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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

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

Report: Cardinals Players Hit Casino Before Covid-19 Outbreak

Report: Cardinals Players Hit Casino Before Covid-19 Outbreak

With a Covid-19 outbreak now occurring within the St. Louis Cardinals organization, reports are emerging that a number of players hit a casino prior to this weekend.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Aug/02/2020

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets Free Pick, Betting Odds - August 2

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets Free Pick, Betting Odds - August 2

The Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets game Sunday starts at 8:30 pm ET and features a line of Bucks -4.5 and a money line of -175.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Aug/02/2020

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

Report: More Cardinals Test Postive for Covid-19

Report: More Cardinals Test Postive for Covid-19

At least four and anywhere up to six individuals with the St. Louis Cardinals organization tested positive for Covid-19 Saturday resulting in their Saturday game against the Brewers being postponed.

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

Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets Betting Odds, Free Pick - August 1

The Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets game Saturday starts at 1 pm ET and features a line of Miami -2.5.

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

Fandemic: Former Players Give Their Take on Chiefs, Dodgers, Lakers

Fandemic: Former Players Give Their Take on Chiefs, Dodgers, Lakers

Former Tennessee Titans running back Eddie George talks the upcoming NFL season and predicts the Kansas City Chiefs will win another Super Bowl. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/27/2020

BetOnline: Baseball Adapting to Covid, the Health Risks and Would You Do It?

BetOnline: Baseball Adapting to Covid, the Health Risks and Would You Do It?BetOnline: Baseball Adapting to Covid, the Health Risks and Would You Do It?

One time second baseman MLB player Harold Reynolds, Tennessee Titans star Eddie George and former professional NBA player and commentator Robert Horry talk starting sports back up in the middle of a pandemic.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/24/2020

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

Only Two NHL Players Test Positive for Covid-19, Cuban Destroys Cruz

Only Two NHL Players Test Positive for Covid-19, Cuban Destroys Cruz

Encouraging news as the National Hockey League released its first COVID-19 test results since training camps opened on July 13, and so far only two players have tested positive.  There were plenty of players tested, 800 to be exact. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/20/2020

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

Storm Damage to NHL Restart Hub, Bucs Bledsoe Test Positive for Covid

Storm Damage to NHL Restart Hub, Bucs Bledsoe Test Positive for Covid

Rogers Place in Edmonton -- one of the two arenas the NHL is using as a hub to restart its season this summer -- suffered water damage Thursday night as a significant storm came through the city.

Submitted by Tyrone Black 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

Breaking News

When is a Sportsbook is Responsible for Their Faulty Lines, Koepka a Liability

When is a Sportsbook is Responsible for Their Faulty Lines, Koepka a Liability

""At what point does a sports book become responsible for their own errors?"

Could AI Be the Solution in Solving Problematic Gambling Behavior?

Could AI Be the Solution in Solving Problematic Gambling Behavior?

According to statistics from the North American Foundation for Gambling Addiction Help, at least 2.6% of the population of the US has some form of gambling problem.

TikTok Sale, Twitter Fine and J. Cole Basketball Dreams

TikTok Sale, Twitter Fine and J. Cole Basketball Dreams

The odds are extremely long for rapper J. Cole to play in the NBA, even if he gets a tryout from the Detroit Pistons.