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NBA All Star Game MVP odds Joel Embiid LeBron Kevin Durant

Joel Embiid has already established himself as a top 10 player in the NBA and is extremely close to being a bona fide MVP candidate. The regular season MVP trophy looks like it’s going to either James Harden or Giannis Antetokounmpo this year, but Embiid can lock up a different kind of MVP award...

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 9:27am

Kyrie Kemba Walker NBA rumors Celtics Knicks swap in July?

There are two alleged doomsday scenarios for the Celtics in the coming months. The first is that Kyrie Irving walks out the door in July and the Celtics are left scrambling. The second is that the Celtics land Anthony Davis in a trade but Davis walks out the door in 2020 after the Celtics traded...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:18pm

Wednesday NBA odds Heat Mavericks Kings Nuggets advice

MetroBet previews a pair of games on the NBA slate for Wednesday as the Heat take on the Mavericks and the Kings face the Nuggets.   Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks (-2.5) Moneyline: Heat +120, Mavericks -140 Betting Total: 208 points Time (Eastern): 8:30 p.m. The Dallas...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:16pm

Celtics 76ers Lakers Hawks NBA Tuesday odds spread line advice

MetroBet takes a look at a pair of key NBA games on the Tuesday night slate.   Boston Celtics at Philadelphia 76ers (-7) The Boston Celtics (35-21) were cruising right along, having won 10 of 11 games (with the lone loss coming to the Warriors), before a hiccup against the hated Lakers on...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:07pm

Suns Kings Heat Warriors NBA Sunday odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes look at the betting info and make picks for a pair of games on the Sunday NBA slate.    Phoenix Suns at Sacramento Kings (-9.5) Moneyline: Suns +360, Kings -450 Betting Total: 228.5 Time (Eastern): 6 p.m. The Sacramento Kings (29-26) are on a nice run...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 2:51pm

Nuggets 76ers Knicks Pistons NBA Friday odds line spread advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NBA games on the slate for Friday night.   Denver Nuggets at Philadelphia 76ers (-4.5) Moneyline: Nuggets +165, Sixers -190 Betting Total: 229 points Time (Eastern), TV: 7 p.m., ESPN The Philadelphia 76ers (34-20) will try to bounce...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:24pm

Celtics NBA buyout players DeAndre Jordan Robin Lopez?

The Celtics will surely be involved in the NBA buyout market as they typically are this time of year. It has already been reported that Boston will look at bringing in Enes Kanter from the Knicks but they may not stop there. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN the Chicago Bulls are expected to...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 4:13pm

Bucks Nuggets NBA Trade Rumors Both looking at big names?

The Nuggets and Bucks are in similar situations. Both small market teams seemingly need a boost to vault themselves into true NBA title contention but both teams also don’t want to disrupt the apple cart that has them atop the standings. Denver could use a scoring swingman as they don’t have much...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 1:17pm

Are Sixers NBA title worthy following Tobias Harris trade?

With their early-morning trade for Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott, the 76ers made themselves legit players to win the Eastern Conference. They are now also just one Steph Curry or Kevin Durant ankle injury away from legitimately thinking about the NBA title. Sportsbooks across the...

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:23am

Avery Bradley Kawhi Jayson Tatum Celtics NBA Trade Rumors

The Celtics could very well be looking at bringing back a familiar face as it looks like Avery Bradley’s days with the Clippers are numbered. Los Angeles reversed course early Wednesday morning with the stunning trade of Tobias Harris to the 76ers and are now very much looking at creating enough...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 5:00pm

UConn Temple Villanova Creighton College Basketball Wednesday odds

MetroBet takes a glance at two key games on the college basketball slate for Wednesday night.   Connecticut Huskies at Temple Owls (-4) Moneyline: Huskies +155, Owls -175 Betting Total: 146.5 points Time (Eastern), TV: ‪6 p.m., CBSSN The Connecticut Huskies (13-9) have...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:50pm

Kemba Walker 76ers Knicks NBA Trade Rumors: PG on block

One of the surprise moves at the NBA trade deadline on Thursday could involve Charlotte point guard Kemba Walker, who is set to hit free agency this coming summer. The Hornets run the real risk of watching Walker walk out the door for nothing in a few months. Charlotte is sitting with a  .500...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 4:23pm

NBA Monday odds Bucks Nets Rockets Suns advice

MetroBet takes a glance at a pair of NBA games on the docket for Monday.   Milwaukee Bucks (-7) at Brooklyn Nets Moneyline: Bucks -290, Nets +245 Betting Total: 227.5 points Time (Eastern), TV: 7:30 p.m., NBATV Monday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks (38-13) and the...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:48pm

Isaiah Thomas Kyrie Celtics NBA Trade Rumors IT back to Boston?

We have reached the point in NBA history where it seems any sort of blockbuster trade could occur at anytime. Isaiah Thomas back to the Celtics? Why not? Kyrie Irving as a rental with the Nuggets? Sure. It’s looking more and more like Celtics boss Danny Ainge will at least explore the possibility...

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 11:41am

Celtics Knicks Kyrie Irving Anthony Davis 3 way imminent?

When the Knicks traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks on Thursday it signaled to the rest of the NBA that New York was going all in on attempting to acquire both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving this summer. One alternative theory is that the Knicks want to get out ahead of this summer and land...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 6:31pm

NBA Trade Rumors Jrue Holiday Sixers now on the table?

The Sixers will not be a part of the Anthony Davis sweepstakes but they could poach a different New Orleans Pelicans star. If the Pelicans go into a full rebuild it is more than likely that Jrue Holiday could be put on the market. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brought this scenario up on his podcast...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:30pm

Duke basketball Zion Williamson vs Tom Brady prop bet

As usual, sportsbooks are offering a multitude of prop bets on all things relating to the Super Bowl. Metro Bet continues its examination of some of the smartest, and the strangest, props being offered for Super Bowl LIII here.   Will either team score in the first five minutes? (Yes +110,...

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:13pm

NBA Tuesday odds Sixers Lakers Bucks Pistons

MetroBet looks at a pair of NBA games on the Tuesday night slate with odds info and advice.   Philadelphia 76ers (-7) at Los Angeles Lakers Moneyline: Sixers -290, Lakers +245 Betting Total: 231 points The undermanned Los Angeles Lakers 26-24 look up against it on Tuesday night...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 1:06pm

NBA Sunday odds Raptors Mavericks Heat Knicks advice

The best bets in the NBA for Sunday evening.   Toronto Raptors (-4.5) at Dallas Mavericks Moneyline: Raptors -190, Mavericks +170 Betting Total: 219 points Time (Eastern): 7 p.m. The 4.5-point spread on Sunday night’s Toronto Raptors-Dallas Mavericks is almost...

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 4:09pm

NBA odds and advice for Warriors Wizards Pelicans Thunder

MetroBet looks at the best bets on the hardwood for Thursday night.   Golden State Warriors (-10.5) at Washington Wizards Moneyline: Warriors -510, Wizards +415 Betting Total: 235 points Time (Eastern), TV: 8 p.m., TNT As usual, the Golden State Warriors are in prime...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 5:34pm