Posts tagged ‘NBA lines’

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 […]

Injury to Gordon Hayward Makes Cavaliers Path in East Easier

October 19, 2017

The NFL and college football have played almost half of their regular season schedule, but this week the NBA tipped off its 2017-18 regular season. The overwhelming favorites to win the NBA title for a second straight season and third in the last four seasons are the Golden State Warriors. The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected […]

Will Extra Rest Help or Hurt the Playoff Dominance of LeBron James

April 30, 2017

Just four active players in the NBA have played more minutes than LeBron James and they are all older than 35. Between his regular season and playoff games, James has played over 49,830 minutes in his NBA career. He has never sustained a significant injury in his entire career. It is likely at the end […]

Golden State Continues to Top 2017 NBA Finals Futures Board

April 27, 2017

The Golden State Warriors continue to top the futures board for the NBA Championship and looked strong in their first round 4-0 sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. On Monday, the Warriors ended their first round series with a 25-point win over Portland. The Warriors won without their head coach Steve Kerr on the bench […]

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 […]

NBA Playoff Matchups Set, NBA Championship Odds Released

April 13, 2017

The 2016-2017 NBA regular season has come to a close. The eight teams from each conference and the matchups for the first round are complete with a few last minute details falling into place on Wednesday the regular season’s final day. The Boston Celtics clinched the No. 1 spot in the Eastern Conference. It was […]

Golden State Winning, But Not Covering the Number

March 8, 2017

The Golden State Warriors have the NBA’s best overall record at 52-11 straight up but are just 29-32-2 against the spread. Of late, the Warriors are even worse when it comes to covering the spread. On Monday night, the Warriors defeated the Atlanta Hawks 119-111 to cover the number as 6-point road favorites. However, that […]

Cavaliers and Warriors Remains Teams to Beat

December 26, 2016

When the current NBA regular season began in late October the heavy favorites to win the Eastern Conference were the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Western Conference the Golden State Warriors. Since then there has not been much change as the season is now about one third complete. In sports, such as the NFL, the futures […]

Odds Stacked Against Golden State to Return from 3-1 Deficit

May 25, 2016

The Golden State Warriors are, to say the least, in a state of shock. Of course, if you ask Stephen Curry, as did reporters following Game 4 on Tuesday night, he insists the series is not yet over and he is right. However, with the Warriors down 3-1 in the NBA Western Conference Finals best […]

Preview: Spurs vs Grizzlies Game 3 By the Numbers

April 22, 2016

The NBA playoffs continue on Friday with a Western Conference quarterfinals matchup featuring the visiting San Antonio Spurs and the host Memphis Grizzlies. The Spurs control the series 2-0 after two blowout wins at home the first two games of the series. Here are a number of numbers to sift through to find the best […]