Live betting is one of the fastest-growing revenue streams in the online sportsbook industry. National Basketball Association games are perfect for pay per head agents looking to profit from live betting.
NBA Basketball Games – Feb. 3 through Feb. 9
The best games to promote for live betting to your players are nationally televised NBA battles. Keep reading for information on this week’s televised NBA games. All times are eastern standard. We add a few statements about each game to help online bookies with their pre-game marketing efforts.
Monday, Feb. 3
Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat – 7:30 pm on NBA TV
Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers battle Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat. The 76ers are in a tussle with Toronto and Boston in the Atlantic. Miami leads the Southeast by a massive margin. Who comes out on top in one of the week’s biggest Eastern Conference matchups?
San Antonio Spurs at L.A. Clippers – 10:30 pm on NBA TV
Talk about a star laden matchup. LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan take on Paul “PG-13” George and Kawhi Leonard. 4 of the top players in the NBA are in action when the Spurs battle the Clippers!
Tuesday, Feb. 4
Milwaukee Bucks at New Orleans Pelicans – 7:30 pm on TNT
The hype is most definitely not unfounded when it comes to Zion Williamson. The most-hyped player to enter the NBA since LeBron James averages over 18 points, over 8 boards, and close to 2 assists per. On Tuesday, Zion faces Giannis and the best team in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks. Can the Greek Freak and his mates temper Zion’s march to stardom?
San Antonio Spurs at L.A. Lakers – 10:00 pm on TNT
Although the Lakers are better than San Antonio, this is a rivalry matchup. Expect the Spurs to give it their all in the House that Kobe Built, the Staples Center in Los Angeles. LeBron and Anthony Davis look to shut down the Spurs’ over 113 points per game offense.
Wednesday, Feb. 5
Golden State Warriors at Brooklyn Nets – 7:30 pm on ESPN
DeAngelo Russell returns to Brooklyn on Wednesday night. Russell looks to shut down Kyrie Irving and the Nets. Which top point-guard will lead his team to victory?
Denver Nuggets at Utah Jazz – 10:00 pm on ESPN
In ESPN’s second Wednesday game, the two best teams in the Northwest Division square off. The Nuggets Nikola Jokic leads his team in points, assists, and rebounds. Utah is the top three-point shooting team in the NBA. Denver sends one of the top three-point shooting defensive teams to the court. Something must give!
Thursday, Feb. 6
Philadelphia 76ers at Milwaukee Bucks – 8:00 pm on TNT
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons versus Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks. Philadelphia versus Milwaukee is must watch television on Thursday night. Which team comes out ahead in this NBA Clash of Titans?
Houston Rockets at L.A. Lakers – 10:30 pm TNT
If there is one game this week that NBA fans must watch and wager, it’s Rockets-Lakers. On the Rockets we’ve got Russell Westbrook and James “The Beard” Harden. On the Lakers we’ve got LeBron “The King” James and Anthony Davis. Does it get any better than this?
Friday, Feb. 7
Toronto Raptors at Indiana Pacers – 8:00 pm on ESPN
The defending champion Raptors face-off against top Eastern Conference squad Indiana on Friday, Feb. 7. Toronto’s newly appointed star Pascal Siakam hopes to punish the Pacers Top 10 defense. Siakam had better pay attention on the defensive end, though. The Pacers rank third in scoring percentage from the field.
Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz – 10:30 pm on ESPN
The Trail Blazers have a ton of ground to make up in the Northwest Division. Is this the game where guards C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard put the Blazers back on the prosperous path? Or, will Rudy Gobert and the Jazz continue to dominate their division foes?
Saturday, Feb. 8
L.A. Lakers at Golden State Warriors – 8:30 pm on ABC
Saturday’s ABC primetime matchup features L.A. up in Oakland against the hard-trying Warriors. No doubt, the Lakers should win. Ah, but will they cover the spread? That’s the question for the Lakers heading into their fourth televised game this week.
Sunday, Feb. 9
Boston Celtics at Oklahoma City Thunder – 3:30 pm on NBA TV
Boston’s Big 3 of Kemba Walker, Jayson Tatum, and Jaylen Brown head to Oklahoma City to battle the Thunder. Boston is one of the top teams in the league straight up. Oklahoma City is one of the best teams in the NBA against the spread. How will Boston play on the road and can the Thunder hang with one of the best in the East?
Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets – 7:00 pm on NBA TV
Can Russell Westbrook and James Harden break down one of the best defenses in the NBA? The Jazz rank in the Top 10 in every important defensive category. The Beard averages 36 points per while Russell goes for 26 each game. What an NBA matchup!
Tips to Promote NBA Live Betting
Either use the statements we list above or variations of those statements to drum up interest before tip-off. Make sure to add a statement like this, “don’t forget to live bet on the ____ versus the____.”
You can provide a secondary marketing push by texting during the game. A few things about texting:
- Use player reports finding your top basketball bettors
- Don’t over-text during the game
- Be ready to start a conversation in case your players text back
- Make texts fun, positive, and exciting
Make sure your players know how much fun it is to live bet NBA games. Your players are likely to watch most, if not all, nationally broadcast NBA games. Pump up the exciting live betting experience.
Promote NBA Live Betting
Per head agents should promote as much live betting as they can. NBA games are perfect for live betting. If you’re a PayPerHead agent, make sure to go with one of two live betting packages. If you’ve got any questions, call a PayPerHead customer service rep at 800-605-4767.