Butler, Chandler, Melo Drive Dramatic NBA Weekend

Well that was a wild sports weekend, and clawing for our attention as always is the ever-spinning NBA news cycle. Three impactful stories came shooting down the pipeline and they hit the acquisition trifecta in a weird way: a blockbuster trade, a huge waiver claim and a player being released from his contract barely 13 games in to the season. Butler Trade Moves 76ers to +1300 NBA Championship Odds The Butler finally did it. After months of moaning and groaning, [...]

2019 NBA Draft – The Battle for Zion Williamson Is On

Zion Williamson is, quite simply, a player worth tanking for. We try to pretend that there are transcendent players in every draft, and that isn't entirely fair. It has as much to do with media hyperbole as much as anything else, but Williamson is as advertised. He might be even better. No matter what you think of Duke overall, you have to admit that the Blue Devils have become must-see television. Lost in the Zion Williamson show on Tuesday night [...]

NBA Betting Strategies For Opening Night

The NBA betting season tips off Oct. 17 with two marquee match-ups. An Eastern Conference Atlantic division showdown starts the season in Boston, where the Celtics are expected to be the best team in the East with a season win total of 58.5. Philadelphia is expected to be a prime contender in the East with a season win total projection of 53.5. Philadelphia at Boston -5 (211.0) The opening night doubleheader then heads West as the defending champion Golden State [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: NBA, SportsWire|Tags: , |

NBA Opening Night Lines – Boston or Philly?

NBA opening night is finally here as the Sixers visit the Celtics in an Eastern Conference showdown. A key player will be missing from the later game as the reigning Warriors begin their title defense against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Here's the breakdown so you can get your NBA betting off to a fast break. Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics (8pm ET) NBA Opening Night Lines: BOS -5.0 (210.5) Everyone is just praying that this NBA opening night matchup goes [...]

NBA MVP Odds – LeBron Favored at +300

The leading favorite in NBA MVP odds for the upcoming season is LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) who has a +300 mark right now. The logic here is pretty sound given that James is the best basketball player in the known universe. The new-look Lakers are reportedly going to be a run-and-gun team, and are being graded as the fourth favorite to win the championship at +1100. They're also being tagged with a 49.5 season win total, which would be [...]

By |October 16th, 2018|Categories: NBA, SportsWire|Tags: , , |

Are The Indiana Pacers The Best In NBA Central?

With LeBron James taking his talents to some beach on the west coast, the NBA Central Division is up for grabs for the first time in three years. The Pacers and Bucks appear to be the cream of this wayward crop, but where do you sit on their season win totals? And who's going to take the division? The public and mainstream seems to be leaning towards Milwaukee, but the Indiana Pacers accomplished miracles last year that are replicable in [...]

Season Win Totals – The Battle for the NBA Atlantic Division

The NBA Atlantic Division is am embarrassment of top-heavy riches. The Sixers, Celtics and Raptors are the three best teams in the Eastern Conference and all of them have extremely high season win totals. Which team should you ride with, and which should you avoid? This is one division race you don't want to miss. Boston Celtics - 58.5 Regular Season Win Total There's no doubt in the eyes of basketball fans around the world when it comes to the [...]

NBA Season Win Totals – Northwest Division

Golden State and Houston may have been the best two teams in the Western Conference and all of basketball last season, but the Northwest division was the best division top to bottom. All five teams finished at least 10 games over .500, each within three games top to bottom. The division title wasn’t decided until the final day of the regular season with Portland defeating Utah to win the division with a 49-33 record. Entering the 2018-19 season, all five [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: NBA, SportsWire|Tags: , |

2018-19 NBA Schedule (Partly) Released

by BetAmerica Staff We may not have the full slate of games for the entire 2018-19 NBA schedule just yet, but the league has released the first week of televised games along with an incredible lineup of Christmas Day games. As usual, the league is kicking off the regular season with a salivating double-header. The Philadelphia 76ers will visit the Boston Celtics (Tuesday, October 16th at 8pm ET on ESPN) in what's most likely a preview of the NBA Eastern [...]

Pacers, Bucks Ready To Take Over NBA Central Division

By BetAmerica Staff For four straight years, the Cleveland Cavaliers have dominated the NBA Central Division. Naturally, with LeBron James taking his talents to some beach on the west coach, that's going to change in the upcoming 2018-19 season. The two franchises pegged as the next up and comers are the Indiana Pacers and the Milwaukee Bucks, who are being handed equal odds of +130 to claim the division and a top spot in the NBA playoffs. It's going to [...]