Posts tagged ‘NBA Betting’

NBA MVP Odds Shuffled as Giannis Takes Top Spot

November 6, 2018

Not many NBA players will be considered for the league’s Most Valuable Player award this season. After just a few weeks of the regular season, odds makers like what they see in Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo enough to make him the current favorite to win the coveted award. Sportsbooks may vary, but most have […]

Odds Makers Continue to Like Golden State to Win 2019 NBA Title

September 14, 2018

With the 2018-19 NBA regular season set to tip off on October 16, odds makers have readjusted the futures for the 2019 NBA title and to no one’s surprise the Golden State Warriors remain the overwhelming favorite to win a third straight NBA championship. The Warriors on several sportsbooks sit atop the futures board at […]

Odds Makers: Lakers 48.5 Wins Total Good Enough to Reach Playoffs

August 6, 2018

The last 13 consecutive seasons LeBron James has played in the postseason, including eight straight appearances in the NBA Finals. Odds makers believe he will return for a 14th straight playoff appearance this season, which is the first, he will be playing with the Los Angeles Lakers. On Sunday, odds makers opened the betting for […]

Odds Makers Adjust NBA Win Totals Following Trades and Free Agent Signings

July 15, 2017

The NBA offseason has seen the NBA Draft and the biggest signings of free agency come and go. The most notable names on the free agent market have either re-signed with their former teams or found a new home. Therefore odds makers decided to release their updated win totals for the 2017-18 season this week […]

NBA Win Totals for 2017-18 Have Golden State on Top

July 7, 2017

It appears that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will rule the roost again in their respective conferences with everyone else fighting over scraps. However a few big moves during the offseason have given a few other teams some optimism heading into the summer. Sportsbooks have started the process of setting up win totals […]

Sportsbooks Loss in May Sets New Record For Basketball

July 2, 2017

With the Golden State Warriors covering the number on a regular basis during the just concluded NBA postseason, sportsbooks took it on the chin. Sportsbooks were slam dunked by the NBA during the playoffs this year. In Nevada, sportsbook registered a $4.4 million loss on just basketball during May. It is the largest loss for […]

Last Look at the Numbers Prior to Start of NBA Finals

June 1, 2017

Last season the Golden State Warriors squandered a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals and lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, which will be on their when the Warriors tip off Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against the same Cavaliers. Golden State opens as the series favorite and the favorite (-7) to win […]

Betting Trends for 2017 NBA Finals

May 31, 2017

The 2017 edition of the NBA Finals will tip June 1. Everyone knows or should know that for the third consecutive season the Golden State Warriors are playing the Cleveland Cavaliers for the NBA Title. The two teams have split the two previous NBA Finals’ series. Sportsbooks expect to have a large handle for this […]

Betting Options Available During NBA Playoffs

April 17, 2017

The NBA playoffs have started. Each of the eight first round series has played Game 1 with Game 2 scheduled for two of the series on Monday. Betting the playoffs is not the same as the regular season. Televised events draw more public bettors in and the increase in public bettors is most evident during […]

Historical Betting Trends for NBA First Round

April 15, 2017

The first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs starts Saturday with the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers the odds on favorites to represent their respective conferences in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive season. However, the first round of the NBA postseason has a number of intriguing matchups as well as historical trends […]