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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TONIGHT’S NBA TIPS


BOSTON @ HOUSTON

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Boston 20 13 11-5 9-8
Houston 18 15 11-5 7-10

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Boston 111.6 105.0 +6.6
Houston 109.3 108.5 +0.8

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Boston Over Houston
+1.5 215.0 127-113

H2H Trends – 

  • Celtics are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
  • Under is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Houston.

Celtics Trends

  • Celtics are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a win.
  • Celtics are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Celtics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
  • Celtics are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games overall.
  • Celtics are 4-12 ATS in their last 16 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 6-1 in Celtics last 7 games overall.
  • Over is 5-1 in Celtics last 6 road games.

Rockets Trends

  • Rockets are 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 home games.
  • Rockets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs teams above .600.
  • Rockets are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs teams above .500.
  • Rockets are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
  • Under is 7-1 in Rockets last 8 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 7-3 in Rockets last 10 home games.

The Rub 

  • Boston lead the matchup in all statistical categories.
  • Rockets have shot up the standings in the West with wins in 7 of their last 8.
  • Like the Celtics, with a hot Kyrie the glue the Celtics need.

Best Bet  = Boston +1.5 & Over 215.0


NEW YORK @ MILWAUKEE

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
New York 9 26 4-12 5-14
Milwaukee 23 10 14-3 9-7

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
New York 108.2 115.7 -7.5
Milwaukee 116.6 108.1 +8.5

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
New York Under Milwaukee
+14.5 225.0 112-96

H2H Trends – 

  • Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
  • Over is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings in Milwaukee.

Bucks Trends

  • Bucks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Bucks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games.
  • Bucks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 5-1 in Bucks last 6 games vs teams below .400.
  • Under is 9-2 in Bucks last 11 overall.
  • Over is 11-4 in Bucks last 15 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.

Knicks Trends

  • Knicks are 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Over is 4-1 in Knicks last 5 road games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Knicks last 5 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 10-3 in Knicks last 13 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.

The Rub

  • Giannis led the way with 30 points and 14 rebounds in the Bucks’ 109-95 triumph at New York on Christmas Day,  the Bucks holding New York to 36.5% from the floor while forcing 15 turnovers
  • Knicks have lost 5 straight, however the -14.5 is a bit much.
  • Unders best tonight, but we’ll steer clear.

Best Bet  = NO BET


LA LAKERS @ SACRAMENTO

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
L.A. Lakers 20 14 12-5 8-9
Sacramento 18 16 9-7 9-9

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
L.A. Lakers 113.2 111.0 +2.2
Sacramento 115.2 116.7 -1.5

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
LA Lakers Over Sacramento
+3.5 230.0 117-116

H2H Trends – 

  • Under is 9-1-1 in the last 11 meetings.
  • Favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

Lakers Trends

  • Lakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 15-5-1 in Lakers last 21 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 20-7 in Lakers last 27 games overall.

Kings Trends

  • Kings are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games.
  • Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Over is 7-1 in Kings last 7 overall.
  • Over is 4-1 in Kings last 5 home games.
  • Over is 22-6 in Kings last 28 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 9-3 in Kings last 12 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

The Rub

  • LeBron will miss his first game of the season after suffering a strained left groin in the Lakers’ thumping of the Warriors on Christmas Day and is listed day-to-day.
  • James scored 25 points as the Lakers posted a 101-86 victory in Sacramento on Nov. 10th.
  • Both rank in the top 4 in tempo and the Kings are playing on a B2B, Overs best.

Best Bet  = LA Lakers +3.5  &  Over 230.0


PORTLAND @ GOLDEN STATE

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Portland 19 15 13-5 6-10
Golden St. 23 12 15-4 8-8
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Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Portland 111.0 110.9 +0.1
Golden St. 115.6 111.5 4.1

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Portland  Over Portland
 +9.0  226.0 110-109 1OT

H2H Trends

  • Over is 20-6 in the last 26 meetings.
  • Over is 11-5 in the last 16 meetings in Golden State.
  • Trail Blazers are 8-22 ATS in the last 30 meetings in Golden State.

Trail Blazers Trends

  • Trail Blazers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games vs teams above .600.
  • Trail Blazers are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games overall.
  • Trail Blazers are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games vs teams above .500.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 road games.
  • Under is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 road games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Trail Blazers last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Over is 20-6 in Trail Blazers last 26 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 10-4 in Trail Blazers last 14 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.

Warriors Trends

  • Warriors are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games vs teams above .500.
  • Warriors are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games.
  • Warriors are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
  • Under is 5-1 in Warriors last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Under is 7-2 in Warriors last 9 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

The Rub

  • Warriors were blown out 127-110 at Staples on Christmas Day, and despite Lebron leaving the game early, the Lakers continued to hold and extend their lead.
  • Full confidence in a Warriors win tonight, however the -9.0 is large for a team that isn’t blowing games out regularly.
  • Warriors took this 125-97 at home on the 24th Nov.

Best Bet  = Over 226.0  


PHILADELPHIA @ UTAH

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Philadelphia 22 13 16-3 6-10
Utah 17 18 7-7 10-11

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Philadelphia 114.5 112.0 +2.5
Utah 107.2 105.6 +1.6

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Philadelphia  Under Philadelphia
 +5.0  218.5 114-97

H2H Trends – 

  • Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Utah.
  • Under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings.
  • Favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

76ers Trends

  • 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams below .500.
  • 76ers are 5-14 ATS in their last 19 road games.
  • Under is 5-0 in 76ers last 5 vs teams below .500.
  • Over is 4-1 in 76ers last 5 games overall.

Jazz Trends

  • Jazz are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Jazz are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games.
  • Jazz are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 7-0 in Jazz last 7 overall.
  • Over is 6-0 in Jazz last 6 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 5-1 in Jazz last 6 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Under is 9-4 in Jazz last 13 games vs teams above .600.

The Rub

  • Utah Jazz are starting to find form with wins in 3 of their last 4 and are coming off a big 117-96 win on Christmas Day over Portland.
  • Philadelphia took the last 3 in the series, including a 113-107 home win on Nov. 16th.
  • Utah have hit the 218.5 mark in just 5 of their last 20, the 76ers in 12 of their last 20.

Best Bet  = Philadelphia +5.0