With the basketball season set to resume on July 31 in Orlando, we have the latest 2020 NBA Championship odds with news and notes on LeBron’s Lakers (+225), Kawhi’s Clippers (+300) and Giannis’ Bucks (+325).
Given we still don’t know if the NBA season will resume or if there will even be playoffs this year, there’s no telling when the draft might take place. However, that didn’t stop oddsmakers from installing Georgia shooting guard Anthony Edwards (-110) as the early favorite to be the No. 1 overall pick ahead of fellow teens James Wiseman (+200) and LaMelo Ball (+400).
After leading his Lakers to big wins over the league-leading Bucks and rival Clippers last week, LeBron James has improbably swung an MVP race that looked all but over just a week ago.
Odds list Montrezl Harrell (+125) as the slight favorite to win Sixth Man of the Year in 2019-20. Is he the best bet? Read on to see who else is contending for the award.
Odds have Giannis Antetokounmpo (+100) and Anthony Davis (+100) as co-favorites to win the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award. Are either a good bet?
After being shipped to New Orleans for Anthony Davis in the offseason, the Pelicans’ Brandon Ingram is the favorite to win the NBA’s Most Improved Player of the Year Award, but is Miami’s Bam Adebayo the better bet?
Mike Budenholzer was named the NBA’s Coach of the Year in 2018/19 after leading the Bucks to a league-high 60 wins, so with Milwaukee flirting with 70 Ws this season, logic would suggest he should claim the honor again. See the latest odds here.
The Toronto Raptors are the new favorites to win the Atlantic Division after reeling off a 15-game win streak. Will the Boston Celtics be able to make up 1.5 games in the standing over the season’s final two months?
According to oddsmakers, the Bucks (+250), Lakers (+275) or Clippers (+350) will win the NBA Championship, but with just a few months left in the season, which team should you pick?
Team LeBron and Team Giannis square off in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday at 8:00 pm EST. We go over the new format changes and recent trends before making a game prediction.
Hoops fans across America will have to be extra diligent in their gift-buying and romancing this Valentine’s Day because their social calendar must remain clear the next night for NBA-related festivities. As always, All-Star Saturday Night will feature the Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest and Slam Dunk Contest. Let’s check the odds for all three competitions at BetOnline and try and pick some winners.
While the Eastern Conference bracket is almost set in stone, the race in the West could get wild with five franchises battling it out for the last remaining playoff spot. With Denver, Utah, Dallas, Houston and the two LA clubs considered locks to participate in the end-of-year tournament, let’s look at BetOnline and determine what bubble teams will make and miss the postseason.
With more than half the NBA season in the books, oddsmakers consider the following Eastern Conference teams as locks to make the postseason: Milwaukee, Toronto, Miami, Boston, Indiana and Philadelphia. Let’s look at the odds for several Eastern Conference teams to make or miss the playoffs.
After dumping Russell Westbrook and Paul George in the offseason, this was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Thunder, but Sam Presti’s club sits just five games out of the division lead entering Wednesday night’s action.
Boston has turned out to be the ultimate post-hype sleeper. After not living up to the media’s NBA Finals expectations during a miserable 2018/19 season, the Kyrie-less Celtics are on top of the Atlantic with a 27-11 record.
The Lakers (+225) and Clippers (+250) look destined to play in the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. At the season’s midway mark, we examine which superteam you should put your money on.
The preseason consensus had the Bucks regressing from last year’s league-best 60-22 record. The consensus was wrong. With Giannis Antetokounmpo looking like a lock to win his second-straight NBA MVP award, Milwaukee has a legitimate chance of reaching 70 wins.
Zion Williamson recently went through his first full practice since suffering a preseason knee injury, but can the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft return to the court in time to win Rookie of the Year?
Luka Doncic and the Mavericks are now +175 to win the Southwest after starting the year at +800. Can Dallas reel in James Harden’s Rockets (-210) and win the division title?
The LeBron James and Anthony Davis era of Lakers basketball is off to a great start at 22-3, but can the other Los Angeles-based team still win the Pacific? Don’t count out Kawhi’s Clippers just yet.