Best NBA Preseason Bets for Timberwolves vs. Lakers, Heat vs. Nets, More (Thursday, October 6)
Head Coach Darvin Ham and Scotty Pippen Jr. #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images)
Thursday might be the optimal window to jump into NBA preseason betting.
One of the most crucial aspects of betting in general is grabbing the very best number available. We’ll do just that, diving into the best NBA preseason odds for tonight’s matchups.
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Best NBA Preseason Odds for Thursday
Heat vs. Nets (-5, 219)
7:30 p.m. ET
Spread bettors won’t find any hidden gems in an attractive opener between Miami and Brooklyn, as we’re seeing 5’s painted around the market.
There’s no real edge for moneyline bettors, either; but not all hope is lost.
Magic vs. Spurs (+3, 212.5)
8 p.m. ET
Both the Spurs and the over have taken money.
Orlando opened -4 with a total of 210, but those numbers have been adjusted to consensus prices of -3 and and 212.5, respectively.
The biggest steal for bettors is on the spread.
Timberwolves vs. Lakers (+7, 214.5)
10 p.m. ET
Bettors can capitalize on the spread, total and moneyline in Timberwolves vs. Lakers.
While most sportsbooks line the game at Minnesota -7, BetRivers is offering +7.5 at reduced juice (-108) on the Lakers, ensuring an extra half-point on the spread.
Those interested in taking Minnesota on the moneyline should check out DraftKings, which prices the T-Wolves -285 to win outright; every other shop is at -300 or higher at the time of writing.
Finally, the total varies by book to book.
Over bettors would be wise to head over to FanDuel (214), while those interested in the under should peep BetRivers (215).