The key to creating a good parlay is only including basketball betting lines that appear to all offer value independently. As long as this is the case, then you can create a parlay of the best basketball betting lines available. When you handicap basketball you should always handicap all of the different basketball lines on the board.
Unless you are extremely uncomfortable about betting on a particular team, you should not hesitate to consider the basketball lines from every available match up. In doing so, you will give yourself the best opportunity to find valuable basketball betting lines that you can include in a parlay wager.
Parlays are some of the most popular sports betting wagers because they allow you to win a relatively large quantity of money with relatively little risk.
However, one common mistake gamblers make when creating parlays is combining their favorite game from the available basketball betting lines with another one or two basketball lines that are only moderately good.
The problem is that no game is a lock, so assuming one of the basketball betting lines is a guaranteed victory that can help boost the payoff from the other basketball betting lines is therefore a misunderstanding. In fact, you are better off to only include NBA betting lines that you would bet on as normal sides.
Some bettors even only create parlays from the basketball betting lines that they have truly bet upon. This strategy serves to guarantee the quality of the basketball betting lines involved in the parlay.
Such a strategy also typically means that you only create parlays of two or three teams, as it is doubtful that every one of the basketball betting lines will offer that much value.
Nevertheless, such a situation is just fine because it is often the smaller parlays that offer the most value because they provide the greatest chances of winning.
Also, this strategy of parlay betting does not require you to undertake any additional handicapping work because you only have to analyze the basketball betting lines in the same way you normally would.