National Basketball Association NBA Betting Guide

NBA Injury Report

  Before you make that NBA bet, you need to know who is playing. We will update this list of any player that is placed on it each day. Don’t forget that there are prior injuries that can impact each team.




Friday, Oct 19, 2018
Charlotte @ Orlando 7:00 PM


New York @ Brooklyn 7:30 PM

F K. Porzingis INACT
G Courtney Lee OUT
G E. Mudiay OUT

F D. Carroll OUT
G Allen Crabbe OUT
F R. Hollis-Jefferson OUT
G S. Napier OUT
C Alan Williams OUT

Atlanta @ Memphis 8:00 PM

G J. Anderson OUT
F John Collins OUT
C D. Dedmon OUT
G D. Hamilton OUT

Cleveland @ Minnesota 8:00 PM

F Larry Nance OUT
G J.R. Smith OUT

C Justin Patton INACT

Sacramento @ New Orleans 8:00 PM

G B. Bogdanovic OUT
C Kosta Koufos OUT

F W. Johnson OUT

Boston @ Toronto 8:00 PM

G Jabari Bird INACT

C Chris Boucher OUT
G Delon Wright OUT
F OG Anunoby GTD

Indiana @ Milwaukee 8:30 PM

F T.J. Leaf GTD

G Trevon Duval OUT

Oklahoma City @ LA Clippers 10:30 PM

G A. Roberson OUT
G R. Westbrook OUT

Golden State @ Utah 10:30 PM

C D. Cousins INACT
G Damion Lee INACT
G Patrick McCaw INACT
G A. Iguodala GTD

F Ekpe Udoh INACT
G Raul Neto OUT
F T. Sefolosha OUT


Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 Games
Toronto @ Washington 7:00 PM

C Chris Boucher OUT
F OG Anunoby GTD
G Delon Wright GTD

C Dwight Howard OUT

Brooklyn @ Indiana 7:00 PM

F D. Carroll INACT
G S. Napier OUT
C Alan Williams OUT
G Allen Crabbe GTD
F R. Hollis-Jefferson GTD

C Ike Anigbogu INACT
F Alize Johnson INACT
F Ben Moore INACT
F T.J. Leaf OUT

Orlando @ Philadelphia 7:30 PM

G Troy Caupain INACT
G M. Frazier INACT
C T. Mozgov INACT

G J. Bayless INACT
C Mike Muscala INACT
G Zhaire Smith INACT
F W. Chandler OUT
G Shake Milton GTD

Boston @ New York 7:30 PM

G Jabari Bird INACT

F K. Porzingis INACT
G Courtney Lee OUT
G E. Mudiay OUT

Charlotte @ Miami 8:00 PM

G Joe Chealey INACT
G D. Graham INACT
G J.P. Macura INACT

F James Johnson INACT
G Dion Waiters INACT
G W. Ellington OUT
F J. Winslow OUT

Detroit @ Chicago 8:00 PM

G Khyri Thomas INACT
G R. Bullock GTD
F S. Johnson GTD

F L. Markkanen INACT
G D. Valentine INACT
C Omer Asik OUT
G Kris Dunn OUT
C C. Felicio OUT

Minnesota @ Dallas 8:30 PM

C Justin Patton INACT
G Jared Terrell INACT
G C.J. Williams INACT

F H. Barnes OUT
F Dirk Nowitzki OUT
G Devin Harris GTD

Phoenix @ Denver 9:00 PM

G J. Crawford OUT

F M. Porter Jr. INACT
G Isaiah Thomas INACT
F J. Vanderbilt OUT

San Antonio @ Portland 10:00 PM

G D. Murray INACT
G Derrick White INACT
G L. Walker IV OUT

G Gary Trent OUT

Houston @ LA Lakers 10:30 PM

F M. Chriss OUT
C Nene Hilario OUT
G B. Knight OUT
F Zhou Qi OUT

F Moritz Wagner INACT
G Alex Caruso GTD

How to Bet the NBA

Professional basketball can be found all over the world. It is all over in Iceland, Belgium, Afghanistan and about 215 countries of the world while broadcast in over 40 languages. Mostly, it i an American sport but the gambling ties go all over.

NBA betting increases when the playoffs start. It is not as large as the NFL but it has a healthy, steady following in the sportsbooks. The game is statistics-driven and is a long season. In fact, there are 1,230 games in a season which makes for many chances to win and lose.

How to Bet the NBAThis product is no different than other sports. Do your research as to whether players are healthy and how much time is built into the schedule for rest. What players are hot and which are cold can help in making this profitable. Other variables like trade talk and coaches philosophies are pertinent to success.

With fifteen players on a team and some realization to playing time for each player gives betting on the NBA a bit of an advantage over other sports. Pay attention the starting line-ups and first reserves to gauge each team.

Handicapping the NBA is important in your strategy to be successful. Shop around the sportsbooks for the ones that fit your needs and thoughts for each wager. Understand how teams fare at home and on the road. Then compare the teams playing each other for part of the puzzle to win.

Three types of bets pop up in the National Basketball Association and they are money line, point spread and over/under. The money line is the simple choice of which team will win and which will lose. This type of bet is likely to cost you more to play. The point spread tells how who will win and by how many points. One example might be the Knicks are +7 when facing the Heat. This bet says that the Knicks will play this game, win or lose, to within 7 points. Then you decide if you like that or not. The over/under is a total of the points at the end of the game for both teams combined. In the same Knicks/Heat game is might say +185. You then choose if they score more or less than that when the game is completed.

Again, look around for the sportsbooks that fit your bet and shop around. You can make an intelligent decision on your own and don’t need any of the high priced experts that tout their sharp ability to lead you to large success with their picks.