Basketball: Team USA still odds-on favorite to win FIBA World Cup

Imagine if you threw a party and no one came. That’s the reality of the U.S. men’s national basketball team, who will head to the FIBA World Cup in Beijing without many of the country’s best hoopsters after 33 players declined invitations to join the squad. And yet, despite their absences, America is still the odds-on favorite to win the tournament at -355.

Five intriguing wagers at the sportsbook ‘buffet’

When it comes to betting, an online sportsbook is like the greatest Vegas buffet in the world. There's plenty to choose from. You might overindulge, you'll probably enjoy making all your selections and it could cost you a little bit of money, but you won't quickly forget the experience. Here are some of my favorite offerings from the gambler's buffet. Team totals I'm an "Unders" football bettor most of the time, and many times it is because of my opinion [...]

2019 NBA Playoffs Preview

The 2019 NBA Playoff Picture: Can Golden State Win Three Straight? Since the Minneapolis Lakers first won three NBA titles in a row in the early 1950s, only two other franchises have accomplished the hallowed three-peat. The Bulls did it twice in the 90s, the Celtics won a whopping eight straight from 1959-1966 and from 2000-2002 the Lakers of Los Angeles dominated the Association. With the start of the NBA playoffs April 13, the Golden State Warriors look to become [...]

Wednesday NBA Free Picks – Five Top Teams Hit The Court Tonight!

On Wednesdays, the NBA loves to put on a show and tonight is no exception when five of the top teams in the league hit the court. The Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets, and Golden State Warriors are all in action on Wednesday night. Check out analysis, odds, and NBA free picks for the top matchups on Feb. 13! [Wednesday, Feb. 13] Milwaukee Bucks -4 at Indiana Pacers (7:00pm ET) Milwaukee heads to Indiana not only relatively healthy, [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: NBA, SportsWire|Tags: , , |

Bucks-Raptors Clash During Entertaining Thursday Night in NBA

The top two teams in the Eastern Conference clash in a pivotal flag-planting game north of the border. Not only that, but the Clippers take on the Lakers in the late game while the Philadelphia 76ers will hit the road to take on the Golden State Warriors. Thursday night in the NBA is always a good one, so let's break down these matchups! Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors Even if you don’t plan on backing either team, turn on the [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: NBA, SportsWire|Tags: , |

Thursday NBA Free Picks – Bucks-Raptors May Set Tone in East

We haven’t yet reached the halfway point in the current NBA Season, but one of the most important matchups of the year already takes place. On Thursday, the Milwaukee Bucks travel to Toronto to battle the Raptors. The Bucks currently have the best record in the league. Milwaukee’s only lost 13 times after their Tuesday night victory over Detroit. Facing the Raptors on the road is a much taller task than battling the Pistons on the road. Toronto started the [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: NBA, SportsWire|Tags: , , |

Thursday NBA on TNT Free Picks

Only 4 games are scheduled on NBA Thursday night and all four should provide plenty of entertainment. The first, which airs as TNT’s early game, has the best team in the Western Conference heading east to battle the Washington Wizards. Golden State has reasserted itself. The Warriors are tied with the Denver Nuggets with the best record in the conference. Overall, Milwaukee and Toronto are only ahead of the Warriors and Nuggets by a game or two. Steph Curry and [...]

NBA Free Picks – Pacers Favored Against Sixers…and more!

Three NBA games will be nationally televised on Thursday, Jan. 17. The first is between the New York Knicks and suddenly entertaining Washington Wizards, which starts at 3:00 pm ET on NBA TV. The other two televised games will be shown on TNT’s NBA Basketball Thursday night telecast. Those two games also happen to be the most interesting of the night are are worth a dive in my NBA Free Picks. In the first, the Philadelphia 76ers head to Indiana to [...]

Thursday NBA Free Picks – Best Prime Time Bets

TNT broadcasts two of the most competitive games of the week on Thursday, Jan. 10. The first battle has the Boston Celtics taking on the Miami Heat. The second game showcases Russell Westbrook and Paul George against the hottest teams in the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs. Where to park your money in Thursday NBA Free Picks is the big question. In the first matchup, one of the league’s pre-season favorites to win the title travels to Florida to take on [...]

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, [...]