Tag Archives: nba playoffs
MAY 8TH, 2012
Boston looks to boot the Hawks from the postseason
NBA Playoffs Betting Previews- No.5 Boston Celtics vs. No.4 Atlanta Hawks Pointspread: Atlanta -1 Total Line: 174 The first-round Eastern Conference matchup between the Boston Celtics the Atlanta Hawks will shift back to Philips Arena this Tuesday night for Game 5 of this best-of-seven series with the Celtics holding a 3-1 lead. The game is set to t.....
MAY 6TH, 2012
NBA Playoff Pick: Miami Heat vs New York Knicks
NBA Playoff Betting Preview- #1 Miami Heat (3-0) vs. #8 New York Knicks (0-3) May 6, 2012 at 3:30 PM EST- ABC NBA Betting Odds from BetDSI NBA Pointspread: Heat -8 Total: 184 The New York Knicks are now in the record books, but it certainly isn’t the way they want to be there. The Knicks loss on Thursday night pushed their playoff .....
MAY 3RD, 2012
Miami looks to turn-up the heat on New York in Game 3
NBA Playoffs Betting Previews No.2 Miami Heat vs. No.7 New York Knicks- Game 3 Pointspread: Miami -4.5 Total Line: 186.5 The Miami Heat head to Madison Square Garden this Thursday night to face the New York Knicks in Game 3 of this first-round best-of-seven Eastern Conference matchup with the Heat holding a two games to none edge. The game is s.....
MAY 2ND, 2012
The Insider’s Handicapping Guide to the NBA Playoffs
The Insider’s Handicapping Guide to the NBA Playoffs The quest for this season’s NBA Championship got underway this weekend with four first-round matchups in both the Eastern and Western Conference. The following is few betting trends for each of the eight matchups to help handicap the games. Eastern Conference No.8 Philadelphia 76ers vs. No.1.....
MAY 1ST, 2012
NBA Betting Trends- Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers Game 2
NBA Playoffs Betting Preview- No.6 Denver Nuggets vs. No.3 Los Angeles Lakers Pointspread: Los Angeles -4.5 Total Line: 200 The Denver Nuggets will look to avoid falling into a 0-2 hole to the Los Angeles Lakers this Tuesday night in the second game of this first-round best-of-seven Western Conference playoff matchup. Game 2 is slated to get underwa.....
MAY 26TH, 2011
NBA Pick: Heat vs. Bulls Game Five
Miami Heat (3-1) vs. Chicago Bulls (1-3) Eastern Conference Finals Game Five Betting Lines NBA Betting Favorite: Bulls -3 Over/Under: 180 The 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 .....
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 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.....