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NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Wednesday, 5/8/2024]

NBA Picks Today and Best Bets [Wednesday, 5/8/2024]

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

Today's NBA best bets come from a range of matchups, including Cavaliers vs. Celtics, which starts at 7:00PM ET.

Through the use of advanced simulations and machine learning, the bets featured here are led by a spread play with an edge of 4.3%.

For access to everything Dimers has to offer on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, check out Dimers Pro where you will get every one of today's best bets, props and trends, as well our innovative parlay picker.


NBA Picks Tonight: 5/8/2024

After digging deep into the numbers and conducting thousands of simulations of tonight's action, DimersBOT, our leading predictive analytics model, has figured out the best basketball bets for upcoming games on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.

It should be noted that the below bets are for games taking place on Thursday.

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.

Cavaliers +13.5 (-110)

Our model has pinpointed the next NBA betting opportunity tonight, which comes in the Cavaliers vs. Celtics matchup. We recommend a spread bet on Cavaliers +13.5 at -110 odds, which provides an edge of 4.3%.


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Cavaliers ML (+640)

Our model has found another great NBA bet, again in the game between the Cavaliers and Celtics. We suggest placing a wager on Cavaliers ML, available at +640 odds. Our analysis shows a compelling 2.8% 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 Best Bets: Wednesday, 5/8/2024

As of 7:34PM ET, here are the next two NBA bets recommended by our model:

Matchup Bet Odds Edge
Cavaliers vs. Celtics Cavaliers +13.5 -110 @ BetMGM 4.3%
Cavaliers vs. Celtics Cavaliers ML +640 @ FanDuel 2.8%

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Upcoming NBA Games to Bet On [5/8/2024]

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.

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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