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  • MAY 15TH, 2015

    NBA Betting Preview: Allen’s Participation Creates Dilemma For Grizzlies in Game 6

    It is not exactly the "hamstring heard 'round the world," as might be said about injuries suffered by Pau Gasol and Chris Paul in these NBA playoffs, but when Tony Allen is missing from the Memphis Grizzlies' lineup, it leaves a hole nonetheless. Allen is known by the basketball cognoscenti as well as Vietbet basketball bettors as a sublime defensive stopper.....

  • MAY 15TH, 2015

    The Daily Six Pack May 15

    It may not be a long weekend like Memorial Day weekend will be, but there is a lot to be excited about this weekend. There is at least one Game 7 in the NBA playoffs with the potential for one more if the Memphis Grizzlies can beat the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. The 140th Preakness Stakes will happen on Saturday night just after 6 p.m. ET. Anothe.....

  • MAY 15TH, 2015

    Top Sports Betting Trends of the Weekend May 15-17

    All 30 MLB teams are back in action on Friday and more NBA postseason fun is headed your way to head into the weekend. The NHL postseason is still on a break until tomorrow afternoon when the New York Rangers host Game 1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. There will be no daily betting trends article on Saturday or Sunday due to some scheduling conflicts, so a.....

  • MAY 15TH, 2015

    NBA Playoffs Betting the Buckets: An NBA Betting Podcast May 15

    As we head into another weekend of NBA playoff basketball, let Cole Ryan be your guide through the postseason. The Cleveland Cavaliers are on to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals and they await the winner of the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards. The Houston Rockets roared back to force Game 7 in their series against the Los Angeles Clippers, while the Go.....

  • MAY 14TH, 2015

    NBA Betting Preview: Frontline Uncertainty Could Cause Insurmountable Problem For Bulls

    It is generally accepted among NBA betting observers that the Chicago Bulls' offense works best when it can have a legitimate post presence. That certainly seems to have borne itself out in the Eastern Conference playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. And so logic would dictate that the Bulls could be in a lot of trouble as they try to stave off eli.....

  • MAY 14TH, 2015

    The Daily Six Pack May 14

    It’s Thirsty Thursday and that means it’s time to crack open a Six Pack and look at the top stories from the sports world. There’s plenty to talk about with the playoffs still going in the NBA and NHL, as well as plenty of baseball. Over the next couple of days, we’ll look at the Preakness Stakes and the weekend’s UFC action. Here are the top stori.....

  • MAY 14TH, 2015

    Top Sports Betting Trends of the Day for May 14

    The second round of the NHL playoffs is over and we await the start of the third round this weekend. There is still a lot to be decided in the NBA playoffs as every second round series will go at least six games, including tonight’s two contests. Game 6 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls tips off first and will be followed by Game 6 between .....

  • MAY 14TH, 2015

    NBA Playoffs Game 6: Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Prediction

    The Chicago Bulls welcome the Cleveland Cavaliers to the United Center for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Action begins at 8:00 pm ET on Thursday, May 14 and can be seen on ESPN.The Bulls are expecting a better outcome after their 106-101 loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday. The Bulls had no answer for LeBron James, who scored 38 points to le.....

  • MAY 14TH, 2015

    NBA Playoffs Game 6: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets NBA Prediction

    The Los Angeles Clippers (56-26) will be at home when they take on the Houston Rockets (56-26) in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals. The game starts at 10:30 pm ET on Thursday, May 14 and will air on ESPN. To continue the trend of blowouts, the Rockets won 124-103 in Game 5. James Harden recorded a triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 .....

  • MAY 13TH, 2015

    NBA Playoffs Betting the Buckets: An NBA Betting Podcast May 13

    It’s Hoops Day here at BangTheBook and that means it’s time for another episode of Betting the Buckets, our NBA betting podcast. Cole Ryan has given excellent NBA betting information throughout the season and throughout the playoffs so far. There are a lot of important storylines and wagering angles to keep track of this postseason and Cole has you cover.....

  • MAY 13TH, 2015

    Basketball Playoff Betting: Might Warriors Stick With “Inside-Out” Approach?

    Let's face it - for the first game of their Western Conference semi-final series against the Golden State Warriors, the Memphis Grizzlies were feeling a little lost on the defensive end, because they were without Mike Conley, a former member of the NBA All-Defensive team, who got banged up in his face by Portland's CJ McCollum in the previous series. But whe.....

  • MAY 13TH, 2015

    The Daily Six Pack May 13

    Is it fair to say that the second round of the NBA playoffs has been disappointing? The Cleveland Cavs vs. Chicago Bulls series has been watered down by major injuries on both sides. The Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets series has just been a steady parade to the free throw line full of video reviews. There have been some shining moments, but all in .....