As the annual championship series of the NBA playoffs, there are inevitably plenty of betting options and markets available for basketball fans who want to place wagers on the NBA Finals.
Aside from a general futures bet on which team will win the series, numerous sportsbooks offer dozens of betting markets for every single game of the NBA Finals. These include (but are not restricted to) the moneyline, prop bets, point spread bets, and totals or over/under odds.
Some of these, such as the moneyline and prop bets, are also available to bet on during the NBA Finals for the series as a whole.
With no shortage of lines on offer, understanding the difference between the markets available for NBA Finals betting is important for helping you find the right wager. Read on to learn more about each of them in more detail.