While predicting the big picture may not be incredibly difficult (for example: we know with relative certainty who will win the championship and all but a few playoff spots are spoken for), NBA prop bets and futures are another matter entirely. Trying to guess who will win year end awards or the scoring title is usually a losing matter.
Last year the hands-down favorite to win Most Valuable Player was…….wait for it……Kawhi Leonard. Needless to say, we hope you didn’t place that wager. Vegas correctly predicted that the Rookie of the Year race would be a tight two-man race- they just thought it would be a contest between Lonzo Ball and Ben Simmons, and had Donovan Mitchell as a distant long-shot.
Here at Fastbreak Breakfast, we like making bold prognostications and sometimes will back them with a small financial sum. And though we are historically quite good at picking Over/Unders, we do not have a successful track record of picking the MVP, the ROY, the scoring champ and more. Will that stop us from taking another stab at some NBA futures and prop bets? Of course not! But for the sake of any listeners who may be inclined to follow our predictions to the betting window, just keep in mind we don’t have a proven track record of success here. We won’t be offended if you fade our picks. Come to think of it, that sounds like a great idea.
Or, if you want to follow the strategy we profess and practice: save your hard-earned money for next week’s Season 5 premiere of Fastbreak Breakfast and gamble on the Eastern Conference Over/Unders.
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