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!

The 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.

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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?

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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. Looking For NBA playoffs brackets then you came to the right place>.

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 end!

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.

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Basketball Betting Odds

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 selected.

Example :
Los Angeles  Lakers -10    O 201
Sacramento Kings   +10     U

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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 refunded.

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.

Example :
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

Simply put, 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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