NBA Future Odds updated before Spurs/Clippers game 7

Many experts believe the Chicago Bulls can defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the NBA playoffs but even with the loss of JR Smith for the first two games and Kevin Love for the rest of the playoffs the offshore oddsmakers still have Cleveland as the favorite to come out of the East. Golden State is the big favorite in the West and to win the championship….

May 1, 2015

NBA Playoffs First Round odds

The NBA regular season is finally over. Two big surprises for this year are the Miami Heat and Oklahoma Thunder both missing the playoffs. The playoffs get underway this Saturday and there is some intriguing matchups. The Toronto Raptors (4 seed) will host the Washington Wizards (5 seed) in the first game on Saturday. The Raptors are -185 favorites to win the series while underdog bettors can take the Wizards…

April 16, 2015

Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns betting

The Chicago Bulls visit Phoenix to take on the Suns Friday night in the NBA. Phoenix has been installed as a 5 point favorite with the betting total holding at 210 1/2. Phoenix won its last outing, a 106-98 result against the Wizards on January 28. The Suns covered in that game as a -6-point favorite, while the 204 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Chicago lost its…

January 30, 2015

NBA Title Odds Moving

Oh how things have changed. Lebron James went to Cleveland with Kevin Love on his way next and the NBA odds have moved a lot since the San Antonio Spurs demolished the Miami Heat in the 2014 finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers are now the big favorites to win the 2015 NBA Championship at +250 followed by the San Antonio Spurs +475 and Oklahoma City +600. Rounding out the top 5…

August 5, 2014

NBA Future Odds To Win Updated

The NBA is at the all-star break and for the next week(s), Dwight Howard will dominate the talk shows as the Orlando Magic will need to decide whether it makes more sense to try and move Howard for the best pieces they can get in return before the trade deadline or try to add some pieces around Howard, don’t trade him and just hope he won’t leave as a free…

February 26, 2012

NBA Future Odds and Early Spread Records

We are less than a month in to the 2012 condensed version of the NBA regular season and there are a few early surprises. We take a quick look at how the sportsbooks view the chances of winning the NBA title and how these teams have done against the spread. The Miami Heat are off to a fast start and are favored at online books at about +125 to win…

January 14, 2012

Shorter Schedule does affect NBA Betting

After five months of hearing about nothing but lockouts, salary caps and mediation, sports betting fans awoke Christmas morning to find that Santa had left the NBA and more importantly, NBA betting under their trees. But, like a toy that carries the “some assembly required” warning, these gifts also force recipients to do a little work before they can enjoy their benefits.   NBA betting practitioners, at least those who…

January 13, 2012