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NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Thursday, 5/9/2024]

NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Thursday, 5/9/2024]

NBA betting is back for another great slate, and we're here to give you our top picks for Thursday's action.

Today's NBA best bets come from a range of matchups, including Mavericks vs. Thunder and .

Thanks to our own cutting-edge simulations and machine learning, the bets listed below are led by a moneyline play at 9:30PM ET.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Thursday, May 9, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get every single one of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our state-of-the-art parlay picker.


NBA Picks Tonight: 5/9/2024

Following extensive number crunching and thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our leading predictive analytics model, has precisely determined the best basketball bet for upcoming games on Thursday, May 9, 2024.

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.

Thunder ML (-190)

Our model has pinpointed the next NBA betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Mavericks vs. Thunder matchup. We recommend aThunder ML bet at -190 odds, which provides an edge of 3.7%.


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NBA Best Bets: Thursday, 5/9/2024

As of 9:06PM ET, here are the next NBA bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Mavericks vs. Thunder Thunder ML -190 @ BetMGM 3.7%

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NBA Predictions Today

Even though we only have one data-driven best bet for the next 24 hours of NBA, you can still check out our carefully selected NBA predictions, in which every game on the slate is simulated 10,000 times.

Our NBA predictions cover the key betting markets for each game on Thursday and beyond, so you can get the action you want.

Explore the interactive widget below to learn more about today's Knicks-Pacers NBA game.


NBA Best Props

Another way that you can get in on the betting action on May 9, is through Dimers' NBA props. NBA props are a great way to get in on the action, with a variety of different markets you can bet on.

For the NBA, we offer projections and picks on player points, rebounds and assists, as well as three-pointers, blocks, steals and turnovers. Plus, if you're searching for some longer odds, we have projections and picks on the NBA first basket markets each day, starting today - Thursday, May 9, 2024.


NBA Title Picks

One of the best ways to bet on the NBA is through futures, where you can bet on who will win the NBA Title. Our NBA futures give you the most up-to-date projections and the best available odds on the NBA championship, as well as the Eastern and Western conferences as of May 9.


Upcoming NBA Games to Bet On [5/9/2024]

More About NBA

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 drawn from 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.

Ryan Leaver
Senior Sports and Sports Betting Editor

Ryan Leaver has long been entrenched in the world of sports and sports betting, now specializing in the NBA, NFL, college football, college basketball, and soccer. His passion shines through in his detailed game previews, best bets, props, and futures articles for both the NBA and NFL, along with his sharp prop bets for college football and insightful best bets for college basketball. Ryan’s expertise also extends to soccer, where he frequently offers practical betting tips and highlights the bets of the day. 

Known for his keen eye for valuable betting promos, Ryan adeptly guides bettors toward opportunities that enhance their wagering experiences. Collaborating often with DimersBOT, his articles are meticulously researched and offer savvy betting advice, making him a trusted source for sports bettors.

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