NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Friday, 4/26/2024]

NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Friday, 4/26/2024]

NBA betting is back for another big day of playoffs, and we're here to bring you our top picks for Friday's action.

Today's NBA best bets come from a range of matchups, including Cavaliers vs. Magic and Nuggets vs. Lakers.

By using our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets featured below are led by a moneyline play at 1:00PM ET.

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NBA Picks Today: 4/26/2024

After diving deep into the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of today's playoffs action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has figured out the best basketball bets for you to place on upcoming games on Friday, April 26, 2024.

Given the time of day now (10:02PM ET), it's important to note that the below bets are for games happening on Saturday.

Keep in mind that the earliest game time is at the top of this list of picks. To get access to our full list of today's best bets, including customizable filters and sorting options, consider joining Dimers Pro.

Magic ML (-130)

Our model has pinpointed the next NBA betting opportunity today, which comes in the Cavaliers vs. Magic game. We recommend a bet on Magic ML at -130 odds, which provides an edge of 2.3%.


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Nuggets ML (-155)

Our model has found another great NBA playoffs bet, this time in the matchup between the Nuggets and Lakers. We suggest placing a wager on Nuggets ML, available at -155 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 3.1% edge for this bet.

Please be aware that this game is scheduled for tomorrow. We strongly advise you to capitalize on these favorable odds now, before the lines move.


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NBA Playoffs Best Bets: Friday, 4/26/2024

As of 10:02PM ET, here are the next two NBA bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Cavaliers vs. Magic Magic ML -130 @ DraftKings 2.3%
Nuggets vs. Lakers Nuggets ML -155 @ DraftKings 3.1%

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This article is part of our NBA player props and NBA best bets series.

For more NBA betting content, we have NBA trends for every game, as well as daily NBA betting news, the best NBA promos and the latest NBA title odds and predictions.


This article, enhanced by AI and automation, aims to deliver accurate NBA insights quickly, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are rooted in current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

All odds and probabilities in this article are correct and accurate at the time of publication.

Mac Douglass
Senior Sports Betting Editor

Mac brings a well-traveled perspective and a broad knowledge of sports to his role at Dimers. Specializing in previews for the NFL, particularly the NFC South and NFC East, Mac leverages his keen insights to provide detailed game analyses. He also offers best bets and props for MLB and race previews for Formula 1, a sport he has followed passionately alongside professional tennis and the NBA. 

Known for his knack for discovering the best new user promos across major sportsbooks, Mac is dedicated to sharing these finds with the community, enhancing both the novice and veteran bettor's experience. Having lived in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Melbourne, Australia, Mac's diverse experiences enrich his understanding of both American and international sports landscapes.

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