Best NBA Odds: Moneylines, Spreads, Totals, Futures For All NBA Games

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Find the latest NBA odds below. From the opening tip of the regular season to the NBA Finals, bettors have a host of wagering options, including moneylines, spreads, totals, and player props. You can also wager and gain some season-long rooting interest with futures betting on conference winners, league MVP award, and more. Use the tables below to compare odds at top NBA sportsbooks to find the best lines before placing your wagers.

NBA team and player props

The NBA is in the offseason. The next season begins on Oct. 18. We’ll have the latest odds and lines as they become available. In the interim, the table below has the latest odds on the winner of the next NBA Finals. Click the odds to be directed to the sportsbook offering that line. Sports betting promos are available to new users.

NBA win totals

You can also wager on a team’s total wins over the course of the 82-game NBA regular season. This bet usually does not include wins in the playoffs. A sportsbook will provide a specific number of wins a team may have (for example, 50.5). You can then bet whether that team will have more or fewer wins than that mark. Below are the latest lines for the upcoming campaign.

NBA conference odds

The NBA consists of two conferences with three divisions in each conference. There are 15 teams in each conference and five in each division. You can bet on which team will win each division and each conference. To win an NBA conference bet, you must correctly identify the team to represent its respective conference in the NBA Finals. Here are the odds for each conference.

NBA Eastern Conference odds

Last season, the Miami Heat were the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The club pulled out a seven-game series win over the Boston Celtics to advance to the NBA Finals. Lines on the winner of the Eastern Conference for 2023-24 are below.

NBA Western Conference odds

The Denver Nuggets, one of the favorites for much of last season in the Western Conference, advanced to the NBA Finals with a series win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Odds on who will win the Western Conference for 2023-24 are below.

To make the playoffs

When betting on whether a team will make the playoffs, you’re looking at a yes-or-no proposition. As the season progresses, many books will begin to offer “no” as the only option. It becomes clearer which teams will or will not make it to the postseason. Many teams will not be available as a betting option later in the season.

To make the play-in tournament

Betting on who participates in the play-in tournament is more specific than just making the playoffs. Some teams might not be available in a “to make the playoffs” bet with their spot all but assured. They might still be available in a “to participate in the play-in tournament” bet with the seeding undetermined. 

To win the MVP award

You can wager on which player will win the NBA MVP award for the season at hand. Odds come out over the offseason for the various contenders, ranging from top favorites down to longshots.

To win the Rookie of the Year award

Soon after the NBA draft, odds on the winner of the next NBA Rookie of the Year award winner will become available. The lines will shift as the season moves along in response to player performance, betting action, and other developments.

Types of NBA bets

Moneyline: One of the most popular bets in all sports, this is simply a wager on which team will win the game. The final score does not matter for this bet as long as you select the winning side. 

Spread: The point spread is a set number of points the oddsmaker uses to make the game more even to wager on. The favorite will have a negative number (Raptors -3.5, for example). The underdog will have a positive number (Celtics +3.5). If you bet on the favorite, that team must win by at least the number of points. If you bet on the underdog, that team must not lose by more points than it’s given. You would also win the bet if the underdog wins outright.  

Total: Another common bet, this wager allows you to bet on the total number of points in a game. The sportsbook will set the total, and you can select if the combined score will be over or under. If the total is 220.5 and select over, you would win if the teams combine to score 221 points or more.

Halftime/full time: This type of bet combines a wager on which team will be leading the game at halftime and which team will win the game into the same bet. For example, in a game between the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics, you could bet on Raptors (halftime)/Celtics (full time), tie (halftime)/Celtics (full time) or any of the other four possible outcomes. There are always six possible outcomes to this bet. 

Team total: This is a bet on a team’s individual score in a given game. Similar to a bet on the game total, you select whether the team’s total points will be over or under the sportsbook’s line.

Player props (points, rebounds, assists, etc.): Player props are bets on an individual player’s stats in a game. In the NBA, this can include total points, rebounds, assists, 3-pointers, and several other options. Sportsbooks provide a total (LeBron James, 24.5 points) and you can wager on it being over or under that amount.


Is NBA betting legal?

Yes. In every state where sports betting is legal, sportsbooks will offer odds on the NBA for the full season. 

What are the most popular types of NBA bets?

Point spreads, totals, player props and futures are some of the most popular NBA bets. 

Can I place a same-game parlay on an NBA game?

Yes, many sportsbooks that offer SGPs will feature them for most NBA games. Depending on the sportsbook you choose, you may also see this bet appear as a single-game parlay or one-game parlay.

How do odds work in NBA betting?

The simple way to understand odds is that a positive number indicates an underdog, and a negative number indicates a favorite. The higher the number next to the plus, the bigger the underdog, and vice-versa. A $100 bet on a +250 underdog would win $250 in addition to the return of your original stake. But if you were betting on a -250 favorite, a bet of $250 would win $100 plus original stake.

Where can I bet on the NBA?

You can bet on the NBA in any state where sports betting is legal.

How do NBA futures work?

NBA futures are bets on a future event or outcome. An example of an NBA future would be betting on which team you think will win the NBA Finals. Other futures could include bets such as who will win next season’s NBA MVP.