Posts tagged ‘NBA Playoffs’

Sportsbooks Post Odds for Lakers Reaching Postseason

June 26, 2017

The 2017 NBA Draft was held last Thursday and if you listen to what LaVar Ball says his son’s new team the Los Angeles Lakers will make the NBA playoffs in the 2017-18 season. After Lonzo Ball was drafted No. 2 overall by the Lakers last week his father LaVar declared that his son would […]

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 […]

Can the Boston Celtics Turn Things Around in Time

April 21, 2017

During the just ended NBA regular season, the Boston Celtics won the Atlantic division with 53 wins. However, that seems like it was months ago as they have started their postseason poorly. Boston opened as the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference but then proceeded to loss Games 1 and 2 on its home […]

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 […]

Toronto Raptors Are Fade Material for Game 1 Versus Bucks

April 14, 2017

For many basketball pundits, the NBA is entering its second season, the postseason. With 16 teams that qualify for the playoffs the two teams that play in the NBA finals can play as many as 28 games if each series played went the full seven games. One of the 16 teams to qualify this season […]

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 […]

Favorites and the UNDER Dominanting NBA Postseason

May 4, 2016

During the first round of the NBA postseason, favorites posted a 34-10 or .772 winning percentage straight up and 26-18 or .590 against the spread. What was even more staggering was that 20 points or more decided 13 games. Such blowout victories are uncommon, and even more so during the playoffs. In order to put […]

Betting Trends for Trail Blazers vs Clippers Game 2

April 20, 2016

Many times the East Coast basketball bettors do not get to see the Western Conference playoffs games due to them starting up to three hours later. The matchup that has caught the eye of many NBA bettors is the Los Angeles Clippers versus the Portland Trail Blazers. The Clippers lead the best of seven series […]

NBA Playoff Trends for First Round Games

April 15, 2016

The NBA Playoffs open on Saturday with 16 teams playing for the NBA Title. Here are a few strategies that might come in handy when placing a bet during the start of the postseason. Usually No. 8 seeds are represented by teams that have had to do all they could to grab the eighth and […]