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2018 NBA Three Point Contest Handicapping, All-Star Weekend

The three-point competition will precede the Sprite Slam Dunk contest, and handicapping the field, is—as usual— something of a crapshoot. The contest ultimately boils down to which of the eight shooters can manage to catch fire while jumping from rack to rack and hoisting up open triples. This year, there is a heavy favorite to […]

NBA All Star Weekend, 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Handicapping The Field

The most exciting event of the Saturday night festivities is usually the dunk contest, and this year’s field has the potential to delight and excites fans once again. While, as usual, the big names of the NBA remain abstinent from the event, it does offer the chance to see four exciting young stars. One, Victor […]

NBA on TNT Betting Notes, Odds: L.A. Lakers at Minnesota T-Wolves

L.A. Lakers at Minnesota Time: 8 PM CT (TNT) Spread: MIN -9.5 Total: 225.5 Odds c/o 5dimes Check out LIVE NBA odds! LAL Notes: The Lakers made some waves at the trade deadline in dealing Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas. Thomas will serve as a big scorer and […]

NBA League Pass Betting: Denver Nuggets at Milwaukee Bucks

Denver at Milwaukee Time: 7 PM CT (NBA LP) Spread: MIL -2.5 Total: 215 Odds c/o 5dimes Milwaukee The Milwaukee Bucks are 32-24 and seeded No. 5 in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks have won eight of its past 10 overall, and are 19-9 at home where it hosts the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets have […]

NBA on ESPN Picks: Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers

Golden St. at Portland Time: 9:30 PM CT (ESPN) Spread: GSW -6 Total: 226 Odds c/o 5dimes Check out LIVE NBA odds! POR Portland fell last outing to the red hot Utah Jazz… The Blazers still are five games above .500, but it should remain in the playoff picture as long as its two main […]

NBA Wednesday Night Odds: Phoenix Suns at Utah Jazz

Phoenix at Utah Time: 8 PM CT (NBA LP) Spread: UTA -11 Total: 213.5 Odds c/o 5dimes Check out LIVE NBA odds! UTAH Donovan Mitchell is making his run for the 2018 Rookie of the Year Award. The Jazz now is playing a faster pace to utilize the skills of rookie Donovan Mitchell. He had […]

NBA League Pass Betting: L.A. Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans

L.A. Lakers at New Orleans Time: 7 PM CT (NBA LP) Spread: NOP -5 Total: 231.5 Odds c/o 5dimes NEW ORLEANS Notes: Check out LIVE NBA odds! The Pelicans most recently defeated the Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets. New Orleans has won two of its past three, and though many expected more than 30-26 from […]

Monday Night NBA Betting Preview: Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors

Phoenix at Golden State Time: 9:30 PM CT (NBA TV) Spread: GSW -15 Total: 232 Odds c/o 5dimes The Golden State Warriors have won two-straight and will host the Phoenix Suns, losers of its last five, in the second game of an NBA TV double header Monday night. The Suns are just 9-18 on the […]

NBA TV Betting Odds: N.Y. Knicks at Philadelphia 76ers

New York at Philadelphia Time: 6 PM CT (NBA TV) Spread: PHI -11.5 Total: 211 Odds c/o 5dimes The Philadelphia 76ers bring a three-game win streak home as it hosts the New York Knicks as 11.5-point favorites in Monday night action on NBA TV. The Sixers are 16-10 at home, and the Knicks are without […]

NBA LP Betting Odds, Picks: L.A. Lakers at Dallas Mavs

L.A. Lakers at Dallas Time: 7:30 PM CT, NBA LP Spread: DAL -2 Total: 214.5 Odds c/o 5dimes The Dallas Mavericks have lost eight of its last 10, but find itself favored by 2-points tonight as it hosts the 23-31 Los Angeles Lakers. Dallas has gone 10-18 at home this season, and the over/under for […]

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