Tag Archives: basketball
JUNE 6TH, 2011
2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Odds
Butler’s two-year run and VCU’s run last season certainly gives hope to every Division I basketball team in the nation, but the reality is that most times one of the preseason favorites is the team holding the national title trophy at the end of the NCAA Tournament. Connecticut was somewhat of an exception this past season, opening up at +1800 to win it .....
MAY 31ST, 2011
2011 NBA Finals Preview
The NBA Finals get underway this Tuesday night when the Dallas Mavericks take on the Miami Heat in Game 1 of a best-of-seven series. The first two games of this series will be played at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. It will then shift to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for games three, four, and five (if necessary).The final two games would be.....
MAY 26TH, 2011
NBA Pick: Heat vs. Bulls Game Five
Miami Heat (3-1) vs. Chicago Bulls (1-3) Eastern Conference Finals Game Five Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Bulls -3 Over/Under: 180 The Chicago Bulls had the lead late in Game Four, but they failed to even up the series. Now, the Bulls have their backs against the wall as they face elimination. They will be at home and the crowd will .....
MAY 17TH, 2011
NBA Playoff Pick: Thunder vs. Mavericks Game One
Oklahoma City Thunder (0-0) vs. Dallas Mavericks (0-0) Western Conference Finals Game One Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Mavericks -6 Over/Under: 193.5 The Western Conference Finals get started Tuesday night in Dallas. The Mavericks have had a long layoff after sweeping the Lakers, but the Thunder have a quick turnaround after fighting.....
MAY 16TH, 2011
NBA Western Conference Finals Preview
The Dallas Mavericks have been patiently waiting after their unexpected four-game sweep of Los Angeles, but with Oklahoma City’s 105-90 victory over Memphis in Game 7 on Sunday night the matchup for the Western Conference Finals is finally set. The best-of-seven series gets underway this Tuesday night in Dallas. The Thunder had a much easier time of thi.....
APRIL 15TH, 2011
2011 NBA Finals Odds & NBA Power Rankings
There are only 16 teams left standing on the road to the NBA Finals, and here at Bang the Book, we are stacking up the NBA Finals odds and discussing which teams have the best chance of winning it all. 1: Chicago Bulls (+450) - The bottom line for the Bulls is that they won 36 games this season at home, and since they had the best record in the league, some.....
MARCH 30TH, 2011
Thunder vs. Suns NBA Free Pick
Oklahoma City Thunder (48-24 SU, 38-33-1 ATS) vs. Phoenix Suns (42-32 SU, 34-40 ATS) NBA Betting Favorite: Thunder -2.5 Over/Under: 212 The Oklahoma City Thunder are one of the hottest teams in the NBA right now. The Thunder have won 14 of their last 16 games overall. The Phoenix Suns are moving in the opposite direction. A few days ago it loo.....
MAY 1ST, 2010
Daily Sports Roundup: May 1st
Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Celts and Cavs meet on the hardwood, the Sprint Cup Series hits Richmond, and the Kentucky Derby runs for the roses. Tipping off on the hardwood . . . The second round of the NBA playoffs gets going on Saturday with Boston at Cleveland in Game 1 of their best-of-seven series. The Cavaliers advanced past the Bulls in t.....
JUNE 10TH, 2009
2009 NBA Finals Game 4 LA Lakers at Orlando Magic
NBA Finals Betting Preview Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic Thursday, 9:00PM Eastern Betus.com betting line - Orlando -2, 201 O/U Lakers lead series 2-1 The Orlando Magic needed some motivation from the home crowd to get their swagger back and that is exactly what happened in Game 3 Tuesday night. The Magic down 2 games answered back with a strong offe.....
JUNE 9TH, 2009
Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic Game 3 Finals Pick
NBA Finals Game Three Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic (Lakers lead 2-0) Tuesday, 9:05 pm Eastern – ABC Bookmaker Sportsbook Opening Line: Magic - 4 , Total 198.5 The Orlando Magic had a chance in the NBA Finals to make the Los Angeles Lakers sweat and it remains to be seen if they get another one. Courtney Lee missed a layup with less than a se.....