8 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.

NBA PARLAY

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Parlay 1

 

  • Sacramento @ Minnesota – Over 231.0
  • Pheonix @ New York – Phoenix WIN
  • Portland @ LA Clippers – LA Clippers WIN

Parlay 2

  • Philadelphia @ San Antonio – Under 225.5
  • Memphis @ Golden State – Over 209.0

Greedy 

  • Milwaukee @ Detroit – Milwaukee WIN

TONIGHT’S CASH STAT¬†ūüíį

  • Trail Blazers are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 road games.
  • Trail Blazers are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games vs teams over .500
  • Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Clippers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games

Best Bet – Portland @ LA Clippers –¬† LA Clippers WIN


TONIGHT’S NBA TIPS


MILWAUKEE @ DETROIT

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Milwaukee 19 9 13-3 6-6
Detroit 14 13 10-6 4-7

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG. DIFF
Milwaukee 118.0 109.0 +9.0
Detroit 109.1 110.0 -0.9

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Milwaukee Under Milwaukee
-3.5 222.5 107-104

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings.¬†
  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Detroit.¬†
  • Bucks are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

Bucks Trends

  • Bucks are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 road games.
  • Bucks are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.
  • Under is 5-0-1 in Bucks last 6 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 8-1 in Bucks last 9 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Over is 35-17 in Bucks last 52 overall.

Pistons Trends

  • Pistons are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Pistons are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Under is 7-2 in Pistons last 9 overall.
  • Over is 9-4 in Pistons last 13 vs teams over .500.

The Rub 

  • Detroit dropped 6 straight to fall to .500 before bouncing back with a 113-104 victory over the Boston on Saturday to start this 2 game homestand.
  • Bucks started a trip of 6 of 7 on the road with a loss at Pacers on Wednesday but bounced back knocking off Cleveland 114-102 on Friday as Giannis found some needed form with 44 points, 14 rebounds and 8 assists.
  • Milwaukee knocked off Detroit 115-92 at home on Dec. 5th.

Best Bet  = Under 222.5


PHOENIX @ NEW YORK

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Phoenix 6 24 5-11 1-13
New York 9 22 4-9 5-13

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Phoenix 102.3 112.7 -10.4
New York 108.5 115. -6.5

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Phoenix Over Phoenix
+2.5 218.5 128-110

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in New York.¬†
  • Suns are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings in New York.¬†
  • Under is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.

Suns Trends

  • Suns are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall.
  • Suns are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games vs teams below .500.
  • Suns are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games.
  • Under is 7-2 in Suns last 9 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 8-3 in Suns last 11 games overall.

Knicks Trends

  • Knicks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Knicks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on a B2B.
  • Knicks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Under is 6-2 in Knicks last 8 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Under is 12-5 in Knicks last 17 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Over is 23-11 in Knicks last 34 games playing on a B2B.

The Rub

  • Knicks fell to 5-13 on the road, and their 18 road games are the most in the East – with a visit to 76ers on tap for Wednesday and a 6-game trip starting after Christmas.
  • Suns are on a 5-game road trip of their own and have B2B wins for the first time this season while welcoming back Devin Booker for Saturday’s 107-99 home win over Minnesota.
  • Like the fresh Suns to take one as +2.5 Underdogs. The inclusion of Booker to add some swagger to the young team.

Best Bet  = Phoenix +2.5


UTAH @ HOUSTON

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Utah 14 16 5-6 9-10
Houston 14 14 7-5 7-9

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Utah 106.8 106.6 0.2
Houston 108.9 109.1 -0.2

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Houston Under Houston
-5.0 213.5 102-97

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.¬†
  • Over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Houston.

Jazz Trends

  • Under is 4-1 in Jazz last 5 overall.

Rockets Trends

  • Rockets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games.
  • Rockets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams below .500.
  • Over is 6-1 in Rockets last 7 games following a win.
  • Over is 5-1 in Rockets last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Over is 5-1 in Rockets last 6 home games
  • Over is 10-4 in Rockets last 14 games overall.

The Rub

  • Rockets have found form during a 3-game streak with Harden in triple-double form.
  • Jazz have dropped 3 of their last 4, including a 96-89 loss to the Magic in Mexico City on Saturday, struggling to find offense.
  • Utah took each of the first 2 meetings this season, including a 100-89 win at Houston on Oct. 24th.
  • Pace is going to be slow tonight, with the Jazz 20th and the Rockets 29th in the league in tempo.
  • Rockets get some revenge tonight, Unders best.

Best Bet  = Under 213.5


SACRAMENTO @ MINNESOTA

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Sacramento 16 13 7-6 9-7
Minnesota 13 16 11-4 2-12
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Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Sacramento 115.8 115.9 -0.1
Minnesota 110.1 110.8 -0.7

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Sacramento Over Minnesota
+8.0 231.0 132-105

H2H Trends

  • Over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Minnesota.¬†
  • Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

Kings Trends

  • Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs teams below .500.
  • Kings are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Kings are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games
  • Kings are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on a B2B.
  • Over is 5-1 in Kings last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.
  • Over is 12-3 in Kings last 15 road games.
  • Over is 11-3 in Kings last 14 games overall.

T-Wolves Trends

  • Timberwolves are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Timberwolves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams over .500.
  • Over is 10-3 in Timberwolves last 13 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Under is 19-7 in Timberwolves last 26 games overall.

The Rub

  • Minnesota lost 107-99 to league-worst Phoenix on Saturday to end an 0-4 road trip during which they allowed an average of 119.3 points. But their fortunes have been different at home (11-4).
  • Kings have won 6 of their last 8, including a 141-130 win over Minnesota on Wednesday and a 120-113 win at Dallas 4 days later.
  • Kings are the better offensive team and play at the 2nd fastest tempos in the league. The Overs is tempting.

Best Bet  =  Sacramento +8.0  & Over 231.0


CHICAGO @ OKLAHOMA CITY

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Chicago 7 23 4-11 3-12
OKC 18 10 11-3 7-7

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Chicago 101.3 111.7 -10.4
OKC 111.1 105.3 +5.8

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Oklahoma City Over Oklahoma City
-13.0 213.0 121-96

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.

Bulls Trends

  • Bulls are 10-22 ATS in their last 32 road games.
  • Bulls are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 road games vs. a team with a winning home record
  • Under is 5-0 in Bulls last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Under is 6-1 in Bulls last 7 road games.
  • Under is 20-7-1 in Bulls last 28 games overall.

OKC Trends

  • Thunder are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Thunder are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Thunder are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games
  • Thunder are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Over is 8-2 in Thunder last 10 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Over is 5-2 in Thunder last 7 games vs teams below .400.

The Rub

  • OKC will try to avenge a surprise loss tonight. The Bulls won just their 6th game when they held off OKC 114-112 at home early this month.
  • Bulls are coming off another surprise win, pulling back a 21-point deficit at San Antonio on Saturday before picking up a 98-93 win. Since their embarrassing 133-77 loss to the Celtics on Dec. 8th Chicago has held its last 3 opponents to an average of 99.3 points.
  • OKC to get revenge tonight. Overs best.

Best Bet  = Over 213.0


PHILADELPHIA @ SAN ANTONIO

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Philadelphia 20 11 14-3 6-8
San Antonio 15 15 11-5 4-10

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Philadelphia 114.3 111.8 +2.5
San Antonio 110.2 111.0 -0.8

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Philadelphia Under San Antonio 
+1.0 225.5 123-96

H2H Trends –¬†

  • 76ers are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.¬†
  • Under is 7-0 in the last 7 meetings in San Antonio.¬†
  • Under is 10-3 in the last 13 meetings.

76ers Trends

  • 76ers are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • 76ers are 4-12 ATS in their last 16 road games.
  • 76ers are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600
  • Over is 9-1 in 76ers last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % over .600.
  • Over is 8-1 in 76ers last 9 games playing on a B2B.
  • Over is 5-2 in 76ers last 7 road games.

Spurs Trends

  • Spurs are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall
  • Spurs are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 home games.
  • Spurs are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400.
  • Over is 4-1 in Spurs last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Under is 4-0 in Spurs last 4 games overall.
  • Under is 4-0 in Spurs last 4 home games.

The Rub

  • Spurs won 4 in a row by an average of 22.3 points, but followed that up with by leading lowly Chicago by 21 points in the 3rd quarter before shitting the bed in true fashion, losing 98-93,¬†outscored 55-31 in the 2nd half.
  • 76ers lost 2 straight games with Butler out (groin) before his return for Sunday’s 126-103 win at Cleveland.
  • Philly to win tonight.
  • Unders good, with Pop to fire up the Spurs defensively.

Best Bet  = Philadelphia +1.0 & Under 225.5


MEMPHIS @ GOLDEN STATE

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Memphis 16 13 9-6 7-7
Golden St. 20 10 12-3 8-7

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Memphis 102.5 102.1 +0.4
Golden St. 116.1 111.1 +5.0

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Golden State Over Golden State
-11.5 209.0 110-93
109-98

H2H Trends

  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.¬†
  • Grizzlies are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Golden State.¬†
  • Under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Golden State.

Grizzlies Trends

  • Grizzlies are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games vs teams over .500.
  • Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .600.
  • Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Over is 5-2 in Grizzlies last 7 games vs teams above .600.
  • Under is 12-5 in Grizzlies last 17 vs teams over .500.

Warriors Trends

  • Warriors are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games vs teams over .500.
  • Warriors are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall.
  • Warriors are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games.
  • Under is 12-4 in Warriors last 16 vs teams over .500.

The Rub

  • Grizzlies are struggling offensively while dropping 4 of their last 5 games and are about to face one of the all-time great offenses.
  • Memphis Grizzlies have failed to reach the 100.0 point mark¬† in their last 5 games.
  • Golden State took a 117-101 home win in this matchup on Nov. 5th.
  • The grit’n’grind style of the Grizzlies produces the slowest pace in the league, but the Warriors at home should provide enough points for both of them. Overs best.

Best Bet  = Over 209.0 

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PORTLAND @ LA CLIPPERS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Portland 16 13 11-4 5-9
L.A. Clippers 17 12 9-3 8-9

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Portland 111.6 110.2 +1.4
L.A. Clippers 113.9 113.5 +0.4

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
LA Clippers Over Portland
-2.5 219.0 131-127

H2H Trends

  • Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.¬†
  • Trail Blazers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in LA.¬†
  • Trail Blazers are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Trail Blazers Trends

  • Trail Blazers are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 road games.
  • Trail Blazers are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games vs teams over .500.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-11 ATS in their last 12 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Under is 5-1 in Trail Blazers last 6 overall.
  • Under is 10-3 in Trail Blazers last 13 road games vs teams over .600

Clippers Trends

  • Clippers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Clippers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games.
  • Clippers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Under is 6-1 in Clippers last 7 vs teams over .500.
  • Over is 5-2 in Clippers last 7 home games.
  • Over is 7-3-1 in Clippers last 11 home games vs. a team with a road winning % below .400

The Rub

  • Portland ended an offensive slump that included¬†a 6-game road slide and a season-low 83 points at Memphis by outlasting the Raptors 128-122, avoiding a 3rd straight loss.
  • Clippers are in a slump with 3 straight losses and 5 of the last 6 games.
  • Both split the first 2 matchups, with LA winning 104-100 at Portland in the most recent meeting on Nov. 25th
  • Like LA tonight.

Best Bet  = LA Clippers WIN