Hardwood Handicappers

Hardwood Handicappers

Jonathan Von Tobel hosts the Hardwood Handicappers podcast, a podcast about betting on the NBA. JVT and VSiN's best NBA analysts give you all the information to be the best NBA bettor you can be! Get the best NBA analysis on betting odds, lines, picks, and predictions right here! Subscribe to the Hardwood Handicappers podcast today!

Episodes

December 2, 2022 58 min

Jonathan Von Tobel and Kelley Bydlon go through the top NBA headlines including what Kris Middleton's return will mean for the Milwaukee Bucks. They go through some MVP futures bets they each made. Is it time to buy low on Steph Curry and Kevin Durant? Also, they look at the state of their season win total bets.

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Jonathan Von Tobel discusses the biggest headlines across the NBA. Damian Lillard has a right leg injury, which will sideline him. Is it time to buy the Brooklyn Nets? Also, JVT looks into the awards market and where he sees value for the MVP and 6th Man of the Year markets.

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Jonathan Von Tobel is joined by Kelley Bydlon. They discuss the Warriors remaining winless on the road. What should the level of concern be? They also go discuss trends or trash. And a look at some updated futures markets. Also, Tom Byrne of SiriusXM NBA Radio and Mad Dog Radio joins the pod!

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Jonathan Von Tobel discusses the Wizards playing good basketball without Bradley Beal. The Knicks are, once again, struggling on defense. Will they miss the play-in tournament again? Also, JVT takes a look at the Most Improved Player market and can the Thunder make the play-in tournament.

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Jonathan Von Tobel discusses what LeBron James' injury means to the Lakers' betting markets. The Toronto Raptors suffer another injury, this time Precious Achiuwa. Jacque Vaughn was promoted to Nets' HC. Also, the latest edition of "trend or trash"?

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Jonathan Von Tobel discusses Cam Johnson's injury and how he expects it to impact the Suns during his absence. Paolo Banchero is a -900 favorite to win Rookie of the Year at DraftKings. Does that open up value for other candidates? JVT also looks at some of the other award markets at this point of the season.

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Jonathan Von Tobel and Kelley Bydlon discuss the Nets suspending Kyrie Irving for "at least five games." The guys discuss the latest surrounding the Nets. James Harden is out for a month with a foot injury. The Warriors are off to a 3-6 start after losing in Orlando. Any cause for concern? Also, Friday's best bets.

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Jonathan Von Tobel discussed an eventful NBA day, specifically for the Brooklyn Nets. Steve Nash is out as Nets' head coach with Ime Udoko expected to be hired in his place. Kawhi Leonard remains out with stiffness in his surgically repaired knee. JVT analyzes the "take foul" in the NBA and how it's affecting over/unders. Also, Giannis is off to an incredible start.

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Jonathan Von Tobel and Kelley Bydlon discuss the headlines around the NBA. Damian Lillard headlines the injury report. Paolo Banchero is already a minus favorite to win Rookie of the Year. Too soon for that? The guys discuss some early-season patterns. Are they trends or trash? Also, a look at Friday's NBA games.

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Jonathan Von Tobel takes a look at some Hardwood Headlines including injuries to Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson and Russell Westbrook getting benched late against the Blazers. What is the true worth of homecourt advantage in the NBA? Also, some surprising starts (good and bad) throughout the league.

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Jonathan Von Tobel and Kelley Bydlon discuss the first few days of the NBA regular season and how that may influence their betting strategies in the early part of the season. The guys take a look at some of the Friday slate. Also, a longshot candidate for Sixth Man of the Year worth keeping an eye on.

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Jonathan Von Tobel discusses the headlines around the NBA. The Dallas Mavericks signed Facundo Campazzo. Early season positions on teams like Chicago, New York, and Washington. Also, a preseason darling JVT is looking to play early.

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October 14, 2022 57 min

Jonathan Von Tobel and Kelley Bydlon discuss the Lakers experimenting with Russell Westbrook coming off the bench. The Bulls name Ayo Dosunmu as their starting point guard in place of the injured Lonzo Ball. Which team is a potential dark house candidate to tank? Also, the guys preview the NBA awards market which includes a Sixth Man candidate they both like.

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October 11, 2022 50 min

Jonathan Von Tobel previews the Western Conference. Who are the true contenders? Why he doesn't have the Warriors as the west's best team? JVT gives out some of his favorite season win total numbers and bets. Also, will the Lakers improve enough to make the postseason after a disastrous 2020-21 season?

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Jonathan Von Tobel is back to preview the NBA as the regular season is right around the corner. In this episode, he focuses on the Eastern Conference. Why does he like the 76ers? What in the world can we expect out of the Nets? Plus, what will additions like Donovan Mitchell to the Cavs and Dejounte Murray to the Hawks mean for the Eastern Conference? Also, a potentially large step back for the Bulls.

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JVT has a sit down with Amin Elhassan at Summer League. They chat the growth of the league, bargaining in NBA trades, Kevin Durant's destination and more.

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In the second hour of Hardwood Handicappers, host Jonathan Von Tobel talks about the Summer League at the Thomas and Mack in Las Vegas. Jonathan talks about Lebron James not talking to Russell Westbrook, and all the NBA stars who attend the Summer League action. Later in the show, Jonathan talks about Kyrie Irving possibly being traded to the Lakers.

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In the first hour of Hardwood Handicappers, host Jonathan Von Tobel talks about Paolo Banchero and his odds to win ROTY for the 2023 NBA season. Later in the show, Jonathan Von Tobel talks about what the 76ers did in free agency to bolster their roster. Will the Clippers be able to challenge the Golden State Warriors in the West next year? 

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July 7, 2022 36 min

After updating the latest surrounding Kevin Durant JVT previews the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. Which futures are worth betting, what roster have some intrigue and how to handle the game-to-game aspect of the league.

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July 5, 2022 41 min

Kevin Durant has requested a trade, Rudy Gobert is a Timberwolf (Wolve?) and Atlanta has a new guard to pair with Trae Young. JVT and Hardwood Handicappers returns to breakdown the wild beginning to the new league year. Are the Toronto Raptors really about to acquire another disgruntled superstar?

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