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NBA Saturday Night Picks: Milwaukee Bucks at Washington Wizards

Bradley Beal-wall-wizards-2013

Milwaukee at Washington Time: 7 PM ET, Apr 12, 2014 Spread: WAS -11 Total: 203 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada While this game is entirely meaningless for the hapless Milwaukee Bucks, the Washington Wizards are still battling for playoff seeding in the lower half of the Eastern Conference playoff picture. The Wiz hold a one […]

NBA Friday Night Odds: New Orleans Pelicans at Oklahoma City Thunder

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder try to rebound from a poor shooting night in game 3 as they try to tie up the series 2-2 against Dallas in the Western Conference Finals. The Thunder are 3 1/2 point favorites at home in game 4.

New Orleans at Oklahoma City Time: 8 PM ET, Apr 11, 2014 Spread: OKC -15.5 Total: 205 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Oklahoma City Thunder hold a 2.5 game lead over the Los Angeles Clippers for the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. With the season waning, a win over the New Orleans […]

NBA Western Conference Picks: Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors

Klay Thompson-warriors-2013

Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors Time: 10:35 PM ET, Apr 10, 2014 Spread: GSW -12 Total: 215 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada The Golden State Warriors hold onto the sixth seed in the Western Conference by virtue of a tiebreaker with the Dallas Mavericks. The Warriors will seek to move a half game ahead […]

NBA Western Conference Odds: Phoenix Suns at New Orleans Hornets

Big South Tournament

Phoenix at New Orleans Time: 8 PM ET, Apr 9, 2014 Spread: PHO -6.5 Total: 208 Betting odds courtesy of Bovada Phoenix holds a one game lead over Memphis for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The New Orleans Pelicans will look to play spoiler, but the Pelicans have lost five straight. NBA […]

NBA Wednesday Picks: Chicago Bulls at Minnesota Timberwolves


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


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

Mavericks-Blazers series preview

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


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 […]

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