10 Games – Tonight’s NBA Picks

*Original NBA betting lines and research are done a game day morning, adjust your plays accordingly should spreads and lineups change.

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  • Indiana @ Atlanta – Under 217.5
  • Minnesota @ Chicago – Minnesota WIN
  • Cleveland @ Memphis – Over 196.0

CASH STAT¬†ūüíį

  • Pacers have reached the 217.5 total points mark in just 3 of their last 20 games. Atlanta in 11 of their last 20. Indiana to take control tonight and make it a sloppy affair.
  • Best Bet – Indiana @ Atlanta – Under 218.5

TONIGHT’S NBA TIPS


WASHINGTON @ DETROIT

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Washington 13 21 9-6 4-15
Detroit 15 16 10-8 5-8

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Washington 113.2 118.0 -4.8
Detroit 108.4 109.5 -1.1

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Wizards are 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
  • Underdog is 13-3 ATS in the last 16 meetings.

Pistons Trends

  • Pistons are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games vs teams below .400.
  • Pistons are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
  • Pistons are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 home games.
  • Under is 4-1 in Pistons last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 10-3 in Pistons last 13 games overall.
  • Under is 6-2 in Pistons last 8 home games.

Wizards Trends

  • Wizards are 17-35 ATS in their last 52 road games.
  • Wizards are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Wizards are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
  • Under is 5-1-1 in Wizards last 7 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 4-1 in Wizards last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 5-2 in Wizards last 7 overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Detroit Under Detroit
-5.0 221.5 106-105

The Rub

  • Both are very inconsistent, peppering wins and losses.
  • Pistons looked like Eastern Conference contenders before dropping nine of their last 11 games, including a 98-95 home setback to the lowly Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.
  • A couple of days rest is just what the Wizards needed after a triple overtime win over the Suns and a loss to the Pacers the following night.
  • Detroit should dominate the glass tonight and get it done in a high scoring game.

Best Bet  = Detroit WIN 


PHOENIX @ ORLANDO

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Phoenix 8 26 5-11 3-15
Orlando 14 18 8-10 6-8

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Phoenix 104.6 113.4 -8.8
Orlando 102.4 107.1 -4.7

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Suns are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Orlando.
  • Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
  • Road team is 11-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings.

Suns Trends

  • Suns are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs teams below .500.
  • Suns are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.
  • Suns are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Under is 5-0 in Suns last 5 vs teams below .500.
  • Over is 4-1 in Suns last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Under is 6-2 in Suns last 8 road games.
  • Under is 5-2 in Suns last 7 overall.

Magic Trends

  • Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
  • Magic are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Magic are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
  • Under is 5-1 in Magic last 6 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 12-4 in Magic last 16 games vs teams below .400.
  • Under is 5-2 in Magic last 7 games overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Phoenix  Under Phoenix
 +5.0  209.5 122-120 1OT

The Rub

  • ¬†#1 pick Deandre Ayton is averaging 24 ppg on 67.8%shooting along with 16.5 rpg over the first 4 of a 5-game road trip and has 8 double-doubles in the past 9 games.
  • Orlando has looked good for stretches, but it is on another slide after losing 3 straight.
  • Both rank in the bottom 4 offensively, so the Unders is nice.
  • Orlando won this 99-85 at Phoenix in the 1st Dec.

Best Bet  = Under 209.5


INDIANA @ ATLANTA

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Indiana 22 12 12-5 10-7
Atlanta 9 23 5-9 4-14

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Indiana 106.1 100.6 +5.5
Atlanta 108.7 117.9 -9.2

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 16-5 in the last 21 meetings.
  • Pacers are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
  • Under is 20-8 in the last 28 meetings in Atlanta.

Pacers Trends

  • Pacers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.
  • Pacers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Pacers are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Pacers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs teams below .400.
  • Under is 6-0 in Pacers last 6 games vs teams below .400.
  • Under is 10-1 in Pacers last 11 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 6-1 in Pacers last 7 road games.
  • Under is 43-20 in Pacers last 63 games overall.

Hawks Trends

  • Hawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Hawks are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Hawks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games.
  • Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Over is 4-1 in Hawks last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Under is 19-7 in Hawks last 26 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 16-6 in Hawks last 22 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Under is 5-2 in Hawks last 7 overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Indiana  Under Indiana
 -6.5  218.5 129-121

The Rub

  • ¬†Atlanta are “streaking”, having won 3 straight.
  • Pacers have won 9 of their past 11 and were never threatened in Sunday‚Äôs 105-89 home victory over Washington.
  • Pacers had a 97-89 home victory over Atlanta on Nov. 17th.
  • Both rank in the bottom third in offensive efficiency and the Pacers lead the league in defensively.
  • Pacers have reached the 218.5 total points mark in just 3 of their last 20 games. Atlanta in 11 of their last 20. Indiana to take control tonight and make it sloppy.

Best Bet  = Under 218.5 


CHARLOTTE @ BROOKLYN

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Charlotte 16 16 12-7 4-9
Brooklyn 16 19 8-11 8-8

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Charlotte 112.8 110.8 +2.0
Brooklyn 110.5 111.1 -0.6

H2H Trends

  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Brooklyn
  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings
  • Hornets are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
  • Underdog is 11-3 ATS in the last 14 meetings.

Hornets Trends

  • Hornets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams below .500.
  • Hornets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams below .500.
  • Nets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Under is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 vs teams below .500.

Nets Trends

  • Nets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Brooklyn  Over Brooklyn
 -1.5  220.5 134-132 1OT

The Rub

  • Nets saw their 7-game streak end with a loss to Indiana in the opener of a 3-game homestand Friday against the Pacers, but came back to beat the Suns 111-103 2 nights later.
  • Hornets won 5 of 7 to get back over .500 before losing 119-103 at Boston on Sunday.
  • Should be some points tonight.

Best Bet =  Brooklyn WIN & Over 220.5


TORONTO @ MIAMI

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Toronto 25 10 13-4 12-6
Miami 16 16 7-9 9-7

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Toronto 114.3 107.6 +6.7
Miami 106.5 106.3 +0.2

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Raptors are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Miami.
  • Underdog is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
  • Road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
  • Raptors are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Raptors Trends

  • Raptors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games.
  • Raptors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Under is 7-3 in Raptors last 10 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.

Heat Trends

  • Heat are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Heat are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games vs teams above .500.
  • Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Under is 5-0 in Heat last 5 home games.
  • Over is 5-1 in Heat last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % over .600.
  • Under is 9-3 in Heat last 12 games overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Toronto Under Toronto
 -3.0  207.5 106-104

The Rub

  • Heat are back in playoff contention and look to extend their winning streak to 6.
  • Toronto were without 3 of their top 5 scorers Saturday in a 126-101 loss at Philadelphia to open a 3-game road trip.
  • ¬†Miami is 7th in the league in scoring defense (106.3 oppg) entering Tuesday after allowing just 94 points per game during their recent winning streak.
  • The Heat lost 125-115 at Toronto on Nov. 25th.

Best Bet  = NO BET


MINNESOTA @ CHICAGO

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Minnesota 15 18 12-5 3-13
Chicago 9 25 5-12 4-13

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Minnesota 110.9 111.6 -0.7
Chicago 100.9 110.0 -9.1

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
  • Timberwolves are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
  • Under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Chicago.

Timberwolves Trends

  • Timberwolves are 13-28 ATS in their last 41 road games.
  • Timberwolves are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 road games vs. a team with a home winning % below .400.
  • Over is 4-0 in Timberwolves last 4 overall.
  • Under is 4-0 in Timberwolves last 4 games vs teams below .400.
  • Over is 5-1 in Timberwolves last 6 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 9-2 in Timberwolves last 11 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400.
  • Under is 11-3 in Timberwolves last 14 road games.

Bulls Trends

  • Bulls are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 3-0-1 in Bulls last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 4-1-1 in Bulls last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Under is 12-3-1 in Bulls last 16 home games.
  • Under is 19-7-1 in Bulls last 27 overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Minnesota Under Minnesota
 -4.0  210.5 119-94

The Rub

  • Minnesota dominate this matchup statistically.
  • Chicago knocked off Orlando 90-80 at home on Friday before beating the Cavs, giving them their first B2B wins of the season. Hooray!
  • Minnesota earned a 111-96 home victory over Chicago on Nov. 24th.

Best Bet  = Minnesota -4.0


CLEVELAND @ MEMPHIS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Cleveland 8 26 5-13 3-13
Memphis 17 16 9-6 8-10

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Cleveland 102.8 111.6 -8.8
Memphis 101.9 102.2 -0.3

H2H Trends

  • Cavaliers are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Memphis.
  • Cavaliers are 16-6 ATS in the last 22 meetings.
  • Over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings in Memphis.

Cavs Trends

  • Cavaliers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 4-1 in Cavaliers last 5 road games.

Grizzlies Trends

  • Grizzlies are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Grizzlies are 16-5-1 ATS in their last 22 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Grizzlies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Under is 4-0 in Grizzlies last 4 games overall.
  • Over is 10-4 in Grizzlies last 14 vs teams below .500.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Cleveland  Over Memphis
 +10.5  196.0 95-87

The Rub

  • LeBron sits this one out tonight with a groin injury.

Best Bet = Cleveland +10.5 & Over 196.0


NEW ORLEANS @ DALLAS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
New Orleans 15 19 11-5 4-14
Dallas 15 17 13-3 2-14

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
New Orleans 116.3 115.4 +0.9
Dallas 110.7 109.9 +0.8

H2H Trends

  • Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
  • Under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Dallas.
  • Pelicans are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Pelicans Trends

  • Pelicans are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 road games.
  • Pelicans are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games vs teams below .500.
  • Over is 4-1 in Pelicans last 5 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 4-1 in Pelicans last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.
  • Under is 6-2 in Pelicans last 8 overall.
  • Under is 5-2 in Pelicans last 7 road games.

Mavs Trends

  • Mavericks are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 home games.
  • Mavericks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Over is 5-0 in Mavericks last 5 games overall.
  • Under is 4-1 in Mavericks last 5 home games.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Dallas Over Dallas
 -2.0  228.5 122-119

The Rub

  • Mavericks are crawling through the NBA’s longest current losing streak at 6 straight while being exceptionally poor on the road and defensively.
  • Dallas are lucky to be home tonight, because the 2-14 road record is actually pretty embarrassing at this point.
  • Pelicans aren’t much better on the road at 4-14.
  • ¬†New Orleans had a 132-106 home win over Dallas on Dec. 5th.
  • Overs best tonight, with Mavs to pull one back in the safety of¬†American Airlines Center.

Best Bet = Over 228.5


DENVER @ SAN ANTONIO

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Denver 21 10 13-3 8-7
San Antonio 18 16 13-5 5-11

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Denver 110.0 104.3 +5.7
San Antonio 111.3 109.5 +1.8

H2H Trends

  • Favorite is 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
  • Over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
  • Under is 22-9 in the last 31 meetings in San Antonio.
  • Road team is 26-11 ATS in the last 37 meetings.

Nuggets Trends

  • Nuggets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games vs teams above .500
  • Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Over is 6-2 in Nuggets last 8 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 12-5-1 in Nuggets last 18 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.

Spurs Trends

  • Spurs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Spurs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Spurs are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs teams above .500.
  • Spurs are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Under is 4-0 in Spurs last 4 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Under is 5-1 in Spurs last 6 home games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Spurs last 5 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 6-2 in Spurs last 8 games overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
San Antonio Over San Antonio
-3.0 216.0 111-103

The Rub

  • Spurs look to post their 12th consecutive home win over Denver tonight.
  • Spurs have won 7 of their past 9 but their latest game resulted in a¬† 108-101 loss to the Rockets.
  • Like the Spurs tonight.

Best Bet = San Antonio WIN 


SACRAMENTO @ LA CLIPPERS

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Sacramento 18 15 9-7 9-8
L.A. Clippers 19 14 11-4 8-10

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Sacramento 115.1 116.4 -1.3
L.A. Clippers 115.6 114.6 +1.0

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
  • Favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
  • Over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in LA.

Kings Trends

  • Kings are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games.
  • Kings are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games overall.
  • Over is 7-1 in Kings last 8 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 7-1 in Kings last 8 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.
  • Over is 6-1 in Kings last 7 overall.
  • Over is 14-3 in Kings last 17 road games.
  • Over is 9-3 in Kings last 12 vs teams above .500.

Clippers Trends

  • Clippers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Clippers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games.
  • Over is 4-0 in Clippers last 4 overall.
  • Over is 6-0 in Clippers last 6 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Over is 4-0 in Clippers last 4 home games.
  • Over is 6-2 in Clippers last 8 vs teams above .500.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
LA Clippers Under
-5.5 238.0

The Rub

  • Clippers attempt to extend their winning streak over Sacramento to seven games tonight.
  • Clippers are sliding with 7 losses in their last 10.
  • Clippers solid at home. Kings overvalued at this point.

Best Bet  = LA Clippers WIN