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That could have bettors expecting a long series in this year's Eastern Conference Finals as well, Without help from his teammates, it is possible we see James simply rest as the Warriors run off with a repeat title. For years the sports handicappers at Maddux Sports have been making money for us and our clients betting the strongest sports picks on the Internet. Warriors at Cleveland Cavs. Splash Banner

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It looks like Bovada heard these issues and has now posted a fixed schedule of when they are going to release their odds. This is pretty cool to know so you can be ready if you think an opening line is going to be something you want to jump on. The best word we could find to describe the interface of Bovada is fantastic. The signup process was easy and straightforward and looks to be well suited for people of all experience levels with online gaming.

If this is your first time signing up, this may be a great site to try as they do walk you through everything clearly and at your own pace. Regarding the actual betting platform, the sports are organized nicely with a vertical menu on the left-hand side of your screen that pops open into the main screen when you select a sport. What we did like is that when you select a bet, it always pops up on the right-hand fold of the screen and shows you exactly what you will win for your potential wager.

If you want to roll that bet into a parlay, you just select another bet and click the parlay option. The live betting portal is awesome and very user-friendly. This is extremely important because speed is key when placing your bets. The one click betting option is set up nicely and makes for super fast bets. You can also cycle through sports quickly without having to close the current window and open a new one.

Everything happens in the same place for a much better user experience. Regarding the casino interface, the quality continues here. All of the games are high quality, and you can tell they spent a few bucks to get quality.

Overall, the interface is a home run for Bovada. Kudos for Bovada for being ahead of the game. The casino and horse betting portal at Bovada are pretty good but clearly come second to the sports betting at the site. Regarding game selection, they had plenty of options and definitely hit all the checkboxes for most popular games.

The current selection includes:. One thing we noticed that we were big fans of was that the site has a section dedicated to learning about the games and proper strategy. Obviously, they know that regardless of how well you play, they will still have an edge, so it looks like they want you to be able to stretch your entertainment dollar as far as possible. We noticed that when going to make our first deposit, this was slashed out and thus waived.

It looks as though on at least the first deposit this fee is completely waived. We have confirmed that the fee is waived on your first deposit but not on subsequent deposits through this method. The site looks to be heavily pushing the Bitcoin option with no fees and extra bonuses for depositing with Bitcoin. Check out the Bonus and Promotions section below for more details.

Though they only have two options we would like to see more , they are good options and clearly laid out with realistic time frames. We dug a little further and got some more details on these bonuses. All in all, this looks to be a pretty good welcome bonus. The site also had several casino based bonuses include blackjack weekends, mobile casino bonuses, table mania Tuesdays, and a frequent player type program that rewards cash for play.

The site also has several casino match bonuses that can be used weekly and not just on the first deposit. When you click the Help tab, it takes you to a page with a bunch of FAQ sections that are pretty in-depth with information. This will take you to a contact form and also give you access to a phone number you can use to call support. Carmelo Anthony has notified the New York Knicks of his decision to opt out of his contract.

Now the interesting part: In the meantime, the Heat has opened as The Spurs shot 76 percent from the field of in the first half, more than enough to put away the Miami Heat and crush the basketball odds as 4. The Miami Heat are back to defend their championship one more time against the San Antonio Spurs, and according to the basketball odds, the Spurs will get their revenge. The Thunder dropped the first two games of their Western Conference Finals, each by double digits, and it seemed like the Spurs were well on their way.

Then Serge Ibaka showed up. LeBron James and the Miami Heat suffered an point loss to the Indiana Pacers in the opening game of the Eastern Conference Finals last week, but since then they've reasserted themselves in the series with back-to-back victories in Games 2 and 3 to grab a series advantage.

The Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers were dead even in their matchups during the regular season, and not much separated them in the Eastern Conference Finals in last year's NBA playoffs. That could have bettors expecting a long series in this year's Eastern Conference Finals as well, That's just one of the NBA betting matchups on tap for this week as the league's postseason contin The Miami Heat will continue their NBA title defense on Tuesday night as they tip off their second-round matchup at home.

LeBron James and the Miami Heat look ready to cruise into the second round of the NBA playoffs this week, but other favored teams are struggling in the opening round of the league's postseason — including a distracted Los Angeles Clippers squad.

Here's an update on the first round of The Indiana Pacers are the top seed in the Eastern Conference for this year's playoffs, but they find themselves in an hole against the eighth-seeded Atlanta Hawks heading into the second game of their best-of-seven set on Tuesday night.

That's just one of the key games to watch on The Miami Heat are favorites and the Charlotte Bobcats are longshots on the NBA odds to win the championship heading into the start of the league's postseason this weekend, and those two teams will meet in an expected mismatch in one of the eight first-round playoff series set to hit the ha If LeBron James and the Miami Heat are planning on catching up to the Indiana Pacers and finishing first in the Eastern Conference this season they're going to have to make their move soon.

Trailing the Pacers by three games in the Eastern standings heading into this week, the Heat will fir