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NBA Futures Betting

The best hoopsters in the world play in the NBA, the basketball that the entire planet watches. A marathon season of 1,230 games in the regular season is capped by two months of wild playoffs where the great players of the league transcend into legend. The thirty teams are divided into two Conferences, and these are then divided into three divisions. Basketball betting opportunities abound in every game, but you can also make money by betting on futures - who'll win the divisions, the Conference, and the NBA Championship itself! Get in the game today with Sports Interaction!

NBA Futures Betting Rules

General betting rules apply to all NBA futures betting. In addition, the following rules are specific to betting on NBA basketball futures such as betting on the 2010 NBA championship.

  • Pointspread and moneyline bets on NBA basketball have 'action' after 43 minutes of play in NBA games.
  • For over/under bets the game must play to full time for bets to have 'action'.
  • Overtime counts in the settlement of all NBA betting on basketball games unless otherwise stated.
  • All games must start on the scheduled date for bets to have 'action'.
  • Winning Margin: Winning margin betting is from scratch (the start of the game).

NBA Futures Betting Guide

A futures bet is a bet on an event where there are many competitors, sometimes made long in advance of the event taking place.

Futures are most common in events like 2010 NBA championship betting, motor racing, NASCAR, or golf, among others. Futures are also posted in major competitions, like Major League Baseball and the NFL, at the start of the season, where players can get better odds on a team in which they have confidence than they would get later in the season or start early to bet on the 2010 NBA championship.

Because of the number of competitors, futures bets offer larger payouts. The larger payoffs are offset by the increased difficulty of picking a winner.

NBA Futures Betting News

How the Raptors Kicked the Leafs Aside and Won Toronto

Wake up, Toronto. Forget the Toronto Maple Leafs and take your support to the Toronto Raptors. Of course, many Torontonians made that move long ago. They got fed up of Leaf-mania in the media and have been backing the Raptors for years. However, after the last week or so, you can bet on another flood […]

First Openly Gay Pro Athlete Jason Collins Retires

Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America’s four major professional sports leagues, has retired from the NBA after 13 seasons. The announcement of Collins retirement came in a column for Sports Illustrated on Wednesday. It was only 18 months ago when he wrote a similar first-person column for […]

Underdog Raptors Shorthanded in Back-to-Back vs. Boston

The Toronto Raptors caught a break with Oklahoma Thunder star Kevin Durant out of the lineup in Tuesday’s blowout victory. Now they’re the team with roster injuries Wednesday night when they visit the Boston Celtics. Starting centre Jonas Valanciunas was downgraded to doubtful today after suffering a right hand injury and taking a shot to […]

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