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The Best NBA Season Restart Props You Need To Bet On

NBA Restart Season Props July 2 2020 LeBron James warming up before tip-off

Most NBA players have arrived in Orlando, Florida, for the restart of the 2020 NBA season in the pursuit to win the NBA championship and online sportsbooks have a wide variety of betting props available for the 22 teams in the bubble.

The best basketball betting sites have some very engaging NBA markets for the restart of the season like team win totals, odds of a play-in tournament in each conference or whether any team will go 8-0 or 0-8 in their remaining regular-season games.

Check out all the updated odds for props currently available at BetOnline and Bovada. In the meantime, you can also check out Harry Gagnon’s best NBA bets in the bubble where he also makes an NBA champion prediction.

NBA Win Total Props

When the NBA season was suspended back on March 12, part of the dread for both sportsbooks and bettors was knowing their regular-season win totals wagers were likely voided. Well, the online shop is offering another kick at the can for these props and we’ve got the projected OVER/UNDER win total betting lines for all 22 teams heading to Orlando.

For example, with eight regular-season games remaining for each team, the teams with the highest O/U win total lines are the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers at 5.5 while the Washington Wizards have the lowest projected win total at 1.5.

Here are the betting odds for all 22 NBA teams playing in the Orlando bubble in July/August:

2020 NBA Season Win Totals - Orlando
TeamWin TotalOVERUNDER
Boston Celtics5.5+100-130
Brooklyn Nets2.5+130-160
Dallas Mavericks4.5-110-120
Denver Nuggets4.5-105-125
Houston Rockets4.5+100-130
Indiana Pacers3.5-115-115
Los Angeles Clippers5.5-105-125
Los Angeles Lakers5.5+125-155
Memphis Grizzlies3.5+100-130
Miami Heat4.0-130+100
Milwaukee Bucks5.5-110-120
New Orleans Pelicans4.5-140+110
Oklahoma City Thunder4.0-105-125
Orlando Magic4.0+105-135
Philadelphia 76ers5.0-105-125
Phoenix Suns2.5+115-145
Portland Trail Blazers3.5-125-105
Sacramento Kings3.5-110-120
San Antonio Spurs2.5-130+100
Toronto Raptors4.5-125-105
Utah Jazz4.0-130+100
Washington Wizards1.5+105-135

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Will Any Team Go 8-0 Or 0-8?

With NBA playoff seeding at stake and some squads already locked into their postseason slot, there are prop-ortunities (trademarked, don’t even think about taking it) for bettors looking to take advantage of desperate teams or ones just looking to mail it in till the playoffs.

You can wager on one of the 22 teams to go 8-0 SU in their remaining games and if you bet that a franchise pulls this off, it’s paying out at +375.

Conversely, if you think a team like the Spurs (without LaMarcus Aldridge) or Washington Wizards (without Bradley Beal and with the worst record among the 22 teams) will fall short and go 0-8 SU, it pays +300.

Will Any NBA Team Go 8-0 After Restart?
OptionOdds
Yes+375
No-650

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Will Any NBA Team Go 0-8 After Restart?
OptionOdds
Yes+300
No-500

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Lakers and Bucks Exact Win Totals

The two teams that are projected to make the NBA Finals, based on NBA futures odds, are the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks. Each team leads the standings in its conference and will play eight regular-season games before postseason play begins.

But what’s interesting about their listed win totals is sportsbooks are projecting each of them to only win exactly six of the eight games, with the Lakers listed at +150 to get six wins and the Bucks at +140. If you think they will stand pat and potentially lose all eight of their remaining games (which would be a disaster), you can get odds of +30000 for the Lakers and +40000 for the Bucks.

Here are the exact remaining NBA season win totals for both the Lakers and Bucks heading into Orlando:

Milwaukee Bucks: Exact Season Wins after Restart
WinsOdds
5+135
6+140
7+325
4+475
8+1400
3+1600
2+6000
1+15000
0+40000

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Los Angeles Lakers: Exact Season Wins after Restart
WinsOdds
5+130
6+150
4+375
7+475
3+1000
8+1600
2+4000
1+12500
0+30000

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Will There Be a Play-In Tournament?

A play-in tournament for the eighth seed in the NBA playoffs had been discussed and on the table for years and, finally, we may see this idea come to fruition in Orlando.

In the Eastern Conference, the steam is picking up on whether a play-in tourney will happen because the Wizards would only need to gain two games on a team like the Nets – who will be vastly undermanned with Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Jordan, Taurean Prince and Spencer Dinwiddie ruled out – to force a play-in.

In the Western Conference, the play-in tournament was designed to set up a showdown between the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans or even the Portland Trail Blazers and it looks like that could be in the works. The West has -800 odds to have a play-in tourney while the East is +400.

Will there be an East play-in tournament?
OptionOdds
Yes+400
No-700

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Will there be a West play-in tournament?
OptionOdds
Yes-800
No+425

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Which Team Gets the 8 Seed?

In addition to the play-in tournament prop, the eighth seed is much more coveted in 2020 compared to previous postseasons because there’s the belief that 1 seeds may be more vulnerable than ever.

The extenuating circumstances of having to play in the Orlando bubble along with the potential for some key players to excuse themselves from playing altogether has opened the door to a range of possibilities.

In the East, the favorite to get the 8 seed is the Brooklyn Nets at -250 while the Memphis Grizzlies are -115 faves in the West but will be trying to fend off five teams on their heels compared to Brooklyn only dealing with two.

Which Eastern Conference Team Will Get 8 Seed?
TeamOdds
Brooklyn Nets-250
Orlando Magic+200
Washington Wizards+1800

Odds as of July 26 at Bovada

Which Western Conference Team Will Get 8 Seed?
TeamOdds
Memphis Grizzlies-115
New Orleans Pelicans+200
Portland Trail Blazers+350
Sacramento Kings+1000
San Antonio Spurs+5000
Phoenix Suns+10000

Odds as of July 26 at Bovada

Exotic Props

Aside from win totals, there are also some very interesting betting props when it comes to the actual games and seeding. Some of these props include most points scored by any team after the restart, the number of seed changes, or if a player tops 55 points in a game while in Orlando.

More props will likely be added as we get closer to the to the restart of the season so keep this page bookmarked as it will be updated daily with fresh odds and additional betting options.

Lowest-Scoring Game by any Team after Restart
Point TotalOdds
OVER 83.5 +100
UNDER 83.5-130

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Most Points Scored by any team after restart
Point TotalOdds
OVER 140.5-130
UNDER 140.5+100

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Most Points Scored by any player after restart
Point TotalOdds
OVER 52.5-115
UNDER 52.5-115

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline

Number of Seeds To Change From Current Seeding
Seed ChangesOdds
OVER 5.5-115
UNDER 5.5-115

Odds as of July 26 at BetOnline


Understanding NBA Restart Prop Odds

When you check out your sportsbook of choice for NBA betting props like how many seed changes from current seeding, you’ll see prop odds that look something like this:

OVER 5.5 -115

UNDER 5.5 -115

To bet on these odds, you would be making a prop bet – more on that in a bit. In this case, there isn't a clear favorite and is similar to a spread bet. When you see similar odds with a minus sign (-) beside them, that’s because oddsmakers have determined that each option has nearly an equal amount of probability of happening.  

If you think there will more than five seed changes by the time NBA playoffs start, and you bet $100 on it, you’d get a payout of $189.96 – you get your $100 back along with your winnings of $89.96.

Our Odds Calculator will show you how much you’d win based on the odds and amount bet.

What is a Prop Bet?

A prop is a bet on the occurrence or non-occurrence of certain outcomes that may not necessarily determine the outcome of the NBA season. You can make a bet like this as soon as the odds are announced. Oddsmakers will move the lines as news comes out and if you see odds you like, place your bet immediately, otherwise the action could move so much that you’ll barely make a profit or maybe even not make one at all.