5 Games – Tonight’s NBA Picks

NBA TIPS FOR TONIGHT

*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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Parlay 1

  • Milwaukee @ New York – Under 228.5
  • Oklahoma City @ Houston – Under 221.0

TONIGHT’S CASH STAT 💰

  • The 228.5 total has been rare for the Bucks and Knicks over their last 10 games. The Knicks going over 228.0 in 3 of their last 10 games. The Bucks just once.

Best Bet – Milwaukee @ New York – Under 228.5


TONIGHT’S NBA TIPS


MILWAUKEE @ NEW YORK

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Milwaukee 22 10 14-3 8-7
New York 9 25 4-11 5-14

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Milwaukee 116.9 108.5 +8.4
New York 108.6 115.9 -7.3

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
New York Under Milwaukee
+10.0 228.5 109-95

H2H Trends – 

  • Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
  • Under is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings in New York.

Bucks Trends

  • Bucks are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up loss.
  • Bucks are 12-4-1 ATS in their last 17 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Bucks are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games vs teams below .400.
  • Bucks are 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 road games.
  • Under is 5-1 in Bucks last 6 road games.
  • Over is 8-2 in Bucks last 10 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Under is 8-2 in Bucks last 10 games overall.
  • Over is 21-8 in Bucks last 29 road games vs. a team with a home winning % below .400.

Knicks Trends

  • Knicks are 5-13-1 ATS in their last 19 games vs teams above .600.
  • Knicks are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Knicks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Knicks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Over is 5-0 in Knicks last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Over is 4-0 in Knicks last 4 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 7-3 in Knicks last 10 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.

The Rub 

  • Back on the 2nd of Dec these two piled on the points in a 136-134 Knicks Overtime win. (124-124 before OT).
  • The 228.0 total has been rare for these two teams over their last 10 games. The Knicks going over 228.0 in 3 of their last 10 games. The Bucks just once.
  • The record in 2018/19 shows that Bucks win, but rarely blow teams out, so the Knicks should keep it close at home.
  • On for the Unders here.

Best Bet  = Under 228.5


OKLAHOMA CITY @ HOUSTON

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
OKC 21 11 12-4 9-7
Houston 17 15 10-5 7-10

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
OKC 112 105.6 +6.4
Houston 109.2 108.5 +0.7

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Houston  Under Houston
 -1.5  221.5 113-109

H2H Trends – 

  • Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
  • Thunder are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

OKC Trends

  • Under is 5-1 in Thunder last 6 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 4-1 in Thunder last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Under is 17-7 in Thunder last 24 road games.

Rockets Trends

  • Rockets are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 home games.
  • Rockets are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Rockets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Under is 5-1 in Rockets last 6 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 5-2 in Rockets last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Under is 7-3 in Rockets last 10 games overall.

The Rub

  • Rockets look to record their 7th victory in the past eight games when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Rockets can move to a season-best 3 games over .500 tonight.
  • The Thunder limited Harden to 19 points while posting a 98-80 home win on Nov. 8.
  • Unders again here.

Best Bet  = Under 221.5


PHILADELPHIA @ BOSTON

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Philadelphia 22 12 16-3 6-9
Boston 19 13 10-5 9-8

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Philadelphia 114.6 111.7 +2.9
Boston 111.3 104.8 +6.5

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Boston Under Boston
-4.0 223.5 121-114 – 1OT – (108:108)

H2H Trends – 

  • Home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
  • Over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings in Boston.
  • 76ers are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

76ers Trends

  • 76ers are 21-8 ATS in their last 29 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • 76ers are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 road games.
  • 76ers are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • 76ers are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.
  • Celtics are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Over is 9-3 in 76ers last 12 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 15-7 in 76ers last 22 road games.

Celtics Trends

  • Celtics are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Celtics are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games overall.
  • Celtics are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Over is 15-7 in 76ers last 22 road games.
  • Over is 6-2 in Celtics last 8 home games.
  • Over is 45-20-1 in Celtics last 66 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

The Rub

  • Philadelphia improved to an NBA-best 16-3 home record by routing Toronto 126-101 on Saturday, but carry a poor 6-9 road record.  76ers begin a tough 5-game road trip tonight.
  • The trending is for the Overs tonight, but that 223.5 is a bit much with both top 10 defensively.

Best Bet  = Boston WIN& Under 223.5


LA LAKERS @ GOLDEN STATE

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
L.A. Lakers 19 14 12-5 7-9
Golden St. 23 11 15-3 8-8
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Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
L.A. Lakers 112.8 111.3 +1.5
Golden St. 116 111.1 +4.9

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
LA Lakers Under LA Lakers
+9.0 235.0 127-101

H2H Trends

  • Home team is 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
  • Over is 24-10 in the last 34 meetings in Golden State.
  • Lakers are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Golden State.

Lakers Trends

  • Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs teams above .500.
  • Lakers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Lakers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games.
  • Under is 6-1-1 in Lakers last 8 games vs teams above .600.
  • Under is 9-2 in Lakers last 11 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Under is 19-7 in Lakers last 26 games overall.

Warriors Trends

  • Warriors are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games.
  • Warriors are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Warriors are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 6-2 in Warriors last 8 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

The Rub

  • Lakers have lost 4 of their last 6 and are coming off a 107-99 loss to Memphis as they try to build a team that can compete with the Warriors in the West.
  • Lakers may be playing small ball with Chandler (back) and McGee (illness) both out Sunday and are questionable for this one.
  • Can’t go past the Warriors here, but the -9.0 is a bit of stretch, with the Warriors rarely blowing teams out of late.

Best Bet  = LA Lakers +9.0  


PORTLAND @ UTAH

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Portland 19 14 13-5 6-9
Utah 16 18 6-7 10-11

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Portland 111.4 110.7 +0.7
Utah 106.9 105.9 +1.0

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Portland  Over Utah
+6.5 214.5 117-96

H2H Trends – 

  • Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
  • Favorite is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
  • Home team is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Utah.

Trail Blazers Trends

  • Trail Blazers are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall.
  • Trail Blazers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 vs teams below .500.
  • Over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Under is 7-3 in Trail Blazers last 10 games overall.

Jazz Trends

  • Jazz are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Jazz are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 6-0 in Jazz last 6 overall.
  • Under is 4-0 in Jazz last 4 home games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Jazz last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

The Rub

  • This game is absolute betting poison, and with Christmas Day here, we will not be putting any cash on the line against the Jazz, who’ve absolutely been our worst enemy all year.

Best Bet  = NO BET