NBA Basketball Games – February 24 to March 1; everything you need to know to profit on live betting
This week, the NBA is back to its usual schedule. Games take place from February 24 through March 1. As always, NBA TV, ABC, ESPN, and TNT will broadcast the top matchups of the week.
We add a few pre-tip off statements for each game. Use the statements to drum up interest before tip-off. Then, promote live betting throughout the game. Most NBA sports bettors will watch the games listed. You want to make sure that your players can live bet basketball games.
All times are eastern standard. Check out this week’s NBA live betting list!
Monday, Feb. 24
Atlanta Hawks at Philadelphia 76ers – 7:00 pm on NBA TV
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and the 76ers attempt to cover a massive spread against one of the worst teams in the league. Will All-Star Trae Young keep the Hawks close?
Memphis Grizzlies at L.A. Clippers – 10:30 pm on NBA TV
NBA All-Star Game MVP Kawhi Leonard leads the Clippers against the tough Memphis Grizzlies. Can Rising Star Ja Morant show that the Grizzlies can hang with Kawhi, PG-13, and an NBA Championship favorite?
Tuesday, Feb. 25
Milwaukee Bucks at Toronto Raptors – 7:30 pm on TNT
Two Eastern Conference powers throw down when Giannis and the Bucks tackle Kyle Lowry and the Raptors. Milwaukee’s got the best record in the league but Toronto’s tough to beat at home. Bucks-Raptors is a much wager and watch!
New Orleans Pelicans at L.A. Lakers – 10:00 pm on TNT
Zion Williamson and the Pelicans head to Los Angeles to battle LeBron, Anthony Davis, and the NBA Title favored L.A. Lakers! Zion’s the NBA’s Future. How will he fair versus the NBA’s Now?
Wednesday, Feb. 26
Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs – 7:30 pm on ESPN
One of the top rivalries in the NBA happens on Wednesday when the Dallas Mavericks take on the San Antonio Spurs. Can Luka Doncic and the Mavs get past the high-scoring Spurs in San Antonio?
Boston Celtics at Utah Jazz – 10:00 pm on ESPN
The Boston Celtics take on Western Conference power Utah in one of this week’s featured NBA games! Utah’s stingy defense attempts to put the clamps on former player Gordon Hayward and the rest of the Celtics. Wager before and then live bet while you watch!
Thursday, Feb. 27
Portland Trail Blazers at Indiana Pacers – 8:00 pm on TNT
On Thursday, it’s a contrast of styles when Portland’s backcourt battles Indiana’s frontcourt. Can Portland duo Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum lead the Trail Blazers to victory over the Pacers’ frontcourt of Domantas Sabonis, T.J. Warren, and Myles Turner?
L.A. Lakers at Golden State Warriors– 10:30 pm TNT
The Lakers should dominate the Warriors. But there’s domination and then there’s winning by enough to cover the spread. Since Golden State traded for Andrew Wiggins, they’ve won games versus the spread. Will Wiggins help Golden State keep this close enough for another ATS victory?
Friday, Feb. 28
Oklahoma City Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks – 8:00 pm on ESPN
Don’t be fooled by the straight up records. The Thunder have a much better against the spread record than what Milwaukee’s got. So even though the Bucks should win on Friday night, do your handicapping before backing Giannis and his mates ATS. Then, live bet depending on how the game unfolds.
Denver Nuggets at L.A. Clippers – 10:30 pm on ESPN
Two of the top squads in the NBA throw down when the Denver Nuggets battle the L.A. Clippers! Get your bets in before tipoff, sit back, watch and wager as Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray go head-to-head against Kawhi and Paul George!
Saturday, Feb. 29
Houston Rockets at Boston Celtics – 8:30 pm on ABC
Does it get any better than Rockets versus Celtics this week? Saturday’s featured NBA battle pits One of the best in the West versus one of the best in the East. Don’t forget to live bet after tipoff!
Sunday, March 1
Philadelphia 76ers at L.A. Clippers – 3:30 pm on ABC
There are too many stars to count when the 76ers head to Hollywood to battle the Clippers. The 76ers want to prove that they’ve got a real shot at winning the NBA Championship. The Clippers are a real test!
Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans – 7:00 pm on ESPN
It’s twice in a week for the Pelicans and Lakers! While New Orleans battles the Lakers on the road early in the week, they take on LeBron and AD in the Big Easy on Saturday night. Make sure to wager on the game before they tip it off. Then, make your wagers while Zion tries to lead the Pels to a win over the top team in the Western Conference!
Tips to Promote NBA Live Betting
Educate Players on Live Betting Advantages
Players must pay a larger bookie fee to bet on live games. But for many players, it’s worth it. It’s much easier to handicap a game while it’s happening. That’s the bottom line most important advantage to sports bettors. In addition, check out 4 other player advantages:
1. Can back up pre-tip off winning wagers
2. Can make saver bets for losing pre-tip off wagers
3. Can juice betting profit
4. If you’re watching the game, why not be on it while it happens?
Online Bookie Live Wagering Benefits
You know these advantages. But just in case you need a refresher, here they are:
1) Longer player activity means higher probability of wager.
2) Higher overall hold percentage between 5.5 and 6.5 percent, because of increased juice.
3) Other live events may stimulate players to play different sports other than majors only.
4) Increased branding image for agents.
5) More markets and options than ever before.
6) TruLive and Live+ options are available only with Pay Per Head.
Promote NBA Live Betting
Per head agents should promote as much live betting as they can. NBA games are perfect for live wagering.
Pay Per Head agents can choose between two different live betting packages. If you’ve got any questions, just call a Pay Per Head customer service rep at 800-605-4767.