NBA Betting: One more night in Boston should simply be a pit stop for the Cavs

It’s win or go home for the Boston Celtics on Thursday but will desperation spur them to a surprise? The odds, in every sense, seem to be stacked against the Cs who are a mammoth 5.60 to prolong the NBA’s Western Conference Finals and reduce the...

NBA Betting: The Warriors may be on their way to the Finals but don't expect the Spurs to make it easy

The odds are that the Golden State Warriors are heading for a third straight NBA Finals and that the San Antonio Spurs are going to fall short. Down 2-0 as the Western Conference Finals switch to Texas on Saturday, the Spurs are now a mammoth 36.00...

NBA Betting: Spurs can overcome the odds to frustrate the Warriors in Western Conference

Never, ever, underestimate the San Antonio Spurs. Even short-handed. Even on longer odds. And even going up against NBA title favourites Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals which begin on Sunday. As the Spurs showed in whipping the Houston Rockets on Thursday by 39...

NBA Betting: Could Tony Parker's injury totally derail the Spurs' playoff hopes?

The most intriguing Conference semi-final of the NBA Playoffs just got a lot more interesting. Poised at 1-1 with the Houston Rockets heading into Friday’s Game 3, have the San Antonio Spurs hopes of a championship run been toppled by the season-ending injury to Tony Parker?...

NBA betting: Elimination looms with LA Clippers up against it on the road at the Utah Jazz

Saturday night is elimination night – potentially – for the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls and LA Clippers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. And while Atlanta and Chicago hold decent chances of forcing a Game 7 on their own courts against the Washington Wizards...

NBA Betting: Boston Celtics and Toronto Rapids need to get their hopes back on track

Two of the supposed Beasts of the East have looked a little tame so far in the NBA Playoffs. And the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors need to channel their inner animal on Friday to get their hopes back on track. The top-seeded Celtics are in...

NBA Playoffs preview: LeBron James isn’t about to let the Cleveland Cavaliers cede their crown in the first round

Winning in the NBA Playoffs is different to chasing victories in the regular season. In the latter, you need to exploit the match-ups, execute well but also be mentally primed to come out on top. In the post-season, with the stakes increased, motivation is rarely an...

NBA Betting: Fighters Miami Heat can keep their unlikely playoff dream alive

It was perhaps fitting that the waking nightmare in which the Miami Heat found themselves was never more terrifying than on Friday 13, January to be exact, following yet another defeat, this time to the Milwaukee Bucks. With the smell of prolonged success still faintly lingering...

NBA Betting: Are the Cavaliers going to be laughing in June or crying in May?

Into the final two weeks of the NBA regular season we go and there appear only a mere handful of issues left to resolve. Top seeding in the East is still on the table with the Boston Celtics in pole position but with sinking Cleveland giving...

NBA Betting: Golden State Warriors are rolling nicely but next ten days will be crucial

With the finishing line of the NBA regular season in sight, some teams are making their move but others are buckling under the pressure. In Golden State, the Warriors are suddenly looking, well, quite warrior-like. Five successive victories – with a good chance of another on...