NBA All-Star Weekend takes place in Charlotte from Feb. 15-17 and the NBA Slam Dunk Contest will headline day two of the festivities on Saturday. The 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest will be the final event of NBA All-Star Saturday Night and Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins is the current 7/4 favorite to win over Dennis Smith Jr. (9/4), Miles Bridges (5/2) and Hamidou Diallo (3/1).
However, before you make your NBA Slam Dunk Contest picks, you'll want to see what streaking NBA expert Mike Barner has to say. He's on an amazing 28-10 run with his recent NBA picks.
A respected NBA Fantasy expert, both season-long and daily, Barner's work has appeared in Sports Illustrated and on Yahoo, RotoWire and KFFL. He's also been featured on ESPN Radio. Barner digs deep into the data, examining team trends and projecting game outcomes.
Barner's expertise has been on full display lately: Over his last 38 picks, Barner has cashed at a massive 74 percent win rate that's returned nearly $1,700 to $100 players. That payout doesn't include the 6-1 parlay he nailed by hitting all three of his best bets for Monday.
Now he has analyzed the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest from all angles and is delivering his picks for SportsLine. We can tell you that Barner is fading Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo because of his limited NBA experience.
However, he's also has identified a trend he believes strongly points to one player. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any picks of your own.
So which high-fliers should excite at the 2019 NBA Slam Dunk Contest? And what trend makes one player a must-back? ... Join SportsLine right now to get Saturday's NBA Slam Dunk Contest picks, all from the SportsLine expert on a massive 28-10 NBA heater!