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NBA Free Agency: Clippers futures + Ayton Odds

NBA Free Agency begins on Thursday, but Matt Moore and Dan Titus talk through the latest free agency rumors plus discuss how John Wall impacts the Clippers' title odds. Kyrie Irving and Russell Westbrook opted-in, but are they still likely to be dealt? Dejounte Murray for three first-round picks and Gallo? And is the market souring on John Collins? Also, they break down how to bet Deandre Ayton's next destination - Pacers, Hawks, Kings? Or does he re-sign with the Suns? This and more on Buckets. The crew is back on Thursday to break down Free Agency - officially. Be sure to rate and review this podcast for a chance to win a free one-year subscription to Action Pro! 

June 2826 mins
NBA Draft Recap + Early Rookie of the Year Bets

It’s payday, gents! The NBA Draft was full of surprises and our crew goes through their big hits and misses from the 2022 NBA Draft.  Lessons from the books on how the market shifts vs. media reporting Which props they’ll avoid next year  Winners and losers of the Draft (The Knicks keep Knicking) And, an early look at Rookie of the Year odds plus future bets to make in the offseason. All this and more on a celebratory Buckets with Matt Moore and Brandon Anderson.

June 2441 mins
2022 NBA Draft Best Bets

The NBA Draft is upon us and the market is juicy. Matt Moore and Brandon Anderson welcome Vegas Refund (@vegasrefund on Twitter) to break down the top pick, parlays on the top 3, the weirdness of 4-5-6 and 7, first round sleepers, risers, fallers, and how to read the market and the media frenzy.  Let’s bet the NBA Draft!

June 2353 mins
NBA Draft Betting w/ Sam Vecenie

The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie joins the show to break down intel on the NBA draft.  Could someone other than Chet Holmgren or Jabari Smith go No.1?  What are the ripple effects from an unstable draft?  What the heck are the Kings going to do?   Tune in to hear how to bet props as the week goes on, and a whole bunch of over/unders to chew on as the Buckets crew dives into draft week.

June 2145 mins
NBA Finals Recap + Early 2023 Futures Bets

The season is over, and the Warriors are champions again.  Matt Moore and Brandon Anderson break down the Finals, why they were wrong on Boston, what they were right about with the Warriors, and look ahead to the 2023 season and how to get value right now on the early title futures. The Buckets crew will continue to cover the NBA offseason, starting with the 2022 NBA Draft next week. Be sure to check out their best bets ahead of Thursday and stay locked into the feed for more giveaways, insight, and updates from around the Association - all summer long. 

June 1731 mins
NBA Finals Game 6 Bets

The Celtics threw away Game 6 quite literally and Matt and Brandon are here to take their lumps.  Boston fell apart and look exhausted and like they may have been solved. So of course, if you’re going to bet it, the guys think Boston is the side. (Spoiler: they’re not betting it.)  However, they have a full slate of best bets, props, and series plays to finish up the 2022 NBA Playoffs anyway as the Warriors look for their 4th title in seven years.

June 1550 mins
NBA Rumor Mill: Free Agency + NBA Draft Props

Brandon Anderson and Matt Moore catch up before Game 5 of the NBA Finals to dive into some NBA offseason discussions.  The Jazz will look different next year. Quin Snyder's resignation was the first domino to fall, but what's next? Will Danny Ainge and company elect to build around Donovan Mitchell instead of Rudy Gobert?  How would Gobert's departure impact the win total for whoever lands his services? Then, they dig into 2022 draft props. Will Chet Holmgren be a big upset No.1 pick? How low can Jabari fall?  The guys will be back on Tuesday to preview Game 6 of the NBA Finals.  Be sure to rate and review this podcast to win a free 1-yr subscription to Action Pro!

June 1233 mins
NBA Finals Game 5 Best Bets

Celtics bounce-back spot! After cashing another great night on unders and props with some in-game quarter plays, the guys break down Game 5 of the Finals.  Have the Warriors regained momentum? Can anything stop Steph Curry? Will the Celtics even try? They have the same best bet, a ML play for Game 5, and are looking to go back to the Take-Me-Home Warriors 3rd quarter. What about props? Who steps up for both teams if they win?  A look at series futures and how to play Finals MVP instead, all this and more as we preview Game 5 of the NBA finals between the Celtics and Warriors.

June 1157 mins
NBA Finals Game 4 Best Bets

The Celtics took Game 3 so it was a big payday for Matt Moore and Brandon Anderson, but now Game 4 awaits and it’s a much trickier spot.  How do you bet a game without clear value on the side? Why are the Celtics letting Steph Curry shoot? Can Boston manage the “pain” to get their first title in 14 years?  Plus, how to guide your prop and total betting based on the expected game style, and Brandon breaks down a spot to bet Boston using two different series futures.

June 950 mins
NBA Finals Game 3 Best Bets

The Warriors tied the series up as Boston fell apart in Game 2. But Brandon and Matt are still strangely confident in the Celtics and are in agreement on the Game 3 best bet.  Will the Celtics continue to roll off postseason losses, or have the adjustments Golden State has made trip them up? Plus, a look at props including a Smart play, some expectations for rotation differences, Finals MVP, and series price breakdowns.  If you want to bet the NBA Finals, this is the podcast that will give you what you need to know. 

June 654 mins
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Are you itching for pro basketball action 12 months a year? Then welcome home! The BUCKETS podcast from the sports betting and fantasy leaders at The Action Network has you covered from the NBA Summer League through the championship parade, and everything in between. 
Whether you gamble on NBA futures, individual games or player props, our betting experts hit the mics every week to serve your needs every week of the year. Gambling coverage is led by Action Network senior writer Matt Moore, one of the best-connected and well-respected journalists covering the NBA today. He's joined by Action Network basketball analysts Brandon Anderson and Raheem Palmer, two veteran gambling experts who know the league's drama and intrigue inside and out... and have turned data analysis and passion into profits. 
They're joined on the channel by our fantasy basketball crew, formerly of the Stretch Four podcast. Action Network producer and host Dan Titus captains the most informative and intelligent NBA fantasy show around, joined every week by Action Network contributor Adam Koffler for a complete breakdown for season-long fantasy players of all skill levels. 
So if NBA basketball means a little bit more to you... welcome to BUCKETS. You'll love it here.