Monday NBA Odds, Betting Trends: Bulls-Heat, Raptors-Nets Among Most Popular Public Picks
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The NBA week opens with a seven-game slate Monday, headlined by a couple intriguing matchups in the East.
The Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls matchup features the No. 1 and 2 teams in the conference, respectively, while the Raptors and Nets square off in Brooklyn.
These two games are also attracting heavy public betting action – both on the spread and total.
Monday’s NBA Odds & Betting Trends
*Odds and public betting trends data as of Monday afternoon
5 Most Popular NBA Bets
Heat (-4) vs. Bulls, Over 221.5
7:30 p.m. ET
Here’s a double dip on the headliner, as both the Heat and the over are getting huge ticket counts.
We’ve logged 78% of the wagers on the over, the most of any total play on the seven-game board. Miami -4, meanwhile, is the third-most bet spread at the time of writing.
Raptors (-4) vs. Nets
7:30 p.m. ET
One road favorite pulling in a high-volume ticket count is Toronto. The Raptors are generating eight out of every 10 bets, the most of any spread Monday.
Grizzlies (-8) vs. Spurs
8 p.m. ET
The Grizzlies have established themselves as legitimate threats out West. Naturally, the public’s latched on, as Memphis’ 70% ticket count marks the second-highest clip in our trackers.
Timberwolves (-3) vs. Cavaliers
7 p.m. ET
Bettors like the chalk in the early game between the Timberwolves and Cavs.
Minnesota opened -1, but 68% of the tickets rolling in pushed the favorite to as high as -3.5 in some spots.