NBA Picks

  • 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. .....

  • APRIL 13TH, 2011

    NBA Picks: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Los Angeles Clippers Preview 4/13/11

    In the final game of the NBA betting campaign in the regular season, ESPN will be televising the duel between the Memphis Grizzlies (46-35) and the Los Angeles Clippers (31-50). You can bet that the Grizz are going to be scoreboard watching before they ever hit the floor for pregame warm-ups in Tinseltown. Should the New Orleans Hornets pick up a victory in.....

  • APRIL 13TH, 2011

    NBA Playoff Picture & NBA Finals Odds (Through Games Completed 4/12)

    Though we know all 16 teams that will be in the tournament to beat the NBA Finals odds, the teams haven't all finished up sorting out their seeding for the dance. Check out our NBA picks for the playoffs as we head into the final day of the regular season. With two days left in the season, the NBA playoffs are now set in the Eastern Conference once and for .....

  • APRIL 12TH, 2011

    NBA Sports Betting Picks: Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz

    The Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz game will not mean much to either side so it is almost assured that a shootout will ensue. The Nuggets have been running and gunning for the last week and the Jazz are still putting up a fight. The Nuggets have been red hot on the offensive end of things led by Ty Lawson. Lawson had shot 10-for-10 from 3-point range entering.....

  • APRIL 12TH, 2011

    NBA Picks: San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers Preview 4/12/11

    Playoff positioning will be on the line in the Western Conference NBA betting game of the day on TNT, as the San Antonio Spurs (61-19) take on the Los Angeles Lakers (55-25) in the second to last game of the regular season for both teams. Sure, it's been quite some time since the Spurs really had to worry about getting caught by anyone in their own conferen.....