2015 NBA Playoff Preview

It’s been an exciting season in the NBA, but the excitement is about to reach a fever pitch with the playoffs beginning on Saturday. Between LeBron James return to Cleveland, Golden State’s historically good season and the Atlanta Hawks shocking emergence as an Eastern Conference powerhouse, there is no shortage of fascinating storylines to monitor….

NBA Playoff Seeding Scenarios

With only one night of NBA action remaining, there is still much to be decided before the playoffs get started.  There are four teams vying for two playoff spots and the Spurs could land as high as the 2-seed and as low as the 6-seed in the crowded Western Conference.  Using tonight’s moneylines as a…

How Many Points is LeBron James Worth to the Spread?

On Wednesday night the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 104-99. This victory pushed Cleveland’s record to 51-27 on the season and, perhaps more importantly, wrapped up the 2-seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. With nothing to play for, it was assumed that the Cavaliers would allow LeBron James to sit the following game —…

2015 NBA Playoff Race: An Oddsmakers Take

The 2015 NBA Playoffs begin on April 18th and teams are still jockeying for position. The top seeds have already been locked up with the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors holding substantial leads over the competition, but the battle for the 8-seed in each conference likely won’t be decided until the final day of…

NBA Game of the Day: Cleveland Cavaliers at Atlanta Hawks

In a battle of two Eastern Conference powerhouses, the Atlanta Hawks (48-12) will host the Cleveland Cavaliers (39-24) tonight at 7:30 PM eastern time. Although the Cavs currently project as the 4th seed in the conference and are 10.5 games behind the first-place Hawks, they are actually a +240 favorite to win the NBA Championship…