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NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Wednesday, 5/1/2024]

NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Wednesday, 5/1/2024]

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

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

With the help of extensive simulations and machine learning, the bets listed below are led by a moneyline play at 10:00PM ET.

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NBA Picks Tonight: 5/1/2024

After crunching the numbers and running thousands of simulations of today's action, DimersBOT, our famous predictive analytics model, has identified the best basketball bets to place on upcoming games on Wednesday, May 1, 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.

Mavericks ML (-145)

Our model has pinpointed the next NBA betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Mavericks vs. Clippers matchup. We recommend a bet on Mavericks ML at -145 odds, which provides an edge of 2.2%.


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Bucks +8 (-108)

Our model has found another great NBA bet, this time in the game between the Bucks and Pacers. We suggest placing a spread wager on Bucks +8, available at -108 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.3% edge for this bet.

Please note that this game is scheduled for tomorrow. We strongly advise you to make the most of these favorable odds now, before the lines move.


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Knicks vs. 76ers Over 199.5 Points (-105)

Our next pick for Wednesday's basketball action comes from the Knicks vs. 76ers game. We recommend an over/under bet on Over 199.5 Points, offered at attractive odds of -105. Our model indicates a favorable 3.0% edge for this wager.

Remember, the result of this bet will be determined tomorrow. We strongly recommend taking advantage of these favorable odds while they remain available.


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NBA Best Bets: Wednesday, 5/1/2024

As of 9:31PM ET, here are the next three NBA bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Mavericks vs. Clippers Mavericks ML -145 @ BetMGM 2.2%
Bucks vs. Pacers Bucks +8 -108 @ FanDuel 2.3%
Knicks vs. 76ers Over 199.5 Points -105 @ BetMGM 3.0%

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Upcoming NBA Games to Bet On [5/1/2024]

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 sourced 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.

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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