Public bettors like Warriors, Bulls
LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) - With the Conference Quarterfinals tipping off today, public bettors are jumping on some of the heavy favorites on Saturday.
Our NBA Public Betting page shows that 72% of public bettors currently favor the Warriors as 12-point favorites over the Pelicans today at 3:35PM ET. Of the eight teams playing today, Golden State is the squad most bet on by the public.
The public is also hot on the Bulls, who are 8-point home favorites versus the Bucks at 7:05PM ET. Of the current wagers placed on this matchup, 65% of public bettors are taking Chicago and laying the points.
In the other two NBA playoff matchups on Saturday, 61% of public bettors favor the Raptors -3.5 over the Wizards while 60% of the public is taking the Rockets as a 5-point favorite over the Mavericks at 9:35PM ET.