Today's Sports News
The San Antonio Spurs and the Indiana Pacers earned the top seeds in their respective conferences heading into the playoffs, but that hasn't meant much so far in the postseason as they both look for key victories on the NBA betting lines at the sportsbooks on Monday night. Here's a look at where we stand in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
NBA playoff betting matchups resume on Monday night this week with several higher seeds still looking for their first postseason victories - including Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets who tip off in Game 2 of their first-round best-of-seven set against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
With just two games left on their regular season schedule and the playoffs getting underway this weekend the Miami Heat sit as the favorites on the odds to win the NBA championship once again this year at the online sportsbooks.
The Kentucky Wildcats began the NCAA Tournament as the No. 8 seed in the Midwest Region of the bracket, but now they're the favorites on the March Madness odds at the sportsbooks over the No. 7 Connecticut Huskies to win the championship game of the event at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Monday night.
The Florida Gators and the Kentucky Wildcats are the favorites on the college basketball betting lines for Saturday night as they hit the hardwood at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas looking for a berth in the title game of this year's NCAA Tournament.
So far, so good for the Florida Gators, who successfully navigated their way through the first week of action at the NCAA Tournament and remain pegged as the favorite on the March Madness futures at the sportsbooks with the Sweet 16 coming up on Thursday and Friday.
The Florida Gators are holding down the top odds to win the NCAA Tournament at the sportsbooks heading into the start of the Big Dance this week, which should come as no surprise to bettors since they've been atop that futures list for weeks.
After knocking off LeBron James and the Miami Heat on the weekend the Chicago Bulls will enter the week ahead with confidence as they prepare to take on each of the San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets, and Sacramento Kings to highlight the NBA betting slate at the sportsbooks.
Riding a seven-game winning streak and looking to catch the Indiana Pacers for first place in the Eastern Conference, LeBron James and the Miami Heat will hit the hardwood four times in the week ahead in NBA betting action at the sportsbooks.
The Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Clippers have been two of the best teams in the NBA so far this season, and that pair of Western Conference contenders will highlight the basketball odds slate this week as they tip off in marquee betting action at the sportsbooks on Wednesday night.