsdatanow.com/pick

requests.post(url="https://submit.sportsdatanow.com/pick", json=pick_entry, headers={"x-api-key": "test-key"}).json()

Bet Dropbox

This is the simplest method to submit plays to our platform. Visit your capper dashboard, and visit the bet-loader page. You are able to copy and paste your plays directly into the dropbox, and the SDN team will then process and grade your plays.

For accurate grading and to ensure all picks get ingested into the site, please follow the following format.

Schema

For Straight Bets:

[Pick][Odds][Units]
[Pick][Odds][Units]
...

For Parlays:

Parlay [Parlay Odds][Units]
[Parlay Leg 1]
[Parlay Leg 2]

Example

Eagles -7.5 -110 1u
Steelers/Ravens o37.5 -115 2u

Parlay [+120][0.25u]
Steelers ML
Eagles ML

Discord and Telegram

For Discord and Telegram, SDN is able to hook-up directly to your channels and receive your plays into our system as soon as you send them. With these methods, no additional work is required and your bet tracking will be completely automated.

To get your discord and telegram hooked up to your profile to start tracking, please contact an SDN representative and provide the following information:

  1. Link/invite to your Discord or Telegram Channel
  2. If you are using Discord, let us know all the channels you would like tracked and provide us the appropriate permissions to access these channels.
  3. Let us know all the users that will be sending plays in the channels.
  4. Work with the SDN team to switch to the desired format. All plays should be sent in text with the standard plays convention of [Pick][Odds][Units].

Email Submission

If you send out your plays via email, SDN is able to receive these plays directly into our system our system as soon as you send them. With these methods, no additional work is required and your bet tracking will be completely automated.

To get your email submissions hooked up to your profile to start tracking, please contact an SDN representative and provide the following information:

  1. Add picks@sportsdatanow.com to your email list.
  2. Work with the SDN team to switch to the desired format. All plays should be sent in text with the standard plays convention of [Pick][Odds][Units].