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“Play it Safe” NBA Parlay:

The Midfield Parlay of the Day

The Midfield Parlay of the Day

Atlanta Hawks @ New York Knicks – Atlanta +8.5 @1.22

Portland Trail Blazers @ Brooklyn Nets – Under 228.5 @1.48

Indiana Pacers @ Oklahoma City Thunder – Oklahoma WIN @1.39

Toronto Raptors @ Sacramento Kings- Toronto WIN @1.64

“Feeling Lucky” NBA Parlay:

The Midfield Parlay of the Day

The Midfield Parlay of the Day

Atlanta Hawks @ New York Knicks – Atlanta -2.5 @1.91

Portland Trail Blazers @ Brooklyn Nets – Portland -4.0 @1.91

Indiana Pacers @ Oklahoma City Thunder – Oklahoma WIN @1.39

Utah Jazz @ Denver Nuggets – Total Points Under 197.5 @1.91

Toronto Raptors @ Sacramento Kings- Total  Points Over 210.0 @1.91

*All dates are U.S

Tonight’s 6 NBA Previews:

Atlanta @ New YorkPortland @ BrooklynIndiana @ Oklahoma CityToronto @ SacramentoUtah @ DenverChicago @ LA Lakers
Atlanta Hawks Logo 201516
W L HOME ROAD
9 3 6-1 3-2
200px-New_York_Knicks_logo_svg
W L HOME ROAD
5 7 4-2 1-5

Points +/- Rank

TEAM OWN OPP DIFF
New York 102.3 107.2 -4.9
Atlanta 106.8 98.3 +8.5

Picks against the spread

Spread Spr/Pick O/U Points O/U Pick Result
Atlanta Hawks Logo 201516 Atlanta Hawks Logo 201516 kiMbeMxeT 2000px-PES-Red-Arrow.svg 200px-New_York_Knicks_logo_svg
-2.5  -2.5  211.0  211.0 104-94

The Say

The Hawks have had some mixed luck on the road. They were able to defeat the East leading Cavs although coming short to Washington and just recently Charlotte which snapped a six game streak. Not helping the streak breaker was Dwight Howard being tossed for a stray elbow, if he was still on the court at the end, the result could of been different.

New York are trying to find some consistency but there looks to be some chemistry issues lingering. Even though Porzingis is the future and maybe their best player, Melo and Rose still dominate the usage stats instead of using their skilled big man.

Although their home record is good (4-2), the Knicks are yet to give us much inspiration when up against a top team in the East. Hawks to take this.

Best Bet: Atlanta +8.5 @1.22

Feeling Lucky: Atlanta -2.5 @1.91

Portland_Trail_Blazers.svg
W L HOME ROAD
7 7 4-3 3-4
Brooklyn_Nets_Logo
W L HOME ROAD
4 8 3-2 1-6

Points +/- Rank

TEAM OWN OPP DIFF
Portland 106.7 112.4 -5.7
Brooklyn 106.3 112.0 -5.7

Picks against the spread

Spread Spr/Pick O/U Points O/U Pick Result
Portland_Trail_Blazers.svg Portland_Trail_Blazers.svg kiMbeMxeT 2000px-PES-Red-Arrow.svg Portland_Trail_Blazers.svg
-4.0 -4.0 222.5  222.5 129-109

The Say

Portland are on a three game slide and can’t seem to recapture their form of last season. The three losses have been at the average margin of 18 points and whats worse, their points vs points allowed differential (-5.7) is third last in the West and surprisingly the same as their opponent in Brooklyn tonight.

The Nets have been impressive for what was expected of them but the cracks are beginning to open. Also on a three game slide, they do have the advantage at home but may not be able to go basket for basket with Portland.

Best Bet: Under 228.5 @1.48

Feeling Lucky: Portland -4.0 @1.91

250px-Indiana_Pacers_1990.svg
W L HOME ROAD
6 7 6-2 0-5
Oklahoma_City_Thunder_Logo
W L HOME ROAD
8 5 6-3 2-2

Points +/- Rank

TEAM OWN OPP DIFF
Indiana 105.5 107.5 -2.0
Oklahoma City 104.8 102.9 +1.9

Picks against the spread

Spread Spr/Pick O/U Points O/U Pick Result
Oklahoma_City_Thunder_Logo Oklahoma_City_Thunder_Logo kiMbeMxeT 2000px-PES-Red-Arrow.svg 250px-Indiana_Pacers_1990.svg
 -7.0 -7.0  209.0  209.0 115-111 OT

The Say

Paul George missed the last game for the Pacers which ended in a home loss to the Suns. There is no certainty for George’s availability tonight which isn’t great for Indiana who severely struggled on both ends without their all-star on the court.

Westbrook has the Thunder currently in fourth spot in the West which is one less than their final position last season before the post season. No bad for the one man show who is starting to get some help from Oladipo.

With Indiana shooting blanks and Westbrook unstoppable most night, we like the Thunder at home.

Best Bet: Oklahoma WIN @1.39

Feeling Lucky: Unlikely in anything involving Indiana.

Toronto Raptors Logo 201516
W L HOME ROAD
8 4 4-3 4-1

Sacramento_Kings_Logo

W L HOME ROAD
4 9 2-4 2-5

Points +/- Rank

TEAM OWN OPP DIFF
Toronto 108.3 104.3 +4.0
Sacramento 101.4 105.5 -4.1

Picks against the spread

Spread Spr/Pick O/U Points O/U Pick Result
Toronto Raptors Logo 201516 Toronto Raptors Logo 201516 kiMbeMxeT yikMpeBiE Sacramento_Kings_Logo
-3.5  -3.5 210.0 210.0 102-99

The Say

Day in and day out the Kings have put bread on our tables with the total points overs, and tonight again it’s our best bet. They may not be scoring as much as they did last year, but their defense is almost just as bad, allowing 105.5ppg.

The Raptors should get the W with a nice road record, but we’ll stick with the total lines here.

Best Bet: Toronto WIN @1.64

Feeling Lucky: Total  Points Over 210.0 @1.91

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W L HOME ROAD
7 7 2-3 5-4
denver nuggets nba
W L HOME ROAD
4 8 1-4 3-4

Points +/- Rank

TEAM OWN OPP DIFF
Utah 95.9 93.2 +2.7
Denver 106.0 108.3 -2.3

Picks against the spread

Spread Spr/Pick O/U Points O/U Pick Result
denver nuggets nba denver nuggets nba kiMbeMxeT 2000px-PES-Red-Arrow.svg denver nuggets nba
-2.5 -2.5 197.5 197.5 105-91

The Say

With a #1 ranked defense and #26 ranked offense the Jazz are playing the ‘why play offense when you can play defense?’ school of basketball, but what’s new?

The Nuggets are rolling with a -2.3 plus-minus so far this year, which by all indications makes this a scrappy contest. Take the under points here, and don’t bother watching.

Best Bet: Nope

Feeling Lucky: Total Points Under 197.5 @1.91

200px-Chicago_Bulls_logo_svg
W L HOME ROAD
8 5 4-1 4-4
la lakers nba
W L HOME ROAD
7 6 4-2 3-4

Points +/- Rank

TEAM OWN OPP DIFF
Chicago 105.0 97.8 +7.2
LA Lakers 109.8 109.0 +0.8

Picks against the spread

Spread Spr/Pick O/U Points O/U Pick Result
200px-Chicago_Bulls_logo_svg 200px-Chicago_Bulls_logo_svg kiMbeMxeT yikMpeBiE 200px-Chicago_Bulls_logo_svg
-2.5  -2.5  211.5  211.5 118-110

The Say

The Bulls teased us last night with a double digit lead in the first half before eventually falling to the Clips in LA 102-95 after a last quarter fade-out.

The Lakers are producing 109.8ppg with a productive offense, however the 109.0 that they let through on the other end may keep them around the .500 mark.

Chicago have the 14th ranked offense and the 6th ranked defense, while the Lakers have the 27th ranked defense and the 2nd best offense.

Best Bet: Nope.

Feeling Lucky: Chicago –2.5 @1.91