The NBA’s season spans from late October all the way to mid-June while college games are running from months of November to April.

Naturally speaking, there’s no shortage of basketball games and events that a fan can bet on.

Bettors will be able to handicap their games and bet it however they want.

Bet Types to Try in Basketball

Following are some of the popular basketball bet types that you can try.

Point Spreads

In general, bettors can bet on both sides at -110 or bet 110 dollars to win 100 dollars and discrepancy between the teams is made up by handicapping on points.


In this type of bet, the bookmakers can set the total number of points that can be scored between the combined score of two teams. The bettors can also bet whether or not the actual score of points will be under or over the set total.

Money Lines

With this type of bet, the bettors will not like to bet their team on point spread. At the same time, they have the option to bet on basketball money line. When you are betting on money line, discrepancy between teams in play would reflect in price of every team.