This basketball sports simulator is far from the last place in the ranking of eSports disciplines. This is due to the fact that its developer, Visual Concepts Entertainment, together with the publisher, Take-Two Interactive, annually sponsors a lot of matches for betting on the bookmakers’ websites.
The NBA 2K18 game is a part of computer games series released since 1999, and its latest version, released in 2018, works not only on PCs, but also on all game consoles. There is also NBA 2k mobile version, which regularly increases the number of its fans. The game involves two teams of five players, each one is controlled by a separate user, and the winner is the best team in NBA 2k18 with the biggest number of points in regular time.
Types of Bets and Betting Features
It is possible to make bets on matches of this simulator in live and pre-match modes, while the bookmakers’ action lines are quite extensive, as for a game of this kind. Bets makers can do the following types of bets:
- Bets on a victory of the team in regular time or overtime;
- Bets on the number of points scored;
- Bets on classic and even/odd total points;
- Bets on handicap.
There may also be additional bets as follows: bets on the results of an entire tournament, on a team entering the playoffs and other variations depending on the bookmaker and the type of competition. Experienced bets makers prefer betting during the match even despite the unpredictability of live coefficients, since this allows making more accurate forecasts for the current situation.
Where and When to Make Bets on 2k NBA Teams
Regular championships within the NBA 2K League, which was created with the assistance of the NBA, are held for 13 weeks, after which the tournaments are held for 3 weeks more. In total, the league includes 17 teams; the prize pool for the entire period of the competition is $ 1,000,000; the NBA 2k18 players’ rating is headed by the 2020 favorites as: Stephen Curry, James Harden and LeBron James. All matches are held in New York in a league studio.