A new season of basketball in the NBA tips off this Tuesday night with 29 teams chasing the defending champion Golden State Warriors for the 2019 NBA world title. The Warriors have proven themselves to be the best team on the hardwood the past several seasons, but sports bettors are more interested in the teams that can boost their NBA betting bankroll by consistently winning against the spread.
Preseason Favorites: 30-36 SU and 29-36-1 ATS Preseason Home Teams: 36-30 SU and 28-27-1 ATS Preseason Total Line: OVER 31 and UNDER 35
New for this year are the NBA Power Rankings with a heavy lean towards betting trends in terms of a team's record SU and ATS along with their futures odds at
Intertops online sportsbook to win the 2019 NBA Championship. Odds: -189 Last Season's Record: 74-29 SU, 46-56-1 ATS
The Golden State Warriors remain the Gold Standard in the NBA with four-straight trips to the NBA Finals and three world titles.
Odds: +550 Last Season's Record: 66-35 SU, 62-37-2 ATS
A healthy Boston should be able to win the East this season, but it remains to be seen if the Celtics have enough talent to dethrone the top team in the league.
Odds: +750 Last Season's Record: 76-23 SU, 50-47-2 ATS
The Rockets were the only NBA team to keep things close against Golden State and they probably have the best value in Intertops’ NBA futures odds to win it all.
Odds: +1000 Last Season's Record: 35-47 SU, 43-39 ATS
The LeBron James’ era in Los Angeles should get underway with a return to the postseason, but the Lakers are still a few players away from competing for a title.
Odds: +1400 Last Season's Record: 57-35 SU, 52-38-2 ATS
Philadelphia was able to establish itself as the best young team in the NBA, but without the addition of another star player, the 76ers will still be chasing Boston in the East.
Odds: +1600 Last Season's Record: 63-29 SU, 48-43-1 ATS
Toronto was the top seed in the East last season, but even with the addition of Kawhi Leonard, the loss of DeMar DeRozan drops the Raptors to third in the conference.
Odds: +3300 Last Season's Record: 50-38 SU, 37-50-1 ATS
Russell Westbrook remains one of the best all-around players in the NBA, but the Thunder are still playing for third place in the West.
+4000 Last Season's Record: 53-40 SU, 48-44-1 ATS
The Jazz was able to add some depth to their roster with a few key offseason moves, but it may not be enough to close the gap with the top teams in the West.
Odds: +6000 Last Season's Record: 48-39 SU, 42-41-4 ATS
Adding DeRozan to the mix should keep the Spurs competitive in the top-heavy West, but their window of opportunity has already closed.
Odds: +6600 Last Season's Record: 47-42 SU, 37-49-3 ATS
Milwaukee becomes the team to beat in the Central this season, but it can only go so far with its current roster.
Odds: +6600 Last Season's Record: 53-38 SU, 52-38-1 ATS
Anthony Davis is a stud, but the Pelicans have way too many better teams to get through in the West to be a legitimate contender.
Odds: +6600 Last Season's Record: 45-43 SU, 39-48-1 ATS
Washington’s window to make a deep run in the East continues to slowly close around John Wall and Bradley Beal.
Odds: +6600 Last Season's Record: 48-39 SU, 39-45-3 ATS
The current situation surrounding the Timberwolves and Jimmy Butler is an early distraction that could linger well into the season.
Odds: +7500 Last Season's Record: 46-36 SU, 37-42-3 ATS
The Nuggets may have done enough this offseason to earn a playoff spot this season in the West, but the stay will be very short.
Odds: +8000 Last Season's Record: 51-38 SU, 53-36 ATS
Indiana still has enough talent to give the Bucks a run for the money in the division title race, but that is about as far as it goes.
Odds: +8000 Last Season's Record: 45-42 SU, 41-40-6 ATS
The Heat provided some excitement last season with its no-name lineup, but duplicating last year’s sixth-place finish will be hard to do.
Odds: +6000 Last Season's Record: 49-37 SU, 45-35-6 ATS
Portland’s early exit in last year’s playoffs could continue to dog this team in the 2019 postseason given no major roster improvements.
Odds: +15000 Last Season's Record: 24-58 SU, 41-41 ATS
The Mavericks could make a run at 40 wins this season, but they are still a year or two away from a return trip to the playoffs.
Odds: +15000 Last Season's Record: 39-43 SU, 40-40-2 ATS
The Pistons are playing for third in the Central Division behind Milwaukee and Indiana, but the OVER on 38 ½ wins is a possibility.
Odds: +15000 Last Season's Record: 29-53 SU, 38-44 ATS
The new-look Knicks will struggle just to reach last season’s 29 wins as a solid play on the UNDER 28.5 win total at Intertops.
Odds: +17500 Last Season's Record: 42-40 SU, 42-40 ATS
The fall from grace will be hard for a team that was briefly the best team in town. They could easily sink to the bottom of the Pacific this year.
Odds: +20000 Last Season's Record: 62-42 SU, 41-62-1 ATS
No LeBron, no chance for the Cavaliers. Everyone remembers what happened the first time he left Cleveland.
Odds: +20000 Last Season's Record: 21-61 SU, 37-43-2 ATS
Top draft picks will eventually be part of the process for the Suns, but do not expect any big movement upward this season as the worst team in the West.
Odds: +25000 Last Season's Record: 36-46 SU, 34-44-4 ATS
Charlotte is another team that could be headed in the wrong direction this season with a projected win total matching last year’s record.
Odds: +25000 Last Season's Record: 22-60 SU, 36-44-2 ATS
For a team that was once on the rise in the West, the Grizzlies have become an afterthought after winning 21 games less in 2018.
Odds: +25000 Last Season's Record: 28-54 SU, 46-34-2 ATS
The Nets should win more than 28 games this season, but do not expect a dramatic improvement given their current lineup
Odds: +30000 Last Season's Record: 25-57 SU, 37-43-2 ATS
The OVER/UNDER on Orlando’s total wins this season have been set at 30 ½ with the betting odds slightly favoring the OVER.
Odds: +30000 Last Season's Record: 24-58 SU, 40-39-3 ATS
Atlanta was the worst team in the East last season and despite some efforts to shake that dubious tag, it is headed in that direction this season as well.
Odds: +40000 Last Season's Record: 27-55 SU, 41-40-1 ATS
The glory days in Chicago continue to become just a distant memory after falling to just 27 wins in the 2017/2018 season.
Odds: +40000 Last Season's Record: 27-55 SU, 38-40-4 ATS
Somebody has to be last in the rankings and Sacramento fist the bill with the lowest projected wins in the West.
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