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Boston Celtics center Al Horford and guard Jaylen Brown and Dallas Mavericks center Dereck Lively II battle for the ball as we look at our Mavericks vs. Celtics NBA player props for Game 5
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum rebounds the ball as we look at our top Jayson Tatum odds and player props
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic reacts during the game against the Boston Celtics, and we look at the top Luka Doncic player props odds and predictions for Game 5.
Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving drives to the basket between Boston Celtics guard Jrue Holiday and guard Derrick White during Game 4 of the 2024 NBA Finals. We're backing White in our Mavericks vs. Celtics Parlay.

NBA Futures Picks

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic speaks with Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic during the second half at American Airlines Center. Jokic and Doncic lead the 2025 NBA MVP Odds.
San Antonio Spurs center Victor Wembanyama (1) looks to move the ball past Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77), as we examine the NBA MVP opening odds with early predictions and expert picks.
Anthony Edwards (2nd L) of the United States passes the ball as we examine the latest men's Olympic basketball tournament odds.
USC Trojans guard Bronny James drives to the net against Arizona Wildcats guard Pelle Larsson during the first half at McKale Center. We're looking at the Bronny James odds ahead of his rookie season.
Purdue Boilermakers center Zach Edey attempts a shot during the men's NCAA national championship game against the UConn Huskies. Edey leads the NBA Rookie of the Year Odds.
Providence Friars guard Devin Carter tries to shoot through the defense of UConn Huskies guard Stephon Castle and center Donovan Clingan. We focus on all three players in our 2025 NBA Rookie of the Year Predictions.
LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers runs down the court as we look at the NBA In-Season Tournament odds
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots against the Washington Wizards during the second half at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. The Lakers lead the NBA Play-In Tournament odds.
Stephen Curry (30) of the Golden State Warriors celebrates as we look at the NBA Clutch Player of the Year odds.
Rudy Gobert #27 of the Minnesota Timberwolves reacts after drawing a technical foul as we look at amendments to sports betting legislation in Minnesota.
Head coach Mark Daigneault of the Oklahoma City Thunder directs his team as we look at the latest NBA Coach of the Year odds following the All-Star break.
Naz Reid (11) of the Minnesota Timberwolves watches his shot as we look at the 2024 NBA Sixth Man of the Year odds after Reid won the award on Wednesday.
Tyrese Maxey #0 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts as we look at the latest 2024 NBA Most Improved Player award odds at the end of the regular season.
USC Trojans guard Bronny James controls the ball against the Washington State Cougars in the first half at Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum. The Lakers are the favorites to draft Bronny by the 2024 NBA Draft Odds.
Franz Wagner of the Orlando Magic brings the ball up the court during the first quarter of the game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on October 24, 2022 in New York City.

NBA Betting Picks & Best Bets Today

SBR is the premier source of NBA previews and free NBA picks. We deliver high-quality, comprehensive commentaries and analysis of basketball games that are underpinned by up-to-date statistical research, data and trends and insights from our talented staff of expert cappers. 

We also suggest the best sports betting apps at which to place your bet. If it’s related to betting on the NBA or NBA betting sites, we’ve got it covered. We also write about college basketball picks and March Madness betting sites.

2023-24 NBA Season

Opening night of the regular season kicks off Oct. 24 with the defending champion Denver Nuggets raising a banner to the rafters before facing off against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Those teams will also be featured on the league's marquee Christmas Day schedule, which includes matchups between the Warriors and Nuggets, Lakers and the Celtics, and the Knicks playing the Milwaukee Bucks.

The first in-season tournament will begin on Nov. 3. All-Star Weekend will be held Feb. 16-18 in Indianapolis. As you begin to make bets for the upcoming season, don't forget to take advantage of the best sportsbook promos available, such as bet365 promo codes and DraftKings promo codes.

2024 NBA Playoffs 

The season will again wrap up with a Play-In Tournament that will include the teams with the 7th-highest through the 10th-highest winning percentages in each conference. The seven seed in each conference will host the eight seed, while the nine seed will welcome the 10th seed.

Regional Promotions & Bonuses

Ready to translate your insights into a bet? Find the best sportsbook promos and betting offers today for each corresponding state below:

Promotions & Bonuses in International Regions

Legal U.S. States News

NBA betting can differ between states. Keep informed about the state of online sports betting in legalized states:

Vermont sports betting will be going live on January 11 with pre-launch offers avilable now! Get the scoop on the latest Vermont sportsbook promo codes and top Vermont sports betting apps.

North Carolina sports betting is also launching in early 2024 so keep an eye on expected North Carolina sports betting apps.

Expected North Carolina sportsbook promo codes include BetMGM North Carolina Bonus CodeDraftKings North Carolina Promo Code and FanDuel North Carolina Promo Code.

International Region News

Legal Sportsbook Reviews and Promo Codes

Want to get in on the NBA and basketball action with specific sportsbooks? Check out our guides covering the best sportsbook promos and welcome bonuses from the best sportsbooks in the industry: