New York online sports betting will be available entirely for the 2022-23 NBA season. The Brooklyn Nets are looking for their fifth straight NBA playoffs appearance and their first NBA Finals trophy. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about Nets odds and betting markets available at NY sportsbooks.

The Best Sportsbooks for Brooklyn Nets Finals Odds

By the time the 2022-23 season rolls around, all nine mobile sports betting apps will be live in New York.

We’ve spotlighted three top sportsbooks with NBA Finals odds for the Brooklyn Nets. Golden State won the title a year ago and is the top contender again for the next year. The Nets are one of the higher favorites as well despite a disappointing finish a season ago.

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FanDuel
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Where Can You Bet on the Brooklyn Nets in New York?

Mobile sports betting is now live, and the New York State Gaming Commission has given the green light to seven operators. Some of these sportsbooks have already established themselves at physical retail locations as well.

The available sportsbooks take bets on the Brooklyn Nets and some offer a more expansive betting market than others. For example, differences in live in-game betting, player props, futures bets, and so on.

Online Sportsbooks

Below are three of the more popular options for New Yorkers to be excited about. These sportsbook apps are now live.

  • DraftKings NY — New Yorkers may be familiar with the DraftKings brand due to its popularity as a daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform. DraftKings has leveraged that strength to become a major name in online sports betting as well. Users love the DraftKings Sportsbook app as it’s generally considered the gold standard of the industry.
  • Caesars Sportsbook NY — Caesars Sportsbook is backed by Caesars Entertainment, so it brings that first-class reputation to its sports betting app. Bettors will find a user-friendly app and some of the best odds. Caesars Sportsbook also offers a generous welcome bonus you won’t want to miss.
  • FanDuel Sportsbook NY — Much like DraftKings, FanDuel has gone from a leader in DFS to a top online sportsbook brand since sports betting has become legalized across the US. FanDuel has recently made a push with its endorsement deals and you’ll find promoted bets and odds boosts from sports and media figures like Pat McAfee and Charles Barkley.
  • BetMGM NY — BetMGM brings with it a stellar reputation and is one of the most trusted names in the sports betting industry. Having been involved in gambling and casinos well before the recent boom, New York bettors can feel confident in using BetMGM as their sportsbook of choice. Where BetMGM excels over the competition is in its ongoing promotions and promos for existing customers.

Retail Sportsbooks

For those who want the excitement of placing a wager on the Brooklyn Nets in person, New York does have retail sports betting options available. Here are two sportsbooks you can visit that also have mobile options available.

  • The Lounge With Caesars Sports at Yellow Brick Road Casino
    • 800 W Genesee Street, Chittenango, NY 13037
    • Considered the largest sportsbook in New York, you’ll find a nearly 9,000-square foot lounge equipped with betting windows, kiosks, a full-service bar, and more than 30 large-screen TVs. If you really want to go all-out for a Brooklyn Nets game, they also offer  VIP “fan caves” you can reserve.
    • Two other locations:
      • Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, NY
      • Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY
  • Rivers Sportsbook at Rivers Casino
    • 1 Rush Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
    • This was the first sportsbook to officially open for New York bettors and while the BetRivers brand isn’t as well known as the above sportsbooks, it has been making a push in its expansion. The app is currently available in New York and it has physical retail locations in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and New York.

How Did the Brooklyn Nets Do Last Season?

The Brooklyn Nets finished with a 44-38 record in the Eastern Conference. Six teams finished within five wins of each other, and the Nets found themselves in seventh place in the conference. That required the play-in stage, but they successfully advanced to the regular playoffs.

Unfortunately for the Nets, it resulted in a four-game sweep against the Boston Celtics in the first round.

A lot of the 2021-22 NBA season for the Nets was focused on Kyrie Irving. The superstar opted not to get vaccinated for COVID-19. With strong vaccine mandates in New York, Irving wasn’t able to play until late in the season in Brooklyn. He was able to appear in road games and ultimately played 29 regular-season contests.

Part of the reason why the Nets finished as low as they did in the Eastern Conference was due to Irving’s frequent absence. On the bright side, Irving opted into the final year of his contract in June. With the COVID vaccine drama behind him, it’s likely he’ll play the entire time next season.

Also notably, the team traded away another superstar, James Harden, during a lengthy losing skid. Harden joined the Philadelphia 76ers. As for Kevin Durant, he’s expected to return for another season with the Nets. He signed a multi-year extension before the start of last season.

How Brooklyn Nets Betting Odds Are Calculated

No matter what sport you’re wagering on, sportsbooks set lines with the goal of trying to get equal action on both sides of the bet. From there, odds change based on the number of bets being placed as well as the amount of money being wagered. 

NBA odds are influenced by several factors similar to other team sports. How well each team is (or isn’t) playing, how the teams match up in terms of their strengths, weaknesses, and key injuries. Below are examples of popular types of wagers you can place on the Brooklyn Nets and what each means.

Moneyline Odds

For moneyline bets, you’re simply picking who you think will win the game you are betting on. Let’s say the Brooklyn Nets have odds of -230 on the moneyline. The – means they’re the favorites and the higher the number, the heavier favorites they are. A + next to odds means that team is the underdog. In this example, you would have to bet $230 to win $100.

Point Spread Odds

When you’re betting on point spreads, the team you’re wagering on has to cover the number of points in the bet. If you were betting on the Brooklyn Nets and they had a point spread of -11, this means they have to win by more than 11 points for you to win your wager. If the Nets win by exactly 11, it’s considered a “push” and your bet should be returned to you. If they win by less than 11 points or lose the game outright, you would lose whatever amount you bet to the sportsbook.

Futures Odds

Futures bets are exactly what they sound like. These are wagers you’re placing which the results won’t be known until later in the season. Here are the best odds available for the Nets’ team futures:

 

Prop Bets

Prop bets are wagers you can place that aren’t necessarily tied to the outcome of a game. Each sport has its own set of prop bets you can wager on and the amount and depth of props available vary across sportsbooks. Prop bets can be placed on a game-by-game basis as well as for an entire season.

  • Brooklyn Nets prop bet examples:
    • Kevin Durant over/under X amount of points
    • Kyrie Irving over/under X amount of points, rebounds, and assists
    • Nets over/under X amount of points scored in the second quarter
    • Nets player to win MVP
    • How many 3-pointers will be made in a playoff series

How To Bet on the Brooklyn Nets in New York

Registering for and setting up an account is generally the same across most online sportsbooks. We’ll go through an example of how New York bettors can wager on the Brooklyn Nets using DraftKings Sportsbook.

  1. Take a look at our DraftKings Sportsbook NY review — New York bettors can claim the welcome promo and download the DraftKings Sportsbook app through the iOS App Store as well as the Android Google Play Store.
  2. Register a new DraftKings sportsbook account — This involves giving some personal information such as your address, birthday, and Social Security number. After DraftKings verifies your information, you’re ready for step three.
  3. Deposit funds into your DraftKings Sportsbook account — DraftKings offers several ways to fund your account, with the most popular being direct bank transfers, debit/credit cards, and PayPal.
  4. Find Brooklyn Nets odds with the DraftKings Sportsbook — If the Nets have an upcoming game, you can typically find it on the homepage under the “basketball” tab. You can also hit the “All Sports” button on the bottom navigation bar and then go to NBA. Going to the NBA tab is also where you’ll find other bets like DraftKings’ daily specials and team futures.
  5. Place your bet — Once you’ve found the Brooklyn Nets game or market you want to bet on, you simply click your selection, enter the amount you want to wager, and hit “Place Bet.”

Live Betting on the Brooklyn Nets

In addition to the traditional pre-game bets you can place on Brooklyn Nets games, the top sportsbooks across the US are expanding their live-betting capabilities.

Live betting, or in-game betting, is exactly what it sounds like. You’re making bets as the game is already in progress. This type of betting can be especially useful for Nets fans who have paid close attention to the team throughout the season. 

Some of the best live betting apps for New York bettors will be DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetRivers. BetRivers offers a 20% profit boost every Tuesday on live NBA wagers.

How To Bet on the NBA Finals in New York

The easiest way to find and bet on the NBA Finals is to go to the “All Sports” tab in your sportsbook app and find the NBA. From there, you should be able to find “futures” and this is where the NBA Finals bets will be.

NBA Finals Futures Bets

The amount of futures bets you can place on the NBA Finals will depend on where we are in the NBA schedule. Once the teams playing in the NBA playoffs have been set, more options will be available to bettors. Here are some examples:

  • Which team will win the NBA Finals
  • How many games a series will last
  • NBA Finals MVP

NBA Finals Prop Bets

The amount and depth of prop bets will vary between sportsbooks, but most are generally centered around the performance of a particular player.

  • Points scored
  • Total number of points, assists, and rebounds
  • How many 3-pointers a player makes
  • Will there be a technical foul?

Brooklyn Nets Arena

The Nets have played in the Barclays Center since it opened in 2012.

  • Barclays Center Address: 620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Capacity: 17,732

Brooklyn Nets Odds FAQs

How are Vegas odds for the Brooklyn Nets calculated?

When oddsmakers set lines for any sport, they do so with the goal of getting an equal amount of betting on both sides of the wager at hand. Sportsbooks will then adjust lines as bets start to be placed.

Do New York’s legal sportsbooks offer bets on the Brooklyn Nets?

Yes. You can currently place bets on the Nets at New York’s retail sportsbooks and conveniently online through sports betting apps.

What is the closest sportsbook to the Barclays Center?

There is a FanDuel Sportsbook at Meadowlands across the river from New York City. This is about 15 miles from the Barclays Center. 

Do the Brooklyn Nets have a sportsbook partnership?

No. Currently, the Nets have a fantasy sports partnership with FanDuel, but no sportsbook as of yet.

Where can I bet on the NBA Finals in New York?

Mobile sports betting is now available for New Yorkers, and some of the best sports betting apps available include DraftKings, Caesars Sportsbook, and FanDuel.

Is DraftKings legal in New York?

Yes. The DraftKings New York sportsbook app is now live. If you want to bet in person, you can visit the DraftKings retail sportsbook at the Del Lago Resort and Casino.

About the Author

Cody Kutzer

Cody is a freelance writer contributing to our sports betting content. He's a fantasy football fanatic, lover of all things Penn State, and always one bet away from winning his teasers.

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