Tag Archives: basketball

  • MAY 31ST, 2011

    2011 NBA Finals Preview

    The NBA Finals get underway this Tuesday night when the Dallas Mavericks take on the Miami Heat in Game 1 of a best-of-seven series. The first two games of this series will be played at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. It will then shift to the American Airlines Center in Dallas for games three, four, and five (if necessary).The final two games would be.....

  • MAY 26TH, 2011

    NBA Pick: Heat vs. Bulls Game Five

    Miami Heat (3-1) vs. Chicago Bulls (1-3) Eastern Conference FinalsGame Five Betting LinesNBA Betting Favorite: Bulls -3Over/Under: 180The Chicago Bulls had the lead late in Game Four, but they failed to even up the series. Now, the Bulls have their backs against the wall as they face elimination. They will be at home and the crowd will .....

  • MAY 17TH, 2011

    NBA Playoff Pick: Thunder vs. Mavericks Game One

    Oklahoma City Thunder (0-0) vs. Dallas Mavericks (0-0) Western Conference FinalsGame One Betting LinesNBA Betting Favorite: Mavericks -6Over/Under: 193.5The Western Conference Finals get started Tuesday night in Dallas. The Mavericks have had a long layoff after sweeping the Lakers, but the Thunder have a quick turnaround after fighting.....

  • 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.....

  • MARCH 30TH, 2011

    Thunder vs. Suns NBA Free Pick

    Oklahoma City Thunder (48-24 SU, 38-33-1 ATS) vs. Phoenix Suns (42-32 SU, 34-40 ATS)NBA Betting Favorite: Thunder -2.5Over/Under: 212The Oklahoma City Thunder are one of the hottest teams in the NBA right now. The Thunder have won 14 of their last 16 games overall. The Phoenix Suns are moving in the opposite direction. A few days ago it loo.....

  • MAY 1ST, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 1st

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Celts and Cavs meet on the hardwood, the Sprint Cup Series hits Richmond, and the Kentucky Derby runs for the roses.Tipping off on the hardwood . . .The second round of the NBA playoffs gets going on Saturday with Boston at Cleveland in Game 1 of their best-of-seven series. The Cavaliers advanced past the Bulls .....

  • JUNE 10TH, 2009

    2009 NBA Finals Game 4 LA Lakers at Orlando Magic

    NBA Finals Betting Preview Los Angeles Lakers at Orlando Magic Thursday, 9:00PM EasternBetus.com betting line - Orlando -2, 201 O/ULakers lead series 2-1The Orlando Magic needed some motivation from the home crowd to get their swagger back and that is exactly what happened in Game 3 Tuesday night. The Magic down 2 games answered back with a str.....

  • MAY 29TH, 2009

    Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets Game 6 Pick

    NBA Playoff Preview Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets (Lakers lead 3-2) Friday, 9:05 pm Eastern – ESPN   SBG Global Opening Line: Nuggets  -  5 ,  Total  208   The Los Angeles Lakers will try and close out the Denver Nuggets in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals on Friday.  The Nuggets have outplayed the Lakers for the most part in this seri.....

  • MAY 11TH, 2009

    Denver Nuggets at Dallas Mavericks Game 4

    NBA Playoff Preview Denver Nuggets at Dallas Mavericks (Nuggets lead 3-0) Monday, 9:35 pm Eastern – TNT   SBG Global Opening Line: Nuggets  -  1 ,  Total  209.5   The Dallas Mavericks will try and avoid elimination on Monday night as they host the Denver Nuggets in Game 4 of their Western Conference semifinal series.  The Mavericks probably should o.....

  • MAY 7TH, 2009

    Atlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2

    NBA Playoff PreviewAtlanta Hawks at Cleveland Cavaliers (Cavaliers lead 1-0) Thursday, 8:05 pm Eastern – ESPN   SBG Global Opening Line: Cavaliers  -  12 ,  Total  177   The Cleveland Cavaliers will try and take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday.  The Cavaliers are heavily favored to win.....

  • APRIL 29TH, 2009

    Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls

    NBA Playoffs Betting Preview Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls 7:00PM Eastern Thursday, April 30th, 2009Boston leads series 3-2Betus.com betting line – Chicago -3, 196 O/UThe Chicago Bulls and the Boston Celtics have put together possibly one of the best opening round playoff series in history. Tuesday night’s game was just another example of how exc.....

  • APRIL 21ST, 2009

    Philadelphia at Orlando

    NBA Playoff Betting Preview Philadelphia 76ers at Orlando Magic Wednesday, April 22nd, 7:00PM Eastern Betus.com betting line - Orlando -10, 193.5 O/U The Philadelphia 76ers overcame a 18 point deficit in the opening game of their postseason playoff appearance against the Orlando Magic to score a dramatic upset victory. The 76ers were 10 point underdogs headi.....