Article posted on Monday 14 October
A crazy summer in the NBA has shifted the balance of power and created plenty of intrigue entering the 2019-20 NBA season. Kawhi Leonard’s new home, the Los Angeles Clippers open the season as the favourite, with the Lakers only a tad behind. The two franchises made the most significant moves this offseason, but even with their shiny, new additions, the NBA is the most open it has been in years.
Article posted on Tuesday 04 June
Tied at one game apiece, the 2019 NBA Finals shift from Canada to Oakland, where the Golden State Warriors now hold home court advantage. The Warriors are the Vegas odds favourite to win the 2019 NBA Finals after the Toronto Raptors let one slip away in Game Two. However, the health of the Warriors is concerning, meaning the Raptors have a good chance at betting the two-time NBA Champions in Oakland (regaining them home court and improving their odds of winning the title).
Article posted on Tuesday 16 April
Outside of the Milwaukee Bucks, most of the higher seeds have underperformed, leaving the possibility for some upsets. Looking at all eight series, the Spurs and Nets have the best NBA playoff odds, but an injury to a key Golden State Warriors player has them looking the most beatable they have over the last four-plus seasons.
Article posted on Tuesday 18 December
As the NBA season crosses the 30-game mark, now is a good time to revisit NBA Finals futures. While the Golden State Warriors remain the favourites, the biggest challengers to Golden State’s reign have changed up a bit since October. The Toronto Raptors have moved up to second on the futures, and some new contenders have emerged as the most difficult teams for the Warriors if the playoffs start today.
Article posted on Tuesday 25 September
For the fourth straight season, the Golden State Warriors enter the year as the favourites to win the NBA title. The Warriors are the best team of this decade and only got better adding DeMarcus Cousins in the offseason. While he is not expected to play for a few months, the Warriors are still the best bet to win the title, even in a loaded Western Conference. However, where Jimmy Butler is traded could shake up some of the odds entering the season.
Article posted on Friday 13 April
After a great NBA season, the first-round of the NBA playoffs start on Saturday at 3:30 PM EST. With the best two teams of the last three seasons, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors, looking vulnerable, this year's playoffs are much more exciting than last year. Expect some tremendous first-round series with the potential for a few upsets.
Article posted on Thursday 08 March
As the NBA regular season boils down to the last month, there remains much to discuss before the playoffs start. The first and maybe most pressing question surrounds the Cleveland Cavaliers. After entirely overhauling their roster, are the Cleveland Cavaliers deserving of the favourites in the Eastern Conference or is this the year the Boston Celtics or Toronto Raptors finally dethrone the King? Plus Western Conference Futures and NBA Finals predictions.
Article posted on Friday 16 February
The biggest and brightest stars gather in Los Angeles this weekend for the 67th edition of the NBA's All-Star weekend. The event transpires throughout the entire weekend, but the most important parts take place on Saturday and Sunday night. From who will win the slam dunk contest to how many points total will there be in the All-Star game, there are an abundant amount of betting opportunities at this year’s showcase.
Article posted on Wednesday 10 January
The NBA returns to London on Thursday, January 11 at 3:00 PM EST, with Atlantic Division rivals, the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers renewing hostilities at the O2 Arena. Fans in London hope to see two of the biggest stars in the NBA, Kyrie Irving and Joel Embiid. The East-leading Boston Celtics will try to win their third straight against the Philadelphia 76ers, who have climbed back to .500 after a dismal December.