2017 NBA All-Star Game MVP Odds

The 2017 NBA All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the time of publication, no sportsbook had posted odds on the All-Star Game, but the Western Conference is expected to be favored over the Eastern Conference. In last year’s game, the Western Conference defeated…

2017 NBA Skills Challenge Betting Preview

While the Skills Challenge does not receive as much attention as the 3-point and Slam Dunk contests, it is still an exciting and underrated All-Star weekend event. No worries if you’re unfamiliar with the format because it’s fairly simple. Four pairs go head-to-head, maneuvering through an obstacle course. The player who finishes the course with the fastest…

2017 NBA 3-Point Contest Betting Preview

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson edged out fellow Splash Brother point guard Stephen Curry and Devin Booker in last year’s 3-point contest. Thompson returns this year to defend his title and attempt to become the first player since Jason Kapono in ’07 and ’08 to win two consecutive 3-Point contests. Last Wednesday, Paddy Power…

2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Betting Preview

The 2016 NBA Dunk Contest was an absolute thriller. Minnesota’s Zach LaVine and Orlando’s Aaron Gordon needed two tie-breaking rounds in order to declare a winner. In the end, LaVine’s through the legs dunk from the free throw line was the nail in the coffin. LaVine won his second consecutive Dunk trophy, but announced he…

Serge Ibaka Trade Fallout

On Tuesday morning, the Magic and Raptors completed the biggest trade of the season to date. The Magic shipped Serge Ibaka to Toronto in exchange for Terrance Ross and a 1st round pick. Ibaka, who is an upcoming free agent, was in his first season with Orlando after being traded by Oklahoma City on draft…

2017 NBA MVP Odds

Last season Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry averaged 30.1 points, 6.7 assists and 5.4 rebounds per game en route to the first unanimous NBA MVP in league history. This was the second consecutive MVP Award for Curry, who had the second-best odds (+650) before the start of the season. The table below displays the…