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NBA Player Betting Futures 2019-20: MVP Award Preview, Predictions & Best Bets

Giannis Antetokounmpo: MVP PredictionsIn 2018-19, the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo won the NBA’s MVP award for the first time in his career. He beat out the Houston Rockets’ James Harden in the voting despite a fantastic season from the Houston superstar.

The 2019 offseason was a very hectic one from a player movement perspective, which means the MVP more …

NBA Futures Betting 2019-20: Moneylines to Make the Playoffs

Blake GriffinThe countdown to the NBA season keeps marching on. We are now just six weeks away from the opening night of the regular season.

As players and coaches prepare for the 2019-20 campaign, here we take a look at some of your best moneyline bets to make the NBA playoffs next spring. USAbetting has reviewed the more …

Futures Betting 2019-20: NBA Finals Winner Predictions & Picks

Al Horford: NBA Finals PredictionsIn June, the Toronto Raptors got past the Golden State Warriors in six games to win their first NBA Finals in six games.

While the Raptors were expected to be a very good team heading into the season, you could have made a nice sum of money betting on their championship odds. The Golden State Warriors, Boston more …

NBA Futures Betting 2019-20: Eastern Conference Winner Predictions, Preview & Picks

Joel EmbiidThe NBA’s Eastern Conference teams went through a lot of turnover with their rosters this season. Of the 13 Eastern Conference All-Stars from last season, two have moved teams within the conference, two left for Western Conference teams, Dwyane Wade retired and Victor Oladipo won’t be healthy to start the season for the Indiana Pacers.

Overall, it looks like more …

NBA Picks & Predictions: Best Regular Season Win Total Over-Under Bets for 2019-20

Kristaps PorzingisWe are now closer in time to the start of the 2019-20 NBA season than we are to the end of the 2018-19 season. Excitement is building for fans of all teams. This season should be a good one with a lot of parity as last year’s two Finals teams, the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors, both lost key players.

The best teams for the more …

NBA Futures Betting 2019-20: Pacific Division Predictions, Picks & Preview

Kawhi Leonard: Pacific Division PredictionsThe 2019 offseason was one of the craziest in league history. You can thank the teams in the Pacific Division for a lot of that.

The Los Angeles Clippers swung for the fences by acquiring superstars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. The Los Angeles Lakers completed a blockbuster trade to acquire dominant big more …

NBA Futures Betting 2019-20: Northwest Division Preview, Predictions & Picks

Damian Lillard: Northwest Division predictionsThe NBA’s Northwest Division has so many great players. Other divisions in the Western Conference, especially the Pacific, have more of the very biggest names, but the Northwest also possesses stars in spades.

Damian Lillard, Nikola Jokic, Rudy Gobert, Karl-Anthony Towns, Mike Conley, C.J. McCollum, Chris Paul, more …

NBA Futures Betting 2019-20: Southwest Division Predictions & Picks

Russell WestbrookMost of the Southwest Division welcomed a lot of notable talent this offseason.

The Houston Rockets got Russell Westbrook for Chris Paul. The New Orleans Pelicans basically have a brand-new roster after trading Anthony Davis and drafting Zion Williamson first overall in the draft. The Dallas Mavericks will welcome Kristaps Porzingis and more …

NBA Future Betting 2019-20: Southeast Division Predictions, Preview & Picks

Jimmy ButlerSorry, Southeast Division. One division needs to take the dubious title of being the NBA’s worst, and that’s you guys.

None of the five Southeast squads are playoff locks in the inferior Eastern Conference for the 2019-20 season, and a few of them could finish far worse than .500.

Let’s preview these squads’ outlooks for more …

NBA Futures Betting 2019-20: Atlantic Division Predictions & Picks

Al HorfordThe Atlantic Division is still one of the best team groupings in the league, but there’s certainly been a lot of player movement in the division over the past month.

The Toronto Raptors won the 2018-19 NBA championship, but Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard along with Danny Green left in free agency. The 76ers lost Jimmy Butler and J.J. Redick, but they acquired Al Horford and more …

NBA Futures 2019-20: Los Angeles Clippers Betting Lines Preview

Kawhi LeonardLate on Friday night, a piece of big news shook the NBA. The Los Angeles Clippers acquired two superstars, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, by free agency and trade, respectively.

The Clippers had to give up Danilo Gallinari, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and several first-round picks to more …

2020 NBA Rookie of Year Preview, Predictions, Odds & Betting Picks

Jarrett CulverWith last week’s NBA Draft now passed, oddsmakers are starting to post some future and prop bets on how they will fare with their new teams.

No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson is the obvious favorite to win the Rookie of the Year award. However, given that his odds are at -200 with BetOnline and as low as -250 with Bovada, there are more …

NBA Draft Prop Bet Preview, Predictions & Picks 2019

Zion Williamson: NBA Draft Prop Bet PredictionsThe 2019 NBA Draft will be this Thursday night at 7 ET at the Barclays Center in New York. The class is generally seen to be one of the weaker groups of players in the past several seasons, but predraft predictions often don’t go exactly according to plan.

The key piece of certainty is that the New Orleans Pelicans will select Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick. Following that, there is more …

NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors at Toronto Raptors Game 1 Predictions & Betting Picks

Marc Gasol: Golden State Warriors vs Toronto Raptors Predictions Game 1We have a new NBA Finals matchup! After four straight years of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers meeting in the league championship round, the Toronto Raptors have emerged from the Eastern Conference to challenge the Warriors this year. Game 1 will be hosted by the Raptors on Thursday (9 p.m. ET on ABC).

Toronto has frequently advanced one or more …

NBA Playoffs Preview: Toronto Raptors at Milwaukee Bucks Game 5 Predictions & Betting Picks

Kyle Lowry: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks Game 5 PredictionsFor the Milwaukee Bucks, tonight’s game five may as well be do-or-die (8:30 PM ET Thursday). After opening the series 2-0, and looking like they were going to sweep their way through to the finals, the Bucks now find themselves tied with the Toronto Raptors, with momentum fully shifted in their Eastern Conference Finals series.

Can the team with the more …

NBA Playoffs Betting Preview: Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Game 3 Picks & Predictions

Norman PowellCan the Toronto Raptors make this a series? So far, the Milwaukee Bucks have looked like the clearly better team in the Eastern Conference Finals. Milwaukee took a 2-0 lead playing on its home floor, winning the two games by a combined 30 points.

Game 3 is essentially a must-win contest for the Raptors as the series moves to Toronto today (7pm ET Sunday on ESPN). They would be more …