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It has been a fairly steady downward spiral for Orlando this season with an overall record of 14-28 straight-up and a 20-22-1 record against the spread. Sunday night’s 104-102 loss to Detroit was its fifth straight and ninth in its last 11 games. The Magic are 6-13 SU (12-6-1 ATS) on the road and the total has gone OVER in eight of their last 11 games overall.
Pro Bowl Sunday highlights some fantastic basketball games on the docket both in the pros and in college. Today, we’re taking a look at the NBA betting lines between the Atlanta Hawks and the New York Knicks.
San Antonio has reeled-off six straight victories to move into a tie atop the Western Conference with an overall record of 34-11 which includes a solid 15-9 record on the road. The Spurs have not been nearly as good to wager on lately with a 3-6 record against the spread in their last nine games, but they are still 25-19-1 ATS overall. Their record on the road ATS is 13-11 and the total has stayed UNDER in eight of their last 10 games.
New York is only a game and a half out of the top seed in the Eastern Conference but it is taking on water with just two straight-up victories in its last six games. The latest setback, an 88-85 loss to Brooklyn this past Monday as 3.5-point home favorites, dropped the Knicks to 25-14 SU overall and 20-18-1 against the spread. They are 11-8 SU (9-9-1 ATS) on the road this season and the total has now stayed UNDER in four of their last five games.
Denver has now won seven of its last nine games straight-up after this past Sunday’s 121-118 overtime victory over Oklahoma City as a one-point underdog at home. Its overall record is 25-18 and it has gone a profitable 24-19 against the spread. Most of the Nuggets’ problems this season have come on the road where they are 9-15 SU but they are still an even 12-12 ATS. The total went well OVER the 208.5-point total line against the Thunder and it has gone OVER in seven of their last eight games.
Chicago’s 107-105 overtime victory over Toronto this past Wednesday night as a 4.5-point road favorite was its sixth win in its last eight games. It is now 22-15 straight-up on the year but still just 14-23 against the spread. The Bulls stay on the road where they are a rock-solid 11-5 SU and 9-7 ATS. The total has gone OVER in four of their last six games.
The road has not been kind to the Heat this season with an 8-9 straight-up record overall and a 1-3 record four games into their current six-game road trip. Monday night’s 104-97 loss to Utah as 2.5-point road favorites dropped Miami to 24-12 SU and 17-19 against the spread. The total went OVER the 198-point line in that game and it has now gone OVER in its last two games.
The struggling Los Angeles Lakers come back home to the Staples Center for some great NBA betting action to kick off your weekend, as they take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night.
The Miami Heat will begin their second West Coast swing of the year in NBA betting action on Thursday night when they take on the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Garden.
For as great as Miami is this year, we do have to remember that this is a .500 team on the road. The club was crushed by the Indiana Pacers by an 87-77 final two nights ago before coming out to the West Coast,
New York not only lost to Boston 102-96 its last time out as a 7.5-point home favorite, it lost Carmelo Anthony for this game due a league suspension for altercations with Kevin Garnett. It was the Knicks third loss in their last five games both straight-up and against the spread and they are now 23-11 SU and 17-16-1 ATS overall. Their record on the road this season is 10-7 SU (7-9-1 ATS) and the total has gone OVER in four of their last five games.