NBA All-Star Weekend betting guide: Expert All-Star Game picks, contest predictions, odds & best bets

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The NBA’s All-Star Weekend is upon us. It all gets underway on Saturday night in Indianapolis, where the festivities tip off with the Skills Competition, the 3-Point Contest and the Slam Dunk Contest. It culminates, of course, with the All-Star Game on Sunday.

Here is Pickswise’s betting guide to get you ready for a big couple of days on the hardwood.

Skills Challenge

The Skills Challenge gets things started and it includes member of the Pacers, a trio of all-stars and former #1 overall picks.

Skills Challenge odds best bets

3-Point Contest

Tyrese Haliburton will be hoping to put on a show in front of the home crowd when he dials long distance, facing a whole host of sharpshooting challengers.

3-Point Contest odds and best bets

Slam Dunk Contest

Will anyone bring the Slam Dunk Contest back to prominence on Saturday night? The contestants are Mac McClung, Jaylen Brown, Jaime Jaquez Jr. and Jacob Toppin.

Slam Dunk Contest odds and best bets

All-Star Game

For the first time since 2018, the All-Star Game is going back to the East vs West format.

All-Star Game best bets

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