Best NBA Betting Offers, Sportsbook Promos For Start Of 2020-21 Season

Written By Marco Cerino on December 22, 2020 - Last Updated on April 11, 2022
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We’ve reached the start of a truncated 2020-21 NBA season. The Association tips off this week and features a variety of marquee games. Most games will be in empty arenas but at least they’ll be back in home arenas.

Sportsbooks will be celebrating pro basketball’s return with a ton of special offers this week. Here are some of the best promotions we’ve seen so far for the opening week of games, including the big slate on Christmas.

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DraftKings Sportsbook

New users at DraftKings Sportsbook can get 100-1 odds on any game from the 23rd to the 30th. Start an account, deposit $5 or more, and get $100 in payoff for any game with a $1 bet. Only one game is eligible for this new account promo, so choose wisely.

To take advantage of this awesome offer from DraftKings Sportsbook, go here.

DraftKings also has odds boosts on the Christmas Day games:

  • Santa Klaw – Kawhi Leonard Over 2.5 steals: Was +260, Now +290

FanDuel Sportsbook

Unwrap your gift from Jolly Ol’ St. Chuck. Log-in to your FanDuel Sportsbook account to receive a “gift” from Charles Barkley for use at FD. The gift will be for either a Risk-Free bet or a bonus in Sportsbook Site Credit.

To sign up for FanDuel Sportsbook now, go here.

FanDuel also has odds boosts for Christmas Day:

  • Zion Williamson to score the first basket vs. Heat: Was +600, Now +680


For the start of the NBA season, PointsBet has two major promotions available for players. Of course, what would you expect for the site that has HOFer Allen Iverson as a major spokesperson?

Want to make it rain? Bet $50 or more on these superstars’ total points markets and get $1 in free bets for every point scored in these games:

  • Joel Embiid – 12/26 @ NYK

Sign up for PointsBet now, by going here.

Like betting the first basket markets? Get a 50% matching bonus, up to $25, for in-play action on these games based on the first basket wager:

  • 12/25 – Warriors vs Bucks
  • 12/25 – Pelicans vs Heat
  • 12/26 – Rockets vs Trail Blazers

PointsBet also has the following Booster odds for Christmas:

  • Denver Nuggets to cover the spread of +1.5 vs. Clippers: Was -110, Now +115
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