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NBA Restart Preview: Updates, Predictions, Betting Odds and DraftKings DFS Picks

Matt Meiselman provides NBA analysis, updates and betting odds as the league gets set to resume on Thursday.

The NBA regular season returns on Thursday, giving fans their first meaningful basketball action in about four and a half months. There are just two games on this “Opening Night”, but we’ve got you covered with plenty of analysis for the remainder of the regular season and upcoming playoffs. Below, you’ll also find updated betting information to see where DraftKings Sportsbook bettors are making their stands on the NBA Playoffs. Click the links below for more.


The NBA is back! Bet $20 to win $100 on the team of your choosing in any matchup between July 30 and August 1 to start the NBA season on DraftKings Sportsbook. Place your bets here at the DraftKings Sportsbook NBA page.


With the NBA returning, DraftKings is hosting a Millionaire contest that pays out $3 million in total prizes, including $1 million to first place. Set your DraftKings Millionaire lineups here: NBA $3M Return Millionaire [$1M to 1st! + ToC Entry].


Opening Night

Fantasy Basketball Picks: Top DraftKings NBA DFS Targets, Values for July 30

NBA Best Bets: Predictions to Consider on DraftKings Sportsbook for July 30

Clippers release injury report prior to Thursday’s game vs. Lakers

Zion Williamson will be game-time decision Thursday vs. Jazz


News Updates

Western Conference Roster Updates

Eastern Conference Roster Updates


Curious about when major leagues and events will return? Check out our DraftKings Sports Calendar for the latest updates.


Restart Analysis

Best NBA Win Total Bets for Season Restart in Orlando

DraftKings Sportsbook NBA Picks: Top 5 Team Total Wins bets

Draftkings Sportsbook NBA Picks: Top 5 Favorite To Reach Playoffs Bets

DraftKings Sportsbook NBA Betting: Player Awards Picks and Analysis


Playoff Analysis

DraftKings Sportsbook NBA Picks: Top 5 Finals Matchup Bets

NBA Return To Play Primer: Examining The DraftKings Sportsbook Betting Odds

DraftKings Sportsbook NBA Betting Odds and Picks: Top 5 Western Conference Bets, Predictions


Betting Splits

The NBA is back! Bet $20 to win $100 on the team of your choosing in any matchup between July 30 and August 1 to start the NBA season on DraftKings Sportsbook. Place your bets here at the DraftKings Sportsbook NBA page.


With the NBA returning, DraftKings is hosting a Millionaire contest that pays out $3 million in total prizes, including $1 million to first place. Set your DraftKings Millionaire lineups here: NBA $3M Return Millionaire [$1M to 1st! + ToC Entry].


All odds provided by DraftKings Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.


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For daily fantasy, head over to DraftKings or download the DraftKings app.


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