NBA Picks

  • APRIL 20TH, 2011

    NBA Betting: Nuggets vs. Thunder Free Pick

    Western Conference Playoffs Game Two: Denver Nuggets (0-1) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (1-0) NBA Betting Favorite: Thunder -4.5 Over/Under: 207 The Oklahoma City Thunder had to fight hard, but they did pick up a win in Game One of this first round playoff matchup. This may well be the most entertaining matchup in the first round of either league......

  • APRIL 19TH, 2011

    Playoff NBA Picks: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Dallas Mavericks Game 2 Preview

    There really isn't a heck of a lot of confidence being shown by the oddsmakers in the Dallas Mavericks. Coming into Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals, they are still only -210 to advance into the second round. Still, the Portland Trail Blazers know that they are in a big time hole, which will only get bigger if they are defeated for a second tim.....

  • APRIL 18TH, 2011

    NBA Recap – Monday 4/18/11

    Indiana vs Chicago Wrap Up - Chicago Wins 96-90 Indiana was victimized by Derrick Rose for 36 points as the Bulls defeated the Pacers 96-90 in NBA action on Monday. The Bulls earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 191.5 were rewarded with a winnin.....

  • APRIL 18TH, 2011

    Playoff NBA Picks: Indiana Pacers vs. Chicago Bulls Game 2 Preview

    After taking a 1-0 series lead by a relatively narrow margin in Game 1, the Chicago Bulls will be back at it in Game 2, and they'll hope to put together a better showing against the Indiana Pacers. Our Game 2 NBA picks are sure to cash in on this one, so don't miss out! Give the Pacers all of the credit in the world for the way that they came out of the blo.....

  • APRIL 17TH, 2011

    NBA Recap – Sunday 4/17/11

    Grizzlies Down San Antonio 101-98 The Grizzlies got a 25-point performance from Zach Randolph, who added 14 rebounds as Memphis ran past San Antonio 101-98 on Sunday at AT&T Center. Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing.....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2011

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic Game 1 NBA Picks, Preview, and Predictions

    Divisional rivals lock horns on the first day of the NBA playoffs on Saturday night, as the Orlando Magic welcome in the Atlanta Hawks for the first playoff game in the history of the new Amway Center. We have a major concern this year over just how strong the Hawks really are, both in terms of skill and in terms of mental toughness. The mental issues that .....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2011

    NBA Playoffs Picks: Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat Game 1 Preview

    The No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat make their much anticipated debut in the postseason in NBA playoff betting action on Saturday afternoon, as they play host to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of this Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. The 76ers are in some trouble in this series, but this is a team that has figured out how to beat the .....

  • 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.....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    2011 NBA Playoff Picks and Previews – Conference Quarterfinals

    This weekend marks the start of the NBA playoffs as eight teams from each conference now have their sights set on earning a shot at playing for this year’s World Championship. The following is a brief look at each of the best-of-seven first rounds matchups. The current odds for a team’s chances to win the conference are courtesy of Sportsinteraction.com .....

  • APRIL 13TH, 2011

    NBA Betting: Hornets vs. Mavericks Free Pick

    New Orleans Hornets (46-35 SU, 39-40-2 ATS) vs. Dallas Mavericks (56-25 SU, 43-26-2 ATS) NBA Betting Favorite: Mavericks -9.5 Over/Under: 189.5   This is the final regular season game for both of these teams. New Orleans is currently in the eighth spot in the Western Conference, but they do have a chance to move up to the seventh spot overall. .....