With the All-Star break firmly in the rear-view mirror, handicappers are doing their best to identify and bet on NBA games through the final stretch run of the regular season.
There are, of course, other NBA betting markets besides the day-to-day straight bets. If you’re interested in NBA futures, then you already know that the race for professional basketball’s Most Valuable Player award has evolved into one of the most fascinating races in years.
In an era of three-pointers and analytics, centers like Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic have brought newfound joy to inside-out basketball. Many NBA bets are focusing on the two centers that have taken over the MVP conversation.
However, Bulls guard DeMar DeRozan is forcing himself into the conversation with a string of ludicrous scoring games that even Michael Jordan would turn his head at.
Tony Mejia of Wager Talk recently stopped by BetMGM Tonight to break down how he sees DeRozan’s place in the ongoing NBA MVP conversation.