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2023-2024 NBA Season: En Route to the Playoffs

How’s It Going

As we edge closer to wrapping up the 2023-24 NBA season, we’ve witnessed a total whirlwind: from unexpected triumphs to unforeseen setbacks. It has been anything but predictable, with rookies outshining veterans, teams experiencing unexpected dips, and underdogs emerging as dark horses, all seeking to fill out the NBA bracket 2024.

Here’s a glance at the season’s most significant surprises and disappointments en route to the NBA Finals!

Biggest Surprises

Biggest Disappointments

As the 2023-24 season approaches the NBA playoffs, surprises and disappointments will definitely play a role, with unpredictability washing over NBA predictions, plus the league’s layout and the stage.

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Getting Into the NBA PostSeason

The NBA season is back to its traditional calendar, which starts in late October and runs up to early-to-mid June, with the NBA Finals. You can find NBA Playoffs odds available from the sportsbook as early as a few weeks after the previous season ends.

There are odds available on all 30 NBA teams throughout the season, from their regular-season win totals to their odds to make the playoffs. Play-in tournament odds are also available when they begin.

You can bet on the NBA Playoffs even before they start using the “Futures” or “outright” betting odds. Bet on which team you think will win the NBA Championship, or whether a team will qualify for the NBA Playoffs or not. During the playoffs, you can bet on a teams’ point spreads, moneylines, and totals (over/under), as well as on props.

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Betting on the NBA Playoffs

Remember: NBA Playoffs odds are not static and can change frequently throughout the season. Factors such as suspensions, and changes in team performance can all impact a team’s chances of winning the championship, leading sportsbooks to adjust their odds accordingly. We recommend you to keep an eye on the updated NBA injury report.

Look For The Betting Market

The odds offered by sportsbooks reflect the demand from bettors. As a result, teams with popular players or strong fan bases may have lower odds than they should. For example, the Los Angeles Lakers have long been a popular team among bettors, which could lead to their odds being artificially inflated.

Best Value

When betting on NBA playoff future odds, it’s essential to shop around for the best value. Different sportsbooks offer different odds, and by comparing the odds at multiple sportsbooks, you can find the best value for your bet.

Search For Bonuses

It’s important to take advantage of promotions and bonuses offered by sportsbooks, such as free bets or deposit bonuses, which can increase your potential winnings.

Focus On The Matchups

In the playoffs, matchups between teams can be critical. Look for teams that have a favorable matchup against their opponent, especially in areas like rebounding, defense, or shooting.

Consider Injuries

Injuries can have a significant impact on playoff games, so it’s important to consider the injury status of key players when making your bets. A team missing a star player could struggle, while a team with a healthy roster could have an edge.

NBA playoff future odds offer a great opportunity for basketball fans to get involved in the excitement of the playoffs. To make informed betting decisions, it’s important to consider factors such as team performance, past playoff performances, and the betting market. 

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NBA Playoffs Bracket FAQs

What format do the NBA Playoffs have?

The playoffs get the best teams from each of the two conferences, namely East and West. These teams get ranked by their records from the regular season. In other words, the six teams with the most wins from each of these conferences land in the playoffs. The remaining 7-10 teams in each conference play out the remaining spots in the playoffs by means of a play-in tournament.

How many teams qualify for the playoffs?

As of the current format, 16 teams qualify for the NBA playoffs, with the top eight teams from both the Eastern and Western Conferences based on their regular-season record.

How many games are played in each playoff series?

Each playoff series is a best-of-seven series, meaning that the first team to win four games advances to the next round. The playoffs begin with the first round, followed by the conference semifinals, conference finals, and the NBA Finals.

How do the NBA playoffs impact a player’s legacy?

A player’s performance in the playoffs can significantly impact their legacy, as it is the ultimate test of a player’s ability to perform under pressure and in high-stakes situations. Players who consistently perform at a high level in the playoffs, such as Michael Jordan and LeBron James, are often considered among the greatest of all time, while those who struggle in the playoffs may have their legacies diminished.
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