Tag Archives: nba playoffs

  • MAY 3RD, 2012

    Miami looks to turn-up the heat on New York in Game 3

    NBA Playoffs Betting PreviewsNo.2 Miami Heat vs.  No.7 New York Knicks- Game 3Pointspread: Miami -4.5Total Line: 186.5The 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 PlayoffsThe 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 LakersPointspread: Los Angeles -4.5Total Line: 200The 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 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 .....

  • 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 -4.5Over/Under: 207The 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.....

  • 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 .....

  • MAY 11TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 11th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Angels play host to the Rays, the Hawks try to bounce the Canucks, and the Celtics and Cavs take the court in Cleveland.Tipping off on the hardwood . . .It's Boston at Cleveland in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series in the lone NBA playoff game on the schedule for Tuesday. The Celtics tied up t.....

  • MAY 10TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 10th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Magic try to sweep the Hawks, the Lakers try to sweep the Jazz, and the Penguins look to close out the Canadiens.Tipping off on the hardwood . . .Two NBA playoff series could end in sweeps on Monday night, with Orlando at Atlanta and the Lakers at Utah. The Magic took a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semi.....

  • MAY 8TH, 2010

    Daily Sports Roundup: May 8th

    Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Yankees continue their set at Fenway, the Jazz play host to the Lakers, and the Sprint Cup Series races at Darlington.Tipping off on the hardwood . . .The NBA playoff schedule for Saturday offers up Orlando at Atlanta and the Lakers at Utah. The Magic took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.....