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NBA on ESPN Betting Preview, Odds: OKC Thunder at L.A. Lakers

Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers Time: 9:30 PM CT, ESPN Spread: OKC -6 Total: 211.5 Odds c/o 5dimes The Oklahoma City Thunder have dropped its past two games and now travel to the Staples Center to face the L.A. Lakers in the second game of a Wednesday night ESPN doubleheader at 9:30 PM (CT). OKC […]

NBA League Pass Betting: Golden St. Warriors at Dallas Mavericks

Golden State at Dallas Time: 7:30 PM CT, NBA LP Spread: GSW -7 Total: 219 Odds c/o 5dimes The Golden State Warriors have reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Western Conference after winning eight of its past 10 games. The Warriors now travel to face the struggling Dallas Mavericks on NBA League Pass at […]

NBA on ESPN Odds: Cleveland Cavs at Boston Celtics

Cleveland at Boston Time: 7 PM CT, ESPN Spread: BOS -3 Total: 213 Odds c/o 5dimes The Boston Celtics have won its last three games to improve to 30-10 on the season, with a 3.5 game lead over its opponent, the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers. Boston is 16-5 at home and is favored by 3-points in […]

NBA on TNT Christmas Day Betting: Minnesota T-Wolves at L.A. Lakers

Minnesota at L.A. Lakers Time: 9:30 PM (CT) TNT Spread: MIN -5 Total: 216 Odds c/o 5dimes The L.A. Lakers continue to pile up the losses, but the team is looking more promising in many respects. Rookies Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma are both playing well, particularly Kuzma, the Utah product who ranks No. 1 […]

Christmas Day NBA on ABC (4 of 5): Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder

Houston at Oklahoma City Time: 7 PM (CT) ABC/ESPN Spread: HOU -2 Total: 216.5 Odds c/o 5dimes The Houston Rockets lead the Western Conference at 25-6 and will travel to Oklahoma City to Face Russell Westbrook and the Thunder in a Christmas Day matchup on ABC. The Rockets are 2-point favorites on the road where […]

NBA on ABC Christmas Matchup (3 of 5): Washington Wizards at Boston Celtics

Washington at Boston Time: 4:30 PM (CT) ABC/ESPN Spread: BOS -5 Total: 206 Odds c/o 5dimes The Boston Celtics lost its major and key acquisition opening night. Things were supposed to unravel following that injury to Gordon Hayward. They did not. Boston finds itself atop the Eastern Conference at 27-9 as it hosts the 18-15 […]

Christmas Day NBA Finals Rematch, Odds and Picks: Cleveland Cavs at Golden St. Warriors

Cleveland at Golden St. Time: 2 PM (CT) ABC/ESPN Spread: GSW -5 Total: 217 Odds c/o 5dimes Last year’s respective Conference champions both find themselves in funny places as they prepare to face one another again on Christmas day: Neither leads its respective Conference. Perhaps funnier still is that pretty much all fans expect both […]

Christmas Day Opener; Odds: Philadelphia 76ers at N.Y. Knickerbockers

Philadelphia at New York Time: 11 AM (CT) ESPN Spread: NYK -3 Total: 208.5 Odds c/o 5dimes The Philadelphia 76ers have dropped its last five games to fall to 14-18 on the season, and Philly now trails No. 8 New York by three-games. The Knicks have won six of its last 10 and host the […]

NBA League Pass Saturday: San Antonio Spurs at Sacramento Kings

San Antonio at Sacramento Time: 9 PM CT (NBA LP) Spread: SAS -7 Total: 196 Odds c/o 5dimes The San Antonio Spurs have won seven of its last 10 and are 7-9 on the road where it faces the Sacramento Kings at 9 PM (CT) on NBA League Pass Saturday night. The Spurs are 7-point […]

NBA Saturday Night Betting: Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors

Denver at Golden St. Time: 7:30 CT (NBA LP) Spread: GSW -8.5 Total: 215 Odds c/o 5dimes The Golden State Warriors have won its last 11 games to surge to 26-6 and surpass the Houston Rockets for the Western Conference lead. The Dubs are 12-3 at Oracle Arena where it will host the Denver Nuggets […]

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