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Bet NBA Online - Best Basketball Betting Odds & Live Stream NBA

Featuring the biggest basketball superstars and the highest level of competition, the NBA is the most exciting league to bet basketball on in Stake's sportsbook . The NBA is the biggest and best professional basketball league in the world and is considered one of the 'big 4' professional sports leagues alongside the NFL , MLB and NHL .

Being the easiest way to bet NBA online, Stake offers the best NBA basketball betting odds, tips and strategies. Although the season is over, you can still read what our predictions were for the 2023-24 NBA season.

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Founded in 1946, the NBA has 30 teams split into 2 conferences: East and West. Each NBA team plays 82 regular-season games, which lasts from November until May every year. The top teams of each NBA conference continue playing in the playoffs which consist of four rounds of best-of-seven series.

The NBA Finals culminate every year in June in which the final two remaining teams, the Eastern Conference champion and Western Conference champion, battle it out in a best of seven series to crown the new NBA Champion.

Being the most prestigious basketball league with the highest level of play, the NBA consists of some of the most popular sports teams in the world like the LA Lakers, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and many more teams across the United States and Canada.

With a wide array of franchise players and all-stars populating the league, the NBA is a powerhouse of stardom with superstars like LeBron James, Steph Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant, Luka Doncic, James Harden, Damian Lillard and other star players representing the best basketball players on the planet.

With just an internet connection in an eligible region, you can get started betting NBA online by signing up to to start gambling on basketball and other sports right away!

How to Bet NBA with Best Odds, Moneyline, Futures & Tips

As the best basketball league in the world, the NBA provides high velocity betting action for live and upcoming NBA games for an online sportsbook like Stake.

Stake provides a wide variety of best betting options and the best NBA odds involving your favourite teams and players. For a serial NBA bettor or a casual NBA punter, Stake provides an incredible betting experience that is simple to get started in.

If you want to get started with NBA betting, the simplest wager is the money line bet . The option allows the bettor to pick the winner of a basketball match out of the two competing teams. Regular season betting for NBA moneyline wagers can be tricky as teams sometimes rest star players or are in the process of an arduous back-to-back road trip, whilst playoff basketball is more competitive and do-or-die - especially for elimination games.

For the more savvy gamblers, there are many betting options available for NBA betting during a basketball game. These include over/under total points , points handicap , winning margin, whether or not there will be overtime, live betting for points and scoring for quarters/halves and many other ways to bet on NBA action. Some NBA and betting fans may want to opt into a parlay betting strategy to increase potential winnings!

Another popular betting option for a superstar driven league like the NBA is the variety of player props available. As the sport of basketball is 5 on 5 head-to-head team competition, a single player can make all the difference in the outcome of a game. There is a wide variety of player props that an NBA gambler can bet on during an NBA game such as over/under total points, assists, rebounds, 3pts made and more.

As a competitive league, one of the most popular ways to bet is on the NBA futures and season outrights . This is where a good NBA gambler become great in picking the outcome of the NBA Regular Season standings, playoff and championship outcomes as well as a series of player props for the lead leader in points, assists, rebounds and NBA MVP.

The NBA is the highest level of professional basketball and it is no surprise why it is such a popular sport to bet on the Stake sportsbook. With a wide way to bet on all sorts of different aspects of a basketball game, the NBA betting experience is sure to keep most sports bettors engaged. Learn more about how to bet on NBA with our online basketball betting guide .

When was the NBA Season 2023-24?

The 2023-2024 NBA basketball season started on October 24, 2023. The regular season ended on April 14, 2024, followed by the play-in tournament between April 16 and 19, and the playoffs began on April 20, 2024.

The NBA Finals started on June 6, with an expected end date of June 23, 2024.

The 2024 USA All-Star Game is scheduled for February 18, 2024, and will be held at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis.

2023-24 NBA Teams

Thirty franchises will play 82 regular season games throughout the 2023-24 season, and you can bet on the following teams at

  • Atlanta Hawks

  • Boston Celtics

  • Brooklyn Nets

  • Charlotte Hornets

  • Chicago Bulls

  • Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Dallas Mavericks

  • Denver Nuggets

  • Detroit Pistons

  • Golden State Warriors

  • Houston Rockets

  • Indiana Pacers

  • LA Clippers

  • Los Angeles Lakers

  • Memphis Grizzlies

  • Miami Heat

  • Milwaukee Bucks

  • Minnesota Timberwolves

  • New Orleans Pelicans

  • New York Knicks

  • Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Orlando Magic

  • Philadelphia 76ers

  • Phoenix Suns

  • Portland Trail Blazers

  • Sacramento Kings

  • San Antonio Spurs

  • Toronto Raptors

  • Utah Jazz

  • Washington Wizards

The NBA announced two regular-season international games:

  • November 9, 2023: Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks (Mexico City, Mexico)

  • January 11, 2023: Brooklyn Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (Paris, France)

Denver Nuggets are the defending champions and will look to make it to the NBA Finals again this year. Miami Heat hopes to go one better than last year, but they will have to do it without Udonis Haslem, who announced his retirement after a 20-year career with the Magic.

New and existing customers can access promotions , exclusive rewards, and ongoing bonuses to bet on the 2023-2024 NBA season, with the most prestigious rewards available to Stake VIPs .

2023-24 NBA Season Format & Schedule

The season’s first game saw the champions Denver Nuggets take on the Los Angeles Lakers in what promised to be a hotly-contested rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals. The Nuggets received their championship rings before the game starts and will be keen to put on a show from the first tip-off.

The first round of fixtures started on October 24, and the in-season tournament ran from November 3 to December 9, 2023. The All-Star game was in February, before the end of the regular season on April 14, 2024. As always, the Play-In tournament precedes the finals, which sees sixteen teams enter the playoffs.

In terms of qualification, the top six teams in the Eastern and Western Conferences will make the playoffs automatically. The teams that finish the regular season ranked seventh through tenth will compete in the Play-in tournament, seeing the seventh and eighth seeds qualify.

The 2023-2024 playoffs follow a best-of-seven format, with four rounds total. The last two teams standing at the end of the playoffs will contest the NBA Finals for the Larry O’Brien championship trophy.

Live Stream NBA & In-Play NBA Betting Options

As soon as you create an account at the Stake Sportsbook, you can live stream some of the best basketball action and other sports for free directly from your account dashboard. You can then decide which live bets to place while watching the action unfold, including things like the player you think will score the most points in a game.

Simply browse the upcoming basketball fixtures available to live stream before placing your bets and watching the action unfold. For more tips, learn how to bet on basketball before making your selections, which explains everything from same game multi bets to parlays .

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