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June 2014

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Miami at San Antonio
Sunday 06/15 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 197 -110

Miami will be focused on playing defense for four full quarters, or their season is over. And San Antonio can't shoot any better than they did in the two games in Miami. You don...

12

San Antonio at Miami
Thursday 06/12 09:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 97.5 -105

San Antonio was scorching hot in game three, as they cruised to an easy win. Things are likely to be quite different tonight. The Heat have an in-depth understanding of what win...

10

San Antonio at Miami
Tuesday 06/10 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Miami -4.5 (-105)

After blowing a 7-point lead in the heat on the road in game one, the Miami Heat rose to the challenge and came away with a hard-fought win in game two. They now have a best-of-...

08

Miami at San Antonio
Sunday 06/08 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio -3.5 (-110)

A lot of folks are raving about how Miami won't lose two in a row, the Spurs won't shoot 59% again, and LeBron James won't break down with cramps again. But they are overlooking...

05

Miami at San Antonio
Thursday 06/05 09:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs have survived the rigors of a long season, and three rounds of playoffs to meet in an encore performance in the NBA Finals. This year, u...

May 2014

31

San Antonio at Oklahoma City
Saturday 05/31 08:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

This has been a strange series for sure, as their has yet to be a competitive game. Through five games, the sum of the victory margin has been 102 points, and seems to be challe...

29

Oklahoma City at San Antonio
Thursday 05/29 09:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The San Antonio Spurs had everything going their way in the first two games as they stormed to a 2-0 series lead over Oklahoma City. Things changed when they hit the road, and w...

28

Miami at Indiana
Wednesday 05/28 08:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on Indiana +2 (-110)

The Indiana Pacers won the first game of this series, and looked like they were in strong position to give the Heat a run. They have not looked like the same team since. They ha...

27

San Antonio at Oklahoma City
Tuesday 05/27 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 208 -110

The San Antonio Spurs certainly had a pair of things going for them to open the series at 2-0. They were playing at home, where they have a strong history, and they had a green ...

25

San Antonio at Oklahoma City
Sunday 05/25 08:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Bouce back time! San Antonio is flying high after ripping Oklahoma City the first two games. But two years ago these teams met in the Western Conference Finals with largely the ...

21

Oklahoma City at San Antonio
Wednesday 05/21 09:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total OVER 210 -105

The Oklahoma City Thunder scored 105 points in game one, but still fell to the San Antonio Spurs by 17 points as they allowed a whooping 122 points. The big problem they face is...

20

Miami at Indiana
Tuesday 05/20 08:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on Miami -2 (-107)

The Miami Heat find themselves in an unusual position - trailing a playoffs series 1-0. The Heat have only themselves to blame, as sometimes this team forgets who hey are, gest ...

19

Oklahoma City at San Antonio
Monday 05/19 09:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The way the San Antonio Spurs played this season as the #1 seed, and the way they dismantled the Portland Trailblazers by winning four games by a total of 78 points, it would ap...

18

Miami at Indiana
Sunday 05/18 03:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 182 -105

Defense was the calling card of these teams during the regular season, with Miami ranked fifth in points allowed and Indiana ranked second. In addition, the Pacers were tops in ...

15

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles
Thursday 05/15 10:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on 1st ½ Total UNDER 107.5 -105

These teams did a lot of scoring early in this series, but the deeper and more important the games became, the stiffer the resistance from the other side of the floor. While the...

15

Indiana at Washington
Thursday 05/15 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 182 -110

The Washington Wizards dominated game five to stave off elimination, but still trail the best-of-seven series 3-2, and are once again facing elimination. These teams have both s...

14

Portland at San Antonio
Wednesday 05/14 09:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio -7.5 (-115)

The San Antonio Spurs are up 3-1 in the series vs. Portland. And with Oklahoma City and the Los Angeles Clippers at 3-2, a win here could mean some much needed rest for this Spu...

14

Brooklyn at Miami
Wednesday 05/14 07:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Miami -7 (-105)

The Miami heat road LeBron James to a crucial road win over Brooklyn to take a commanding 3-1 series lead, and look to close out tonight at home. Many will look at LeBron's perf...

12

San Antonio at Portland
Monday 05/12 10:35 PM Eastern
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The Portland Trailblazers are starring down the barrel of an impossible situation as the San Antonio Spurs have opened a commanding 3-0 lead in their best of seven series. Tonig...

12

Miami at Brooklyn
Monday 05/12 08:00 PM Eastern
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The Miami Heat are 6-1 in their seven playoff games this season, and over the few years of the Big-3 in Miami, this team has come roaring back after a playoff loss. The Heat in ...

11

Indiana at Washington
Sunday 05/11 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

You need defense to survive in the playoffs and Washington has it, ranked ninth in the NBA in points allowed during the regular season. They are also playing great basketball, o...

11

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles
Sunday 05/11 03:30 PM Eastern
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A must-win for the Clippers, at home but down 2-1 in the series. With so much at stake, look for the Clippers to bring their A-game defensively. They are not all about offense e...

10

San Antonio at Portland
Saturday 05/10 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 209 -110

The San Antonio Spurs blitzed the Portland Trailblazers to open a 2-0 lead in this series. The Spurs won the two games by a combined 41 points. Portland is going to have to slow...

09

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles
Friday 05/09 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles -4 (-105)

This series has projected to be a big advantage for home court, as both these teams were tops in the Western Conference at home in the regular season at 34-7. The Clippers got t...

09

Indiana at Washington
Friday 05/09 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Indiana Pacers cruised through the early part of the season, but then hit the wall. The team seems to be disjointed, and the locker room is anything but pleasant. They are a...

08

Portland at San Antonio
Thursday 05/08 09:35 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Game Total UNDER 208.5 -110

The Portland Trailblazers were simply not ready to play the San Antonio Spurs in game one. They were off a grueling seven-game series vs. Houston, and an emotional 1-point win i...

08

Brooklyn at Miami
Thursday 05/08 07:05 PM Eastern
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The two-time defending champion Miami Heat didn't look like a team ready to make it three in a row in the regular season, but they have obviously amped it up for the playoffs. T...

07

Los Angeles at Oklahoma City
Wednesday 05/07 09:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Oklahoma City -5.5 (-105)

The Los Angeles Clippers came out hard and strong in game one, and took the crowd out of the game early. They then built momentum, and were never challenged. This is quite a pre...

07

Washington at Indiana
Wednesday 05/07 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total OVER 185 -105

The surprising Washington Wizards have taken a 1-0 series lead on the road against the top seeded Indiana Pacers. It has been a struggle for this Pacers team down the stretch, a...

06

Brooklyn at Miami
Tuesday 05/06 07:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 96.5 -110

The Brooklyn Nets have had a way of winning close games. None of them were as significant as their game seven road win by 1 point in Toronto to earn the right to face the Heat t...

05

Los Angeles at Oklahoma City
Monday 05/05 09:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 108 -110

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Clippers both needed seven games to move to the second round. The Thunder broke loose in Game Seven for 120 points, but they had an...

03

Golden State at Los Angeles
Saturday 05/03 10:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 105 -110

The Golden Stare Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers have exchanged blows through six games, and it all comes down to Game Seven in Los Angeles. Since exploding for 138 points...

03

Memphis at Oklahoma City
Saturday 05/03 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 185.5 -110

Oklahoma City scored 104 points in Game Six to get the series to Game Seven at home vs. the tough-minded Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis will have to play Game Seven without Zach Ran...

03

Atlanta at Indiana
Saturday 05/03 05:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 185 -110

It comes down to winner move on and loser go home as the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks will play a Game Seven in Indiana. There is a playoff intensity that defies the regular...

02

Houston at Portland
Friday 05/02 10:30 PM Eastern
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The Houston Rockets staved off elimination at home in game five with a convincing 10-point win. The Rockets did most of their damage in the paint, where they scored 60 points. T...

02

San Antonio at Dallas
Friday 05/02 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The San Antonio Spurs are facing elimination in game six  tonight in Dallas after the best regular season in the NBA this year. The Spurs have yet to play their game, and h...

02

Toronto at Brooklyn
Friday 05/02 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

After taking a 2-1 series lead against the Toronto Raptors, the Brooklyn Nets have fallen down in the series 3-2. They now face an elimination game tonight at home. There is not...

01

Los Angeles at Golden State
Thursday 05/01 10:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

It has been a wild ride through five games in this series. Each team has had 20+ point blowout wins, while the other three games have been decided by a combined 16 points. It is...

01

Los Angeles at Golden State
Thursday 05/01 10:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

It has been a wild ride through five games in this series. Each team has had 20+ point blowout wins, while the other three games have been decided by a combined 16 points. It is...

01

Oklahoma City at Memphis
Thursday 05/01 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Oklahoma Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies have played four straight games decided by overtime. This series should have been over a long time ago, as Oklahoma City is the be...

01

Indiana at Atlanta
Thursday 05/01 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 187 -110

The Indiana Pacers are a #1 seed in trouble, as they trail the Atlanta Hawks three games to two. They have a critical game six that they need to win to get back home for a decis...

April 2014

30

Portland at Houston
Wednesday 04/30 09:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Houston Rockets find themselves with their backs to the wall, trailing their opening round series 3-1 vs. the Portland Trailblazers. The answer will not come from the offens...

29

Golden State at Los Angeles
Tuesday 04/29 10:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Despite all the continued hoopla surrounding Donald Sterling's alleged comments, there's a game to played here in LA tonight. Golden State earned a blowout win in game four to e...

29

Memphis at Oklahoma City
Tuesday 04/29 09:05 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Oklahoma City -6.5 (-110)

The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies have battled it out to a 2-2 series deadlock through four games. The last three have gone down to the wire, each ending in ov...

28

San Antonio at Dallas
Monday 04/28 09:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The San Antonio Spurs have a long record of success in the Tim Duncan era, which extends into the playoffs. They are down 2-1 in their opening round series, off a tough buzzer b...

28

Miami at Charlotte
Monday 04/28 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Miami Heat left a lot of question marks about their ability to chase down a third consecutive NBA Championship. They limped into the playoffs at 12-15 over their last 27 gam...

27

Houston at Portland
Sunday 04/27 09:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 108 -105

The highest total on the board for Sunday's games as Houston and Portland meet at the Rose Garden. Houston is better defensively than people think, seventh in the NBA in field g...

27

Toronto at Brooklyn
Sunday 04/27 07:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 96 -110

These teams are all about defense first. Brooklyn is 21st in the NBA in scoring and 11th in points allowed, while Toronto is 13th in scoring and seventh in points allowed. Toron...

27

Los Angeles at Golden State
Sunday 04/27 03:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on 1st ½ Total UNDER 106 -105

This is a high total because the Clippers are tops in the NBA in scoring, but oddsmakers and the general public are overlooking the great defense these teams play. And with so m...

26

Oklahoma City at Memphis
Saturday 04/26 09:35 PM Eastern
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The Memphis Grizzlies have taken a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven series vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder. They have won the last two, both in overtime, as they have played the Th...

26

Miami at Charlotte
Saturday 04/26 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on 1st ½ Total UNDER 94 -110

The Charlotte Bobcats are behind the 8-ball as they trail heir opening round playoffs series 2-0 to the two-time NBA Champion Miami Heat. Charlotte has other problems as Al jeff...

26

San Antonio at Dallas
Saturday 04/26 04:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

As the #1 seed, the San Antonio has to be disappointed in their split at home in the first two games of this series. This is a talented, and disciplined team, and one that has a...

26

Indiana at Atlanta
Saturday 04/26 02:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 187.5 -110

The Indiana Pacers find themselves down 2-1 to the #8 seeded Atlanta Hawks. The Pacers Appeared to be the best team in the Eastern Conference for most of the season, but despite...

25

Houston at Portland
Friday 04/25 10:35 PM Eastern
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The Portland Trailblazers started the season as a strong surprise in the rugged Western Conference. They appeared to hit the wall, enduring a 12-17 stretch over 29 games. They h...

25

Chicago at Washington
Friday 04/25 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Chicago Bulls have more than had their hands full vs. the upstart Washington Wizards. Chicago's biggest problem is their offense that averaged a league-low 93.7 points per g...

25

Toronto at Brooklyn
Friday 04/25 07:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Brooklyn Nets have to feel a sense of mission accomplished as they split the two games to start their opening round playoff series on the road vs. the Toronto Raptors. Both ...

24

Los Angeles at Golden State
Thursday 04/24 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total OVER 213.5 -103

I think that the Golden State Warriors can't wait to get on the court tonight, especially at home, after getting thrashed by 40 points in game two. They beat Los Angeles in the ...

24

Oklahoma City at Memphis
Thursday 04/24 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on 1st ½ Total UNDER 95 -107

The Memphis Grizzlies did what they needed to do, and got the series equalizer in game two. It is all about the defense for the Grizzlies, as their offense is limited, but their...

24

Indiana at Atlanta
Thursday 04/24 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on 1st ½ Total UNDER 92 -105

The Indiana Pacers needed to have a game like game two of this series. They fell way behind, but then dialed it up to come away with an easy win to even the series at 1-1. India...

23

Portland at Houston
Wednesday 04/23 09:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total OVER 214.5 -108

The Portland Trailblazers and the Houston Rockets played to a game one total of 242 points. These teams are both built for offense, and defense is just a myth. That sets an inte...

23

Dallas at San Antonio
Wednesday 04/23 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total OVER 199.5 -105

The san Antonio Spurs have been a force in the NBA throughout the Tim Duncan era. They were a defensive first team in the earlier years, but have become a lot more assertive on ...

23

Charlotte at Miami
Wednesday 04/23 07:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total OVER 187 -110

The Miami Heat is seeking their third straight NBA Championship, and they got off to a strong start with an 11-point game one win. The Heat has averaged 102.8 points per game in...

22

Washington at Chicago
Tuesday 04/22 09:35 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Washington +5.5 (-107)

Chicago finished the regular season on a roll at 39-19 over their last 58 games, and most expected them to roll over the Washington Wizards. It never happened in game one with W...

22

Brooklyn at Toronto
Tuesday 04/22 07:35 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Game Total OVER 189 -110

The Brooklyn Nets took control of this series, winning the opener in Toronto. Neither team shot the ball well with a combined 62-151 shooting at 41% and a dreadful 12-47 from be...

22

Atlanta at Indiana
Tuesday 04/22 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Atlanta +7.5 (-105)

The Indiana Pacers had a great start, but an awful finish to their NBA season. Many thought that once the playoffs started this team would settle their differences, but it simpl...

21

Memphis at Oklahoma City
Monday 04/21 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Oklahoma City -7 (-107)

The Oklahoma City Thunder breezed to an easy 100-86 win in their opener against the Memphis Grizzlies to take a 1-0 series lead. It was a game that saw the Grizzlies take 91 sho...

20

Portland at Houston
Sunday 04/20 09:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Portland has a stellar home record, but they are just over .500 on the road and have to open at Houston where the Rockets are 33-8 SU and 6-2 ATS at home against a team with a w...

20

Portland at Houston
Sunday 04/20 09:35 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Portland has a stellar home record, but they are just over .500 on the road and have to open at Houston where the Rockets are 33-8 SU and 6-2 ATS at home against a team with a w...

20

Washington at Chicago
Sunday 04/20 07:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

This game will be about defense, rebounding, and home court -- and Chicago has all three. Chicago is tops in the NBA in points allowed and 10th in rebounding. You give Chicago a...

20

Charlotte at Miami
Sunday 04/20 03:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The defending champs were playing possum down the stretch, and who can blame them? Getting a young Charlotte team in the first round will be no problem for LeBron and his talent...

20

Charlotte at Miami
Sunday 04/20 03:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The defending champs were playing possum down the stretch, and who can blame them? Getting a young Charlotte team in the first round will be no problem for LeBron and his talent...

20

Dallas at San Antonio
Sunday 04/20 01:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

There's a reason San Antonio is the No. 1 seed -- a LOT of reasons. Depth, defense, balance, and firepower to name a few. The Spurs have exceptional balance, sixth in the NBA in...

20

Dallas at San Antonio
Sunday 04/20 01:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

There's a reason San Antonio is the No. 1 seed -- a LOT of reasons. Depth, defense, balance, and firepower to name a few. The Spurs have exceptional balance, sixth in the NBA in...

19

Memphis at Oklahoma City
Saturday 04/19 09:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Oklahoma City -7 (-110)

The best news for the Oklahoma City Thunder is that the injury report shows no one will be missing this game. Last year Russell Westbrook went down, and took with him their best...

19

Atlanta at Indiana
Saturday 04/19 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Indiana -7.5 (-110)

There was a time this season when Atlanta was 17-13 and the third best team in the Eastern Conference through 30 games. They played to a 21-31 record from that point forward, an...

19

Golden State at Los Angeles
Saturday 04/19 03:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles -7 (-107)

The Los Angeles Clippers will open their first playoffs series vs. the Golden State Warriors at home. The Clippers' 57 wins on the season were third best in the entire NBA, and ...

19

Brooklyn at Toronto
Saturday 04/19 12:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto -3 (-109)

The Toronto Raptors will host the Brooklyn Nets to open their first round playoffs series. Despite being a #6 seed, the Raptors will host the playoff game against the #3 seeded ...

16

Los Angeles at Portland
Wednesday 04/16 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Portland -2.5 (-110)

The Portland Trailblazers will have four starters in the lineup that have played all 82 regular season games. The health of the team all season long has been instrumental in the...

16

Phoenix at Sacramento
Wednesday 04/16 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Phoenix -2 (-105)

The Phoenix Suns had a great year, but are simply not good enough for the playoffs, falling short in their last game. All is not lost, and this team has fought hard all season. ...

16

Dallas at Memphis
Wednesday 04/16 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

This is the biggest game on the card for today as the Dallas Mavericks and the Memphis Grizzlies close out the NBA regular season. The payoff is a large one for the winner, as t...

16

Toronto at New York
Wednesday 04/16 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Toronto -4.5 (-110)

The New York Knicks took advantage of a Brooklyn team that appeared listless last night, as their focus seemed to be on heading into the playoffs. Brooklyn is a natural rivalry ...

16

Chicago at Charlotte
Wednesday 04/16 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Chicago +1 (-105)

A pair of hot teams of which no one expected to be playing in the playoffs will close out the regular season against each other. Chicago found their way in the second half of th...

15

New York at Brooklyn
Tuesday 04/15 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Brooklyn Nets were supposed to challenge the Miami Heat all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals, as they bolstered their roster. It took time for the team chemistry to ...

14

Minnesota at Golden State
Monday 04/14 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Minnesota +8 (-105)

The Minnesota Timberwolves were expected to be a contender a year ago, but injuries seemed to allow for an excuse. The expectations were equally high this season, but the result...

14

Memphis at Phoenix
Monday 04/14 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Phoenix -2.5 (-110)

This is the biggest game of the season for Phoenix. They trail Memphis by one game and need to win their last two and have Memphis lose their last two to claim the final playoff...

14

Los Angeles at Utah
Monday 04/14 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah -220 (moneyline)

The season can't end fast enough for the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have played no defense down the stretch and have just freelanced the offense. This is a team that is a on...

14

Orlando at Chicago
Monday 04/14 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Orlando +11.5 (-103)

The Orlando Magic have not been able to fill the void left when Dwight Howard departed for the Houston Rockets. The Magic have stumbled their way to a 4-36 straight up record on...

14

San Antonio at Houston
Monday 04/14 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Houston -240 (moneyline)

The Houston Rockets have finally put all the pieces together to make a long playoff run. They know the Championship goes through San Antonio, so expect a message to be sent toni...

14

Miami at Washington
Monday 04/14 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Washington -185 (moneyline)

The two-time defending NBA Champion Miami Heat has not looked very Championship-like of late. The Heat are limping across the finish line at 11-12 in their last 23 games. They m...

14

Milwaukee at Toronto
Monday 04/14 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Milwaukee +11 (-105)

The Milwaukee Bucks will close the NBA season with the worst overall record of any team. The Bucks have sniffed the win column just 15 times through 80 games, and the odds maker...

13

Golden State at Portland
Sunday 04/13 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Portland -3.5 (-105)

A big battle out West as Portland can clinch at least a fifth-place finish with a win Sunday, preventing Golden State from surpassing them. Portland is 29-10 at home and the War...

13

Minnesota at Sacramento
Sunday 04/13 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Minnesota +1.5 (-105)

Can't trust banged up and defenseless Sacramento even at home. They come off their fifth straight loss, a 117-101 defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers. Sacramento's defense crumbl...

13

Orlando at Brooklyn
Sunday 04/13 06:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Orlando +11.5 (-105)

The erratic roller coaster Nets! After a huge victory over one of the league's elite teams, the Brooklyn Nets have dropped back-to-back contests against clubs much further down ...

13

Toronto at Detroit
Sunday 04/13 03:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 207 -110

Toronto is great on defense, seventh in the NBA in points allowed and 10th in field goal shooting defense. After playing four of five at home, they head out on the road after a ...

12

Phoenix at Dallas
Saturday 04/12 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Dallas -4 (-110)

The NBA schedule is winding down, and this may be the top billed game of what is left of the regular season. The Dallas Maverick's have a tentative half game lead on both the Su...

12

New Orleans at Houston
Saturday 04/12 08:05 PM Eastern
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Like a lot of NBA teams, the New Orleans Pelicans have discovered that losing a high-impact, elite player, changes things dramatically. New Orleans has not been a playoffs conte...

12

Boston at Cleveland
Saturday 04/12 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Boston +8 (-107)

The Boston Celtics are definitely in rebuild mode, and have suffered through a long and difficult season. They no longer have the parts that helped them win a championship, and ...

12

Milwaukee at Washington
Saturday 04/12 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Milwaukee +11 (-108)

The Milwaukee Bucks will soon be glad to see the curtain come down on the NBA regular season, as about the only good thing that will come from it is a strong draft pick come Jun...

12

Philadelphia at Charlotte
Saturday 04/12 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Philadelphia +12.5 (-110)

The Philadelphia 76ers knew they were in for a long season, and the fact that their top draft pick Nerlens Noel has sat out, didn't help them get any better. However, the Sixers...

11

Cleveland at Milwaukee
Friday 04/11 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Cleveland -4.5 (-107)

The Cleveland Cavaliers have a long way to go to get back to the level they were with LeBron James in the fold. That being said, they are certainly far ahead of the pace the Mil...

11

Phoenix at San Antonio
Friday 04/11 08:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Phoenix +3 (-105)

The San Antonio Spurs are at it again, as they somehow manage to keep finding ways to win. That may be a bit more difficult here tonight as they will take the floor without Tony...

11

Detroit at Chicago
Friday 04/11 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Detroit +10.5 (-110)

The Chicago Bulls have suffered from another season-ending loss of Derrick Rose. They also dealt Luol Deng. That hasn't slowed them down as the team has united to become one of ...

11

Houston at Minnesota
Friday 04/11 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Houston Rockets are looking to put a seal on the #4 seed in the NBA Western Conference playoffs. They do have some issues with James Harden possibly missing or being diminis...

11

Charlotte at Boston
Friday 04/11 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 193.5 -105

There has been a quick and precise turnaround in Charlotte this year. The Bobcats were the laughing stock of the NBA over the last few seasons, but this team is armed for redemp...

11

Indiana at Miami
Friday 04/11 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Game Total UNDER 182.5 -110

The Indiana Pacers opened he season ready to do business atop the NBA eastern Conference. For awhile it looked like they were going to be the team to beat. Those thoughts have b...

11

Washington at Orlando
Friday 04/11 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Washington -6.5 (-110)

Many expected this Washington Wizards team to turn the corner in a big way this season. They have spent most of the season trying to figure things out, and have seemed to have f...

10

San Antonio at Dallas
Thursday 04/10 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio +2 (-110)

It seems like a broken record, but San Antonio has kept the elite status throughout the Tim Duncan era, earning it once again this season. They would like nothing more than to s...

09

Oklahoma City at Los Angeles
Wednesday 04/09 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles -3 (-107)

The Los Angeles Clippers have been playing great basketball down the stretch. Tonight's game against OKlahoma City is a huge measuring stick game, as they gear up for a strong p...

09

Houston at Denver
Wednesday 04/09 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Houston -1.5 (-105)

The Denver Nuggets looked like a championship caliber team in the playoffs last year, one that had hopes of competing for an NBA title this season. That never materialized, and ...

09

Chicago at Minnesota
Wednesday 04/09 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Chicago -2.5 (-107)

The Chicago Bulls could have fallen down and thrown in the towel early in the season when Derrick Rose was lost again. They could have taken a tumble when they dealt Luol Deng. ...

09

Indiana at Milwaukee
Wednesday 04/09 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Indiana PICK (-120)

The Indiana Pacers have really been struggling on the offensive end of the court, and have found difficulty winning games because of it. They take on the Milwaukee Bucks who hav...

09

Miami at Memphis
Wednesday 04/09 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 183.5 -110

The Memphis Grizzlies' poor start to the season may cause them to be on the outside looking in come playoffs time. They are chasing Phoenix at 1 game shy of the #8 and final see...

09

Boston at Atlanta
Wednesday 04/09 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Boston +7.5 (-108)

The Boston Celtics tore apart a once championship lineup, as the "Big Three" have now all moved on. They have a roster full of mostly NBA role players, but what is in their favo...

09

Charlotte at Washington
Wednesday 04/09 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Charlotte +6 (-110)

No team has made the strides that this Charlotte team has made this season. They were an ugly team the last two years, and have improved as the season has progressed. Down the s...

08

Oklahoma City at Sacramento
Tuesday 04/08 10:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Oklahoma City -8.5 (-110)

The Sacramento Kings were 20-21 at home a year ago. Unfortunately for this team it has been one step forward and one step back, as they have been a struggling franchise for seve...

08

Dallas at Utah
Tuesday 04/08 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Dallas -7 (-105)

The Dallas Mavericks currently stand as a #7 seed in the NBA West if the season ended today, but they still have work to do with Phoenix and Memphis both in striking distance. T...

08

San Antonio at Minnesota
Tuesday 04/08 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio -7 (-105)

The San Antonio Spurs always seem to be counted out, but then they swing back and continue to win. Right now they have emerged as the best team in the NBA, which means the 2014 ...

08

Brooklyn at Miami
Tuesday 04/08 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Brooklyn +7 (-105)

The Miami heat are a year older, and have looked it more often than what we have seen the past two seasons. The Heat are just 10-9 in their last 19 games as we head down the str...

06

Oklahoma City at Phoenix
Sunday 04/06 09:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Oklahoma City -2.5 (-108)

A short price on Oklahoma City, the No. 2 seed in the West. They are off a loss, but that was a tired situational spot and the Thunder is 11-5-2 ATS following a defeat. Oklahoma...

06

Utah at Golden State
Sunday 04/06 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah +12 (-110)

Utah is 3-1-2 ATS against the Pacific division. They looked sharp the last game as Alec Burks and Gordon Hayward each scored 21 points, and the Jazz held off the New Orleans Pel...

06

Denver at Houston
Sunday 04/06 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Denver +11 (-110)

Denver may be out of the playoff picture, but if you didn't notice, they are not packing it in. The Nuggets have been hot on offense and getting healthy, on a 10-3 ATS run. Denv...

06

Memphis at San Antonio
Sunday 04/06 07:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Memphis doesn't need to be motivated to play great defense as they always do that, third in the NBA in points allowed, ninth in field goal shooting defense allowed. They are eve...

06

Atlanta at Indiana
Sunday 04/06 06:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Atlanta +8 (-109)

Atlanta is hungry and needing a win, trying to hold on to the No. 8 seed in the East to extend their season. This team is 13th in the NBA in points scored and second in assists....

06

Los Angeles at Los Angeles
Sunday 04/06 03:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

A rivalry game at the Staples Center, so it's unusual to see one team such a big favorite. The Lakers are 4-1 in Pacific division play, 12th in the NBA in scoring, and fourth in...

05

Boston at Detroit
Saturday 04/05 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Boston +6 (-101)

The Boston celtics have a lot of banners hanging in the Garden, but there will be none added this season. Last night they may have played their most forgettable game in franchis...

05

Charlotte at Cleveland
Saturday 04/05 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Charlotte +3.5 (-105)

The Charlotte Bobcats have left a pair of forgettable seasons in the rearview mirror, and are quickly on the rise. The Bobcats are 15-8 in their last 23 games, and seem to grow ...

05

Chicago at Washington
Saturday 04/05 07:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Most counted the Chicago Bulls out when Derrick Rose went down for the second straight year. They then dealt Luol Deng, as they were off to a slow start. This team has come toge...

05

Minnesota at Orlando
Saturday 04/05 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Minnesota -4 (-115)

The Minnesota Timberwolves have not lived up to the potential playoffs team everyone has expected the last two seasons. They tend to be fragile, and when they lose they seem to ...

04

Dallas at Los Angeles
Friday 04/04 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Dallas -8 (-101)

The Dallas Mavericks tend to welcome the road where they have been kings of the NBA. The numbers shout out loud and clear that this team that is not an easy out on the road as t...

04

Sacramento at Golden State
Friday 04/04 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Sacramento +9.5 (-109)

The Sacramento Kings have failed to contend for several years. They have been slowly improving, and they have gone from just eight wins on the road last season to 11 and countin...

04

Oklahoma City at Houston
Friday 04/04 09:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Houston -2.5 (-105)

Despite losing three straight games, the Houston Rockets are still 31-14 over their last 45, and have been amongst the best teams in the NBA over the 45-game stretch. They will ...

04

New Orleans at Utah
Friday 04/04 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on New Orleans +4 (-110)

The New Orleans Pelicans were a playoffs-caliber team with Chris Paul on the roster, but since his departure they are no longer capable of playing at that level. Despite that fa...

04

Milwaukee at Chicago
Friday 04/04 08:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Milwaukee +11.5 (-105)

The Milwaukee Bucks have been the worst team in the NBA this season, although the 76ers also make a strong case for that moniker. There is always a tipping point for a horrible ...

04

Cleveland at Atlanta
Friday 04/04 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Cleveland +1.5 (-105)

The Cleveland Cavaliers have taken a back seat since the departure of LeBron James. That might not matter here tonight. The Atlanta Hawks were once upon a time only one of three...

04

Philadelphia at Boston
Friday 04/04 07:35 PM Eastern
2 units on Philadelphia +10 (-110)

It has been a painful season for the Philadelphia 76ers. Although they have left behind their record setting losing streak, they continue to find the win column elusive. The fac...

04

Washington at New York
Friday 04/04 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on New York -190 (moneyline)

The New York Knicks were a #2 seed in the NBA playoffs a year ago, and entered this season with great expectations. That never happened as the Knicks played poorly for most of t...

04

Denver at Memphis
Friday 04/04 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Denver +9 (-101)

The Denver Nuggets went from a strong looking playoffs team a year ago to a very ordinary team this season. They did take a hit when leading scorer and point guard Ty Lawson wen...

04

Indiana at Toronto
Friday 04/04 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 181 -108

The Indiana Pacers have gone from beating teams badly with many double-digit wins to a team that can't seem to find their way out of a horrendous slump, one that has taken the o...

04

Orlando at Charlotte
Friday 04/04 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Orlando +10 (-105)

The Orlando Magic contended with Dwight Howard, but have not even been a threat to contending since his departure. The Magic have been the NBA's worst team on the road this seas...

03

Dallas at Los Angeles
Thursday 04/03 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Dallas +4.5 (-110)

The Dallas Mavericks head to Los Angeles to take on the hot Clippers, and they have no choice but to be focused as they are fighting for the playoffs. The Mavs have a strong roa...

03

San Antonio at Oklahoma City
Thursday 04/03 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Oklahoma City -3.5 (-110)

The Oklahoma City Thunder will most definitely be delivering their "A" game tonight as they take on the white-hot San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs are riding high, winnning a franch...

02

Los Angeles at Phoenix
Wednesday 04/02 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Los Angeles +3.5 (-105)

The Los Angeles Clippers are finally reaching a level that marks them as a contender for the NBA Championship. The Clippers are riding a wave of 16-2 over their last 18 games. T...

02

Los Angeles at Sacramento
Wednesday 04/02 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Sacramento -7 (-110)

The Sacramento Kings don't win a lot of games, but have done a better job at home lately especially vs. a losing team where they are 3-1 in their last four. It isn't often that ...

02

New Orleans at Denver
Wednesday 04/02 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on New Orleans +3.5 (-105)

The New Orleans Pelicans have changed their name this season, but it has not elevated their play on the court. This team has not been the same since Chris Paul left for the Los ...

02

Memphis at Minnesota
Wednesday 04/02 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Memphis -4.5 (-108)

The Memphis Grizzlies' strong playoff run had them poised to be amongst the elite teams in the NBA this year. They got off to a very pedestrian start, but have rallied back by g...

02

Chicago at Atlanta
Wednesday 04/02 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Chicago -125 (moneyline)

The Chicago Bulls have had a lot of obstacles this season, two of which are playing no Derrick Rose, and Luol Deng on the floor. It took awhile, but the Bulls are 33-16 over the...

02

Boston at Washington
Wednesday 04/02 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston +8 (-101)

The Boston Celtics took a mulligan this season. They dumped aging stars and big salaries, and acquired draft picks as they have a pair of first round picks in the upcoming draft...

02

Brooklyn at New York
Wednesday 04/02 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on New York -135 (moneyline)

The New York Knicks were the #2 seed in the NBA playoffs a year ago and looked to be sneaking up on the Heat, but all the wheels fell off this season. Despite of that, the Knick...

02

Cleveland at Orlando
Wednesday 04/02 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Cleveland -1.5 (-105)

Orlando may have some Magic in their name, but that seemed to leave with the departure of Dwight Howard. This franchise has gone from competitor to the basement. The Magic own j...

02

Detroit at Indiana
Wednesday 04/02 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Detroit +10.5 (-105)

The Detroit Pistons have assembled some good young talent, but they have not arrived yet. They certainly appear to be easy fodder for the Indiana Pacers, but nothing has come ea...

01

Portland at Los Angeles
Tuesday 04/01 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Portland -8.5 (-108)

It has been a very forgetful season for the Los Angeles Lakers, one that will end as the worst, or one of the worst in their storied history. The Lakers have been a poor defensi...

01

Golden State at Dallas
Tuesday 04/01 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Golden State +4.5 (-105)

It looked like Golden State was going to be in the running for an NBA Championship bid last season, as they looked like an up-and-coming team in the playoffs. This season they g...

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Memphis at Denver
Monday 03/31 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Denver +4.5 (-110)

The last time Memphis ventured to Denver, they gave up 111 points and lost the game. And the Grizzlies are 4-31 all-time here. Now the Grizzlies are a big favorite here. I think...

31

Boston at Chicago
Monday 03/31 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Boston +10 (-110)

The cupboard is just about bare in Boston, who has now parted ways of all of the Big Three that led them to an NBA Championship. The rebuilding process is in full swing. The bet...

31

Los Angeles at Minnesota
Monday 03/31 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Los Angeles -3.5 (-110)

The Los Angeles Clippers are poised to make a deep run in the NBA Western Conference playoffs, and find themselves in a very strong spot here. The Clippers are off a dog win, an...

31

Milwaukee at Detroit
Monday 03/31 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Milwaukee +6.5 (-110)

The Milwaukee Bucks have had a very forgetful season, one that has left them with just 14 wins on the season, worst in the league. What is lost in their inept play is the fact t...

30

New York at Golden State
Sunday 03/30 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Golden State -6.5 (-110)

Golden State is hot, winning four of five, and the Warriors are 7-2 ATS against a team with a losing record. New York has been losing a lot this season. Forget about that eight-...

30

Chicago at Boston
Sunday 03/30 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Chicago -4.5 (-110)

Chicago, the No. 4 seed in the East, feasts on bad teams, 17-8 ATS against teams with losing records. This defense is second in the NBA in points allowed and field goal shooting...

30

Minnesota at Brooklyn
Sunday 03/30 06:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Brooklyn -3.5 (-110)

Brooklyn is motivated, trying to hang on to the No. 5 spot in the East. And if they move up one spot, it means home-court advantage for at least the first round of the Eastern C...

30

Toronto at Orlando
Sunday 03/30 06:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto -4.5 (-110)

Toronto has a winning record on the road while Orlando has a losing home mark. You need defense on the road, and Toronto certainly has it, seventh in the NBA in points allowed a...

30

Indiana at Cleveland
Sunday 03/30 03:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Indiana -5 (-110)

Indiana looks to maintain its edge in the race for home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs by beating Cleveland for the 10th straight time. Cleveland has...

30

Utah at Oklahoma City
Sunday 03/30 03:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah +15 (-105)

Oklahoma City has a nice three-day vacation after this game. The Thunder have been winning, but not covering, on a 1-3-1 ATS run. Here they are a huge favorite, but OKC is 1-4 A...

29

Miami at Milwaukee
Saturday 03/29 08:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Miami -9 (-105)

Despite a tough 1-point loss at Indiana, the two-time defending NBA Champion Miami Heat is just one game in the loss column shy of the Pacers for best overall record in the East...

29

New Orleans at San Antonio
Saturday 03/29 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on New Orleans +14 (-105)

The San Antonio Spurs have had a lot of long winning streaks in the Tim Duncan era. Right now this team has won 16 straight times, and their 56-16 record is now the best overall...

29

Sacramento at Dallas
Saturday 03/29 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Sacramento +10 (-105)

The Dallas Mavericks have been a marginal team over their last 14 games when they need to win the most. Dallas has posted just a 7-7 record down the stretch. One problem is thei...

29

Atlanta at Washington
Saturday 03/29 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Atlanta +5.5 (-102)

I'm not sure which of these teams have been more disappointing, but both have under-achieved expectations on the season. Washington turned the corner a year ago, after years at ...

29

Los Angeles at Houston
Saturday 03/29 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Houston -1.5 (-105)

The Houston Rockets are one of the hottest teams in the NBA right now, as they have gone 20-5 in their last 25 games. They have been unbeatable at home where they are 11-0 in th...

29

Detroit at Philadelphia
Saturday 03/29 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Detroit -210 (moneyline)

The futility of the Philadelphia 76ers continues, as this team is mired in an 0-26 run over their last 26 games. Mysteriously, despite the horrible turn, the Sixers are just +5....

28

Memphis at Golden State
Friday 03/28 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Golden State -2 (-105)

Both Memphis and Golden State looked like key players in the rugged Western Conference coming into this season. They both got off to horrid starts, but each has rallied with str...

28

New York at Phoenix
Friday 03/28 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on New York +6 (-105)

The New York Knicks looked to be a team to reckon with this season. They had a big year last year, one they had hoped to build off of for this season. A slow start, and a team t...

28

San Antonio at Denver
Friday 03/28 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio -7.5 (-108)

It seems like every season many try to dismiss San Antonio from being amongst the NBA's heavyweights, but each year the Spurs tend to rise above it all. They are at it again wit...

28

Los Angeles at Minnesota
Friday 03/28 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles +11.5 (-110)

The Timberwolves should certainly win this game, but by 12 points? This team is just 15-19 ATS at home this season thanks to a weak defense. Over their last five games, the Wolv...

28

Portland at Chicago
Friday 03/28 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Chicago -185 (moneyline)

The Chicago Bulls have found a way to win without Luol Deng, and Derrick Rose. It took awhile but this team has come together. Over their last 22 games, they stand at 16-6, and ...

28

Utah at New Orleans
Friday 03/28 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah +6.5 (-105)

The Utah Jazz's season was quickly defined when they got out of the gate in disastrous form at 1-14 through 15 games. New Orleans is off an impressive three game run taking down...

28

Boston at Toronto
Friday 03/28 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Boston +9.5 (-102)

The Boston Celtics have begun the rebuilding process. They no longer have Garnett, Pierce, or Allen - the foundation of their NBA Championship. Despite the roster change, Boston...

28

Indiana at Washington
Friday 03/28 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Indiana -120 (moneyline)

The Indiana Pacers survived a war vs. Miami at home, a game they needed mentally, and psychologically as they took the Heat's best punch and came out a winner. They will be read...

27

Portland at Atlanta
Thursday 03/27 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Portland -3.5 (-105)

The Portland Trailblazers have been a surprise team in the NBA. But, have been just 3-8 over their last 11 games, as injuries have set this team back a bit. They will head to At...

26

Memphis at Utah
Wednesday 03/26 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Memphis -8 (-102)

The Memphis Grizzlies finished 56-26 last year, and looked like a team ready to contend for a title this season, but they got off to a very sluggish start. Going into their game...

26

Denver at San Antonio
Wednesday 03/26 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Denver +13.5 (-105)

The Denver Nuggets are a shell of the team that they put on the floor last season, and have gone from a strong playoffs team a year ago to on the outside looking in. The Nuggets...

26

Miami at Indiana
Wednesday 03/26 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Indiana -1.5 (-102)

The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers have been the class of the Eastern Conference. This game has huge implications regarding home court advantage come playoff time, as the teams a...

25

Oklahoma City at Dallas
Tuesday 03/25 08:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Dallas +3 (-103)

With just 12 games remaining, the Oklahoma City Thunder are two games behind the San Antonio Spurs for the best overall record in the NBA. While this is a huge game for them, it...

24

Indiana at Chicago
Monday 03/24 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Indiana +1.5 (-105)

The Indiana Pacers have now become an under-valued team despite their overall record of 51-19, which happenes to be the best in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls have played muc...

23

Milwaukee at Sacramento
Sunday 03/23 06:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Milwaukee +8 (-105)

Don't laugh: Milwaukee is covering...a lot! Oddsmakers are undervaluing this team now, on a 6-2 ATS run, plus a 16-6-1 ATS run. The Bucks are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games...

23

Washington at Denver
Sunday 03/23 05:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Washington +110 (moneyline)

Washington has a winning record on the road, a better record, in fact, than Denver has at home! The Wizards are in a battle for playoff positioning in the Eastern Conference and...

23

Phoenix at Minnesota
Sunday 03/23 03:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Minnesota -3 (-105)

Phoenix plays well at home, but is .500 on the road. They head to the frozen north for this game, and the Suns play nine of their final 13 games on the road where they are 8-11 ...

23

Atlanta at Toronto
Sunday 03/23 01:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Atlanta +7.5 (-105)

Atlanta is trying to hang on to the final seed in the East, three games up on the hard charging Knicks, so there is plenty of motivation. This efficient, unselfish offense is 13...

22

Detroit at Los Angeles
Saturday 03/22 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Detroit +13 (-109)

The Los Angeles Clippers saw their 11-game winning streak come to a screeching halt at Denver, where they lost handily by 10 points. We often see teams motivated and focused on ...

22

Miami at New Orleans
Saturday 03/22 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Miami -5.5 (-107)

The Miami Heat have recovered from their 1-5 slump, and have gotten back on track by winning three of their last four. In a stark role reversal for the Heat, they have become an...

22

Philadelphia at Chicago
Saturday 03/22 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Philadelphia +16.5 (-105)

The Philadelphia 76ers are mired in a franchise record 23-game losing streak. All that does is force the hands of the oddsmakers to push the envelope on this team with unreasona...

22

Portland at Charlotte
Saturday 03/22 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Portland +1 (+100)

There is no doubt that the Charlotte Bobcats are an improved team, but coming from where they were the last two years, they still have a long way to go. Portland was one of the ...

21

Washington at Los Angeles
Friday 03/21 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Washington -4.5 (-102)

A lot was expected of the Washington Wizards this season, as after years of dormancy they came to life last season. The one area where they have made huge strides is on the road...

21

Detroit at Phoenix
Friday 03/21 10:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Detroit +8.5 (-107)

The Phoenix Suns have been a huge surprise in the NBA this season. But for all the good things they have done on the court, if the playoffs started today, they would be on the o...

21

San Antonio at Sacramento
Friday 03/21 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio -8 (-105)

The San Antonio Spurs just keep moving on. They have had one staple and that is Tim Duncan. He has been with different casts, but as a group this team plays hard and is focused ...

21

Chicago at Indiana
Friday 03/21 07:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

There are only a pair of teams fighting it out for the best record in the Eastern Conference, the prize is home court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Right...

20

Milwaukee at Golden State
Thursday 03/20 10:35 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Milwaukee +13.5 (-110)

The Milwaukee Bucks have had a disastrous season at 13-55 and have won on the road just five times all season. The result is that the public wants no part of this team, so despi...

19

San Antonio at Los Angeles
Wednesday 03/19 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on San Antonio -13.5 (-105)

San Antonio is a strong team to bet on as they own a better ATS record than any team in the NBA during the Tim Duncan era. The Spurs have proven one thing - they will give you a...

19

Orlando at Phoenix
Wednesday 03/19 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Orlando +11.5 (-105)

Orlando has not been competitive since Dwight Howard left. The Magic have been the worst road team in the NBA where they have mustered all of four wins on the season. They will ...

19

Minnesota at Dallas
Wednesday 03/19 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Minnesota +5 (-105)

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been a tease for most of the past two years. There is a lot of expectations for this team, but they simply haven't lived up to the billing, or ar...

19

Indiana at New York
Wednesday 03/19 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Indiana -117 (moneyline)

The New York Knicks have run the table in their last six, but they are not going to make the playoffs at five games out of the #8 slot with just 15 to go. The fact is that all s...

19

Toronto at New Orleans
Wednesday 03/19 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto -103 (moneyline)

The Toronto Raptors certainly do not get enough credit for how far they have come. I believe that this team is still improving, and remain under the radar. The Raptors own a 30-...

19

Utah at Memphis
Wednesday 03/19 08:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah +11.5 (-105)

The Utah Jazz were labeled early in the season as one of the worst teams in the NBA. That may have been true off their horrible 1-14 start, but they have been considerably more ...

19

Charlotte at Brooklyn
Wednesday 03/19 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Charlotte +6 (-105)

The Charlotte Bobcats were awful the last two seasons. They have tried to turn things around by drafting wisely and brought in some players that could help them immediately, and...

18

Orlando at Golden State
Tuesday 03/18 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Orlando +13 (-102)

The Orlando Magic have lost their competitive nature when Dwight Howard left. This is a team that has struggled to just four road wins all season, so the points they are getting...

18

Milwaukee at Portland
Tuesday 03/18 10:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Milwaukee +13 (-108)

The Milwaukee Bucks may no longer be considered the worst team in the NBA as the Philadelphia 76ers have probably taken over that role. The Bucks, however, can't hide from their...

18

Washington at Sacramento
Tuesday 03/18 10:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Washington -116 (moneyline)

The Sacramento Kings' development has been slower than they had hoped. They started to play better at home a year ago, as they were one game under .500 on home hardwood, but hav...

18

Toronto at Atlanta
Tuesday 03/18 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Toronto -3 (-105)

There was a time earlier in the season that outside the big two in the NBA east, just one other team was over .500 and it was the Atlanta Hawks. Things have changed as Toronto h...

17

Los Angeles at Denver
Monday 03/17 10:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Los Angeles -4.5 (-102)

The Denver Nuggets were the toughest home team in the NBA last season, and looked very strong in the playoffs. They have fallen hard and fast, and will not be in the playoffs th...

17

Oklahoma City at Chicago
Monday 03/17 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Oklahoma City -135 (moneyline)

The Thunder suffered an embarassing 109-86 setback at home last game out vs. the Mavericks. After that loss, and having lost five of nine before that, this game becomes a bit of...

17

Atlanta at Charlotte
Monday 03/17 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Atlanta +3 (-115)

The Charlotte Bobcats are one game within .500 as they take on the struggling Atlanta Hawks tonight...at least until recently. Atlanta was mired in their worst stretch of the se...

17

Philadelphia at Indiana
Monday 03/17 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Philadelphia +19.5 (-107)

The Philadelphia 76ers losing streak has reached epic proportions, as they have now dropped 20 straight games. That has done nothing but swing the lines in their games to the ex...

16

Golden State at Portland
Sunday 03/16 09:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Portland +2.5 (-110)

Portland is home and in a dogfight for seeding the wild, wild West. They are deadly on offense, tops in the NBA in rebounds, second in points scored. The Golden State Warriors h...

16

Sacramento at Minnesota
Sunday 03/16 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Sacramento +8 (-105)

Sacramento has a great offense with a powerful young trio of offensive players. They got the cover against Chicago last night, and the young Kings are 4-1-1 ATS in their last si...

16

Utah at San Antonio
Sunday 03/16 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Utah +15 (-107)

Utah is undervalued, on a  4-1-1 ATS run against a team with a winning record. They played good defense the last game, holding the explosive Clippers to 96 points. They wil...

16

Boston at New Orleans
Sunday 03/16 06:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on New Orleans -6 (-105)

Boston is wilting, a team with little offense, depth, or height. They are 27th in the NBA in points allowed, and a bad road team. Those deficiencies are why the Celtics are 1-7 ...

16

Houston at Miami
Sunday 03/16 03:30 PM Eastern
1 unit on Miami -5 (-105)

Miami and LeBron get up for challenges when their backs are against the wall, and they can use this one with a powerhouse (but stumbling) Houston team in town. Miami has been ba...

16

Charlotte at Milwaukee
Sunday 03/16 01:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Charlotte -5.5 (-110)

Charlotte is the No. 7 seed in the East, and has quietly won three in a row. This is a dynamite defensive team, fifth in the NBA in points allowed. The Bobcats are 15-5-2 ATS pl...

16

Phoenix at Toronto
Sunday 03/16 01:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Toronto -4.5 (-105)

Toronto has used defense to move up the Eastern Conference ladder, now in third place behind powerhouses Indiana and Miami. Toronto is on a 27-10-1 ATS run, and the Raptors are ...

15

Indiana at Detroit
Saturday 03/15 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Indiana -215 (moneyline)

Indiana has not played at the high level that they did earlier in the season, but they are far from being down to the level of the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons are 15 games belo...

15

Brooklyn at Washington
Saturday 03/15 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Brooklyn -3 (-105)

The Brooklyn Nets fortified their lineup with Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett. They were expected to make a run in the East, but the chemistry was lacking early in the season, bu...

14

Los Angeles at San Antonio
Friday 03/14 08:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Los Angeles +18 (-110)

The Los Angeles Lakers are in one of their worst years in franchise history, and everyone has been reading about how bad they are. They have been getting too much disrespect all...

14

Portland at New Orleans
Friday 03/14 08:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Portland -125 (moneyline)

It's strange to say, but at 42-23, this is a must-win for the Blazers. They have lost four straight games and can ill-afford to lose a fifth straight. This is their last chance ...

14

Phoenix at Boston
Friday 03/14 07:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Phoenix -5 (-105)

The Phoenix Suns are the surprise team in the NBA this season. When you consider the balance of power is all out West, the job the Suns have done at eight games over .500 is rem...

14

Indiana at Philadelphia
Friday 03/14 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Philadelphia +17 (-110)

The Philadelphia 76ers have fallen to an all-time low. They have lost 18 straight games, and the next win appears to be nowhere in site. Nothing influences a line like a long lo...

14

Minnesota at Charlotte
Friday 03/14 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Minnesota -1.5 (-110)

There is no question that this Charlotte team has come a long way since their dismal performances over the last two seasons. With that said, they are still a long way from being...

14

Washington at Orlando
Friday 03/14 07:05 PM Eastern
1 unit on Washington -5 (-105)

A lot was expected of the Washington Wizards this season. They have been a team that had struggled for years, but turned the corner a year ago. The Wizards have started to come ...

13

Houston at Chicago
Thursday 03/13 07:00 PM Eastern
1 unit on Houston -3 (-105)

This is the third really big, tough game in a row for the Bulls. They took care of Miami in double-OT two games back. Then, Chicago lost by 8 to the Spurs. And now the Bulls hav...

07

Indiana at Houston
Friday 03/07 09:35 PM Eastern
1 unit on Indiana +4.5 (-107)

The Pacers have dropped two straight games and you can bet they want nothing less than losing three in a row. Expect Indiana's "A" game here as a result. Indiana is 28-9 ATS the...

07

Detroit at Minnesota
Friday 03/07 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

Both of these teams are fighting for a playoffs sport. The difference however is that Minnesota is in the West while Detroit is in the East. The East is so bad that the 24-37 Pi...

07

Utah at New York
Friday 03/07 07:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Utah +7 (-105)

The Knicks are 22-40 this season including 12-20 straight-up and 11-21 ATS at home. As such, this team has no business giving 7 points to any team. The Jazz are 12-2 ATS this se...

07

Cleveland at Charlotte
Friday 03/07 07:05 PM Eastern
2 units on Charlotte -190 (moneyline)

The Bobcats were very impressive in their 109-87 win over Indiana on Wednesday. The Bobcats led wire-to-wire and drubbed one of the top teams in the league. I think they avoid a...

07

Memphis at Chicago
Friday 03/07 07:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Memphis +105 (moneyline)

Both of these teams have really turned the corner. Through December, these teams were a major dissapointment, going 68-53. Since the turn of the year, they are a combined 43-18....

February 2014

20

Denver Nuggets @ Milwaukee Bucks
Thursday 02/20 08:05 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

This is a very short price to lay against the league's worst team. The Bucks are 10-43 on the season including 6-21 at home. Granted, Denver isn't great and they are missing som...

19

Houston at Los Angeles Lakers
Wednesday 02/19 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Houston -8.5 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.98)

The Lakers have now done the unimaginable - they have lost 13 of their last 15 games at Staples. That's how bad it has gotten for this storied Los Angeles franchise. This wi...

19

Indiana at Minnesota
Wednesday 02/19 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Indiana -3 (-104) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.96)

Teams in the second of a back-to-back spot are often at a big disadvantage. But not the big Indiana Pacers, who not only have great defense, rebounding and a huge frontcourt, bu...

19

Chicago at Toronto
Wednesday 02/19 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago +3 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Chicago is no pushover. Despite injuries and trades, they're sitting in the #4 seed in the East. Defense and rebounding are their calling cards, two things that don't va...

19

Detroit at Charlotte
Wednesday 02/19 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Detroit +3 (-115) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.87)

Detroit is on the playoffs bubble, just behind Charlotte for the #8 and final spot. The Pistons have a strong frontcourt (#7 in the NBA in rebounds) and they are average 31.8 po...

19

Orlando at Cleveland
Wednesday 02/19 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Magic have been an awful road team all season, but the spread tends to even things out over time. The worm may be turning as they are 3-2 ATS over their last five games. Cle...

18

Phoenix at Denver
Tuesday 02/18 09:05 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 214 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Suns have been a very pleasant surprise this season. Last year they notched just 25 wins but this year they already own 30. Denver's streak of ten straight seasons with ...

18

New York at Memphis
Tuesday 02/18 08:05 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New York +5 (-101) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.99)

Mike Conley is expected back for Memphis here but having missed seven games, I expect some rust. And, Marc Gasol is now questionable. Memphis could use Conley's help offensi...

18

Atlanta at Indiana
Tuesday 02/18 07:05 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta +10 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.98)

The Pacers are now the favorite to win the NBA title with odds that are shorter than the Heat. They are coming off a rare home loss before the All-Star break. This team is loade...

18

Toronto at Washington
Tuesday 02/18 07:05 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 197 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Toronto has been a high-scoring team at home this season, but on the road, they have averaged a pedestrian 98.0 points per game. And, their defense has been better on the road t...

13

Brooklyn at Chicago
Thursday 02/13 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago -160 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.63)

The Chicago Bulls have once again had to make due without the services of Derrick Rose. Despite the missing piece, they have finally learned how to get by without him. Over thei...

12

Philadelphia at Utah
Wednesday 02/12 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Philadelphia +8 (-110) at BetOnline (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

There are just three wins separating these teams on the season, so I think the line is a bit over done. The 76ers' seven game losing streak certainly plays into the overlay ...

12

Denver at Minnesota
Wednesday 02/12 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver +6.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a talented young team, one that was supposed to turn the corner and challenge for the playoffs a year ago. That never materialized last year, and...

12

New Orleans at Milwaukee
Wednesday 02/12 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New Orleans -7.5 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Milwaukee Bucks have sunk to being the worst team in the NBA. They enter this game vs. New Orleans at a dismal 9-42 on the season. They have gotten worse as the season has p...

12

Cleveland at Detroit
Wednesday 02/12 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Detroit -8 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Cleveland Cavaliers have not been a competitive team since LeBron left town. They have utilized the draft to make overall improvements to the team, and that has shown up at ...

12

Memphis at Orlando
Wednesday 02/12 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Memphis -1 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

There is nothing like a pair of huge consecutive upsets to move a line out of where it should be. When you look at the overall body of work this season by Orlando, it certainly ...

11

Washington at Memphis
Tuesday 02/11 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Memphis -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.54)

The oddsmakers essentially have said this game is pretty close to a toss-up, allowing a home court margin for Memphis. I disagree. The Grizzlies were supposed to be a better tea...

11

Atlanta at Chicago
Tuesday 02/11 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The road certainly has not been kind to the Atlanta Hawks this season where they are just 9-15 on the season. On a more positive note, all nine wins have come against a team tha...

11

Sacramento at Cleveland
Tuesday 02/11 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Sacramento +1.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Looking at the records of these teams, one would have the sense that Cleveland is the better team. The huge difference is the schedule, as the Cavs have played a lot of bad team...

10

Boston at Milwaukee
Monday 02/10 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Boston -1 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Milwaukee Bucks own the dubious distinction of being the worst team in the NBA this season at just 9-41. The trouble is they are still playing below the line at 19-31 ATS. T...

10

Houston at Minnesota
Monday 02/10 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Houston -4.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been a tease the past couple of seasons as this team appears to have better talent than the results they have put forth. Some may blame injuries,...

10

San Antonio at Detroit
Monday 02/10 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -3 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Detroit Pistons decided to end the tenure of coach Maurice Cheeks, and assistant coach John Loyer is expected to lead the team into Monday’s home game against the San ...

10

Denver at Indiana
Monday 02/10 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver +11 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Indiana Pacers have hit a rocky stretch that has left them at 6-4 in their last 10 game. They lost inexcusably last night to a weak Orlando team, coughing up a double-d...

10

New Orleans at Toronto
Monday 02/10 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto -7 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Toronto Raptors were an after thought in terms of playoff potential at the beginning of the season, and their 6-12 start did nothing to deter that thinking. Toronto has grow...

09

Philadelphia at Los Angeles Clippers
Sunday 02/09 09:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Philadelphia +16 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Los Angeles Clippers have bigger fish to fry than worrying about the Philadelphia 76ers. Los Angeles plays Portland, San Antonio, Memphis, and Oklahoma City in its next four...

09

Memphis at Cleveland
Sunday 02/09 06:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Memphis -3.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Memphis has a stellar road record (14-8), while Cleveland has a losing home mark. Cleveland is on a 2-8 SU/ATS run, and the Cavaliers are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 home games vs...

09

Sacramento at Washington
Sunday 02/09 06:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Sacramento +5.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.39)

Sacramento has a terrific offense with Isaiah Thomas and Rudy Gay, plus they just got DeMarcus Cousins back. They lost at Boston, but Cousins had 31 points and 16 rebounds. Gay ...

09

Chicago at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 02/09 03:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Chicago -2 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.47)

One team plays defense, the other doesn't! Defense keeps Chicago competitive, second in the NBA in points allowed, 10th in rebounding, third in field goal shooting defense a...

09

New York at Oklahoma City
Sunday 02/09 01:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New York +9.5 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

New York is a big dog, but the Knicks are finally playing up to their talent, winning five of eight, including a 117-90 blowout win over Denver the last game. New York shot 56.5...

08

Miami at Utah
Saturday 02/08 09:00 PM Eastern
2.5 units on Miami -9.5 (-104) at 5Dimes (risk 2.50 to win 2.40)

Many view this Miami team as one that may be a notch below from what they have been the past two seasons. That gets called into question when you consider that this team is 35-1...

08

Portland at Minnesota
Saturday 02/08 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Portland +1 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Over the past few seasons, the Minnesota Timberwolves have been a teaser-type team. They look like a team that's ready to compete for a good playoffs run, but never seem to ...

08

Atlanta at Memphis
Saturday 02/08 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta -1.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The NBA season is long, and a team is certainly subject to ups and downs. Memphis is coming off a stretch where they went 11-1, but they have since dropped two straight games by...

08

Denver at Detroit
Saturday 02/08 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver +2 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Denver has rallied to a .500 record by going 10-7 over their last 17 games. They have displayed an explosive offense during the stretch, having topped the century mark in 14 of ...

08

Golden State at Phoenix
Saturday 02/08 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 209.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

There was an era in the not so distant past where both of these teams would race to the hoop, and their games were all played on the offensive end of the court. Things have cert...

07

Toronto at Los Angeles Clippers
Friday 02/07 10:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Toronto +5.5 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.83)

The Toronto Raptors may be the surprise team in the NBA this season. They started the season at 7-13, and appeared headed for another empty season, but gained some confidence, s...

07

Minnesota at New Orleans
Friday 02/07 09:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Minnesota +1.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Minnesota Timberwolves seem to be gaining on the league, but they simply have not been up to the level of the very good teams in the Western Conference. They can't seem ...

07

Utah at Dallas
Friday 02/07 08:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Utah +9.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

Anytime a team starts the season at 1-14 it is hard to get their credibility back with bettors and the oddsmakers as well. The Utah Jazz are not as bad as their record. Since st...

07

Denver at New York Knicks
Friday 02/07 07:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The New York Knicks looked like a rising team a year ago. They played strong in the playoffs, but opened this season with more questions than answers. This team has been all ove...

07

Cleveland at Washington
Friday 02/07 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Cleveland +9 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Most felt that the Washington Wizards turned the corner last year, and would improve a lot more this year. That simply has not happened. The Wizards have spent most of the seaso...

07

Oklahoma City at Orlando
Friday 02/07 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Oklahoma City -9 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.39)

A few years ago, Orlando was competing strongly in the playoffs. That dropped off when Dwight Howard made his exit, as this team has fallen sharply. The Magic enter this game at...

05

Phoenix at Houston
Wednesday 02/05 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Houston -7.5 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.92)

Phoenix has been a surprise team in the NBA, but the loss of Eric Bledsoe is going to hurt them until he gets back - especially vs. the better teams in the league. Houston is 20...

05

Atlanta at New Orleans
Wednesday 02/05 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 199 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Atlanta Hawks have been held back by their 9-14 performance on the road. They have been committed to the defensive end of late on the road, holding five of their last seven ...

05

San Antonio at Washington
Wednesday 02/05 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

It is hard to go against this San Antonio team under any circumstances, as they have been an elite team for well over a decade. And the one sure thing you can count on with this...

03

Portland at Washington
Monday 02/03 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total OVER 206 (+100) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 1.00)

The biggest surprise thus far in the NBA season has been the play of the Portland Trailblazers. Portland has been on the attack all season on the offensive end, and currently le...

01

Miami at New York Knicks
Saturday 02/01 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Miami -5 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.98)

The New York Knicks are on a four game winning streak, and that has certainly held the line in check for this game. This will be the 8th straight home game for the Knicks, and t...

01

Milwaukee at Memphis
Saturday 02/01 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Memphis -12.5 (-106) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.94)

The Milwaukee Bucks are heading to uncharted territory with just eight wins on the season, and are looking like a team that is going to have a lot of balls in the NBA Lottery dr...

January 2014

31

Atlanta at Philadelphia
Friday 01/31 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta -4 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

It has been a long season for the Philadelphia 76ers. They got off to a surprisingly good start by winning their first three games of the season, but it has been all down hill s...

30

Cleveland at New York Knicks
Thursday 01/30 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The New York Knicks have really struggled with their identity this season. They looked like a team on the edge of breaking through in the East a year ago, but they have become a...

29

Charlotte at Denver
Wednesday 01/29 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver -8 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

Charlotte is a young team that struggles to score still at #28 in points scored. That will be a concern here as they are a long way from home and Denver is all about upping the ...

29

New Orleans at Minnesota
Wednesday 01/29 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on New Orleans +8 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

A young New Orleans team is getting better, a they are now 4-0 ATS their last four road contests. The Pelicans are coming off a 100-89 win at Cleveland on Tuesday and aim for a ...

29

Phoenix at Milwaukee
Wednesday 01/29 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Phoenix -8 (-103) at BetPhoenix (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

The nightmare continues for the Milwaukee Bucks this season. The Bucks are a woeful 8-36 on the season, and are still playing under the line at 15-29 ATS. While they have been s...

28

Indiana at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 01/28 10:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Indiana -10 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Los Angeles Lakers have their worst team in decades. Part of the reason is the Kobe Bryant injury issues, but a bigger reason is a roster full of ordinary players, some agin...

28

Washington at Golden State
Tuesday 01/28 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -8 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Washington Wizards appeared to have turned the corner a year ago, and a lot of big things were expected from this team, but they have not responded. They are through better ...

28

Boston at New York
Tuesday 01/28 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Boston +6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The New York Knicks are a train wreck. There are a lot of selfish and mal-content players on the roster. This team was 54-28 a year ago, and 31-10 at home, but has slid all...

28

Orlando at Detroit
Tuesday 01/28 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Orlando +7 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Orlando Magic have not been the same team since Dwight Howard left. They own just three wins on the road this season, so they may appear ripe for the picking - especially af...

27

Sacramento at Utah
Monday 01/27 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Sacramento +6 (-110) at BetOnline (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Utah Jazz have made up some ground on a poor start to the season, but this is still a bad team, one that gets out-scored by over six points a game. This is a team that has n...

27

Minnesota at Chicago
Monday 01/27 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Minnesota -3 (-110) at Diamond (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The Chicago Bulls have now lost the services of Derrick Rose for the second straight season. Then they went out and traded Luol Deng for Andrew Bynum to clear salary cap money, ...

26

Detroit at Dallas
Sunday 01/26 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Dallas -265 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.38)

Dallas is well coached and hungry, currently the No. 8 seed in the West trying to stay ahead of Memphis and Denver for the last playoff spot. Dallas is 10th in the NBA in scorin...

26

Los Angeles Lakers at New York
Sunday 01/26 03:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles Lakers +5.5 (-106) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.42)

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is getting all the press because of his 62-point performance the last game, but this team is still struggling badly, 8-15 SU at home and on ...

26

San Antonio at Miami
Sunday 01/26 01:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio +4 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.98)

San Antonio is a dominant team at home and on the road with sizzling stats: sixth in the NBA in points scored, fourth in points allowed! The Spurs are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 r...

25

Atlanta at Milwaukee
Saturday 01/25 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta -2 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Milwaukee Bucks have not been a very competitive team this season. They own just eight wins, and four of those have come at home where they have fared no better. Taking a cl...

25

Houston at Memphis
Saturday 01/25 08:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Houston -1.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.85)

The Memphis Grizzlies have slipped from the team that won 56 games a year ago, to one struggling to hover around the .500 mark this season. The strong home court that saw the Gr...

25

Chicago at Charlotte
Saturday 01/25 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago -1.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Charlotte Bobcats are no doubt an improved team from the horrible teams they put on the floor the past two seasons. One of the biggest reason has been the play of former Uni...

24

Indiana at Sacramento
Friday 01/24 10:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Sacramento +11.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

There is a double-price to pay when you want to back an elite team as a huge chalk on the road vs. a losing team. You face an inflated number, and the prospect of the elite team...

24

Washington at Phoenix
Friday 01/24 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Washington +4 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

This sure looks like a sucker line here put out by the oddsmakers as this game would essentially be a pick-em game on a neutral court. The public has taken the bait with three o...

24

Memphis at Houston
Friday 01/24 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Memphis +6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Memphis Grizzlies have put their backs to the wall with a horrible start, but they have finally started to play more like the team we saw late last season. Memphis has used ...

24

Milwaukee at Cleveland
Friday 01/24 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Milwaukee +8.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

When all is said and done this season, both of these teams will be looking for ways to improve. Be it the draft, trade, or free agent market, each has a long way to go to think ...

24

New Orleans at Detroit
Friday 01/24 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on New Orleans +3.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The Detroit Pistons have utilized the draft to get some quality young players. The young ego is a fragile one, and they have taken a turn south in recent play. They have had a t...

24

Oklahoma City at Boston
Friday 01/24 07:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Oklahoma City -6 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.85)

The Oklahoma City Thunder went through an adjustment period when Russell Westbrook went down with a knee injury, and they played to a pedestrian 5-5 record in the first 10 games...

24

San Antonio at Atlanta
Friday 01/24 07:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on San Antonio -5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

The San Antonio Spurs seldom take a night off, as this team has consistently put together a strong effort every night for over a decade. They are catching an Atlanta team off a ...

24

Toronto at Philadelphia
Friday 01/24 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto -6.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

There wasn't a lot expected out of either of these teams to start the season, but Toronto has opened some eyes. Toronto and Philadelphia both finished last season at 34-48, ...

23

Denver at Portland
Thursday 01/23 10:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Denver +7.5 (-115) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.30)

The public is jumping all over Portland here and it's no surprise why. Joe Square loves offense and here we have the league's highest-scoring team playing at home agains...

21

Sacramento at New Orleans
Tuesday 01/21 08:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Sacramento -1 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

There is not a measureable difference of what these teams have done on the court this year. They have both struggled, and a .500 season is not in the cards for either of them. N...

21

Boston at Miami
Tuesday 01/21 07:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Boston +9.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

The Boston Celtics are a far cry from the team they have been over the past few seasons. They do get a boost now that Rajon Rondo is back on the court and working into game shap...

21

Orlando at Brooklyn
Tuesday 01/21 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando +9 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Brooklyn nets are learning a painful lesson. They went out and added pieces to the puzzle that left them thinking they were going to compete all the way to the Eastern Final...

20

New Orleans at Memphis
Monday 01/20 05:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on New Orleans +8 (-110) at TopBet (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Underachieving Memphis has utilized a five game winning streak to get themselves one game over .500, but in the process has failed to cover their last two as they continue to be...

20

Philadelphia at Washington
Monday 01/20 02:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Philadelphia +10 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.46)

A lot was expected of this Washington team, but despite a very weak slate of teams in the NBA Eastern Conference, the Wizards have only been able to generate a losing 19-20 reco...

20

Dallas at Cleveland
Monday 01/20 01:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Dallas -1.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

While whispers linger that LeBron may make his next stop back in Cleveland, for now the Cavs have not been a competitive team since his departure. Recent play has not shown any ...

18

Portland at Dallas
Saturday 01/18 08:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Portland Trail Blazers have been the surprise team in the NBA this year. Their talent at the top is as good as any team, so they aren't going away any time soon. The gen...

18

Golden State at New Orleans
Saturday 01/18 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.54)

Watching this Golden State team late last season and in the playoffs, they looked like a team that was close to challenging for an NBA Championship. This season, they got off to...

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Milwaukee at Houston
Saturday 01/18 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Milwaukee +14 (-110) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

This is a classic example of David vs. Goliath, one in which the general public likes to dig in on. They certainly have staked their claim for this one with 2/3 siding with Hous...

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Detroit at Washington
Saturday 01/18 12:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Washington -6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Detroit Pistons are well removed from their glory days, and have suffered over the past several seasons. They have some nice young talent that is slowly bringing them back. ...

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Golden State at Oklahoma City
Friday 01/17 09:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State +1 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

Many NBA teams have played below expectations, amongst them are the Knicks, T-Wolves, Grizzlies, and early on the Golden State Warriors. Oklahoma City was among the best teams i...

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Cleveland at Denver
Friday 01/17 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Cleveland +7.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The Denver Nuggets were pretty much invincible on their home court a year ago, as they went through the regular season with just three losses. That has not been the case here th...

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Dallas at Phoenix
Friday 01/17 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Dallas -1.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Phoenix has been the surprise team in the NBA this season at 22-16. But, there seems to be some cracks showing up as they are just 3-5 in their last eight games. One of the bigg...

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Sacramento at Memphis
Friday 01/17 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Sacramento +6 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Not many teams have been more disappointing this season than the Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis looked like a team building into a potential Championship team at 56-26 a year ago. L...

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Charlotte at Orlando
Friday 01/17 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Charlotte -1 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

There is no question that this Charlotte team is on the rise. After a disastrous season two years ago, they improved to 21 wins last year. Tonight marks the halfway points of th...

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Chicago at Washington
Friday 01/17 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Chicago +4.5 (-105) at BetOnline (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

This has been a most disappointing season for both of these teams. The good news here is that the winner will emerge as a .500 team. This will be a huge revenge spot for the Bul...

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Los Angeles Clippers at New York Knicks
Friday 01/17 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Los Angeles Clippers -3.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The New York Knicks can be described in no other way except as a group of talented misfits. They are selfish, and pretty much un-coachable. The Knicks have more talent than a 15...

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Miami at Philadelphia
Friday 01/17 07:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Miami -10.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

The Miami Heat have dropped three straight games for the first time all season, and for the first time since January 13th, 2012. How did they respond the last time? They went ou...

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Oklahoma City at Houston
Thursday 01/16 09:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Oklahoma City +2.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.46)

While things have not been so easy for the Oklahoma City without Russell Westbrook, this has been a focused team, and one hard to deny off a loss. The Thunder own an NBA best 11...

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Brooklyn vs. Atlanta
Thursday 01/16 03:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta +110 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 1.10)

It will be a rare overseas NBA game played in London, England, as the Brooklyn Nets take on the Atlanta Hawks. Brooklyn seemed to wake up by winning five straight games, but fel...

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Denver at Golden State
Wednesday 01/15 10:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Golden State -7.5 (-110) at BetPhoenix (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Watching this Golden State team late last season and into the playoffs sure gave the impression that this team was going to be amongst the elite this season. A slow start, and v...

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Sacramento at Minnesota
Wednesday 01/15 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Sacramento +10 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The Minnesota Timberwolves are a puzzling team. They have had injury issues over the past few seasons that appeared to hold them back. It just seems that this team is better on ...

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Cleveland at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 01/14 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Cleveland -160 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.63)

Looking at this line you would think that LeBron was back in Cleveland, but obviously that is not the case. How far the mighty have fallen, and the Lakers might be nearing an al...

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Orlando at Dallas
Monday 01/13 08:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Orlando +12.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Nothing will put some pump in the line like a struggling team. Orlando personifies that, having lost seven straight games, covering none of them and coming no closer than 16 in ...

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Phoenix at New York Knicks
Monday 01/13 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Phoenix +150 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.75)

We have yet to reach the halfway mark of the season, and the New York Knicks have already lost more games in the Garden than they did during the entire regular season a year ago...

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Milwaukee at Toronto
Monday 01/13 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Milwaukee +11 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Toronto Raptors have been playing at a high level of late, and the stretch has gotten this team over the .500 mark. They have faced Miami and Indiana in three of their last ...

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Orlando at Denver
Saturday 01/11 09:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Orlando +12.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

There is no doubt that the Denver Nuggets are not playing at the same level as they did last season, despite the fact they have won four straight games. That may hurt them with ...

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Charlotte at Chicago
Saturday 01/11 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.54)

The Chicago Bulls have to do without the services of Derrick Rose once again this year, as he went down with another knee injury. It took them some time to make some adjustments...

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Boston at Golden State
Friday 01/10 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -11 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Everyone was wondering where the Golden State team that looked so good in the playoffs a year ago went. They started slowly, had to deal with some injuries, but certainly have g...

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Cleveland at Utah
Friday 01/10 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Utah -2 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Utah Jazz got off to a nightmarish start to the season by not logging their first win until thir ninth game, and then going 1-14 through their first 15 games. That certainly...

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Dallas at New Orleans
Friday 01/10 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Dallas -125 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.80)

The Dallas Mavericks have not been that great on the road as they sit at just 8-10 on the season. But, their recent play has been much better, as they are 4-1 in their last five...

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Orlando at Portland
Wednesday 01/08 10:05 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Orlando +13 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The Trailblazers have come back down to earth after their scorching start to the season. In their last six games, Portland is just 2-4 straight-up. In their last eleven games, t...

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Phoenix at Minnesota
Wednesday 01/08 09:35 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Phoenix +8 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

This line is skewed thanks to recent events. Phoenix is coming off a loss in which they scored just 87 points. Meanwhile, Minnesota put up 126 in a 31 point victory last game vs...

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Los Angeles Lakers at Houston
Wednesday 01/08 08:05 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Los Angeles Lakers +14.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Lakers are a mess right now, but 14.5 points? This is just too many points for the Rockets to lay. Let's not forget that Houston is a barley over-.500 ATS team. They sco...

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Oklahoma City at Utah
Tuesday 01/07 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Utah +7 (-110) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Utah Jazz look like easy prey for the Oklahoma City Thunder, as the Jazz enter this contest at 11-25. That becomes rather deceptive, considering the Jazz started 1-14 and ha...

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Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas
Tuesday 01/07 08:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Los Angeles Lakers +9.5 (-110) at BetOnline (risk 2.00 to win 1.82)

The Los Angeles Lakers' injury list is long, and their play has reflected that. This would most often be a huge game for Dallas, but with the Lakers coming in as a below .50...

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Philadelphia at Cleveland
Tuesday 01/07 07:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Philadelphia +5.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 2.00 to win 1.82)

There was nothing pretty about the last time the Philadelphia 76ers stepped on the floor. They were beaten badly by Minnesota by 31 points. That will have bettors running away f...

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Toronto at Indiana
Tuesday 01/07 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto +9 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The NBA Eastern Conference has just three teams over .500, but out of the mediocrity is the rising Toronto Raptors. After a 7-13 start, the Raptors have climbed to .500 by playi...

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Washington at Charlotte
Tuesday 01/07 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

This was supposed to be the year the Washington Wizards truly turned the corner, but they have not lived up to the promise, as they enter this game at just 14-17 on the season. ...

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Orlando at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 01/06 10:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Orlando +410 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 2.05)

The Los Angeles Clippers had their way for awhile in the NBA Pacific, but the red-hot Golden State Warriors have drawn even with nine straight wins. The Clippers are off two big...

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Minnesota at Philadelphia
Monday 01/06 07:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Minnesota -7 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

I truly believe there is value on Minnesota here as the Timberwolves talent is better than the record right now, and a lot of that has to do with so many good teams in the West,...

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Denver at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 01/05 09:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Denver -2.5 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.96)

Denver is off a bust-out win on offense, and faces a Lakers team that has injuries and a losing record at home. Denver had its best shooting night in a month Friday, hitting 53....

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Indiana at Cleveland
Sunday 01/05 06:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Indiana -8.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Indiana is on a 35-16 ATS run, plus the Pacers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 road games. This is the deepest team in the NBA with a dominant frontcourt and a powerhouse defense....

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Toronto at Miami
Sunday 01/05 06:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto +6.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.39)

In case you haven't notice, new-look Toronto is playing real well with a winning road record. The Raptors are 7-1 ATS in their last eight road games, on a 5-0 ATS run overal...

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Charlotte at Sacramento
Saturday 01/04 10:00 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Charlotte +5.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 2.00 to win 1.82)

It has been quite some time since either of these teams have been respectable, and the last two years for Charlotte have been very forgettable. The Bobcats, however, have defini...

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Atlanta at Chicago
Saturday 01/04 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago -4.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The NBA Eastern Conference is a race between two teams, as just three teams are over .500. Atlanta is the third team at 18-15, but they head to Chicago with no rest, and of...

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Oklahoma City at Minnesota
Saturday 01/04 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Oklahoma City +2 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Once again the Oklahoma City Thunder have to go without Russell Westbrook, and he probably won't return until after the All-Star break. The one thing this team has done for ...

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Golden State at Atlanta
Friday 01/03 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Golden State -3 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.47)

Everyone was wondering what happened to the Golden State team that looked so impressive in the playoffs a year ago. They are getting their answer right now, as the Warriors are ...

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Toronto at Washington
Friday 01/03 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto +135 (moneyline) at BetOnline (risk 1.00 to win 1.35)

A lot was expected of this Washington team this season. They assembled some strong young talent and appeared to turn the corner last season, after several seasons in the basemen...

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Memphis at Phoenix
Thursday 01/02 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Memphis +5.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Back at the beginning of the season, this game would have shown Memphis as the favorite. Things have not gone well for the Grizzlies who have an overall record of just 13-17. Th...

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Golden State at Miami
Thursday 01/02 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Golden State +5 (-110) at Bovada (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Everyone was wondering what happened to the Golden State team that was in the playoffs last year. The Warriors got off to a slow start, but have won six in a row for their longe...

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Milwaukee at Utah
Thursday 01/02 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Milwaukee +5.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.39)

The Milwaukee Bucks should get a lift as they are off a big win in Los Angeles where they dismantled the Lakers 94-79. The Milwaukee Bucks have not been a good team in several y...

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Philadelphia at Denver
Wednesday 01/01 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver -9.5 (-107) at BetOnline (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

Philadelphia has no interest in playing defense, which is why they are a terrible road team. The 76ers allow 111.5 points per game (#30 in the NBA) and have allowed 120.7 over t...

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Indiana at Toronto
Wednesday 01/01 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Indiana -210 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 0.71)

Toronto has won three in a row, but it was against bad teams - the Bulls and twice and against the New York Knicks. They have played 9 of the last 13 on the road and face a powe...

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Milwaukee at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 12/31 10:30 PM Eastern
2.0 units on Milwaukee +6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 2.00 to win 1.90)

The Los Angeles Lakers have been an unsettled team all season. They awaited the return of Kobe Bryant, and then he goes down. Pao Gasol has been in and out of the lineup, and St...

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Sacramento at Houston
Tuesday 12/31 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Sacramento +9.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

This line certainly appears to be in order. Sacramento has been uninspiring on the road this season at just 3-9, while Houston sports a 13-4 home mark. The issue at hand here is...

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Golden State at Orlando
Tuesday 12/31 05:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Golden State -6 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.47)

This looks like a lot to lay on the road with 19-13 Golden State. This is a team from which a lot was expected, but injuries to key players slowed them down to start the season....

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Atlanta at Boston
Tuesday 12/31 01:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Atlanta +3 (-101) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.49)

The NBA's Eastern Conference is a disaster. There are just three teams with a winning record on the season, so there is likely to be a lot of sub-.500 playoffs teams in the ...

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Charlotte at Utah
Monday 12/30 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Utah -2 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Jazz are just 9-24, but there's cause for hope as they have gone .500 over their last ten games. The Jazz are weak defensively, but that's not the kind of team Charl...

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Miami at Denver
Monday 12/30 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver +2.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

LeBron may take this game off, and if he does play, I don't expect it to be a lot as Spoelstra has strong motivation to rest him and get him healthy. Meanwhile, the Nuggets ...

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Portland at New Orleans
Monday 12/30 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

This is a good spot for a relatively undervalued Portland team. Undervalued? Yes. The Trailblazers started the season on fire and got to overrated status. That's one reason ...

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Washington at Detroit
Monday 12/30 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Washington +3 (-110) at Diamond (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

Detroit is in shambles. They are just 14-18 on the season, and they've lost three straight at home. On the season, this team is allowing over 102 points per game, but it'...

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Philadelphia at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 12/29 09:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Philadelphia +7.5 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.92)

A pair of uptempo teams meet in Los Angeles, ones playing little defense. Philadelphia is 13th in the NBA in scoring, and so much better with rookie Michael Carter-Williams in t...

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Utah at Los Angeles Clippers
Saturday 12/28 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Utah +14.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

It has already been a long season for the Utah Jazz who will step on the floor tonight vs. the Los Angeles Clippers as a 9-23 team. But, the oddsmakers and public are over-react...

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Miami at Portland
Saturday 12/28 10:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Portland -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.54)

No team in the NBA has been as big as a surprise as the Portland Trailblazers. Everyone keeps waiting for this team to implode, but with a 24-5 record on the season, and rising ...

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Charlotte at Atlanta
Saturday 12/28 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta -6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The NBA Eastern Conference has become quite the spectacle. Indiana, and Miami reside at the top, and then everyone else, or almost. The the third and final team over .500 in the...

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New York Knicks at Toronto
Saturday 12/28 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto -6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Not many would have pegged the Toronto Raptors a mid-sized home favorite vs. the New York Knicks at this stage of the season, but that has become the Knicks' reality. Things...

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Phoenix at Golden State
Friday 12/27 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Phoenix +6.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Not many would have had the Suns pegged for having the same number of wins as Golden State at this juncture of the season. But they do, and have done it in three fewer games. Th...

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Milwaukee at Brooklyn
Friday 12/27 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Milwaukee +5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

Things have all gone wrong for the Brooklyn Nets. After stocking the lineup with what was hopefully putting them amongst the elite in the NBA has simply not happened. To make ma...

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Oklahoma City at Charlotte
Friday 12/27 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Oklahoma City -8.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.39)

Oklahoma City appears primed to take it to the next level. They have a championship caliber club, and know that if they get the playoffs with the home court advantage (where the...

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Los Angeles Clippers at Portland
Thursday 12/26 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 212.5 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

Portland enters this game tied for the best record in the league. Per my comments on ESPN, I believe the Trailblazers are good, but a bit overrated at this time. They will ...

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Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State
Wednesday 12/25 10:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -2.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

On the surface these two teams look fairly even. The key here is the location of this game. The Clippers are 12-2 at home this season, but just 8-7 on the road. Their offense pr...

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Houston at San Antonio
Wednesday 12/25 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 209.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Both of these teams can shoot the lights out, but the Spurs can, and I believe will, play solid defense here. On the year they are allowing just 95.5 points per game, and Housto...

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Miami at Los Angeles Lakers
Wednesday 12/25 05:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Miami -9 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

When the NBA put this game on the schedule, they were hoping for LeBron vs. Kobe. With Kobe sidelined, there's not much of a battle in store here. The Heat are 21-6, winning...

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Dallas at Houston
Monday 12/23 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Dallas +5 (-110) at Diamond (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

This has become an instate rivalry game as the Dallas Mavericks head to Houston tonight to square off against the 18-10 Rockets. The Rockets have a great inside out threat with ...

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Minnesota at Los Angeles Clippers
Sunday 12/22 09:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Minnesota +6 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The Los Angeles Clippers like to run with their depth, and Minnesota can match them. THe T-Wolves are a young team that is #4 in the NBA in scoring (105.2 points per game) and #...

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Boston at Indiana
Sunday 12/22 06:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Boston +12.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Boston plays hard for their first-year head coach. They are great on defense and are overachieving. Boston is #6 in the NBA in points allowed, and are 5-1 ATS following a spread...

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New Orleans at Portland
Saturday 12/21 10:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 211 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Portland took a hard fall their last time on the floor where they put forth little effort on the defensive end, and allowed the T-Wolves to hit them for 120 points. You can be s...

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Dallas at Phoenix
Saturday 12/21 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Phoenix -3 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Phoenix Suns may be the surprise team in the NBA at 15-10. The Suns have now won six of their last seven and continue to get it done. The Suns' roster is devoid of start...

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Cleveland at Chicago
Saturday 12/21 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Cleveland +3 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.92)

Things have sure changed for the Chicago Bulls, who are now considered about even with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bulls are living life without Derrick Rose once again, and th...

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Memphis at New York Knicks
Saturday 12/21 12:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Memphis +3 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The New York Knicks have always been a fragile ego team over the last several years. Last season they seemed to avoid the bad spots in the season, won a lot of games at home, an...

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Phoenix at Denver
Friday 12/20 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Game Total UNDER 206 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

Denver isn't quite the great offensive team we saw last season, ranking #12 in the league in points scored. They haven't been as deep because of injuries, and scored 93 ...

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Toronto at Dallas
Friday 12/20 08:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto +6 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Dallas likes to run, but Toronto has a good, deep bench. The Raptors have been competitive since trading Rudy Gay to Sacramento on December 9th. He was a poor shooter and it'...

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Houston at Indiana
Friday 12/20 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Indiana -5.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

This is Houston's fourth road game over the last five. They are coming off a victory, but the Rockets are 0-4 ATS in their last four games following a win, and 1-4 ATS when ...

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Milwaukee at Cleveland
Friday 12/20 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Game Total OVER 192 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

The Bucks and Cavaliers meet in this one, and while you will see a lot of things in this game, defense won't be one of them. This is a matchup of two teams going nowhere and...

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Brooklyn at Philadelphia
Friday 12/20 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Philadelphia +5.5 (-101) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.99)

It's tough to back a Jason Kidd coached team as chalk, as this team has had motivational and strategic problems all season. That shouldn't be a surprise with a guy with ...

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Chicago at Oklahoma City
Thursday 12/19 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago +13.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Oklahoma City Thunder may be rising to the next level, as this talented young team has started the season at 20-4. They are a perfect 12-0 at home, and that will put a few e...

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San Antonio at Golden State
Thursday 12/19 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 202 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The San Antonio Spurs have been a force in the NBA for over 15 years running, and nothing has changed this season. They bring it every night, and their calling card is defense. ...

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San Antonio at Phoenix
Wednesday 12/18 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 202.5 (-110) at TopBet (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

The San Antonio Spurs are good every season, and have been for a decade and a half. They rarely take a night off, and compete hard pretty much every night. One of the areas they...

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Memphis at Dallas
Wednesday 12/18 08:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Memphis +10 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Memphis Grizzlies' 10-14 start has been puzzling, as this team is much better than what they have shown to this point, so the line is reflective of that. The Mavericks a...

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Sacramento at Atlanta
Wednesday 12/18 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Sacramento +6.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

While the record alone can justify the number posted in this game, other considerations tend to bridge the gap. The Atlanta Hawks are just 13-12 in the East, but with that comes...

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Washington at Brooklyn
Wednesday 12/18 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 196.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Both of these teams have under-achieved their expectation at the beginning of the season. Each has failed to take advantage of the opportunities in the Eastern Conference that h...

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Indiana at Miami
Wednesday 12/18 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The NBA's Eastern Conference has become top heavy. There are only three teams above .500, and one is Atlanta who is just 13-12. It all comes down to a power struggle between...

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New Orleans at Golden State
Tuesday 12/17 10:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Game Total UNDER 207.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Golden State Warriors made a lot of noise last year, and things looked bright for them this season. They have, however, gotten off to a slow start to straddle the .500 mark ...

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Portland at Cleveland
Tuesday 12/17 12:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Portland -4.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Portland Trailblazers are now players in the strong NBA West. They have left the starting blocks, running to sizzling 21-4 start. The Blazers have been highly efficient on t...

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San Antonio at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 12/16 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -2 (-110) at Diamond (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

There are few things that are certain in the NBA on a night in and night out basis. One of those however, is the fact that San Antonio is going to be good, and they are going to...

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Philadelphia at Brooklyn
Monday 12/16 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Philadelphia +10.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Brooklyn Nets felt like they weren't far away from becoming an elite team to challenge at the top of the NBA, and went out and brought in some savvy veterans with still ...

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Washington at New York
Monday 12/16 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Washington +2.5 (-115) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.87)

Life in the Big Apple was rosy a year ago as the Knicks put it all together and made a credible playoff run. That life under the big microscope is often hard to live by, and the...

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Golden State at Phoenix
Sunday 12/15 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 209 (-115) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.87)

Golden State is a good offensive team -- just not on the road. The UNDER is 9-4 in the Warriors last 13 road games. This is actually a good defensive team allowing .436% shootin...

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New Orleans at Denver
Sunday 12/15 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 205 (-105) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Denver likes to run at opponents, but New Orleans will try and slow it down after losing their best player. Anthony Davis was averaging 18.8 points, 10.2 rebounds, and a league-...

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Orlando at Oklahoma City
Sunday 12/15 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando +13.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Oklahoma City is off an emotional game, routing the Lakers Friday, 122-97, who were playing their third game since Kobe Bryant returned to the lineup. It's certainly a let-d...

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Houston at Sacramento
Sunday 12/15 06:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Houston -235 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 0.64)

Houston is the No. 5 seed in the West with the talent to beat anyone. This team is second in the NBA in scoring and assists, with a winning record both home and away. They take ...

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San Antonio at Utah
Saturday 12/14 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on San Antonio -6.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

The Utah Jazz have had a lot of good teams over the years, but obviously this is not one of them. The Jazz are just 6-19 on the season, and their once huge home court advantage ...

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Portland at Philadelphia
Saturday 12/14 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Philadelphia +10.5 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.92)

No team has been as unexpectedly impressive as the Portland Trailblazers to start the season. Portland has surged to a 19-4 start, and has emerged as a player in the rugged NBA ...

14

Toronto at Chicago
Saturday 12/14 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto +2.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

At the beginning of the season, there were not too many that would see this game as nearly a toss up based on the line, with or without Derrick Rose. The fact is that the Bulls ...

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Atlanta at New York
Saturday 12/14 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Atlanta -1 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The New York Knicks looked to be a team that was finally getting over the top, but this team has been mysterious in their play for so long that it is not so surprising that they...

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Los Angeles Clippers at Washington
Saturday 12/14 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Washington +4 (-105) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Clippers don't travel well. They are just under .500 vs. Eastern Conference teams this season and while they are 8-2 a Staples, they are just 7-7 on the road. Their offe...

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Los Angeles Lakers at Charlotte
Saturday 12/14 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Los Angeles Lakers +130 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.65)

The Lakers have been easing Kobe back into the flow. His three games show 8 boards in game one, 20 points in game two, and 13 assists in game three. He should be up to 30 minute...

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Sacramento at Phoenix
Friday 12/13 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Sacramento +6 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

Not much to show for the Sacramento Kings on the road ledger, as they are just 2-4 to start the season. Phoenix has been a big surprise at 12-9 to start the season, but I don...

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Los Angeles Lakers at Oklahoma City
Friday 12/13 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Los Angeles Lakers +13 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 1.40)

This is a troublesome line here as the Lakers are +13 point dogs heading to Oklahoma City. The Lakers have held their own without Kobe, but the spiritual leader is back on the f...

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Cleveland at Orlando
Friday 12/13 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando -130 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.77)

The road has been long and difficult for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who simply have not recovered after LeBron left to join the Miami Heat. The Cavs struggles mightily on the road...

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Washington at Atlanta
Friday 12/13 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total OVER 193 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

You have to consider that both of these teams were expected to be above the .500 mark turning the quarter pole of the season, but it simply has not been the case. The Wizards ha...

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Houston at Portland
Thursday 12/12 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Houston +3.5 (-115) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.87)

The Portland Trailblazers have certainly been a big surprise to open the season. They sit at 18-4, and own the top record in the rugged NBA West. They have been an up-tempo team...

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Los Angeles Clippers at Brooklyn
Thursday 12/12 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Brooklyn +2.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Los Angeles Clippers were extended last night in Boston, as they hit a couple of late 3s to pull away in an 8-point win. They now turn around quickly on no rest and head to ...

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Utah at Sacramento
Wednesday 12/11 10:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Sacramento -7 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.47)

The Utah Jazz may never recover from their poor start, as the talent level in Utah is about as soft as it has been in a couple of decades. The Jazz are just 4-19 and have found ...

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San Antonio at Milwaukee
Wednesday 12/11 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -11 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The looks like a lot of mustard to be laying on the road, but one thing you can count on is the right team is laying the lumber. San Antonio seldom takes a night off regardless ...

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Milwaukee at Chicago
Tuesday 12/10 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago -7.5 (-105) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Milwaukee Bucks could be the Charlotte Bobcats of 2013. Milwaukee has limited talent on the roster, and after starting the season at 2-2, they have proceeded to go 2-14. The...

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Minnesota at Detroit
Tuesday 12/10 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Detroit -1 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.47)

Minnesota has assembled some nice young talent, but over the last couple of years they have been plagued by injuries. A lot was expected this season, but at 9-11 and just 3-7 on...

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New York Knicks at Cleveland
Tuesday 12/10 07:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

No team in the NBA is playing below their talent level than the New York Knicks. After a pair of blowout wins, the Knicks were blown out in their last game. I expect that this t...

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San Antonio at Toronto
Tuesday 12/10 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -7.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

San Antonio is a great team that plays hard every night, and they are also well coached and disciplined. You know that when you play on them you're going to get a full effor...

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Golden State at Charlotte
Monday 12/09 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -220 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.45)

Charlotte has been the NBA's doormat for the last two seasons, and although they have started at a reasonable 9-11 through 20 games, a big reason is the simple lack of quali...

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Toronto at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 12/08 09:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto +5.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Kobe Bryant makes his return from a torn Achilles’ tendon, but his minutes will be limited. Los Angeles is favored here, but roughly a .500 team still outside the playoff ...

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Orlando at Houston
Sunday 12/08 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando +12 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.98)

Orlando is 5-2 the last seven meetings with Houston. Houston loves to run and gun, but doesn't play much defense (22nd in points allowed). The Rockets are 4-11 ATS in their ...

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Boston at New York
Sunday 12/08 12:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on New York -210 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 0.71)

New York is not dead yet! The Knicks have got up off the carpet and won two in a row in impressive fashion, smoking the Nets (113-83) and the Magic (121-83). New York is coming ...

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Dallas at Portland
Saturday 12/07 10:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Game Total UNDER 208 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.47)

Not many would have pegged the upstart Portland Trail Blazers as the top dog in the NBA West at the quarter pole, but the Blazers have been on fire at 17-3. Portland has topped ...

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Brooklyn at Milwaukee
Saturday 12/07 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Brooklyn -2.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Brooklyn Nets had a lot of talent a year ago, but felt they were a player or two short. They then brought in KG, and Paul Pierce from Boston. The new faces along with the ol...

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Indiana at San Antonio
Saturday 12/07 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -155 (moneyline) at BetOnline (risk 1.00 to win 0.65)

The Indiana Pacers are making a case for being the new sheriff in town in the Eastern Conference. They have opened the season at 17-2 and have a 3 game lead on Miami in the East...

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Los Angeles Lakers at Sacramento
Friday 12/06 10:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Los Angeles Lakers +150 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.75)

The Sacramento Kings have been a poor team for quite sometime. They had made some progress a year ago where they at least became respectable at home where they were 20-21 mark. ...

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Utah at Portland
Friday 12/06 10:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Utah +11.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Utah Jazz took til their 9th game to land one in the win column, and showed a 1-14 record though 15 games. They are not as bad as that record would indicate, and have elevat...

06

Toronto at Phoenix
Friday 12/06 09:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Toronto +4 (-105) at BetOnline (risk 1.50 to win 1.43)

Phoenix got off to a fast start, but they have started to slip. Overall, they won't be the .500 team their record indicates they are right now. The Suns have lost at home to...

06

Denver at Boston
Friday 12/06 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver -4 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

The Boston Celtics had a good run when they brought in the Big-3, won an NBA Championship, and were a solid playoffs team every year. They have now all departed as well as the c...

06

Orlando at New York Knicks
Friday 12/06 07:25 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New York Knicks -200 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.50)

Who would have thought that as we head to the quarter pole of the NBA season, that the Orlando Magic would have a better record than the New York Knicks? It isn't what the M...

04

San Antonio at Minnesota
Wednesday 12/04 09:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Minnesota +5 (-115) at Bovada (risk 0.50 to win 0.43)

I think that this Minnesota team is well under the radar. They have not started the season playing to the available talent on the roster, sitting at 9-10 on the season. But, the...

04

Detroit at Milwaukee
Wednesday 12/04 08:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Detroit -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 0.81)

After years of playing deep into the playoffs and winning championships, it has been a long road back for the Detroit Pistons. They are, however, starting to turn the corner at ...

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Dallas at New Orleans
Wednesday 12/04 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Game Total UNDER 207.5 (-110) at BetOnline (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

This game will be of interesting contrast in styles, as Dallas has been an up-tempo team all season, and likes to push the ball. They will get a lot of resistance from the New O...

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Denver at Cleveland
Wednesday 12/04 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Denver -4 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.46)

the Denver Nuggets have left their poor 1-4 start in the rear view mirror as they have rallied to go 10-2 since. They head to Cleveland flying high behind a seven-game winning s...

03

Orlando at Philadelphia
Tuesday 12/03 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando +152 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 1.52)

Not a lot was expected of the Philadelphia 76ers this season, but an interesting start had fans excited. The Sixers opened the season with a trio of underdog wins of 9 points or...

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Charlotte at Miami
Sunday 12/01 06:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Charlotte +11.5 (-110) at Diamond (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

The Charlotte Bobcats are playing well, a young team that is focused on defense, No. 2 in the NBA in points allowed. That defense helps away from home, and the Bobcats are 5-0 A...

01

Golden State at Sacramento
Sunday 12/01 06:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.54)

Golden State has been better than that 9-8 record, off another close one, a 113-112 OT loss to mighty Oklahoma City. This Warriors team is solid all around, 10th in the NBA in p...

01

Indiana at Los Angeles Clippers
Sunday 12/01 03:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Los Angeles Clippers +1.5 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.47)

A long road trip for Indiana to the West Coast against a run and gun Los Angeles Clippers team that is 8-1 at home. The Clippers will attack the great Indiana defense inside and...

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Philadelphia at Detroit
Sunday 12/01 03:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Philadelphia +8 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

Philadelphia has plenty of offensive punch, a young team that likes to run, ranked ninth in the NBA in scoring, third in rebounds. The 76ers are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 vs. th...

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Boston at Milwaukee
Saturday 11/30 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Boston -135 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.74)

This was supposed to be an ugly year in Boston. They no longer have Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, or Paul Pierce. They are also without their top remaining player Rajon Rondo. Despi...

30

Minnesota at Dallas
Saturday 11/30 08:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Minnesota -2 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

The Dallas Mavericks are 10-7 on the season and 8-1 at home, yet they are taking on an opponent in Minnesota who is below .500, and posted as the dog. That speaks volumes of the...

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Brooklyn at Memphis
Saturday 11/30 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Brooklyn +9 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Brooklyn Nets made a lot of quality moves in the offseason to put a team on the floor to compete at the top of the Eastern Conference. That has not worked out yet, as the Ne...

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Chicago at Cleveland
Saturday 11/30 07:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Chicago -185 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.50 to win 0.81)

The Chicago Bulls will go another season with star Derrick Rose. That will hurt this team in the long run, but in the short run it should actually be a benefit. Rose, trying to ...

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Phoenix at Utah
Friday 11/29 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +2 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

There is a huge difference between these teams in the win and lost column, but over the course of the season, these teams are not that far apart. The Utah Jazz are off slow at 2...

29

Dallas at Atlanta
Friday 11/29 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Dallas -1 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

Dallas endured a slow start last season, as they were without the services of Dirk Nowitzki. That has changed with his 20.8points per game to start this season as the Mavericks ...

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San Antonio at Orlando
Friday 11/29 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on San Antonio -9 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.46)

The San Antonio Spurs saw their 11-game winning streak come to a close as they lost their last time out to Oklahoma City. Many will be expecting a huge letdown here after a big ...

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New York at Los Angeles Clippers
Wednesday 11/27 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New York +10 (-110) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

This line certainly looks fair based on how poorly the New York Knicks have been playing, but that is not going to last. The Knicks last four show that they have not lost by mor...

27

Portland at Phoenix
Wednesday 11/27 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 200.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Trailblazers have come out of the gates guns a blazin! They are 13-2 on the year and haven't seen a run like this since 2007. They've held six of their last eight op...

27

Golden State at Dallas
Wednesday 11/27 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 205 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

The Warriors, as has been their signature for years, score a lot at home. This season they are averaging 105.2 per game at home. But on the road it's a different story, wher...

27

San Antonio at Oklahoma City
Wednesday 11/27 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio +2.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

This is a true heavyweight match up as San Antonio heads to Oklahoma City. This is perhaps a preview of the Western Conference Finals, so both teams will be playing at the top o...

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Washington at Milwaukee
Wednesday 11/27 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Washington -2.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

I like the value here on Washington. The Wizards are going to have a record much better than they have shown so far this season, as the talent pool is there. That is not the cas...

27

Chicago at Detroit
Wednesday 11/27 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago +3.5 (-110) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Chicago Bulls have lost Derrick Rose for the season yet again. That will hurt them in the long term, but not the short term. Rose was trying to find his game and was shootin...

27

Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn
Wednesday 11/27 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Los Angeles Lakers +2 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

There were a lot of expectations for both of these teams entering the season, but the results simply have not been there. The Lakers try to hold serve until Kobe is back, and do...

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Golden State at New Orleans
Tuesday 11/26 08:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Golden State Warriors are 8-6, and surely would have hoped for a better start. I do think there is line value based on that, and the fact that they were without Stephen Curr...

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New York at Portland
Monday 11/25 10:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New York +7.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Portland is off to a sizzling 12-2 start behind their rising young stars Lillard and Aldridge. The Knicks are off to a horrendous start at 3-9, and perhaps the best medicine for...

25

Chicago at Utah
Monday 11/25 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Chicago -4.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Chicago Bulls caught another bad break as Derrick Rose will miss time with another knee injury. The good news aspect, at least in the short term is Rose was holding them bac...

25

New Orleans at San Antonio
Monday 11/25 08:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on San Antonio -10 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.47)

The New Orleans Pelicans are off to a respectable 6-6 start, but the win column has seen most of those occur on their home court as they have a lone road win to show for the sea...

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Minnesota at Indiana
Monday 11/25 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Minnesota +7 (-115) at Bovada (risk 0.50 to win 0.43)

The Minnesota Timberwolves have quietly assembled a lot of young talent that has not shown itself to completion because they have been battling injuries the last couple of years...

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Utah at Oklahoma City
Sunday 11/24 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +14 (-107) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.47)

A sandwich spot for Oklahoma City, off a win over the Clippers and with the mighty Spurs on deck. Into town comes Utah, and the Thunder is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 home games. T...

24

Phoenix at Orlando
Sunday 11/24 06:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 198 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

Phoenix is a long way from home, and has been surviving by playing defense, nineth in the NBA in points allowed, as well as eigth in the NBA allowing 43.4% shooting by opponents...

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Chicago at Los Angles Clippers
Sunday 11/24 03:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Chicago +7 (-115) at Bovada (risk 0.50 to win 0.43)

So will the Bulls fall apart without Derek Rose? No. They didn't last year, either. This team has a rugged frontcourt and a dominating defense, third in the NBA in points al...

23

Dallas at Denver
Saturday 11/23 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver -5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

After finishing last season at 38-3 on their home court, the Denver Nuggets stumbled badly to start the season, dropping their first two games at home. They have righted the shi...

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Cleveland at San Antonio
Saturday 11/23 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Cleveland +12.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The San Antonio Spurs are once again a force in the NBA. They are off to an 11-1 start, equaling the pace set by Indiana. They are off a big game last night at Memphis, and will...

23

New York Knicks at Washington
Saturday 11/23 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on New York Knicks +115 (moneyline) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 1.15)

The Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks have both been puzzling teams to start the season. The Knicks are 3-8 and the Wizards are 4-8, so something has to give here. I th...

23

Orlando at Miami
Saturday 11/23 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando +13.5 (-104) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.96)

Orlando's last time out was a 28-point loss at home to this same Miami team, which should account for a pair of things happening. They will be seeking revenge, while the Hea...

23

Philadelphia at Indiana
Saturday 11/23 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Philadelphia +14 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Indiana Pacers are off to an 11-1 start as they try to take control of the East Conference. They were extended last night against Boston until they held the Celtics to 8 poi...

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San Antonio at Memphis
Friday 11/22 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -1 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Memphis Grizzlies have rebounded from a slow start to pull to 7-5 with four straight wins. The last two victories were on the road, and very draining games as they beat the ...

22

Milwaukee at Philadelphia
Friday 11/22 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Milwaukee +3 (-104) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.96)

The Philadelphia 76ers opened the season at 3-0 with shocking wins against Miami, and Chicago. This is a team that does not have much talent on the roster, and it has started to...

22

Phoenix at Charlotte
Friday 11/22 07:00 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Phoenix +2 (-110) at Bovada (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

I think that both of these teams have played above where they will be at the end of the season. Phoenix is off to a 5-6 start, and has a little more to work with, and I certainl...

21

Chicago at Denver
Thursday 11/21 10:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Denver +1 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

The Denver Nuggets have a better team than the early pedestrian start they have had. This is a team with an altitude advantage that works in their favor. They are also a good te...

20

Memphis at Golden State
Wednesday 11/20 10:30 PM Eastern
1.5 units on Golden State -4 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.50 to win 1.36)

Stephen Curry is a big part of the long term picture for Golden State, but he will miss tonight's game after hitting his head on the floor last game. The Warriors are a deep...

20

Houston at Dallas
Wednesday 11/20 09:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Houston +3.5 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.98)

The Houston Rockets now have a great inside-out punch when they added Dwight Howard to compliment James Harden. It took a bit of time to make adjustments, but things are rolling...

20

Sacramento at Phoenix
Wednesday 11/20 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Sacramento +5.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.93)

The Sacramento Kings have played hard all season, and just don't have the talent to get over the top frequently. They were rewarded last night after trailing at the half aga...

20

Brooklyn at Charlotte
Wednesday 11/20 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Brooklyn -2.5 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.92)

Rookie head coach Jason Kidd has taken a lot of the blame for his team's poor start. He should gain a lot of support for having done so, and I expect his team to respond ton...

20

Indiana at New York Knicks
Wednesday 11/20 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Indiana -6.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The New York Knicks team has had fragile egos for several years, and always seem under acheive. Last year they seemed to finally put the talent together,and had a great season. ...

20

Washington at Cleveland
Wednesday 11/20 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Washington +3 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Washington and Cleveland have both started the season slow. Between the two teams, the Wizards definitely have a lot more upside to where they are ultimately going than the Cava...

19

Boston at Houston
Tuesday 11/19 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Boston +10.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.97)

The Boston Celtics have been a lot more competitive than expected after turning over their roster and with a fresh look on the sidelines coaching. Houston brought in Dwight Howa...

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Golden State at Utah
Monday 11/18 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Utah +9 (-115) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.87)

The Utah Jazz are certainly better than their current 1-10 record would indicate, and this is a team over the years that has a tendency to step up at home. The line here is in r...

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Philadelphia at Dallas
Monday 11/18 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Philadelphia +12 (-110) at Diamond (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Philadelphia 76ers were not expected to do much this season, as they have torn down the team and are trying to rebuild. They have played hard however, and at 5-6 they are no...

18

Denver at Oklahoma City
Monday 11/18 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver +9 (-109) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.92)

Looks like a bit of an over-reaction to Denver's 4-5 start here. Oklahoma City is the glamour team with Durant and Westbrook, and that seems to have the odds makers giving t...

17

Portland at Toronto
Sunday 11/17 01:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Toronto -120 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.83)

Despite a 4-6 record, Toronto is outscoring opponents for the season. They are one of the top defensive teams in the NBA, 95 ppg allowed ranks fifth in the league. Toronto has a...

16

Utah at Golden State
Saturday 11/16 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Golden State -15 (-110) at BetPhoenix (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Utah Jazz have started the season at 1-9 and have covered just three games, so as much help as they are getting from oddsmakers, they are still playing under the line. The r...

16

Dallas at Orlando
Saturday 11/16 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Dallas -3 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Orlando got out of the gate quickly, but have lost steam as they start to find out that they are not all that good. The Magic have dropped their last four against the number. Da...

16

Miami at Charlotte
Saturday 11/16 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Miami -7 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

The Miami Heat have won the last two NBA Championships, so they get a challenge from every team they play. Charlotte has started the season strong, and is off a win on the road ...

15

Detroit at Sacramento
Friday 11/15 10:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Detroit +2 (-105) at Bovada (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

Detroit may be just 2-5 to start the season, but they will benefit from a healthy Andre Drummond in the middle, and he is averaging a double-double through seven games. Detroit ...

15

Minnesota at Denver
Friday 11/15 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Denver +1.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.91)

This line is surprising on the surface, as Minnesota has out-played Denver to start the season. But in the long run, I think this number would be different if not based on such ...

15

Charlotte at Cleveland
Friday 11/15 07:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Cleveland -235 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.43)

The Charlotte Bobcats have a long, long way to go to become a competitive NBA franchise,. They can be somewhat competitive at home, but the road has led straight to the loss col...

13

Los Angeles Lakers at Denver
Wednesday 11/13 09:00 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Los Angeles Lakers have been reduced to an average team with Kobe out, Howard gone, Nash with an ailing back, and Pao Gasol shooting poorly. Gasol has a lot of pressure on h...

13

New Orleans at Utah
Wednesday 11/13 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +2 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

It has been a painful start to the NBA season by the Utah Jazz, as they remain the lone winless team at 0-8. The Jazz are better than their 0-8 record, and with each passing los...

13

Charlotte at Boston
Wednesday 11/13 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Boston -215 (moneyline) at BetOnline (risk 1.00 to win 0.47)

Charlotte appears to be heading into familiar territory. Last year this team started at 4-3 and some thought they had turned the corner, but we all know what happened in the end...

13

Milwaukee at Orlando
Wednesday 11/13 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Orlando -250 (moneyline) at Bookmaker (risk 1.00 to win 0.40)

The Orlando Magic have had a year now to adjust without Dwight Howard the middle. This is a team that has for the most part played very well, especially on the defensive end. Th...

12

Detroit at Golden State
Tuesday 11/12 10:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Golden State -9 (-101) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.50)

The glory days for the Detroit Pistons are becoming a vague view in the rearview mirror. This is a team that is slowly adding quality young players with good draft position...

12

New Orleans at Los Angeles Lakers
Tuesday 11/12 10:30 PM Eastern
Multiple Picks

The Lakers have dominated most opponents, but things are different without Dwight Howard in the middle, and with Kobe Bryant remaining on the sidelines. They had beaten Minnesot...

11

Denver at Utah
Monday 11/11 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +2.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

The Utah Jazz have opened the season in a nightmare as they remain the NBA's only winless team. They host the Denver Nuggets to try to put one in the win column after openin...

11

Orlando at Boston
Monday 11/11 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Orlando +2.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

The Boston Celtics' depleted roster has rallied for three straight wins, and none bigger than their last time out in Miami, where Green hit a 3-pointer as time expired to li...

11

Atlanta at Charlotte
Monday 11/11 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Atlanta -135 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.37)

I'm not fooled by the Charlotte Hornets' 3-3 start to the season, as they started in similar fashion last year, and we all know how that ended. Charlotte has won three g...

11

San Antonio at Philadelphia
Monday 11/11 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Philadelphia +6.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

A lot is expected, as per usual of this San Antonio Spurs team, and so far they have delivered. They head for Philadelphia at 6-1 to start the season. There were minimal expecta...

10

New Orleans at Phoenix
Sunday 11/10 08:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 194.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

A pair of underrated defensive teams meet. Phoenix is tied with New Orleans for the fourth-best rebounding differential (+3.2) in the league. New Orleans is on a 2-0 run UNDER t...

10

San Antonio at New York Knicks
Sunday 11/10 12:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -145 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.69)

The Knicks don't have it all together yet (what a surprise), and big man Tyson Chandler is out, sapping their depth and defense. They will need both today against the mighty...

09

Los Angeles Clippers at Houston
Saturday 11/09 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Houston -155 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.32)

The Houston Rockets have a big test tonight as the Los Angeles Clippers come in. The Rockets, after picking up Dwight Howard, feel they have the ingredients to compete for the N...

08

Denver at Phoenix
Friday 11/08 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Denver +2 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

I like the situation for Denver tonight in Phoenix. They failed to answer the bell to open the season losing their first three, but finally stuck one in the win column last nigh...

08

Golden State at San Antonio
Friday 11/08 08:30 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on San Antonio -5.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The San Antonio Spurs are a hard team to not take for granted. They have getting it done for the last 15 years or so and not too many have been able to duplicate their consisten...

08

Dallas at Minnesota
Friday 11/08 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Dallas +4 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

The Minnesota Timberwolves are no longer under the radar, as their young talent is beginning to creep up on the rest of the league. Young talent is not without issues however, a...

08

Utah at Chicago
Friday 11/08 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +12.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.46)

Losing to a team that had previously been winless on the season hurts. However, the loss seems to rally a team for their next game after letting what they believe was an easy op...

08

New York at Charlotte
Friday 11/08 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on New York -3 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

This just in - the Charlotte Bobcats are 3-2 to start the season. That may sound unlikely, but they started the season 4-3 a year ago, and we all know the rest of that story. Th...

08

Toronto at Indiana
Friday 11/08 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Toronto +9 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

The high flying Indiana Pacers are the only remaining undefeated team to start the NBA season at a perfect 5-0. That sounds good, but what we have learned from history is that t...

07

Los Angeles Lakers at Houston
Thursday 11/07 09:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Los Angeles Lakers +13 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

This will be the second time this season that the Los Angeles Lakers will be 13-point or more underdogs, after having only been so four other times in the last 23 years. Such is...

07

Atlanta at Denver
Thursday 11/07 09:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Game Total UNDER 203.5 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.95)

The Atlanta Hawks have scored 100+ in all four of their games on the season, but it has led to just a 2-2 record. I don't think they are going to get into a track meet in De...

06

Los Angeles Clippers at Orlando
Wednesday 11/06 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Los Angeles Clippers -6.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.46)

The Los Angeles Clippers are on a mission, one they hope will take them to an NBA Championship, and they have the talent to get there. The Clippers are using those assets to pla...

05

Charlotte at New York Knicks
Tuesday 11/05 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on New York Knicks -8.5 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.46)

The Charlotte Bobcats are a long way from becoming a competitive team. Over the last two years they have combined for a 29-122 record, including their 1-2 start to this season. ...

05

Utah at Brooklyn
Tuesday 11/05 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +10 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

The Brooklyn Nets may turn out to be 10 points better than the Jazz as they become more in sync with the new faces in Pierce, and Garnett. But early season double-digit favorite...

04

Houston at Los Angeles Clippers
Monday 11/04 10:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on First Half UNDER 104.5 (-110) at Bookmaker (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

Both these teams have put enough pieces together that they can make a run at the top of the Western Conference, and this is a key test for both in the early going. Houston isn&#...

04

Boston at Memphis
Monday 11/04 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on First Half UNDER 92.5 (-110) at Diamond (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

The Boston Celtics certainly don't look the same as the big-3 have all moved on in Pierce, Garnett, and Allen. They don't even have their top retained player in Rajon Ro...

03

Atlanta at Los Angeles Lakers
Sunday 11/03 09:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Atlanta -1 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

Atlanta heads out to the West Coast with a good team, and a healthy one. The same can't be said of the old, broken down Lakers. After an opening loss to Dallas, Atlanta boun...

02

Sacramento at Golden State
Saturday 11/02 10:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Golden State -10.5 (-104) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

The Golden State warriors emerged as one of the better teams in the NBA last season. This season they have shown to have something they hope to change that has followed them thr...

02

Charlotte at New Orleans
Saturday 11/02 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on New Orleans -8 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

The Charlotte Bobcats snatched a win to even their record at 1-1, but this team has been a disaster on the road. The Bobcats last road win came in Orlando on February 19th of la...

01

Utah at Phoenix
Friday 11/01 10:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Utah +155 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.78)

The Utah Jazz played hard in their opener, and gave Oklahoma City everything they could handle. They simply couldn't stop Kevin Durrant, as he threw in 42 against them in a ...

01

Portland at Denver
Friday 11/01 09:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Portland +4.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

Many may be surprised at how low this line is, but a lot of the early games in the NBA are predicated from public perception a year ago. The reality is that the gap between thes...

01

Dallas at Houston
Friday 11/01 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Dallas +248 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 1.24)

Houston saw the immediate benefits of having Dwight Howard in the middle, as he scored 17 in the opener and pulled down 26 rebounds. Howard made a statement, but he has been kno...

01

Detroit at Memphis
Friday 11/01 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Memphis -7.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

Memphis fell short by 7 points in San Antonio, where not too many teams come out with a win. They really can look at an ugly second quarter where they shot just 11% and tallied ...

01

Oklahoma City at Minnesota
Friday 11/01 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Oklahoma City +125 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.63)

The Thunder did not play well in their opener at Utah, which is a tough place to play. But when you have a player like Kevin Durrant, who can take over a game, scoring 42 points...

01

Philadelphia at Washington
Friday 11/01 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Washington -9.5 (-103) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

The Philadelphia 76ers surprised the Miami Heat at home in their opener, but they caught Miami in a flat spot. The Heat opened up at home with a gala of celebration from their 2...

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New York Knicks at Chicago
Thursday 10/31 08:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on New York Knicks +8 (-108) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.46)

Everyone has the Bulls set to be the top contender to challenge Miami in the East this year. That may be true in time when Derrick Rose gets back up to game speed and builds con...

30

Portland at Phoenix
Wednesday 10/30 10:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Portland -5.5 (-102) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.49)

New seasons offer new hopes. For Portland, it all starts with last season's Rookie of the Year - Damian Lillard, who will be a handful for a Phoenix team that finished ...

30

Milwaukee at New York Knicks
Wednesday 10/30 07:30 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on New York Knicks -7.5 (-110) at Sportsbook.com (risk 0.50 to win 0.45)

The Knicks made a lot of progress a year ago, and this is a pivotal year as Melo, who has said he wants to test the free agent market, might be calling the Garden home for the l...

30

Boston at Toronto
Wednesday 10/30 07:00 PM Eastern
0.5 unit on Toronto -8 (-105) at 5Dimes (risk 0.50 to win 0.48)

The Boston Celtics won a championship with the Big 3, but the return to glory is taking a bad turn right now. All three of those players are gone, and additionally, their top re...

29

Indiana (nba) + Los Angeles Clippers (nba)
Tuesday 10/29 07:00 PM Eastern
1.0 unit on Parlay -282 (moneyline) at 5Dimes (risk 1.00 to win 0.35)

We open the NBA season with a two-team parlay. Put the Pacers moneyline (-855) together with the Clippers moneyline (-470) together in a two-team parlay to get -282 parlay odds....