NBA – TRENDS OF THE DAY
The NBA action goes on with three games on Thursday night including the Western Conference clash between the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers which should be a pure joy to watch. The Los Angeles Lakers visit the slumping Brooklyn Nets, while the hapless Cleveland Cavaliers welcome the Washington Wizards. We bring you all need-to-know betting trends and notes for tonight’s matchups to help you make the best wagers.
- Featured game: Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers
After splitting their first two meetings of the season, the Mavericks (27-16; 22-19-2 ATS) take on the Trail Blazers (19-26; 16-27-2 ATS) for the second time in seven days. Back in October, the Trail Blazers beat the Mavericks 121-119 as 2.5-point road dogs. Last week, the Mavs defeated the Trail Blazers 120-112 as 7.5-point home favorites. Dallas opened as a 1.5-point fave in this one with the total at 229.5 points, and the over has hit in the last three encounters between the Mavericks and Trail Blazers. The Mavs are 4-3 SU and 6-1 ATS in their last seven meetings with the Trail Blazers and are 3-4 SU and 6-1 ATS in their previous seven visits to Portland.
Dallas is 4-1 SU and 3-1-1 ATS in its last five games overall. The Mavs are 20-6-2 ATS in their previous 28 outings on the road and are 10-2-1 ATS in their previous 13 road contests when listed as favorites. They are 17-6-2 ATS in the last 25 games following an ATS loss and are 11-4-1 ATS in the previous 16 outings following a straight-up loss. The Mavs are coming off a 110-107 home loss to the Clippers.
On the other side, the Trail Blazers are 3-4 SU and 1-6 ATS in their last seven contests overall. They are only 3-12 ATS over the last 15 outings. The Trail Blazers are terrible 0-6-1 ATS in their last seven showings on the home court and are 2-9 ATS in their previous 11 games against a team with a winning record. Also, Portland is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 showings as a dog. At least, the Trail Blazers are 18-6 ATS in their last 24 tilts played on Thursday.
- Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
The Wizards (14-29; 21-21-1 ATS) suffered a painful 134-129 overtime loss at the Miami Heat last night. Now, they are 1-4 SU and 2-3 ATS in the last five outings, but the Wizards are ridiculous 13-2 ATS on the second day of their last 15 back-to-back sets. Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last five games on the road and is 2-6 ATS in its previous eight games against a team with a losing record.
The Cavaliers (12-32; 19-23-2 ATS) are only 2-10 SU and 5-7 ATS over their last 12 games overall. They are riding a five-game losing streak, while the Cavs are 0-5 SU and 1-4 ATS in their last five outings at home. On the other hand, the Cavaliers are 4-1 ATS in their previous five contests against a team with a losing record and are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games playing on two days rest.
These two conference foes will meet for the second time this season, and the Cavs beat the Wizards 113-100 as 5-point road dogs in November. Cleveland is 9-4 SU and 8-5 ATS in its last 13 meetings with Washington and is 4-2 SU and 3-3 ATS in the previous six encounters in Ohio. The Cavs opened as 1.5-point favorites here with a total of 232.0 points, and the over is 4-1 in the last five matchups between the Cavaliers and Wizards in Cleveland.
- Los Angeles Lakers vs. Brooklyn Nets
The Lakers (35-9; 23-20-1 ATS) outlasted the Knicks 100-92 as 11.5-point road favorites last night. They are 6-1 ATS on the second day of their last seven back-to-back sets, while the Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their previous five outings on the road and are 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 games against a team with a losing record. Still, the Lakers are only 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 showings as favorites.
On the other side, the Nets (18-24; 18-24 ATS) are 2-11 SU and ATS over their last 13 outings. They are 2-6 ATS in the last eight showings at home and are 1-4 ATS in the previous five contests playing on two days rest. Brooklyn is 0-4 ATS in its last four games against a team with a winning record, while the Nets are 0-7 ATS in their previous seven tilts played on Thursday.
The Lakers meet the Nets for the first time this season, opening as 5.5-point favorites with the total at 227.0 points. The Nets went 2-0 SU and ATS against the Lakers last season, but they are 3-5 SU and 3-4-1 ATS over the previous eight encounters with the Lakers. The under is 6-2 in that eight-game span.
END OF JANUARY 23rd NBA TRENDS
NBA – TRENDS OF THE DAY
A loaded Wednesday night is upon us with 12 games around the Association. We will see some very interesting matchups including Denver at Houston, San Antonio at New Orleans, and Utah at Golden State, so we have prepared all need-to-know betting trends for tonight’s contests that will help you make the best moves.
- Featured game: Denver Nuggets vs. Houston Rockets
The Nuggets (30-13; 19-21-3 ATS) take on the Rockets (26-16; 19-23 ATS) for the third time this season, and the series is tied after a couple of home wins. Both teams covered along with a straight-up victory, but the Nuggets have been pretty unsuccessful against the Rockets lately. Denver is only 2-7 SU and ATS in its last nine games against Houston and is 0-5 SU and ATS in its previous five visits to Toyota Center. The Rockets opened as 8-point favorites in this one with a total of 228.5 points, and the over is 3-1 in the last four head-to-head duels in Houston.
Denver is 6-2 SU and 5-3 ATS in its last eight games overall. The Nuggets are 3-1-1 ATS in their last five outings on the road as underdogs, but they are only 2-8 ATS in the last ten showings following a straight-up win and are 2-5 ATS in the previous seven outings following an ATS win. Also, the Nuggets are just 5-15 ATS in their last 20 encounters with the Southwest Division.
On the other side, Houston is riding a four-game losing streak while failing to cover in that span. The Rockets are 1-6 ATS over their last seven games overall, while they are 4-7 ATS in the previous 11 outings at Toyota Center. Still, Houston is 5-1 ATS in its last six games against a team with the winning percentage above .400 and is 11-3 SU and 9-5 ATS in its previous 14 home encounters with the Northwest Division.
- San Antonio Spurs vs. New Orleans Pelicans
The Spurs (19-23; 17-24-1 ATS) head to New Orleans as 3.5-point underdogs and are only 6-14 ATS in their last 20 meetings with the Pelicans. Also, the Spurs are terrible 2-15 ATS in their previous 17 visits to New Orleans. San Antonio is 7-2-1 ATS in its last ten games on the road and is 7-2 ATS in its last nine showings as an underdog, but the Spurs are only 2-8 ATS in their previous ten contests against a team with a winning percentage below .400. The Pelicans (17-27; 23-20-1 ATS) are 6-0 ATS in their last six games at home and are 13-2-1 ATS in their previous 16 contests overall. They are 4-0 ATS in the last four outings as favorites and are 7-0 ATS in the last seven tilts playing on one day rest.
- Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors
The Jazz (30-13; 23-19-1 ATS) have dominated the Warriors (10-35; 22-22-1 ATS) over the last two years, winning seven of their nine encounters and covering on seven occasions in that span. Utah defeated Golden State three times this season and covered just once, while the Jazz are 6-1 ATS in their last seven road encounters with the Warriors. The Jazz are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games overall, 10-2 ATS in their previous 12 games against a team with a losing record, and 7-2 ATS in their last nine showings on the road. The Warriors are 7-3 ATS in their last ten outings at home and are 10-21-1 in their previous 32 games following an ATS win, while the Dubs are only 3-11 ATS in their last 14 contests played on Wednesday.
- Memphis Grizzlies vs. Boston Celtics
The Grizzlies (20-23; 22-20-1 ATS) put an end to a seven-game win streak with a 126-116 loss at New Orleans on Monday. They are 6-2 ATS in the last eight games overall and are 6-2-1 ATS in the previous nine outings on the road, while the Grizzlies are 5-1 ATS in their last six contests played on Wednesday. However, the Grizzlies are 0-7 SU and 2-5 ATS in their last seven games against the Celtics (28-14; 24-16-2 ATS) and are 0-5 SU and 2-3 ATS in their previous five visits to Boston. Interestingly, Memphis is 15-4-1 ATS in its last 20 games at TD Garden. The Celtics are 2-6 ATS in their last eight outings at home as favorites and are 1-5 ATS in their last six showings following an ATS win.
- Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Orlando Magic
The Thunder (25-19; 29-15 ATS) have won 14 of their last 17 meetings with the Magic (21-23; 21-21-2 ATS) and are 3-0 SU and ATS over their previous three H2H duels. OKC is 5-0 ATS in its last five road games against a team with a winning home record and is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 outings on the road as an underdog. The Thunder are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall, 17-5 ATS in their previous 22 contests on the road, and 13-3 ATS in their last 16 tilts against a team with a losing record. On the other side, the Magic are 6-2 ATS in their last eight games overall, 5-2 ATS in their previous seven games at home, and 5-1 ATS in their last six showings as favorites. Also, the Magic are 7-1 ATS in their last eight contests playing on one day rest.
END OF JANUARY 22nd NBA TRENDS