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NBA Betting Offers & Sportsbooks in New York

NBA betting is popular in new York. The Empire State is a home to NBA basketball teams New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets as well as WNBA team New York Liberty. Bet on the NBA games with the top New York sportsbooks online offering pregame betting, NBA live odds, props, moneyline, spread and promo boosts. Bet the Finals, Playoffs or in-play and find bonuses throughout the NBA season!

Top NBA Sportsbooks in New York & Offers

Sportsbook BonusNBA Bet Types & Regilar Promotions
BetRivers$100 Free Bet, Promo code NYBRVFutures (Championship), pregame betting, NBA live betting, props, moneyline, spread, totals. Booster tokens, enhanced NBA odds
FanDuelRisk-Free Bet up to $1,000Futures (Championship), pregame, in-play, props, moneyline, spread, totals
WynnBetBet $50, Win $200Futures (Championship), pregame, in-play, props and moneyline bets, spreads, in-play NBA odds. Parlay boosts, basketball parlay bonuses, Cash Out
Caesars$1,250 Bet InsuranceNBA futures (Championship), pregame, NBA Live specials, props
BetMGMFree Bet Deal $1,000Pregame and in-game betting props, moneyline, spread, totals. NBA parlay bets boosts, refer-a-friend offer, free bets on playoffs, MGM Rewards, customized NBA promotions, Cash Out options
NBA Sportsbooks New York
NBA Sportsbooks New York – BetMGM

NBA Sportsbook Bonuses

You can claim NBA promotions all through the season. Sportsbook bonuses vary from site to site but usually involve a mix of free bets and enhanced odds. 

For example, Caesars Sportsbook offers a free bet whenever you place a real-money single bet. BetMGM NY offers customized offers to NBA fans when you tell them your No. 1 pick in the NBA. 

You can also join a loyalty rewards scheme when you bet on your favorite NBA games. You’ll earn player points just by betting pregame or in-play on NBA markets. You can save your points to make bonus purchases in the rewards store or redeem points for cash. 

You can set up a New York sportsbook account in minutes. You must be 21 or over to open your account and ensure you have a Social Security Number (SSN) in order to complete the registration. 

First, sign up online or download a mobile sportsbook app. Some sportsbooks will require additional photo ID such as a passport or driver’s license scan. You may also need a promo code in order to claim your welcome bonus.

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What is NBA Betting?

The NBA (National Basketball Association) is the main professional league for basketball in the US and Canada. The league contains 30 teams split into two conferences (Eastern Conference and Western Conference). The season-ending NBA Finals take place in May/June and are contested between the champions of the Eastern and Western conferences. 

The NBA Finals consist of a best-of-seven series of games. Whoever wins the most games wins the Finals. As well as the NBA Finals, you can bet on the NBA Playoffs and all games included.  

Betting on the NBA Basketball 

Whether you follow the Lakers or just want to find value on total points and rebounds, there’s a betting line for you. New York mobile sportsbook apps run lines on the winner of the game (moneyline), the number of points (totals) and the point spread. Plus, you can bet on small events taking place during the NBA game. 

To find the betting line you want, open the sportsbook lobby and click on ‘Basketball’ in the menu. Alternatively, find your games by sorting the list in date order. You’ll find a list of ‘live’ games for in-play betting, or ‘upcoming’ markets for pregame wagering. You can also bring up futures bets that won’t take place for days or months. 

NBA Moneyline Bets

The moneyline is a straight bet on the winner of the game. In the event of a tie, your stake is normally refunded. One team is assigned favorite and will be odds-on to win. The other team is the underdog and will be odds against. 

For example, the Memphis Grizzlies are playing the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors are hot favorites and are priced at -550. The Warriors are +400. That means you would have to bet $550 on the Warriors in order to win $100 (plus your stake). For the underdog Warriors, you would win $400 for a $100 stake.  

Point Spread

The point spread assigns the favorite a points handicap before the game starts. The underdog receives the same number of points as a nominal “head start”. The win odds are changed to reflect the new starting points. 

In our example, Memphis +10 are -110, while the Warriors are -110 with a -10 handicap. Memphis have suddenly gone odds-on after being assigned a 10-point lead before the game begins. If Memphis managed to ‘cover the spread’ and win by more than 10 points, your spread bet would win. 

Betting Totals (Over/Under) in NBA

The totals bet is a wager on whether the total points in an NBA game will be over or under the mark set by the sportsbook. For example, our game between Memphis and Golden State is priced like this:

Over 223 points: -110
Under 223 points: -110

You must correctly guess whether the total in the game is over or under 223. In addition, you can close out totals bets as the game progresses. 

Futures NBA Bets

Futures wagers are bets on NBA Finals winners, oftentimes before the season has even begun. You may find value on certain teams without knowing which teams are likely to get their seasons off to a good start. 

NBA Prop Betting

Prop bets are wagers on specific outcomes during an NBA game. Oftentimes, they have nothing to do with the final score. 

Basketball is great for props as there are so many individual stats that rack up during the game. 

NBA Player Prop Bet Types

  • Points
  • Rebounds
  • Assists
  • Steals
  • Three-Pointers
  • Blocks
  • Total (Points+Assists+Rebounds)

NBA Game Props

  • Race to 5/10/15/20/25/30 points
  • Winning margin
  • Odd/Even Total Points

FAQs

What happens to your NBA bet if the game is postponed?

If the game got postponed all your NBA bets void with the exception of games played in the Olympic Games, where bets will stand on the match if it is played before the closing ceremony.

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