Betting on NBA - Basketball Championship Title Odds & Spreads
The Drive for the Finals began with 16 elite teams. And now,
after all the game-winning heroics and breathtaking
buzzer-beaters, only two remain! it's the best in the West vs.
the East's elite. Which team will bring home the title? Get
ready for the excitement of the NBA Finals!
NBA Playoffs Odds are four rounds
of competition between sixteen teams in the Eastern Conference and
Western Conferences (called Divisions, pre-1970) of the National
Basketball Association. The winners of the First Round advance to
the Conference Semifinals, and the winners of the Conference
Semifinals go on to the NBA Conference Finals. Finally, the
champions of each conference face each other in the NBA Finals.
The NBA Finals is the championship series of the National
Basketball Association, played under a best-of-seven playoff
format. The team winning the Eastern Conference Finals earns one
of the two berths in the championship round, with the other
going to the team that wins the Western Conference Finals.
When the NBA Finals start on Thursday, June 3rd, the last two teams to
win a ring will be back at it. This years Finals, for the 2nd time in 3
seasons and 12th time overall the Lakers and Celtics will meet once
again in NBA Finals. To add to the drama, 8 of the 10 starters of
both teams have met 2 years ago in the same event.
The NBA Finals: The Lakers and
Celtics will have met a total of 12 times. To date, Boston has won nine
and LA two, with the Celtics having won the first eight meetings. In the
last 11 times the LA and Boston and have collided, the series has gone
at least six games nine of the 11 times including the last seven
meetings. Four times the series has gone a full seven games, the last
time when Larry Bird and the Celtics came out on top.
Between the Celtics and the Lakers, there are 32 NBA championships.
That's more than half of the 63 total championships to do. Boston owns
17 titles, while the Lakers own 15. Who will take home another
championship title this year?
As the basketball season winds down, the excitement heats up as another
NBA Playoffs season kicks off in April.
The NBA will release the playoff brackets Wednesday after the final
games of the season are concluded.
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NBA Basketball betting tips -
Basketball betting pointers
Don't bet just because you like the name of the team or the color of
the teams jersey, keep game stats and look for trends, bet only a
small percentage (say 10%) of your betting capital, and don't chase
your losses. Remember both losing and winning streaks all come to an
Get to know your teams. This includes player transfers, coaching
staff and home & away stats. Keep aware of injuries and evaluate the
importance of your teams line up. this means who will start the game
and who will come off the bench.
Team Motivation. Be aware of the importance of a game to team
members. A team that has already qualified for the final may not be
motivated to win the present game. Other teams facing a must-win
situation or are wishing to avenge a previous loss may be highly
motivated to win.
One of the great things about basketball wagers is that there are
lots of NBA basketball games and college basketball betting
opportunities. Often, teams play three or more games per week, thus
giving you a lot of opportunities to bet on basketball games. Just
find the basketball odds that are appealing to you and you are ready
to bet online.
On a point spread bet, the team you bet must win by the point
spread. On an over / under bets, the total points of the contest by
both teams, overtime included, must fall over or under the side
Los Angeles Lakers -10 O 201
Sacramento Kings +10 U
The odds are $1.10 to win $1.00.
For the player who bets on the Lakers -10, they must win by more
than 10 points. For the player who bets on Portland +10, they must
either win the game, or lose by less than 10 points.
For the player who bets on the total points of this game by both
teams to be "Over" 201, the combined final score of both teams must
exceed 201. For the player who bets on the total points of this
contest by both teams to be "Under" 201, the combined final score of
both teams must be less than 201. If the outcome falls on the
number, the bet is declared a "Push", and the original stake is
NBA Betting Money Line
Many Las Vegas and web based sportsbooks offer moneyline odds,
betting on American Basketball, both online and over the telephone.
Moneyline betting is simply betting on the contest based on given
price rather than a point spread. The team you bet on just, has to
win the game.
Los Angeles Lakers -200
Sacramento Kings +180
A player could choose one of two teams on the following matchup:
L.A. Lakers -200 at Sacramento Kings +180. If the Lakers win, the
player laid $200.00 to win $100.00. If the Kings wins, the player
who bet $100.00 wins $180.00
Pro Basketball Proposition
Proposition/Exotic Bets may generally be considered as any bet
other than a straight "side" or "over/under" bets. More
specifically, these basketball bets usually involve specific events
and occurrences that happen throughout any given game. We have
listed some examples for you below. Props/Exotics will be offered on
more marquee games on the basketball betting menu. These include,
but are not limited to, Sunday and Monday night NFL games, various
NCAA basketball games, major Bowl games, and many Playoff and
Championship Basketball games. There are also many other
miscellaneous events that Props and Exotics will be offered for.
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