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NBA Wednesday Picks: Chicago Bulls at Minnesota Timberwolves

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Chicago at Minnesota Time: 8 PM ET, Apr 9, 2014 Spread: CHI -3 Total: 192 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Chicago is tied with Toronto at 45-32 but the Raptors hold tiebreaker over the Bulls. Winning tonight in Minnesota could help break the tie, and the Bulls have won five straight entering Wednesday night’s action. […]

NBA Tuesday Odds: Oklahoma City Thunder at Sacramento Kings

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Oklahoma City at Sacramento Time: 10:05 PM ET, Apr 8, 2014 Spread: OKC -8.5 Total: 202 Betting odds courtesy of 5dimes The Oklahoma City Thunder are still scrapping for seeding with the Los Angeles Clippers, and will travel to Sacramento to face the Kings in a game NBA oddsmakers are favoring the Thunder by 8.5 […]

NBA Western Conference Odds: Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz

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Dallas at Utah Time: 9 PM ET, Apr 8, 2014 Spread: DAL -7 Total: 200 Betting odds courtesy of 5dimes Dallas is clinging to a 1.5 game lead over Memphis and a half game lead over No. 8 Phoenix for the 7th spot in the Western Conference Playoffs. If the playoffs began today, Dallas would […]

NBA Western Conference Odds: Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns

Kevin Durant has been on fire over his last 6 games

Oklahoma City at Phoenix Time: 9 PM ET, Apr 6, 2014 Spread: OKC -3 M/L: OKC -150; PHO +130 Total: 212 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Phoenix Suns are tied with the Memphis Grizzlies for the eighth best record in the Western Conference, but the Grizzlies hold a tiebreaker, rendering the Suns a game […]

Sunday NBA: Toronto Raptors at Milwaukee Bucks- Betting Preview

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Toronto at Milwaukee Time: 8:30 PM ET, Apr 5, 2014 Spread: TOR -7 Total: 196 Betting odds courtesy of 5dimes The Toronto Raptors hold the third spot in the East due to a tiebreaker with the Chicago Bulls. The Raptors are 44-32 on the season and will be seven point favorites in Milwaukee as it […]

NBA Friday Night Odds: Dallas Mavericks at L.A. Lakers

Dirk is going to have to have a huge series to keep the Mavs in this one

Dallas at L.A. Lakers Time: 10:30 PM ET, Apr 4, 2014 Spread: DAL -8 M/L: DAL -360; LAL +280 Total: 224 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada It’s been a dreadful season for the Los Angeles Lakers, but don’t expect tonight’s opponent to take any pity. The Dallas Mavericks head to the Staples Center in the […]

NBA Friday West Coast Edition: Sacramento Kings at Golden State Warriors

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Sacramento at Golden State Time: 10:30 PM ET, Apr 4, 2014 Spread: GSW -9 M/L: GSW -500; SAC +350 Total: 199 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Golden State Warriors are 46-29 and seated sixth in the Western Conference, trailing Portland by 2.5 games for the fifth spot. The Warriors are 24-13 at Oracle Arena […]

NBA Friday: Phoenix Suns at Portland Trail Blazers

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Phoenix at Portland Time: 10 PM ET, Apr 4, 2014 Spread: POR -4.5 M/L: POR -190; PHO +165 Total: 212 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada This game carries major implications for the fate of the Western Conference playoffs. The Phoenix Suns are tied for the eighth spot in the West, but would fall out of […]

NBA Western Conference Odds: Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets

Kevin Durant has been on fire over his last 6 games

Oklahoma City at Houston Time: 9:30 ET, Apr 4, 2014 Spread: HOU -2 Total: 213 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Oklahoma City Thunder are trying to hold off the third seeded L.A. Clippers to claim the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Thunder hold a 2.5 game lead over the Clippers and […]

NBA Eastern Conference Race: Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat

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Toronto at Miami Time: 7:30 PM ET, Mar 31, 2014 Spread: MIA -5.5 M/L: MIA -235; TOR +195 Total: 192 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Miami Heat smell blood. Now tied with the Indiana Pacers in the loss column, Miami will look to make steps towards over taking the Pacers for the best record […]

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