Top NBA Betting Trends of the Day 01/20/2019

Last Updated: 2019-01-20

NBA – TRENDS OF THE DAY

Martin Luther King Day is nearing with plenty of excitements, but today, we’ll see just three games in the Association as Charlotte visits Indiana, Phoenix travels to Minnesota, while the Clippers head to San Antonio. We bring you all need-to-know betting trends and notes for tonight’s games to help you find the best wagers.

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  • Featured game: Charlotte Hornets vs. Indiana Pacers

The Charlotte Hornets (22-23; 23-22 ATS) are coming off a comfortable 135-115 victory to the Phoenix Suns last night to extend their winning streak to three games. The Hornets shot 54.5% from the field, dropping 71 first-half points on the hapless Suns, while eight Charlotte’s players scored in double-digits. The Hornets are 4-3 straight up and ATS in their previous seven games overall, and are 2-7 straight up and ATS in their last nine outings on the road. Also, the Hornets are just 3-17 straight up and 5-13-2 ATS in their last 20 road meetings with the Central Division.

On the other side, the Indiana Pacers (30-15; 23-21-1 ATS) are coming off a 111-99 home win over the Dallas Mavericks last night which was their seventh victory over the last ten games overall, covering the spread four times in the process. The Pacers are 10-2 straight up and 7-5 ATS in their previous 12 showings on the home court, and are 16-4 straight up and 11-9 ATS in their previous 20 meetings with the Southeast Division.

This will be the second head-to-head duel of the season between these two teams, and the Hornets lead the series after a 127-109 home win as 3.5-point favorites. The Pacers opened as 7-point favorites on this one with the total at 219.5 points and the Hornets at +250 money line odds. The Hornets are 6-4 straight up and ATS in their last ten meetings with the Pacers, while the Pacers are 3-1 straight up and ATS in the last four H2H duels at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Charlotte is 3-4 straight up and 4-3 ATS on the second day of its seven back-to-back sets this season, while Indiana is 5-2 straight up and ATS on the second game of its seven back-to-back sets this term.

  • Phoenix Suns vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

The Phoenix Suns (11-36; 21-26 ATS) were easily beaten at Charlotte 135-115 last night to extend their losing streak to three games. All these three losses came on the road, and the Suns continue their journey with a clash at the Minnesota Timberwolves (21-24; 23-22 ATS) who have dropped two games in a row at the Philadelphia 76ers 149-107 and to the San Antonio Spurs 116-113 last time out. The Timberwolves opened as strong 10.5-point favorites with the total at 227.5 points and the Suns at +450 money line odds. Minnesota is 6-3 straight up and 3-5-1 ATS in its last nine meetings with Phoenix, while the Timberwolves are 5-1 straight up and 2-2-2 ATS in their previous six meetings with the Suns at home.

This will be the second H2H duel between these two foes, and the Suns have beaten the Timberwolves 107-99 as 7.5-point underdogs on the home court. The Suns are on a four-game losing streak away from home, covering the spread two times in that span, and are 3-7 straight up and 7-3 ATS in their previous ten showings on the road. The Timberwolves are 6-4 straight up and ATS in their last ten games at home, while they are 6-1 straight up and 3-3-1 ATS in the last seven games when listed as double-digit favorites. On the other side, the Suns are 1-7 straight up and 2-6 ATS in their last eight games as double-digit underdogs, while Phoenix is 0-7 straight up and 4-3 ATS on the second day of its seven back-to-back sets this season.

  • Los Angeles Clippers vs. San Antonio Spurs

The Los Angeles Clippers (24-21; 24-21 ATS) are on a five-game losing streak following a 112-94 home defeat to the Golden State Warriors, failing to cover the spread during that span. The Clippers are 2-4 straight up and 4-2 ATS in their last six games on the road, and are 0-9 straight up and 2-7 ATS in their last nine showings when listed as underdogs. On the other side, the Spurs are coming off a couple of consecutive wins on the road over Dallas 105-101 and Minnesota 116-113. They are 7-1 straight up and ATS in the last eight games at home, and are 7-3 straight up and ATS in their last ten games as favorites.

These two teams will meet each other for the third time this season and the Spurs lead the series 2-1. They are 5-3 straight up and ATS in their previous eight meetings with the Clippers, while the Spurs are 5-2 straight up and ATS in the last seven H2H duels on the home court. The Spurs opened as 4.5-point favorites on this one with the Timberwolves at +160 money line odds.

END OF JANUARY 20th NBA TRENDS                                  

 

 

NBA – TRENDS OF THE DAY

The loaded Saturday brings plenty of excitements in the Association, as we’ll see 20 teams in action today. The show starts with a great inter-conference showdown from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia where the 76ers welcome the Oklahoma City Thunder. Elsewhere, Indiana hosts Dallas, Cleveland travels to Denver, while the Los Angeles Lakers head to Houston, so here are all need-to-know betting trends for today’s most interesting games.

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  • Featured game: Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Philadelphia 76ers

The Oklahoma City Thunder (26-18; 23-21 ATS) is in a serious crisis, losing five of its last six games including a 138-128 overtime defeat to the Los Angeles Lakers last time out. The Thunder’s defensive rating is still the 2nd-best in the league with 105.2 points allowed per 100 possessions, but over its last six appearances, the Thunder is allowing 119.8 points per 100 possessions (28th in the league). OKC is 3-4 straight up and ATS in its last seven games on the road, and is 6-2 straight up and 5-3 ATS in its last eight road meetings with the Eastern Conference.

The Philadelphia 76ers (30-16; 22-24 ATS) are on a three-game winning streak following an excellent 120-96 win at the Indiana Pacers this past Thursday. They are 7-2 straight up and 5-4 ATS in the last nine games overall, while the Sixers are 5-1 straight up and 4-2 ATS in their previous six showings at Wells Fargo Center. Also, the Sixers are ridiculous 14-0 straight up and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home meetings with the Western Conference.

Philadelphia opened as a 2.5-point favorite here with the total at 235.0 points and the Thunder at +110 money line odds. This will be their first head-to-head duel of the season, and the Thunder has won 18 consecutive meetings with the Sixers, covering the spread 13 times in that span! Also, the Sixers are 0-9 straight up and 3-6 ATS in the last six H2H duels in Philadelphia. The Sixers are 7-3 straight up and 6-4 ATS in their last ten home games as favorites, while OKC is 4-6 straight up and 6-4 ATS in its previous ten games on the road when listed as underdogs.

  • Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets

The Los Angeles Lakers will meet the Houston Rockets for the third time this season, and the Rockets lead the series with a pair of convincing victories, beating the Lakers 124-115 in LA and 126-111 at home. Both teams enter the matchup shorthanded, as the Lakers are still without LeBron James, while the Rockets miss Chris Paul and Clint Capela. Houston opened as a strong 7-point fave with the total at 225.5 points and the Lakers at tempting +235 money line odds. The Rockets are 12-2 straight up and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 meetings with the Lakers, and are 9-1 straight up and 8-2 ATS in the last ten H2H duels at Toyota Center.

The Lakers (25-21; 20-25-1 ATS) are coming off a big 138-128 overtime victory at Oklahoma City to record their second straight win. They are 4-2 straight up and 3-2-1 ATS in the last six games overall, and are 3-3 straight up and 4-2 ATS in their previous six showings on the road. The Rockets (25-19; 22-21-1 ATS) are coming off a 145-142 overtime defeat to the Brooklyn Nets and are 3-3 straight up and ATS in their last six games overall. Also, the Rockets are 4-2 straight up and ATS in their last six games at Toyota Center, while they are 5-2 straight up and ATS in their last seven home meetings with the Pacific Division. James Harden is still on fire, averaging whopping 44.0 points per contest over his eight games in January.

  • Dallas Maverick vs. Indiana Pacers

The Mavericks will face off against the Pacers for the first time this season, opening as 6.5-point road underdogs with the total at 214.5 points, while 70.0% of wagers are on the hosts to cover. However, the Pacers are 0-3 straight up and ATS in their last three meetings with Dallas, and are 3-1 straight up and ATS in the last four H2H duels in Indianapolis. The Pacers are 8-2 straight up and 5-5 ATS in their last ten games at home as favorites, while the Mavs are 2-8 straight up and 6-4 ATS in their last ten road games when listed as underdogs.

The Dallas Mavericks (20-24; 26-18 ATS) have dropped two games in a row to San Antonio 105-101 and Golden State 119-114, and are just 3-6 straight up and 4-5 ATS in their previous nine games overall. The Mavs are 2-6 straight up and 6-2 ATS in their last eight games on the road, and are 2-9 straight up and 5-6 ATS in their previous 11 road meetings with the Eastern Conference. The Pacers (29-15; 22-21-1 ATS) are coming off a heavy 120-96 home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers that was their third defeat in the last eight games, and the Pacers covered the spread just two times in that span. Indiana is 4-1 straight up and 3-2 ATS in its last five games on the home court, and is 3-3 straight up and ATS in its previous six home meetings with the Western Conference.

  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets (30-14; 24-20 ATS) rebounded with a 135-105 thrashing of the Chicago Bulls this past Thursday following a terrible 142-111 defeat to the Golden State Warriors that put an end to their 12-game winning streak at Pepsi Center. The Nuggets easily covered a 13.5-point spread against the Bulls and are 13-1 straight up and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 showings on the home court. On the other side, the Cleveland Cavaliers (9-36; 20-25 ATS) are still the worst team in the league, coming off a 129-112 defeat at the Portland Trail Blazers. The Cavs are 1-13 straight up and 5-9 ATS over their last 14 outings, and are 1-8 straight up and 4-5 ATS in their last nine games on the road.

The Nuggets opened as massive 16.5-point favorites here with the total at 218.0 points and the Cavaliers at +1375 money line odds. The over is 5-3 in Cavs’ last eight games on the road, and it is 8-3 in Nuggets’ previous 11 games overall. Denver is 3-1 straight up and ATS in its last four meetings with Cleveland, while the Nuggets are just 1-4 straight up and ATS in the last five H2H duels at Pepsi Center. The Nuggets are 7-0 straight up and 6-1 ATS in their last seven games as double-digit favorites, and the over is 6-1 in that span. The Cavaliers are 1-7 straight up and 2-6 ATS in their previous eight showings as double-digit dogs, and the over is 7-1 during that stretch.

END OF JANUARY 19th NBA TRENDS                                  

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