9 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
  • Miami @ LA Clippers – LA Clippers WIN
  • Washington @ Cleveland – Washington WIN
  • LA Lakers @ Memphis – Memphis WIN

Parlay 2

  • Minnesota @ Portland – Over 218.0
  • Houston @ Dallas – Dallas +2.5 
  • Brooklyn @ New York – Under 219.0

TONIGHT’S CASH STAT 💰

  • Under is 6-0 in Nets last 6 road games vs teams with losing home records.
  • Under is 4-1 in Nets last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Under is 5-1 in Knicks last 6 home games vs  teams with a road winning % below .400. 
  • Under is 4-1 in Knicks last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 11-4 in Knicks last 15 games vs  teams below .400.

Best Bet – Brooklyn @ New York – Under 219.0 


TONIGHT’S NBA TIPS


HOUSTON @ DALLAS

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Houston 11 13 5-5 6-8
Dallas 12 11 10-2 2-9

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Houston 108.5 109.8 -1.3
Dallas 110.6 109.6 +1.0

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Dallas Over Dallas
+2.5 218.5 107-104

H2H Trends – 

  • Rockets are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Dallas. 
  • Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Dallas. 
  • Under is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings.

Rockets Trends

  • Rockets are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games vs. a team above .500.
  • Rockets are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
  • Rockets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.
  • Under is 9-2 in Rockets last 11 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of better than .600.
  • Over is 8-2 in Rockets last 10 games.
  • Under is 37-17-2 in Rockets last 56 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.

Mavericks Trends

  • Mavericks are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 home games. 
  • Mavericks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a loss.
  • Mavericks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest.
  • Mavericks are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games.
  • Over is 4-1 in Mavericks last 5 home games.
  • Over is 5-2 in Mavericks last 7 overall.

The Rub 

  • Consistency is key and Houston have none. 
  • Houston averaged 128.5 ppg in wins over the Spurs and Chicago but followed that with 91 ppg in losses at Minnesota and Utah to begin a 3-game trip
  • Mavericks pumped the Rockets 128-108 in Houston on Nov. 28.
  • Rockets miss Ariza on the defensive end and rank 26th defensively. 

Best Bet  = Dallas +2.5  


SACRAMENTO @ INDIANA

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Sacramento 13 11 6-5 7-6
Indiana 15 10 7-4 8-6

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Sacramento 115.3 116.3 -1.0
Indiana 106.0 101.6 +4.4

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Indiana Under Indiana
-3.5 222.5 107-97

H2H Trends – 

  • Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings. 
  • Kings are 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.

Kings Trends

  • Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 5-0 in Kings last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of better than .600. 
  • Over is 5-0 in Kings last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. 
  • Over is 11-1 in Kings last 12 road games.
  • Over is 8-1 in Kings last 9 games.

Pacers Trends

  • Pacers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games.
  • Pacers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • Under is 6-1 in Pacers last 7 games on a B2B.
  • Under is 18-6 in Pacers last 24 home games.
  • Under is 4-0 in Pacers last 4 games. 

The Rub

  • Pacers are elite defensively, ranking 1st in Opponents PPG.
  • Pacers looking good and should take this tonight.
  • Indiana have hit the 222.5 total points line in just 3 of 25 games this season.

Best Bet  = Indiana WIN & Under 222.5


DENVER @ ATLANTA

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Denver 17 8 9-3 8-5
Atlanta 5 20 3-9 2-11

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Denver 110.6 103.8 +6.8
Atlanta 108.0 119.0 -11

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Denver Over Atlanta
-7.0 222.5 106-98

H2H Trends – 

  • Nuggets are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Atlanta. 
  • Nuggets are 1-6 ATS in the last 7 meetings. 
  • Under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Atlanta.

Nuggets Trends

  • Nuggets are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games. 
  • Nuggets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
  • Nuggets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games  on a B2B.
  • Nuggets are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • Under is 6-2 in Nuggets last 8 games.
  • Under is 8-3-1 in Nuggets last 12 road games.

Hawks Trends

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

The Rub

  • Hawks have already suffered 15 double-digit defeats this season.
  • Paul Millsap suffered a broken toe in a fall during the 3rd quarter of Friday’s game and is out indefinitely.
  • The Nuggets are the much better paper, but are on a B2B. The Hawks rank 1st in tempo and 24th in defensively. Take Overs.
  • Denver travel well.

Best Bet  = Over 222.5 


WASHINGTON @ CLEVELAND

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Washington 11 14 7-5 4-9
Cleveland 5 20 3-10 2-10
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Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Washington 112.4 116.7 -4.3
Cleveland 103.0 111.9 -8.9

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Washington Over Cleveland
-5.0 216.0 116-101

H2H Trends

  • Wizards are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Cleveland. 
  • Under is 10-3 in the last 13 meetings in Cleveland.

Wizards Trends

  • Wizards are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games on 2 days rest. 
  • Wizards are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 road games.
  • Under is 9-2-1 in Wizards last 12 games vs teams below .400.
  • Under is 10-3 in Wizards last 13 vs teams below .500.

Cavs Trends

  • Cavaliers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games on a B2B. 
  • Cavaliers are 5-23 ATS in their last 28 home games vs teams with a road winning % less than .400. 
  • Under is 14-3 in Cavaliers last 17 games on a B2B.

The Rub

  • Wizards have climbed back into playoff contention after a 2-9 start and look to extend their winning streak 4 tonight.
  • Wizards won the first meeting this season 119-95 on Nov. 14th.
  • Washington mus improve defensively, allowing 116.7 ppg – last in the league.
  • We’ll wait for the total points line.

Best Bet  =  Washington WIN 


BROOKLYN @ NEW YORK

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Brooklyn 9 18 4-10 5-8
New York 8 18 4-7 4-11

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Brooklyn 108.6 110.9 -2.3
New York 108.6 114.9 -6.3

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Brooklyn Under Brooklyn
+3.0 219.0 112-104

H2H Trends – 

  • Nets are 0-6 ATS in the last 6 meetings. 
  • Nets are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in New York. 
  • Under is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings in New York.

Nets Trends

  • Nets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games vs teams with losing home records.
  • Nets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs teams below .500.
  • Nets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games vs teams below .400.
  • Nets are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games on a B2B.
  • Under is 6-0 in Nets last 6 road games vs teams with losing home records.
  • Under is 4-1 in Nets last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.

Knicks Trends

  • Under is 5-1 in Knicks last 6 home games vs  teams with a road winning % below .400. 
  • Under is 4-1 in Knicks last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
  • Under is 11-4 in Knicks last 15 games vs  teams below .400.

The Rub

  • Nets shocked the Raptors at home last night in OT, and killed our parlay in the process.
  • Among many issues the Knicks face arer their development of 2017 first-rounder Frank Ntilikina, who hasn’t left the bench in 3 games after going scoreless on 0-of-8 shooting over the previous 2 contests.
  • Never underestimate confidence when two shit teams meet. Brooklyn +3.0 for us.

Best Bet  = Brooklyn +3.0 


BOSTON @ CHICAGO

Win/Loss 

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Boston 14 10 7-3 7-7
Chicago 6 20 4-9 2-11

Season Points +/- 

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Boston 109.3 104.0 +5.3
Chicago 103.3 112.3 -9.0

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Boston Under Boston
-7.5 215.0 133-77

H2H Trends – 

  • Celtics are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings. 
  • Celtics are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Chicago. 
  • Under is 21-8 in the last 29 meetings in Chicago.

Celtics Trends

  • Celtics are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games vs teams below .500.
  • Celtics are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games. 
  • Over is 5-0 in Celtics last 5 overall. 
  • Over is 4-1 in Celtics last 5 road games.
  • Over is 7-3 in Celtics last 10 games vs teams below .400.

Bulls Trends

  • Bulls are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games
  • Under is 7-1-1 in Bulls last 9 home games. 
  • Under is 6-1 in Bulls last 7 games on a B2B.
  • Under is 5-1-1 in Bulls last 7 games.

The Rub

  • Celtics lead all stats categories in this matchup.
  • Celtics have got it together offensively and can extend their streak to 5 tonight.
  • After struggling to score during a 4-8 slide, the Celtics are averaging 124.5 ppg during their current 4-0 streak.
  • Bulls picked up their first win under new coach Jim Boylen with Friday’s 114-112 triumph over OKC at home.
  • Boston fresh should take this tonight. Bulls on a B2B after a big win last night.

Best Bet  = Boston -7.5


LA LAKERS @ MEMPHIS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
L.A. Lakers 15 10 10-4 5-6
Memphis 15 9 8-3 7-6

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
L.A. Lakers 113.4 112.0 +1.4
Memphis 104.2 102.4 +1.8

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Memphis Over LA Lakers
-2.5 207.5 111-88

H2H Trends

  • Over is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings. 
  • Lakers are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Memphis. 
  • Over is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings in Memphis.

Lakers Trends

  • Over is 4-0-1 in Lakers last 5 vs teams above .500.
  • Under is 6-1-1 in Lakers last 8 games vs teams above .600.
  • Under is 5-1 in Lakers last 6 road games
  • Under is 15-5-1 in Lakers last 21 games.

Grizzlies Trends

  • Grizzlies are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games on a B2B.
  • Grizzlies are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 home games.
  • Grizzlies are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games vs teams above .600.
  • Grizzlies are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games on a B2B.
  • Under is 5-1 in Grizzlies last 6 games on a B2B.

The Rub

  • Lakers were outscored 44-21 in the 4th quarter last night to see a 15 point lead turn into a 133-120 loss to host San Antonio.
  • Memphis at home is tough, covering 11 of the last 14 ATS at home. Lakers on a B2B.

Best Bet  =  Memphis WIN 


MINNESOTA @ PORTLAND

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Minnesota 13 12 11-4 2-8
Portland 14 11 9-4 5-7

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Minnesota 110.0 109.5 +0.5
Portland 112.3 110.6 +1.7

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
Portland Over Portland
-2.0 218.0 113-105

H2H Trends

  • Under is 9-1-1 in the last 11 meetings in Portland. 
  • Timberwolves are 6-19-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings in Portland. 
  • Timberwolves are 13-37-1 ATS in the last 51 meetings

T-Wolves Trends

  • Timberwolves are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • Timberwolves are 11-24 ATS in their last 35 road games.
  • Over is 7-1 in Timberwolves last 8 Saturday games.
  • Under is 13-4 in Timberwolves last 17 games.
  • Under is 10-1 in Timberwolves last 11 vs. Western Conference.
  • Under is 13-3 in Timberwolves last 16 road games.

Trail Blazers Trends

  • Trail Blazers are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 home games vs teams with losing road records.
  • Trail Blazers are 25-10 ATS in their last 35 home games.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games on a B2B.
  • Trail Blazers are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games.
  • Under is 7-2 in Trail Blazers last 9 home games
  • Over is 7-2-2 in Trail Blazers last 11 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 7-3 in Trail Blazers last 10 games overall.

The Rub

  • Portland dropped 6 of 7 before putting together a solid all-round game in a 108-86 victory over the Suns on Thursday.
  • Timberwolves are climbing the standings with wins in 6 of the last 7 and and have some extra swagger since the trade of ladies-man Jimmy Butler.
  • Home team has taken the last 9 in the series, with each earning a win already in 2018-19.

Best Bet  =  Over 218.0


MIAMI @ LA CLIPPERS

Win/Loss

TEAM W L HOME ROAD
Miami 10 14 5-9 5-5
L.A. Clippers 16 8 9-1 7-7

Season Points +/-

TEAM PPG OPPG DIFF
Miami 107.7 108.9 -1.2
L.A. Clippers 116.4 112.2 +4.2

Picks against the spread

 Spread Points   Result
LA Clippers Over Miami
-5.0 219.0 121-98

H2H Trends

  • Under is 7-0 in the last 7 meetings. 
  • Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in LA. 
  • Heat are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings in LA

Heat Trends

  • Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a teams above .600.
  • Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games.
  • Under is 6-0 in Heat last 6 vs teams above .500.
  • Over is 11-1 in Heat last 12 games on a B2B.
  • Under is 7-2 in Heat last 9 overall.
  • Over is 6-2 in Heat last 8 road games.
  • Over is 11-4 in Heat last 15 road games vs  teams with winning home records

Clippers Trends

  • Clippers are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 home games.
  • Clippers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 4-0 in Clippers last 4 vs teams below .500.
  • Under is 6-1 in Clippers last 7 games vs teams below .400.
  • Over is 4-1 in Clippers last 5 home games.
  • Over is 10-3 in Clippers last 13 games overall.

The Rub

  • Clippers recorded a season worst for points, shootingt just 33.8% to go with 19 turnovers in Wednesday’s 96-86 loss to Memphis on Saturday.
  • Clippers had won 12 of their previous 14 games before the Memphis loss.
  • Miami opened its 6-game road trip with a 115-98 victory over Phoenix – its 5th win in 14 games.
  • Dragic (knee) returned against the Suns after missing the previous 8 games and notched a double-double with 11 points & 10 assists.
  • Whiteside (birth of child) and Wayne Ellington (personal) will be out for a second straight game for the Heat.

Best Bet  =  LA Clippers -5.0