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The final game of the first half of the NBA betting campaign takes place at Staples Center on Thursday, where the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers will send the league into its All-Star Break.
Oklahoma City extended its current winning streak to four games with Sunday’s 97-69 thrashing of Phoenix as an 8.5-point road favorite. The total stayed UNDER the 205-point line after going OVER in four of its previous five games. The Thunder are now 39-12 straight-up overall and a very profitable 31-18-2 against the spread. They have gone 16-9 SU on the road this season and 13-10-2 ATS.
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The San Antonio Spurs are back on the road of the third game of the Rodeo Road Trip on the East Coast, and they’ll try to beat the NBA betting odds against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers will have a shot to get their acts back together on Sunday afternoon on national television for NBA betting action against the Miami Heat in South Beach.
The Clippers have been treading water during their current eight-game road trip with a 2-3 record in the first five games. This is actually an impressive performance considering that Chris Paul continues to recover from a bruised knee cap and Blake Griffin has missed the last two games due to a strained hamstring. Both players remain questionable for Friday night’s game.
The second half of the NBA on TNT doubleheader is a good one for NBA betting fans to dive right into. The Denver Nuggets and the Chicago Bulls are set to do battle at the Pepsi Center in a battle of two of the most underappreciated teams in the league.
The Lakers continued their current seven-game road trip with a stunning 92-83 victory over Brooklyn this past Tuesday night as four-point underdogs. They are now 3-1 in the first four games of this trip but still 8-16 on the road overall. The win pushed Los Angeles’ overall record to 23-26 straight-up and 20-28-1 against the spread. It has gone just 8-15-1 ATS on the road this season and the total has now stayed UNDER in five of its last seven games overall.
San Antonio will be going for its 11th-straight victory on Wednesday night at the Target Center, but it will not be easy with two of its top players out of the lineup. Manu Ginobili already missed his last start with a tight hamstring and Tim Duncan is nursing both a knee and ankle strain. That means it will be up to Tony Parker and a strong supporting cast to try and keep the streak alive.
It is getting to be crunch time for the Lakers if they are going to have any shot at making the playoffs this season. At 22-26 straight-up, they are still 3.5 games out of the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference. LA comes into this matchup fresh off of back-to-back road victories over Minnesota and Detroit; however it is still just 5-5 SU in its last 10 games and 7-16 SU on the road this season. It is 19-28-1 against the spread and the total has stayed UNDER in four of its last six games.