Tag Archives: basketball betting

  • 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 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.....

  • APRIL 16TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers

    #8 Oklahoma City Thunder(50-32, 4th place in Northwest Division)#1 Los Angeles Lakers(57-25, 1st place in Pacific Division) Oklahoma City Thunder How They Got Here: The Thunder proved to be a team full of spunk and youthful exuberance this year, and that's how they survived in the rough and tumble Western Conference. Don't confuse this team for an average .....

  • APRIL 16TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Charlotte Bobcats vs. Orlando Magic

    #7 Charlotte Bobcats(44-38, 4th place in Southeast Division)#2 Orlando Magic(59-23, 1st place in Southeast Division) Charlotte Bobcats How They Got Here: For the first time in franchise history, the Bobcats are heading to the playoffs. They did so thanks to a great defense, which actually ranked #1 in the NBA, allowing just 93.8 points per game. Though thi.....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Utah Jazz vs. Denver Nuggets

    #5 Utah Jazz(53-29, 2nd place in Northwest Division)#4 Denver Nuggets(53-29, 1st place in Northwest Division) Utah Jazz How They Got Here: Thanks to one of the most efficient offenses in the NBA, the Jazz made a real case to get up as high as the #2 seed in the Western Conference. However, an untimely injury to F Carlos Boozer really set the team back agai.....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2010

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview: Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics

    #5 Miami Heat(47-35, 3rd place in Southeast Division)#4 Boston Celtics(50-32, 1st place in Atlantic Division) Miami Heat How They Got Here: In the most accurate sense possible, the Heat got here firmly on the back of G Dwyane Wade. He averaged well over a quarter of the team's points per game, putting up 26.6 of them on the normal night. Miami also made it.....