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Free NBA Picks and Parlays against the spread

NBA Picks and Parlays – Among sports bettors, only football is more popular than basketball. Like football, the most common hoops wagers are point spread bets. The early history of basketball has some ties to sports betting. In the early 1950′s, there was a major point-shaving scandal in college basketball involving the University of Kentucky. In the days long before the NCAA basketball tournament became a huge sporting event, the scandal was significant because Kentucky was one of the elite programs in college hoops. In the 1950′s, the NBA was also in its early stages. A decade later, pro and college hoops experienced some growth. However, basketball was still behind baseball in popularity. Football’s popularity grew rapidly in the 1960′s as well to put basketball in the third spot among popular sports.


While basketball’s growth lagged in the 1970′s, the sport was about to take off in the 1980′s. The launch of ESPN and other sports cable television networks came along at the perfect time for pro and college hoops. The NBA had a couple of new star players to build its league around in the early 1980′s. Earvin “Magic” Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers and Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics would dominate the decade. The expanded TV coverage enabled fans and bettors to see more NBA action than ever before. In college basketball, the concept of March Madness was about to take off. The expansion of the NCAA basketball tourney led to the entire tournament being telecast by CBS beginning in 1981. These developments in the 1980′s have carried basketball’s popularity into the present day. Only the Super Bowl surpasses the first four days of the NCAA basketball tournament among sports betting events…Read More

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Free NBA Picks and Parlays  

Free NBA Picks and Parlays from a round up of experts to help you win more money We use key tools and data driven analysis for Arbitrage opp...

Free NBA Picks and Parlays  

Free NBA Picks and Parlays from a round up of experts to help you win more money We use key tools and data driven analysis for Arbitrage opp...

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