2019-20 NBA Betting Tips: Saturday 26th October

October 25th 2019, 4:51pm, By: admin

The 2019-20 NBA season is underway and the first three days of play have thrown up some interesting results! Saturday offers a great nine game slate and we have a full preview and betting tips for some of the key matchups below!

NBA Betting Tips Saturday 26th October

Toronto Raptors at Boston Celtics (10am AEDT)

The Raptors kicked off their title defence on night one of the season with a thrilling win over the New Orleans Pelicans. The two teams were locked up after four quarters but the Raptors were able to pull away in overtime, claiming an 8-point win on the back of some strong play from Pascal Siakam and Fred Van Fleet.

The Celtics had the unenviable matchup against the 76ers on the road to start the season and while they stayed competitive for most of the game, they ended up going down by 14 points. Gordon Hayward was solid for the Celtics, putting up 25 points on 8/15 shooting.

Tough matchup to call here between two sides that were elite teams last season but have clearly declined due to loss of talent this year. We are going to stay away from the match line and opt to take Hayward’s overs for points, as he should continue to have an increased role on offence due to the departure of Kyrie Irving.

Dallas Mavericks at New Orleans Pelicans (11am AEDT)

The Pelicans will be without their star draft pick, Zion Williamson, for the foreseeable future, however, there’s still plenty to be excited about in New Orleans. Without Zion, the Pels took it right to the Raptors on night one of the season, unveiling an exciting and young new core as they went down by eight points in overtime.

The Mavericks kicked off their season with a win on Thursday l, downing the Washington Wizards by 8 points as stay youngster Lila Doncic exploded for 34 points. Kristaps Porzingus also impressed in his first game for the Mavs, dropping 23 points including 3 threes.

Brandon Ingram was super impressive in the Pelicans opener and should continue to be the focal point on offence in the absence of Zion Williamson. The small forward played 35 minutes and put up 19 shots in the loss. We like him to go over again.

Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Lakers (1.30pm AEDT)

The Lakers were competitve for the majority of their opening night matchup against the Clippers but ultimately went down by 10 points to a red hot Clippers team. That loss might have been more impressive in hindsight, after the Clippers absolutely decimated the Warriors by 19 points on Friday. Recruits Anthony Davis and Danny Green were impressive, combining for 53 points in the loss. 

The Jazz picked up a 5 poitn win in their opening game of the season, lead by star point guard Donovan Mitchell, who dropped 32 points in the five point win over the Thunder at home. They'll be hoping to get a bit more out of recruits in the likes of Mike Conley, who had just five points in the win. 

Hard not to love the look of the Danny Green point line after his impressive performance in Game 1. There's no way he goes off for 28 points again, but with his line at just 9.5, we think he clears it quite comfortably. Green played 32 mnutes and pit up 14 shots on Wednesday. Should get his fair share of touches once again. 


2019-20 EPL: Matchday 13 Preview & Betting Tips

The 2019-20 EPL season continues this weekend with Matchday 13. As always, we bring you our three best bets from the round, which you can check out right here! read more

NFL 2019-20: Week 12 Preview & Betting Tips

Big weekend of NFL action coming up as Week 12 gets underway this Friday with the Colts taking on the Texans. We have a full preview and tips for the key games of the week here! read more

Horse Racing Tips: Thursday, November 21st

Thursday is packed with horse racing action, with six provincial and country meetings across Australia! Luke Krahe has looked far and wide and come up with his best bets for Hawkesbury, Moe, Scone and Gatton here! read more

2019-20 NBA Betting Tips: Thursday 21st November

Massive 11 game slate in the NBA this Thursday, the 21st of November and we have a full preview and betting tips for some of the key games here including a big clash between the Celtics and Clippers read more


Understanding Betfair Staking Plans

In the third instalment of our Betfair instructional series, we take a look at understanding staking plans and how they can be used to stay in control of your bank roll read more

Understanding the Betfair Markets

In our next strategy guide for the Betfair platform, we take a look at understanding how the Betfair markets work and what different types of backs and lays you can place with Betfair! read more

Understanding Back and Lay Betting on Betfair

Unlike your ‘normal’ betting agency where it’s you versus the Bookmaker, Betfair is a peer-to-peer wagering platform. Betfair allow you to both ‘back’ and ‘lay’ bets, which gives you complete control and a totally unique betting experience. View how full guide to backing and laying here read more

Major Harness Races in Australasia

There are approximately 90 Group 1 level harness races in Australia and New Zealand each year; we've highlighted some of most high profile races on the annual racing calendar here. read more


Boosted Odds For Melbourne Cup Punters

The Melbourne Cup has transformed from the race that stops the nation into the race that stops the world in recent years, and Palmerbet are giving punters more bang for their buck with boosted odds on all Melbourne Cup runners this Monday! read more

2019 Melbourne Cup Odds

The Melbourne Cup is known as the race that stops a nation, but is quickly becoming the race that stops the world! There's 42 horses left in contention for the 2019 Melbourne Cup, which will be held on the first Tuesday in November. Check out the latest betting odds for the race here! read more

Cox Plate Glory Awaits

Get fantastic odds of $4.50 for Te Akau Shark to finish in the top five in Saturday's Cox Plate thanks to Palmerbet. read more

The Luck of Playing the National Lottery

The lottery is one of the more fun ways to gamble, and who hasn't dreamt of one day striking it mega-rich by landing a jackpot! What are the odds of winning the lottery, and is there anything you can do to improve your odds? We take a look at the luck involved with playing the lottery! read more