NBA Regular Season MVP Award Odds

2023-24 NBA MVP Odds Team Odds Implied Probability Nikola Jokic +350 22.22% Luka Doncic +370 21.28% Shai Gilgeous-Alexander +600 14.29% Joel Embiid +600 14.29% Giannis Antetokounmpo +650 13.33% Anthony Edwards +1200 7.69% Jayson Tatum +1800 5.26% Jalen Brunson +1800 5.26% Victor Wembanyama +2800 3.45% JA Morant +5000 1.96% Stephen Curry +5000 1.96% Kevin Durant +6000… Read More »

NBA Finals Betting: Odds to Win the 2023-24 Championship

Are you thinking about placing a wager on the odds to win the NBA Finals this year? If so then you have come to the right place. Before the season and approximately once per week I take a detailed look at the future NBA championship odds for every team in the league.  If you have… Read More »

NBA Most Improved Player Award Odds

2023-24 NBA Most Improved Player of the Year Odds Team Odds Implied Probability Tyrese Maxey -240 70.59% Coby White +400 20.0% Jonathan Kuminga +1300 7.14% Alperen Sengun +1600 5.88% Jalen Williams +1600 5.88% Jalen Johnson +7500 1.32% Scottie Barnes +10000 0.99% Deni Avdija +10000 0.99% Cam Thomas +20000 0.5%

2023-24 NBA Rookie of the Year Odds & Predictions

The 2023-24 NBA season will be here before you know it and something I always have an interest in is the Rookie of the Year (ROY) race. With a fresh batch of talent entering the league, something both professionals and casual fans alike are eager to wager on is who will emerge as the top… Read More »

NBA Regular-Season Win Total Betting Lines

And if you are going to profit this season, you need to learn to bet the NBA from any angle you might have an edge and that includes futures. 2023-24 NBA Over/Under Win Total Betting Odds Here’s some info for those that aren’t familiar with how these bets work. Oddsmakers set a number of victories for each team.… Read More »

NBA Odds to Make the 2023-24 Playoffs

When the NBA season looms, predictions abound, odds get established, and fans brace themselves for another roller coaster of hoops action. From the optimism of pre-season to the nail-biting regular season finales, how do these odds ebb and flow? The table below featurers this year’s odds. 2023-24 Odds to Make the NBA Playoffs Team Yes… Read More »

Understanding How to Bet the NBA Online & Where to Do It

While the NBA isn’t on the same level as the NFL in terms of popularity, it’s a sport you can make some serious cash in. When it comes to handicapping the NBA, there’s a lot that goes into it. This article is for those of you who are knew to betting on the NBA and… Read More »

How to Handicap NBA Basketball: Tips & Tools to Beat the Sportsbooks

Having a hard time building your bankroll betting the NBA? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Consistently Picking winners on the pro hardwood is no easy task. The biggest problem I see with amateur bettors is they don’t take full advantage of the information that’s available to them. That’s why I have put together the ultimate… Read More »

NBA Power Rankings

Power rankings are a tool that should be in every handicapper’s arsenal.  They provide you with a simple and basic predicted line on a game.  Some offer specific numbers whereas others just rank the order of the teams.  You can combine power rankings to come up with your own unique take on each team.  I… Read More »

How to Bet NBA Teasers: Playing the Top Legs

If you’ve bet the NBA for very long, you are probably familiar with teasers. Teasers are typically more popular in football, but that doesn’t mean they don’t give you an opportunity to make money when betting the NBA. For the uninitiated, teasers are basically parlay bets in which you get additional points on every line… Read More »

NBA Game Score Calculator for Over Under Bets

How to Use the NBA Final Score Calculator Start by selecting the current quarter of the game you want to generate projections for. Then enter the current time remaining in that quarter. First the minutes left, then the seconds. Next, enter the current scores for both the away and home teams.  Finally, click the “Calculate”… Read More »

Keys to Handicapping & How to Bet Teams off Sweep in NBA Postseason

There are a never ending amount of angles and trends that can be used to breakdown NBA playoffs games. Using these to your advantage can greatly help when betting the NBA. I have already shown you the odds on a team up 3-0 closing the deal in Game 4. Now I want to share with you… Read More »

How NBA Home Teams Perform Against the Odds in Game 7

The Playoffs is one of the most exciting times of the year. Unlike the regular season when clubs take nights off, every contest matters.  The odds to win the Finals are tightening up with less teams, and some value might be found in breaking down the individual series. In order to win it all, teams… Read More »

How to Handicap NBA Postseason With Teams Leading 3-0 in Series

We recently took a look at the performance of teams up 2-0 in the playoffs. Now we take the next step and check out how a team does with a 3-0 lead in the postseason. Our focus is simply on their performance against the spread and total in Game 4. However, it’s worth mentioning that no team has come back… Read More »

How to Bet Teams With 2-0 Series Lead in Each Round of NBA Playoffs

When it comes to handicapping the NBA, the postseason is whole different beast. There are several different factors that must be accounted when breaking down individual games or the odds to win the Finals. One of my favorite strategies for betting the NBA postseason is the Zig Zag Theory. Which looks at how each team responds after… Read More »

Betting NBA Postseason Basketball: Zig-Zag Theory Explained

With the NBA regular season coming to an end, it’s time to turn our attention to the postseason. The NBA Zig Zag Theory is a popular playoff betting system. It’s a simple strategy for betting the NBA playoffs that has provided consistent profits. The premise is that you wager on the team to cover the… Read More »

NBA Postseason Picks, Matchups, Betting Odds & Predictions

With the NBA regular season in the books, the seeding for the NBA Playoffs is set. It’s time to turn up the intensity and find out who will be take home the title in 2019. Beating the books in the regular season is one thing. It’s a whole different animal handicapping the NBA in the postseason.… Read More »

NBA Totals Betting System: First Games After the All-Star Break

After the All-Star Break, how motivated will NBA players be in their first games back? Defense is about effort and motivation.  Where there is a lack of motivation, there are typically higher scores. Nowhere is this more apparent than the All-Star game itself, but there are regular season situations where defensive energy is low as well.… Read More »

NBA Spread to Money Line Conversion

Is it better to take the points or get a bigger return to take a team to win outright?  That’s what we try to figure out with our NBA spread to moneyline conversion table. For the uninitiated, betting on the money line simply means wagering on which team you think will win the game.  The… Read More »

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Betting Guide: Odds to Win Each Event & Game

The 2019 NBA All-Star weekend is just around the corner. This year’s action will take place at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets. It’s just the second time that Charlotte has served as the host. The previous was way back in 1991 when they played at the Charlotte Coliseum. Below is a detailed… Read More »

How NBA Finals Champions & Runners-Up Have Fared on Opening Night

If you are like most bettors, the NBA season approaches so fast that it’s here before you know it. The reason it sneaks up on us, is we are locked into the action on the gridiron. The regular-season games simply don’t mean as much as they do on the football field. It’s hard to give… Read More »

Handicapping NBA Home Court Edge Before All-Star Break

Handicapping the NBA leading up to the All-Star break can be a bit of a challenge. Not every team approaches the upcoming time off the same way. Some are motivated to go into the break playing their best basketball, while others have checked out and are counting down the days to the time off with… Read More »

Handicapping NBA Regular Season Rematch Games (Home & Home Series)

I talk to a lot of the best NBA handicappers on a daily basis.  This is great because we can bounce ideas off of one another and you can learn different matchup situations that are worth looking at. Recently, I was talking to a handicapper who mentioned how NBA teams did when they play those… Read More »

NBA Regular-Season Win Projections, Betting Odds & Playoff Predictions

Here’s a look at our NBA predictions for the 2017-18 regular season. I give out my projected standings for each division, as well as my expected records. You can use the projections to compare them with the actual win total numbers for each team. I’ve also included the betting odds for each team to win… Read More »

NBA Coaches Salaries: Highest & Lowest Paid Coaches in the League

Below you’ll find the estimated average yearly salaries for most of the head coaches in the NBA.  Teams rarely disclose the exact amount that they pay their coaches, but sometimes they do make the base salary figure available.  We’ve compiled as many as we could find, listed in order of highest to lowest paid. Sources… Read More »

NBA Handicapping: Betting Teams Playing in Two Difficult Rest Scenarios

One of the popular things situational handicappers like to look at when breaking down an NBA matchup is rest. Everyone knows that teams playing in back-to-back games are in a tough spot. There are two scenarios that involve a team on short rest that I like to key on. Those are 4 games in 5… Read More »

Compare NCAA Basketball & NBA Teaser Payouts at Top Online Books

Most people have bet on, or at least heard of, teasers for football. Yet, in basketball, these are one of the most overlooked types of wagers available. And if you are going to win betting the NBA or CBB then you need to leave no stone unturned. Informed and disciplined bettors can make a lot of… Read More »

What is Home Court Advantage Worth in the NBA?

What is the home court advantage really worth in the NBA? If you’ve looked around, you’ve probably heard a lot of different answers.  T he problem with most of those answers is that they are taking a cumulative look at the advantage a team gets when playing at home (the league average is about three… Read More »

Key Numbers in NBA Betting: Common Scoring Margins

A lot of attention is paid to key numbers in the NFL and college football, but what about basketball? I thought it would be a good idea to check on what the key NBA numbers are. Doing so will allow us to see which numbers, if any, it makes sense to buy on to or off… Read More »

How the Best and Worst NBA Teams Finish the Season ATS

When it comes to NBA handicapping, experts are constantly looking for edges to over the NBA odds. Today we take a look at handicapping the NBA best and worst teams over the final quarter of the season. We determined the best and worst teams byt number of double-digit wins/losses. We feel the number of blowout wins… Read More »

Odds to Make the NBA Playoffs

We are in the home stretch of the 2015-16 NBA regular season. Playoffs start on April 16 and the regular season set to concluded on April 13. Several teams have all but secured their spot in the postseason. Others are hoping they can do enough over the final 20-25 games to punch a ticket. Oddsmakers have released… Read More »

NBA Revenge Betting System

One of the popular handicapping strategies for the NBA is to look at revenge, but it’s not something you can pick a winner on without adding in some additional factors. In fact, if you were to simply bet teams in a revenge situation over every game since 1995 (not including playoffs), you would have gone… Read More »

NBA ATS Records by Point Spread

The table below lists team records by closing line for NBA games since 1995.  It includes ATS records, straight up records, winning percentages, and margins for both.  ATS margin show how many points each team covers by (+ number) or fails to cover by (- number). Keep in mind this is an average based on the… Read More »

Highest Paid NBA Players

The table below lists the top 25 average player salaries for the current NBA season.  The Average Salary column for each player is based on the average per year each player would make based on their current contract.  The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony will make more than any other player this season, followed closely by Kobe… Read More »