Spixler
See the offer
New customers only | Commercial content | 18+ age limit | T&Cs apply

Best NBA Betting Odds (USA)

When we talk about NBA betting, we must also talk about NBA betting odds. All sports betting fans know that these odds are essential elements of online gambling, and based in particular on a number of statistical variables, these odds give a indication of the probability of an event to occur. In general, it will be the odds offered on an NBA bet that will determine your willingness to bet on the US Basketball Championship.

See all Bet365 NBA betting offers!

NBA Championship odds: The calculations

The first thing to know about NBA odds is that they are calculated by online bookmakers according to a number of different parameters. As we have already mentioned, all odds will be related to the probabilities of a bet to occur, which is translated into an encrypted numerical form. When an event is likely to occur, such as when calculating NBA Playoff odds, the values offered by bookmakers will be relatively low, and vice versa, when there is a low possibility of an event occurring, the odds offered are rather high. In the example of a match between the Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Bulls, the context largely favours the Warriors, who have dominated the Championship in recent years. As such, the odds offered by online betting sites on 'Golden State to Win' will be quite low (e.g.6/5) as the California side is better on paper, while the odds offered on 'Chicago to Win' will have a higher value (e.g.14/5).

A difference in the value off odds, such as the example shown above, is only logical as they are directly determined by probability. To determine this probability, and thus calculate the odds, there are various mathematical parameters and statistics that must be accounted for - the percentage of wins since the beginning of the NBA season, an average number of points scored, and so on. There are various other more subjective variables involved in this calculation too however, which are determined by a bookmakers specialist opinion on issues surrounding the meeting - recent statements of stakeholders (coaches, players, etc.), historical rivalry and other similar issues. A more concrete example of this would be a match between the Lakers and Clippers, in which despite the superiority of the Lakers team, the odds offered for their victory will be uncharacteristically high. In such a game, a Los Angeles 'derby', they have no guarantee of victory, and as such the NBA winner odds offered on this match will be higher than normal. One example among many others that you must understand before placing your NBA bets.

Finally, it is also important to note that the value of NBA betting odds will never be fixed in time, as various internal and external elements of matches may be noted by bookmakers, who will update the odds accordingly. For example, if before match the coach declares that an upcoming victory is not his priority, and that his team will instead focus on the following fixture, the odds on that teams victory will be reviewed by bookmakers. During a match, in an NBA live bet, it will be the score of the match that determines an increase or decrease in the odds offered. Take the example of the Houston Rockets versus Boston Celtics game, for which the Texans are favorites. If before the start of the match the odds for the wager "Houston to Win" are offered at 3/2, nothing will prevent such sports betting sites to reevaluate the odds to around 9/5 if Boston are leading by 5 points. Remember this before choosing the NBA basketball odds of your choice.

Win big on your NBA bet with Bet365!

NBA betting odds: Why the interest?

Whether betting on the NBA, or on any other sporting competition, the odds used for sports betting have several major interests. The first and main use of such odds is to learn of the potential gains of your chosen bet. Indeed, it is by simply multiplying the odds offered by the bet you want to engage in that you can learn of your potential earnings should your bet be successful (odds x bet = winnings). Take for example the match between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Oklahoma Thunder (OKC), for which you want to bet £100 on the victory of OKC. If the bookmakers offer a rating of 19/10 for the bet of your choice, you can then receive  £190 gross winnings, or £90 net earnings. The same reasoning applies to any bet on the NBA, or another sporting event.

Another use of such odds is to verify your own NBA playoff predictions with those of the experts at the bookies. More specifically, if you favour the Cavaliers to beat the Celtics, and you see odds for such NBA playoff betting offered at 9/5, you know that the bookmakers share your opinions. On the contrary, if bookmakers are offering a higher odds value, such as 3/1, for the Cavs victory, then it may be possible that an important piece of information about the match may have escaped you. Check for example that a player of the main 5 is not injured, or that in the case of a regular season match that the Cavaliers do not have a very important game to play right after this one. This will inevitably count in the success of your NBA bet.

Discover all the best odds with Bet365!

Sign up with all bookmakers!

Last but not least, it is important to note that NBA odds can vary in value amongst bookmakers for the same bet, be it NBA MVP odds, NBA Finals odds, or even odds on your NBA Draft predictions. For example, on the match between Golden State and San Antonio, Bet365 may offer a score of 13/10 for a victory of the Warriors, while Unibet could only offer one of 6/5. Under these conditions, it seems logical that increasing the number of memberships amongst all bookmakers is the ideal maneuver to increase your NBA sports betting earnings.

Indeed, what would be the point of comparing NBA odds, if you have not opened an account to bet at the bookmaker that offers the best value? Clearly, do not hesitate to open your player account at all bookmakers, as in addition they offer generous welcome bonuses to their new players. it would be wrong to deprive you of such benefits - successful bets on the NBA start from here!

See all NBA odds on Bet365!

 
1
2
12/05/21
Cleveland Cavaliers
12/05/21
Atlanta Hawks
12/05/21
Toronto Raptors
12/06/21
Houston Rockets
12/07/21
Indiana Pacers
12/07/21
Miami Heat
12/07/21
Chicago Bulls
12/07/21
Phoenix Suns
12/07/21
Portland Trail Blazers
12/08/21
Los Angeles Lakers
12/09/21
Indiana Pacers
12/09/21
Miami Heat
12/09/21
Memphis Grizzlies
12/10/21
Philadelphia 76ers
12/10/21
Memphis Grizzlies
12/10/21
San Antonio Spurs
12/11/21
Charlotte Hornets
12/11/21
Atlanta Hawks
12/11/21
Toronto Raptors
12/11/21
Oklahoma City Thunder
12/12/21
Miami Heat
12/12/21
Philadelphia 76ers
12/14/21
Cleveland Cavaliers
12/14/21
Toronto Raptors
12/14/21
Memphis Grizzlies
12/14/21
Dallas Mavericks
12/15/21
Brooklyn Nets
12/15/21
Portland Trail Blazers
12/16/21
Orlando Magic
12/16/21
Philadelphia 76ers
12/16/21
Oklahoma City Thunder
12/16/21
Milwaukee Bucks
12/16/21
Denver Nuggets
12/17/21
Indiana Pacers
12/17/21
Brooklyn Nets
12/17/21
Houston Rockets
12/18/21
Orlando Magic
12/18/21
Atlanta Hawks
12/18/21
Utah Jazz
12/18/21
Minnesota Timberwolves
12/18/21
Sacramento Kings
12/18/21
Portland Trail Blazers
12/18/21
Detroit Pistons
12/19/21
Toronto Raptors
12/19/21
Oklahoma City Thunder
12/19/21
Boston Celtics
12/19/21
Chicago Bulls
12/19/21
Sacramento Kings
12/19/21
Memphis Grizzlies
12/20/21
Atlanta Hawks
12/20/21
Philadelphia 76ers
12/21/21
Chicago Bulls
12/21/21
Golden State Warriors
12/22/21
Miami Heat
12/23/21
Boston Celtics
12/23/21
Chicago Bulls
12/24/21
Orlando Magic
12/24/21
Philadelphia 76ers
12/24/21
Miami Heat
12/24/21
Dallas Mavericks
12/25/21
New York Knicks
12/25/21
Milwaukee Bucks
12/25/21
Phoenix Suns
12/26/21
Los Angeles Lakers
12/26/21
Utah Jazz
12/26/21
Washington Wizards
12/26/21
Cleveland Cavaliers
12/27/21
San Antonio Spurs
12/28/21
Phoenix Suns
12/29/21
Orlando Magic
12/29/21
Miami Heat
12/29/21
Toronto Raptors
12/29/21
Houston Rockets
12/29/21
Sacramento Kings
12/30/21
Indiana Pacers
12/30/21
Detroit Pistons
12/30/21
Portland Trail Blazers
12/30/21
Sacramento Kings
12/31/21
Denver Nuggets
12/31/21
Indiana Pacers
01/01/22
Los Angeles Lakers
01/02/22
Houston Rockets
01/02/22
Boston Celtics
01/02/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
01/04/22
Chicago Bulls
01/05/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
01/05/22
New Orleans Pelicans
01/05/22
Los Angeles Lakers
01/06/22
Orlando Magic
01/06/22
Washington Wizards
01/06/22
Indiana Pacers
01/06/22
Boston Celtics
01/06/22
Milwaukee Bucks
01/06/22
Denver Nuggets
01/08/22
Brooklyn Nets
01/08/22
Houston Rockets
01/08/22
Portland Trail Blazers
01/08/22
LA Clippers
01/09/22
Indiana Pacers
01/09/22
Charlotte Hornets
01/10/22
Houston Rockets
01/10/22
Dallas Mavericks
01/10/22
Golden State Warriors
01/10/22
Portland Trail Blazers
01/12/22
Washington Wizards
01/12/22
Memphis Grizzlies
01/13/22
Detroit Pistons
01/13/22
Washington Wizards
01/13/22
Chicago Bulls
01/14/22
Memphis Grizzlies
01/14/22
New Orleans Pelicans
01/14/22
Brooklyn Nets
01/14/22
Denver Nuggets
01/15/22
Detroit Pistons
01/15/22
Charlotte Hornets
01/15/22
Philadelphia 76ers
01/15/22
Miami Heat
01/15/22
Chicago Bulls
01/16/22
San Antonio Spurs
01/17/22
Minnesota Timberwolves
01/17/22
New York Knicks
01/17/22
Memphis Grizzlies
01/19/22
Golden State Warriors
01/20/22
Washington Wizards
01/20/22
Boston Celtics
01/20/22
Chicago Bulls
01/20/22
Milwaukee Bucks
01/20/22
Dallas Mavericks
01/20/22
San Antonio Spurs
01/20/22
Utah Jazz
01/20/22
Denver Nuggets
01/20/22
Sacramento Kings
01/20/22
Los Angeles Lakers
01/21/22
New York Knicks
01/21/22
Dallas Mavericks
01/22/22
Charlotte Hornets
01/22/22
Boston Celtics
01/22/22
Denver Nuggets
01/23/22
Miami Heat
01/23/22
Toronto Raptors
01/24/22
Charlotte Hornets
01/24/22
Minnesota Timberwolves
01/25/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
01/25/22
New Orleans Pelicans
01/26/22
Houston Rockets
01/29/22
Charlotte Hornets
01/29/22
Orlando Magic
01/29/22
Miami Heat
01/29/22
Memphis Grizzlies
01/29/22
Phoenix Suns
01/29/22
Milwaukee Bucks
01/30/22
Philadelphia 76ers
01/30/22
Memphis Grizzlies
01/30/22
Golden State Warriors
01/30/22
Charlotte Hornets
01/30/22
Chicago Bulls
01/30/22
Detroit Pistons
01/31/22
Milwaukee Bucks
02/01/22
Boston Celtics
02/01/22
Houston Rockets
02/02/22
Milwaukee Bucks
02/02/22
San Antonio Spurs
02/02/22
Phoenix Suns
02/04/22
Atlanta Hawks
02/04/22
LA Clippers
02/06/22
Charlotte Hornets
02/06/22
Los Angeles Lakers
02/06/22
Dallas Mavericks
02/08/22
Oklahoma City Thunder
02/09/22
Atlanta Hawks
02/09/22
Brooklyn Nets
02/09/22
Denver Nuggets
02/09/22
Los Angeles Lakers
02/09/22
Sacramento Kings
02/10/22
Charlotte Hornets
02/11/22
Detroit Pistons
02/11/22
Houston Rockets
02/11/22
Dallas Mavericks
02/12/22
Philadelphia 76ers
02/12/22
Atlanta Hawks
02/12/22
Utah Jazz
02/13/22
Charlotte Hornets
02/13/22
Miami Heat
02/13/22
Golden State Warriors
02/13/22
Boston Celtics
02/13/22
Indiana Pacers
02/15/22
Denver Nuggets
02/16/22
Miami Heat
02/16/22
Minnesota Timberwolves
02/17/22
New York Knicks
02/17/22
Phoenix Suns
02/18/22
New Orleans Pelicans
02/18/22
Milwaukee Bucks
02/25/22
Portland Trail Blazers
02/26/22
Washington Wizards
02/26/22
Orlando Magic
02/26/22
Minnesota Timberwolves
02/27/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
02/27/22
Miami Heat
02/27/22
New York Knicks
03/03/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
03/05/22
Washington Wizards
03/05/22
Phoenix Suns
03/07/22
Houston Rockets
03/08/22
Detroit Pistons
03/08/22
Philadelphia 76ers
03/08/22
Miami Heat
03/08/22
San Antonio Spurs
03/09/22
Charlotte Hornets
03/09/22
Memphis Grizzlies
03/09/22
Oklahoma City Thunder
03/09/22
Golden State Warriors
03/10/22
Detroit Pistons
03/10/22
Milwaukee Bucks
03/12/22
Orlando Magic
03/12/22
Memphis Grizzlies
03/13/22
Miami Heat
03/13/22
San Antonio Spurs
03/13/22
Utah Jazz
03/13/22
Detroit Pistons
03/13/22
Boston Celtics
03/13/22
Oklahoma City Thunder
03/14/22
Phoenix Suns
03/14/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
03/14/22
Philadelphia 76ers
03/15/22
San Antonio Spurs
03/15/22
Utah Jazz
03/15/22
Orlando Magic
03/17/22
Utah Jazz
03/18/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
03/18/22
Atlanta Hawks
03/19/22
Miami Heat
03/19/22
Minnesota Timberwolves
03/20/22
Indiana Pacers
03/20/22
Sacramento Kings
03/21/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
03/21/22
Detroit Pistons
03/22/22
Oklahoma City Thunder
03/23/22
Indiana Pacers
03/23/22
Boston Celtics
03/25/22
New Orleans Pelicans
03/25/22
Memphis Grizzlies
03/25/22
Denver Nuggets
03/25/22
Atlanta Hawks
03/26/22
Portland Trail Blazers
03/26/22
Toronto Raptors
03/29/22
Brooklyn Nets
03/30/22
Cleveland Cavaliers
03/30/22
Indiana Pacers