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NBA Picks

Free Expert NBA Picks & Betting Analysis

Betting News has the whole NBA season covered with analysis and predictions on all the games, every day. You’ll find here the most up to date NBA Odds & NBA Picks for tonight’s games.

Whether you are looking to bet on NBA Moneyline, Spreads or the Over/Under, you will find the best basketball picks right at your fingertips.

Click on any matchup below for best odds comparison on tonight’s NBA games, team statistics head-to-head, and expert betting picks.

For a deeper analysis on tonight’s games, check our NBA Best Bets Tonight article article or our many other articles analyzing NBA games. Every day, we crunch the numbers, analyze the data, and provide you free NBA picks from our experienced team. We give you predictions and best bets on all NBA games, including prop bets advice and parlays ideas.

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Free Consensus NBA Picks for Every Game

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The suggestions on this NBA Picks page are based on the market consensus–the most common pick–from free picks providers across the sports betting industry such as Covers, Sports Betting Dime, Pickswise and more free NBA picks sources.

Those market consensus picks pair with the best available NBA betting lines from our recommended sportsbooks, giving you a best point spread, total (over/under), and moneyline bets for every NBA game throughout the season.

NBA Consensus Pick Examples

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In these examples, the Golden State Warriors are hosting the Denver Nuggets, a matchup that features two of the biggest superstars in the NBA in Stephen Curry and Nikola Jokic.

Of the sources that Betting News monitors, 60% are picking the Warriors to win the game outright. And of the sportsbooks we list odds from, the best available moneyline odds are at Bovada and MyBookie, which both have -115 ML odds for Golden State.

For the point spread, 80% of the sources that we monitor are picking the Warriors to cover the +1 spread. The best available odds for that line are at MyBookie, which has the Warriors +1 available for -110 odds.

Lastly, for the total (over/under), 67% of the sources that we monitor are picking the over. The best line and odds for that are at Bovada, which has the over 231 for -105 odds.

Our NBA game articles often refer to these picks, with our writers either siding with the pick or going against it based on individual analysis.

As a sports bettor, you can then use that information to help you determine which games you want to bet on and where you want to place those bets.

The NBA best bets shown on our NBA picks page are subject to change based on how we calculate market consensus and are also not financial advice. Please gamble responsibly.

How Is the Market Consensus Calculated?

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Betting News uses predicted scores advertised by free picks providers to determine the market consensus.

Let’s expand on the above example:

Based on the NBA odds from our listed sportsbook sources, the best lines for the Nuggets-Warriors matchup are as follows:

Moneyline (ML)

  • Denver Nuggets -115 (Bovada & MyBookie)
  • Golden State Warriors (Bovada & MyBookie)

Point Spread

  • Denver Nuggets -1 (-105) (BetOnline, BetUS, and Bovada)
  • Golden State Warriors +1 (-110) (MyBookie)

Total (O/U)

  • Over 231 (-105) (Bovada)
  • Under 232 (-110) (BetUS & MyBookie)

The information provided by our picks sources and the listed odds are then used to determine the consensus picks for each option.

With the majority of our sources backing the Warriors to cover and win and for the over to hit, we would recommend betting Warriors +1 at MyBookie, Warriors ML at Bovada or MyBookie, and over 231 at Bovada.

Why Should You Trust Our NBA Consensus Picks?

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At Betting News, we use only reputable sources, sources that we trust in our own betting endeavors.

Of course, nothing is guaranteed with our NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL , college football, and college basketball picks. There are no locks in sports and sports betting, even with the biggest favorites.

These NBA picks are meant to be a helpful resource and just one of several that you should use in your research. Good research is one of the key ways to maximize your chances of turning a profit as a sports bettor. We are confident that our picks can be an asset in your quest to do so.

If you have any questions about our NBA picks, don’t hesitate to reach out to us on X (formerly known as Twitter), either our main account or one of our writers, who are all active tweeters.

Other NBA Betting Information

Where Can You Bet on the NBA This Season?

You can find a variety of NBA betting odds and lines at all of the best online sports betting sites.

Sportsbooks like BetDSI, BetOnline, BetUS, and Bovada have lines for every NBA game every day. You can find the latest 2024 NBA championship odds and 2024 NBA MVP odds at those sites as well.

If you have not tried one of the sites before, check out our sportsbook reviews to find out more about each of them. Our reviews cover available betting options, deposits and payouts, mobile and live betting, and the sportsbook sign-up bonuses and other promos that you can receive.

Other NBA Betting Content at Betting News

With 82 regular season games for each team, four playoff rounds, the NBA All-Star Game, the new NBA In-Season Tournament, and a bevy of awards, NBA betting can be very profitable.

Would you like to learn more about how to bet on the action in the Association? Check out our NBA betting guide, which gives you the basics of what you need to know to wager on NBA odds.

Making NBA player prop bets is one of the most popular ways to bet on the NBA. Check out our guide to betting on NBA player props to learn more about how to make the most of this lucrative market.

FAQs About NBA Betting Picks

How do NBA consensus picks work?
We monitor top NBA betting information providers and aggregate the picks and predictions they have made on specific games. The pick most heavily promoted by the sources we are monitoring will be the consensus pick for that market.
What is the difference between NBA consensus picks, computer picks and expert picks?
The consensus NBA picks we present are gathered using computer and expert-generated picks from industry-leading sources.
Why are NBA computer picks popular?
Computer picks are popular because following data and trends can be key to long-term sports betting profitability. Computer picks take all the data, player trends, recent performance, and more, that information is run in a model to give the most accurate possible outcomes.
Will computer NBA picks always hit?
No pick is 100 percent guaranteed to win, even if all of the data supports that pick. But if you utilize computer picks and other content–like the content that you will find on Betting News–and your own research, you can do well as a sports bettor.
How do expert picks work?
Experts take in a lot of factors when deciding who to pick. The line, the line movement, the team’s current form, injury news and other factors all play into how an expert decides the picks they are going to make.