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The Knicks’ 120-99 victory over Washington this past Tuesday night as 8.5-point home favorites extended their current winning streak to 13 games. During this impressive run, they have gone an extremely profitable 12-1 against the spread with the total going OVER in five of the last eight games. New York’s lead over Indiana for the No.2 seed in the Eastern Conference now stands at 2.5 games with five games left on its regular season schedule.
The Brooklyn Nets and the Chicago Bulls are both fighting hard to get into the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, and the two will meet on Thursday night with the number of days dwindling in the NBA betting campaign.
After rolling over four of the East’s worst teams this past week, the Miami Heat will now have to put their 27-game winning streak on the line against one of the top four or five teams in the conference. Lately it does not seem to matter who the Heat face as they are playing at an entirely different level than everyone else.
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Portland’s rapidly fading hopes to make the playoffs in the Western Conference took another hit on Tuesday night with a 102-95 loss to Milwaukee as a 5.5-point road underdog. This followed a 101-100 defeat at the hands of lowly Philadelphia as a one-point underdog on the road this past Monday.
The Los Angeles Lakers are back above .500 for the first time in a very long time. Kobe Bryant willed the team to victory Friday night against the Raptors. Chicago has been treading water of late. The Bulls really need Derrick Rose back as soon as possible to contend for a title, but they are good enough defensively to hold their own while he is gone. These two will meet at Staples Center Sunday afternoon on ABC.
Chicago is tied with Brooklyn for fourth-place in the Eastern Conference standings, but it will have a hard time staying there if it does not improve upon a 6-9 SU record in its last 15 games. The Bulls are now 34-26 straight-up overall and 27-33 against the spread this season. They remain one of the best road teams in the NBA at 17-12 SU and are a profitable 18-11 ATS.
It has been a season to forget for Philadelphia as any thought of making a return trip to the playoffs has pretty much ended with its current six-game losing streak. The 76ers may have hit rock-bottom in Tuesday night’s 98-84 beatdown at the hands of lowly Orlando as 8.5-point home favorites to fall to 22-33 straight-up on the year and 25-30 against the spread. They now head on the road where they are a dreadful 6-18 SU and 10-14 ATS.
Central Division foes duke it out on Tuesday night in NBA betting action at the United Center, and we’ll have all of the action covered for the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. the Chicago Bulls.
Two of the top teams in NBA betting will meet on Sunday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, where the Chicago Bulls will look for a road ‘W’ against the Oklahoma City Thunder.