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NBA Daily Betting Previews 2020

NFL betting odds for 2020 are being released for all teams including futures and Games of the Week.  Scroll down for weekly betting previews.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/01/2020

Utah Jazz vs. Denver Broncos Betting Odds - August 8

Utah Jazz vs. Denver Broncos Betting Odds - August 8

The Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets game featured a line that was not yet available as of 9:30 pm ET Friday night. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/07/2020

LA Clippers vs. Portland Trailblazers Betting Odds - August 8

The LA Clippers vs. Portland Trailblazers game featured a line of Clippers -4.5.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/07/2020

Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors Betting Odds - August 7

Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors Betting Odds - August 7

The Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors game featured a line of Toronto -1.5 after opening at -3. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/07/2020

Orlando Magic vs. Philadelphia 76ers Betting Odds - August 7

The Orlando Magic vs. Philadelphia 76ers game featured a line of Philadelphia -5 across the board.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/07/2020

Handicapping the 2020 NBA Playoffs

Handicapping the 2020 NBA Playoffs

The 2020 NBA Playoffs are right around the corner, and as we get ready to bet on the most important part of the season, it's critical that bettors have a full picture of what they can expect. It's been so far, so good for the NBA's restart, and as demonstrated, players found no trouble acclimating to the new environment.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2020

NBA Betting – Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets August 6

NBA Betting – Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets August 6

The Los Angeles Lakers secured the top seed in the Western Conference by knocking off Utah on Monday. They looked like a team that did a little too much celebrating – however much you can do inside the bubble – getting lambasted by Oklahoma City Wednesday night.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/06/2020

Betting Rule #1: Stay Clear of Big Favs When Dog Sees Heavy Action and Books React

Betting Rule #1: Stay Clear of Big Favs When Dog Sees Heavy Action and Books React

Wednesday night's Oklahoma City Thunder vs. LA Lakers game was a rare one in which the other team - not named the Lakers - received much of the public betting love.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/06/2020

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. L.A. Lakers Betting Odds - August 5

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. L.A. Lakers Betting Odds - August 5

The Oklahoma City Thunder vs. LA Lakers game featured a line of Lakers -5.5 across the board. 

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Aug/04/2020

Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat Betting Odds - August 4

Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat Betting Odds - August 4

The Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat game had Boston as a -3.5 favorite.  The line had not moved as of Tuesday morning despite better than 60% of the spread action on Boston. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/04/2020

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trailblazers Betting Odds - August 4

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trailblazers Betting Odds - August 4

The Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trailblazers game Tuesday starts at 9 pm ET on TNT and features a line of Rockets -4 to -4.5 and a money line as low as -165 Houston. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/04/2020

LA Lakers vs. Utah Jazz Free Pick, Betting Odds - August 3

LA Lakers vs. Utah Jazz Free Pick, Betting Odds - August 3

The LA Lakers vs. Utah Jazz game Sunday starts at 9 pm ET and features a line of Lakers -6.5 and a money line of -248 (Utah +230).

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/03/2020

Portland Trailblazers vs. Boston Celtics Betting Odds - August 2

The Portland Trailblazers vs. Boston Celtics game Sunday starts at 3:30 pm ET and features a line of Boston -4 and a money line of -175.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/02/2020

TNT Says NBA Return Doubled Pre-COVID Ratings

TNT Says NBA Return Doubled Pre-COVID Ratings

Dave Mason of BetOnline reported that the Clippers-Lakers Thursday night game would become the most wagered on of the NBA season.  Indeed, TNT confirmed that the audience was substantial of the league's return following a shutdown caused by Covid-19.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Aug/01/2020

L.A. Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors Betting Odds - August 1

The LA Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors game Saturday starts at 8:30 pm ET and features a line of Lakers -2.5 or -3 depending on the book

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/01/2020

New Orleans Pelicans vs. LA Clippers Betting Odds - August 1

New Orleans Pelicans vs. LA Clippers Betting Odds - August 1

The New Orleans Pelicans vs. LA Clippers game Saturday starts at 6 pm ET and features a line of Clippers -5.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Aug/01/2020

Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Odds - August 1

The Utah Jazz vs. Oklahoma Thunder game Saturday starts at 3:30 pm ET and features a line of OKC -1.5. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Aug/01/2020

Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks Betting Preview

Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks Betting Preview

The NBA is returning to action in a way we've never seen; 22 teams playing inside of a "bubble" staged in Orlando, Florida. One of the first games we are set to see are the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks, two Western Conference rivals who feel like they are in a position to contend and win the most unique NBA championship in league history.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/31/2020

"Insane" Action on Clippers-Lakers Game Thursday Night

"Insane" Action on Clippers-Lakers Game Thursday Night

Dave Mason of BetOnline is reporting "insane action" on Thursday's night's late game between the LA Clippers and LA Lakers.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/30/2020

NBA Betting – Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks

NBA Betting – Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks

With the return of the NBA we get to type the name Antetokounmpo in every article relating to the Milwaukee Bucks, and even some that don’t. The MVP front-runner leads his squad back on the court Saturday against the Boston Celtics after the Bucks posted a league-best 53-12 ledger before the shutdown.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jul/30/2020

Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds - July 30

Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds - July 30

Everyone is looking forward to the return of the NBA after the season was abruptly halted by the global coronavirus pandemic.  We get our wish Thursday starting with the Jazz-Pelicans game. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/29/2020

Zero NBA Players Test Positive for Covid in Orlando Bubble

Zero NBA Players Test Positive for Covid in Orlando Bubble

With just a few more days until the NBA is set to restart its 2020 season following a more than four month shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, there is some good news coming out of the Orlando bubble.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/21/2020

NBA Snitch Line Exposing Covid-19 Violators

NBA Snitch Line Exposing Covid-19 Violators

The NBA now has a "snitch line" for those players who could potentially ruin the Orlando "bubble" restart plan, and it appears to be working.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/17/2020

Russell Westbrook, Two Other Players Test Positive for Covid

Russell Westbrook, Two Other Players Test Positive for Covid

Russell Westbrook revealed that he has tested positive for the virus and two other players facing 10-day quarantines for leaving the league campus perimeter at Walt Disney World.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/13/2020

Silver Cautiously Optimistic About Orlando Bubble Play

Silver Cautiously Optimistic About Orlando Bubble Play

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he is cautiously optimistic that the league can restart in Orlando the end of this month.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/07/2020

Beal Out for Wizards Restart: Line Moves 2 Points

The Washington Wizards, which owns the worst record of the 22 teams playing at the Walt Disney World resort, will resume its season without three of its best players.  The Wizards were at +6.5 underdog versus Phoenix as of early Tuesday afternoon.

The Washington Wizards, which owns the worst record of the 22 teams playing at the Walt Disney World resort, will resume its season without three of its best players.  The Wizards were at +6.5 underdog versus Phoenix as of early Tuesday afternoon.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/07/2020

New NBA Power Rankings July 2020

New NBA Power Rankings July 2020

NBA teams are set to face one another again beginning July 30 with a reboot in Orlando.  The 2020 season had been sidelined since Mid-March by the coronavirus pandemic.  Gambling911.com takes a look at the new Power Rankings and latest odds for the 22 teams taking part in the season's restart. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/06/2020

Jazz-Pelicans Betting Line - July 30

Jazz-Pelicans Betting Line - July 30

The line on the Jazz-Pelicans July 30 game had New Orleans as a -2 favorite after opening at -1.  The total was 220.5.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/05/2020

NBA to Create Second Bubble in Chicago

NBA to Create Second Bubble in Chicago

Great news!  There will be more NBA games to bet on it looks like.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/02/2020

NBA Betting – NBA Futures Odds 2020

NBA Betting – NBA Futures Odds 2020

As of now it looks like there will be a resumption to the NBA season that was postponed back in March when Utah’s Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. The league put a plan in place to have 22 teams meet inside a bubble in Orlando to complete the regular season and determine seedings for a full-fledged playoff. The completion of the regular season is set to begin on July 30. 

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jul/01/2020

Breaking News

Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming Win Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hard Rock, Seminole Gaming Win Corporate Social Responsibility Award

Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming have won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).  The award recognizes the PlayersEdge casino team member training program, which was introduced in December, 2019.  The award was presented at the recent NCPG Digital Symposium and National Awards Ceremony.  In 2014, Seminole Gaming also received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from NCPG.

Wargames, similarities, and differences

Wargames, similarities, and differences

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Should I teach my child to play poker?

Should I teach my child to play poker?

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