9 Games – NBA Picks Tonight

Tonight’s NBA Tips

*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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  • Over is 7-0 in Timberwolves last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Over is 8-0 in Timberwolves last 8 overall.
  • Over is 5-0 in Timberwolves last 5 road games.
  • Over is 4-0 in Timberwolves last 4 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 5-2 in Timberwolves last 7 vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Over is 8-0 in Celtics last 8 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Over is 6-1-1 in Celtics last 8 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Over is 4-1 in Celtics last 5 home games.
  • Over is 20-7 in Celtics last 27 overall.
  • Over is 11-4 in Celtics last 15 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
  • Best Bet – Minnesota @ Boston – Over 214.5¬†¬†(Line came in from 217.5 last night. If you were lucky enough to get on the 214.5, congrats.)

TONIGHT’S NBA TIPS


DALLAS @ CHARLOTTE

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Dallas 17 19 15-3 2-16
Charlotte 18 18 14-7 4-11

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Dallas 110.6 110.4 +0.2
Charlotte 113.7 111.1 +2.6

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Favorite is 21-9-1 ATS in the last 31 meetings.
  • Nets are 8-23-1 ATS in the last 32 meetings.

Mavericks Trends

  • Mavericks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Over is 6-1 in Mavericks last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 6-1 in Mavericks last 7 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
  • Over is 5-1 in Mavericks last 6 road games.
  • Over is 7-2 in Mavericks last 9 overall.

Hornets Trends

  • Hornets are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Hornets are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Over is 4-1 in Hornets last 5 overall.
  • Under is 6-2 in Hornets last 8 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Charlotte Over Dallas
-2.5 222.0 122-84
  • Dallas are 2-16 on the road, and 0-9 over their last 9 away from Dallas. That’s ugly,
  • Overs best. Dallas are too good to go 2-17 on the road, so we won’t tempt fate by back the Hornets even at a skinny -2.5.

Best Bet  =  Over 222.0


MIAMI @ CLEVELAND

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Miami 17 18 8-11 9-7
Cleveland 8 29 5-13 3-16

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Miami 106.7 106.1 +0.6
Cleveland 102.3 111.3 -9.0

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Home team is 13-3 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
  • Under is 15-5-1 in the last 21 meetings in Cleveland.

Heat Trends

  • Heat are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 road games.
  • Heat are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
  • Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Over is 4-0 in Heat last 4 overall.
  • Over is 6-1 in Heat last 7 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Under is 12-4 in Heat last 16 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400.

Cavaliers Trends

  • Cavaliers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games.
  • Over is 6-1 in Cavaliers last 7 home games.
  • Under is 4-1 in Cavaliers last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Miami  Over Miami
 -6.0  206.0 117-92
  • Cleveland own the worst record in the NBA and have dropped their last 6 games.
  • Miami took this 112-94 in Miami on the 29th Dec.
  • Take the -6.0 for the Heat.

Best Bet  =  Miami -6.0  & Over 206.0


ATLANTA @ WASHINGTON

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Atlanta 11 25 6-10 5-15
Washington 14 23 10-7 4-16

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Atlanta 109.4 117.9 -8.5
Washington 112.6 117.5 -4.9

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Washington.

Hawks Trends

  • Hawks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.
  • Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Under is 36-17 in Hawks last 53 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.

Wizards Trends

  • Wizards are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
  • Wizards are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games following a straight up win.
  • Wizards are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Wizards are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Wizards are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Over is 8-2 in Wizards last 10 home games.
  • Under is 5-2 in Wizards last 7 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Under is 11-5-1 in Wizards last 17 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Atlanta  Over Washington
 +5.0  230.0 114-98
  • Wall will undergo season-ending heel surgery and Markieff Morris (back) will miss his 3rd straight game tonight.
  • Season series split 1-1, with the Hawks winning most recently at home 118-110 on the 19th Dec.
  • Overs best tonight despite the loss of Wall, with both very leaky defensively.

Best Bet  = Over 230.0 


NEW ORLEANS @ BROOKLYN

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
New Orleans 17 21 13-6 4-15
Brooklyn 17 21 9-11 8-10

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
New Orleans 116.2 115.3 +0.9
Brooklyn 110.6 111.8 -1.2

H2H Trends

  • Pelicans are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Brooklyn.
  • Over is 21-5 in the last 26 meetings.
  • Over is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings in Brooklyn.

Pelicans Trends

  • Pelicans are 16-7 ATS in their last 23 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games.
  • Pelicans are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Pelicans are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Over is 17-4 in Pelicans last 21 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Under is 35-17 in Pelicans last 52 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.

Nets Trends

  • Nets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Nets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Nets are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games.
  • Nets are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Over is 13-3 in Nets last 16 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 New Orleans  Under Brooklyn
 -1.0  230.5 126-121
  • Nets have lost B2B games after taking 9 of 10 and are in the midst of a batch of injuries.
  • Pelicans beat Brooklyn 117-115 at home on Oct. 26th behind 26 points from Holiday.

Best Bet =  NO BET.


MINNESOTA @ BOSTON

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Minnesota 17 20 12-6 5-14
Boston 21 15 11-5 10-10

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Minnesota 111.5 111.6 -0.1
Boston 111.6 106.0 +5.6

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Home team is 10-3 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
  • Over is 6-2-1 in the last 9 meetings.
  • Over is 10-4-1 in the last 15 meetings in Boston.

Timberwolves Trends

  • Timberwolves are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Timberwolves are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
  • Timberwolves are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 7-0 in Timberwolves last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Over is 8-0 in Timberwolves last 8 overall.
  • Over is 5-0 in Timberwolves last 5 road games.
  • Over is 4-0 in Timberwolves last 4 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Over is 5-2 in Timberwolves last 7 vs. a team with a winning straight up record.

Celtics Trends

  • Over is 8-0 in Celtics last 8 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Over is 6-1-1 in Celtics last 8 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Over is 4-1 in Celtics last 5 home games.
  • Over is 20-7 in Celtics last 27 overall.
  • Over is 11-4 in Celtics last 15 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Boston  Over Boston
 -6.0  214.5 115-102
  • This one looks good value for Overs.
  • Boston dominate statistically in this matchup.
  • Boston have taken the last 5 in the series, including a 118-109 win at Minnesota on Dec. 1st.
  • Boston has coverd the number in 25 of its last 33 at home in TD Garden, and should be front-runners at home again tonight.

Best Bet  =  Over 214.5


ORLANDO @ CHICAGO

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Orlando 16 20 10-11 6-9
Chicago 10 27 5-13 5-14

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Orlando 103.4 107.5 -4.1
Chicago 100.4 109.3 -8.9

H2H Trends –¬†

  • Under is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings in Chicago.
  • Under is 20-7 in the last 27 meetings.
  • Underdog is 22-9 ATS in the last 31 meetings.

Magic Trends

  • Magic are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Magic are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
  • Under is 12-1 in Magic last 13 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Under is 7-1 in Magic last 8 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400.
  • Under is 15-3 in Magic last 18 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Over is 4-1 in Magic last 5 overall.
  • Under is 4-1 in Magic last 5 road games.
  • Under is 17-7 in Magic last 24 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.

Bulls Trends

  • Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
  • Bulls are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Bulls are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 home games.
  • Under is 7-2-1 in Bulls last 10 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 21-8-1 in Bulls last 30 overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Orlando Under Orlando
 +1.5  201.5 112-84
  • Orlando are ahead in all statistical categories.
  • Bulls look to defeat the Magic for the 9th time in the past 11 meetings.
  • Both have split two meetings this season with the Magic’s win coming in Mexico City on Dec. 13th.
  • This game will be ugly as sin, take the Unders.

Best Bet  = Orlando +1.5


DETROIT @ MEMPHIS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Detroit 16 19 11-8 5-11
Memphis 18 18 10-7 8-11

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Detroit 107.4 109.9 -2.5
Memphis 101.8 102.3 -0.5

H2H Trends

  • Pistons are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
  • Underdog is 10-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.

Pistons Trends

  • Pistons are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Pistons are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Pistons are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Pistons last 5 road games.
  • Under is 24-8-1 in Pistons last 33 games playing on a B2B.
  • Under is 18-6-3 in Pistons last 27 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.

Grizzlies Trends

  • Grizzlies are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
  • Grizzlies are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Grizzlies are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
  • Grizzlies are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games.
  • Under is 4-0 in Grizzlies last 4 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400.
  • Over is 5-1-1 in Grizzlies last 7 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Under is 5-2 in Grizzlies last 7 overall.
  • Under is 5-2 in Grizzlies last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Detroit  Over Detroit
 +6.0  199.0 101-94
  • Pistons on a B2B after a 121-98 loss in Milwaukee last night.
  • Grizzlies rested and at home but have really struggled ATS lately.
  • We’ll stay clear of this one, but tipping Memphis in a close one. -6.0 too much.

Best Bet = NO BET.


PHILADELPHIA @ PHOENIX

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Philadelphia 24 14 16-3 8-11
Phoenix 9 29 5-14 4-15

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Philadelphia 114.1 112.1 +2.0
Phoenix 105.4 114.4 -9.0

H2H Trends

  • Over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.

76ers Trends

  • 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • 76ers are 7-15 ATS in their last 22 road games.
  • 76ers are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • 76ers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 0 days rest.
  • Over is 6-1 in 76ers last 7 vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
  • Over is 5-1 in 76ers last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Over is 8-2 in 76ers last 10 games playing on 0 days rest.
  • Over is 11-3 in 76ers last 14 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400.
  • Over is 20-6 in 76ers last 26 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.

Suns Trends

  • Suns are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
  • Suns are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 8-3 in Suns last 11 games playing on 1 days rest.
  • Under is 5-2 in Suns last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Phoenix  Under Philadelphia
 +5.0  228.5 132-127
  • 76ers wrecked our Cash Stat last night by bringing Embiid back from the dead, putting him in the lineup despite all reports telling us he’d sit.
  • Embiid tallied 33 points and 17 rebounds as the 76ers won 119-114 at home in the November matchup.
  • 76ers beat the Clippers as -2.0 Underdogs in LA last night, but the rested Suns might slip one past the 76ers ATS on their 5th game of this road trip and on a B2B.

Best Bet = Under 228.5


OKLAHOMA CITY @ LA LAKERS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
OKC 23 13 13-4 10-9
L.A. Lakers 21 16 13-6 8-10

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Oklahoma City 112.1 105.6 +6.5
L.A. Lakers 113.4 111.4 +2.0

H2H Trends

  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
  • Favorite is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
  • Home team is 16-5 ATS in the last 21 meetings.

Thunder Trends

  • Thunder are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Thunder are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
  • Over is 5-1 in Thunder last 6 vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Under is 16-6 in Thunder last 22 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
  • Under is 5-2 in Thunder last 7 road games.
  • Under is 40-17 in Thunder last 57 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.

LA Lakers Trends

  • Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Lakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Under is 8-1-1 in Lakers last 10 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Under is 6-1-1 in Lakers last 8 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
  • Under is 13-3-1 in Lakers last 17 home games.
  • Under is 5-2 in Lakers last 7 overall.

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
 Oklahoma City  Under LA Lakers
 -5.5  230.0 107-100
  • Lakers will be without LeBron for the 4th straight game tonight.
  • Lakers are a little banged up and the Thunder are good value at -5.5.
  • The stars of OKC love the bright lights of LA.
  • OKC have hit the 230.0 mark in only 1 of their last 10 games.

Best Bet =  Oklahoma City WIN