NBA Picks

  • MAY 4TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview – 5/4

    If the first round of the NBA playoffs was any indication, the Orlando Magic should have little trouble taking care of the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Magic and Hawks meet in Game 1 of their second round set on Tuesday night at Amway Arena. Orlando is priced as a 9-point favorite for the opener. The Magic swept the Charlotte.....

  • MAY 2ND, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Series Preview: Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic

    #3 Atlanta Hawks(53-29, 2nd place in Southeast Division)#2 Orlando Magic(59-23, 1st place in Southeast Division) Atlanta Hawks How They Got Here: Even though the Hawks appeared to be the better teams for the duration of their first round series with the Milwaukee Bucks, the #6 seed in the East gave the higher seed all that they could handle and then some. .....

  • MAY 2ND, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Series Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns

    #7 San Antonio Spurs(50-32, 2nd place in Southwest Division)#3 Phoenix Suns(54-28, 2nd place in Pacific Division) San Antonio Spurs How They Got Here: In spite of the fact that it wasn't a tremendous series for any of their big stars, the Spurs still outlasted the Dallas Mavericks in a fantastic NBA playoff betting series that demonstrated heart, grit, and.....

  • MAY 1ST, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Series Preview: Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers

    #5 Utah Jazz(53-29, 2nd place in Northwest Division)#1 Los Angeles Lakers(57-25, 1st place in Pacific Division) Utah Jazz How They Got Here: Many thought that the Jazz were finished, particularly when C Mehmet Okur went down with a season ending injury in Game 1 of their best of seven series with the Denver Nuggets. However, riding a home court advantage t.....

  • MAY 1ST, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Series Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

    #4 Boston Celtics(50-32, 1st place in Atlantic Division)#1 Cleveland Cavaliers(61-21, 1st place in Central Division) Boston Celtics How They Got Here: The defense for the Celtics was simply fantastic in the first round of the NBA betting playoffs against the Miami Heat. G Dwyane Wade was allowed to do as he pleased, and though it bit the C's in Game 5, thi.....

  • APRIL 30TH, 2010

    NBA Weekend Betting Preview

    Just how much is LeBron James' right elbow bothering him? Bettors should get their answer when the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena. James was diagnosed with an elbow strain and bone bruise following the Cavaliers' 96-94 win over the Chicago Bulls (+12.5).....

  • APRIL 27TH, 2010

    NBA Tuesday Betting Preview

    Just when it looked like the Cleveland Cavaliers might have some trouble with the Chicago Bulls, LeBron James stepped up with the most dominating performance of the postseason. The Cavaliers aim to build on the momentum from their huge Game 4 win when they tip off with the Bulls in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first round series on Tuesday night at .....

  • APRIL 23RD, 2010

    NBA Weekend Betting Preview

    Welcome to the San Antonio Spurs, Richard Jefferson. Much maligned for his play during the regular season, Jefferson gave the Spurs (+3) a huge boost with 19 points and seven rebounds in their 102-88 win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round series on Wednesday night. The series resumes on Friday night at the AT&T Cent.....

  • APRIL 17TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Phoenix Suns

    #6 Portland Trail Blazers(50-32, 3rd place in Northwest Division)#3 Phoenix Suns(54-28, 2nd place in Pacific Division) Portland Trail Blazers How They Got Here: If you look at the injury list for this team, you have to wonder how the Blazers keep finding the will to fight. Not only did both big men, C Greg Oden and C Joel Pryzbilla ultimately have their se.....

  • APRIL 17TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks

    #7 San Antonio Spurs(50-32, 2nd place in Southwest Division)#2 Dallas Mavericks(55-27, 1st place in Southwest Division) San Antonio Spurs How They Got Here: This San Antonio team is one that certainly only made it to this point in the season because of its veteran leadership. After all, how else can you explain how a team can lose a couple season's worth o.....