NBA basketball has tons of betting opportunities for Canadian basketball fans. It is also the #1 betting market for new sports bettors as the game itself, and the rules for betting on it, are simple.
NBA odds are still second to the NFL in terms of betting volume at sportsbooks, but by less and less each year. If you’re ready to jump in, see below for the latest NBA odds from Canadian online sportsbooks.
Today’s NBA odds: Point Spreads, Moneylines, Over/Unders
Look below for today’s NBA moneyline odds, point spreads and totals odds. This will include NBA Playoff lines and NBA Finals lines when matchups are set. If you prefer NBA futures and props, check tab 2 for NBA futures odds for winning the Finals, NBA MVP, Rookie of the Year and more.
Latest Raptors odds
Canada is Raptor Country through and through and has been since Vince Carter arrived in the late ‘90s. If betting on the Raptors is your sweet spot, see above for tonight’s Raptors odds. For more on Canada’s NBA team, and more Raptors futures odds, click through to our Raptors odds page.
Best NBA betting app
DraftKings Sportsbook signed a multi-year deal to become an authorized sports betting operator of the NBA in 2019. But that, and the name, are not the only reasons DraftKings is the king of NBA betting apps.
DraftKings is also known for its frequent NBA betting promos, including Odds Boosts and a famous foolproof 100-1 odds paid if any team in your NBA bets hit a three-pointer. Add in the widest selection of NBA props, futures and game markets on the web, plus full app support for all of it, and it’s easy to see why DraftKings Sportsbook is the best NBA betting app for many.
Other Top NBA Betting Apps in Canada
The days of limited legal sports betting options are a thing of the past for Canadian sports bettors. In addition to the above, there are several new online sportsbooks in Canada where you can on the NBA all season long. Here’s another pair of books that you’ll want to check out on a regular basis.
- Caesars Sportsbook: Caesars takes a simple approach to its betting platform, but it works. NBA game lines are well represented as are futures, props, parlays, and all of the other bet types. Caesars NBA odds are typically among the most competitive across the industry, while the same game parlay tab makes it easy to build out multi-leg wagers. Caesars also dishes out regular NBA odds boosts, such as a combo of three teams to win at +400 (boosted from +322) or +300 for both Pascal Siakam and Karl Anthony Towns to score 24.5 or more points.
- BetRivers Sportsbook: BetRivers makes it easy to navigate around all of the available betting options. When you click on the NBA link, there are dedicated tabs for game lines, futures, and live odds. Once you click on a game, all of the other available bet types are front and center, including alternate lines and player props. There are even stats and tips that you can check out for each individual game. Recent NBA promos have included profit boosts on live bets every Tuesday, and parlay insurance on multi-leg NBA bets.
How to get started betting on the NBA online in Canada
It’s easy to get started betting on the NBA online in Canada with the best online sportsbooks and sportsbook apps. Just follow this simple three-step process and you’ll be betting on the NBA with your phone or tablet in minutes:
- Download and Install
Download and install any legal sportsbook app available in your province by clicking on one of our links. You’ll go right to the online sportsbook’s website and find the download link for your iPhone or Android phone there. Android users may need to allow installs from outside sources. Plus, any device without geolocation services may need to add that. However, downloading and installing any one of the top online sports betting apps in Canada should still take just a few seconds.
- Sign up for an account
You can sign up for an account with any Canadian online sportsbook through the app you just downloaded and installed or right at the sportsbook’s website itself. Just fill out the registration form you find by clicking the ‘Sign Up’ tab. Some personal information, including your name, email address, and phone number may be required. You’ll also need a unique username and password. Anything else required can be found right here on PlayCanada.
- Make a deposit
You need to deposit funds to bet with, but don’t worry, you can make a deposit through the app and it’s easy. Just choose from one of the many available deposit methods, which are likely to include:
For most methods, the deposits will take just seconds. After that, you’ll be ready to browse through the NBA betting markets on your favorite online sports betting app and start placing bets on the NBA.
NBA betting trends & stats
Successful NBA bets are often backed by great research. The latest news and information about the league, injuries, player and team trends can turn guesses into educated guesses and pickles into informed picks.
Both are bound to make you more profitable. It really doesn’t matter where you get your research, just that you get it before you place your bets and use it to help you make your picks. Find the latest stats and trends you can count on for your NBA picks, NBA player props and more on our individual team pages:
- Minnesota Timberwolves odds & betting trends
- Portland Trail Blazers odds & betting trends
- Milwaukee Bucks odds & betting trends
How to bet on NBA + NBA betting tips
If we can give you one tip for betting on the NBA it should be something surrounding research. Successful NBA bettors do a lot of focussed research and develop an informed and educated plan for making their picks. Get started by reading everything you can about the NBA, its teams, and the players.
If we can give one more it must be to read our How to Bet on the NBA Online in Canada page, where you’ll find a complete guide to betting online in Canada, including the best NBA bets for beginners and more on the ins and outs of basketball betting. See the full rules for NBA betting at online sportsbooks.