Make the most of your NBA picks as tonight's one of the last we’ll have for a while thanks to the All Star Break. I've released two more winning NBA Picks after cashing two yesterday!
Nets vs. Grizzlies
Brooklyn played better than I thought they would yesterday against the Bucks, however Milwaukee ultimately prevailed and cashed for our NBA Picks. Now the Nets have to travel into Memphis, an even tougher environment. The NBA odds have the Grizzlies as huge -12 ½ favorites, but I am a little more focused on the total, which sits at an even 190 points. With Memphis having one of the best defenses in the league, and the Nets playing their third game in four nights, this one could be a great play on the under.
The Nets are 9-3 this season cashing the under on the second night of a back to back, and they have cashed the under in four of their last five games overall. The Grizzlies on the other hand have cashed the under at 9-1-1 in their last 11 games overall, and the under is a perfect 4-0 in their last four games as favorites of -11 or greater. Simply put, the Nets won’t have the legs to muster up points against Memphis. Even with Brook Lopez back, he stands little chance against the imposing interior defense of the Grizzlies. On top of that, Memphis is 9-1 cashing the under in their last 10 games as favorites, and the Nets are 16-7 cashing the under in their last 23 road games. Look for a very slow and very low scoring game, as both teams are likely a little tired heading into the break.
NBA Pick: UNDER 190
Nuggets vs. Lakers
However while almost every team is tired, the Nuggets and Lakers have some very intriguing NBA Odds for the over tonight. The sportsbooks have the Nuggets as road underdogs of +2 tonight, with a total of 202. The Nuggets played last night and while they didn’t get blown out by the Thunder at home, they were behind by double figures most of the game. Now they have to travel into LA, and with a total of 202, this one is going way over.
The Nuggets are starting to right the ship offensively, as they have scored at least 100 points in two of their last three games, and they have cashed the over in three of their last four overall. Denver is also 7-2 cashing the over against losing teams in their last nine against them, and while the Lakers have been trending under thanks to their rash of injuries, against a bad defensive team like the Nuggets, the Lakers should be able to score easily here.
Plus, even off the back to back, the Nuggets offense is running better. Wilsons Chandler and Jusuf Nurkic had big games last night, and along with Ty Lawson and Aaron Afflalo, this team has scoring. Add in the offensive rebounding of Faried against the Lakers, and you have a scenario where the over is the play. Add it to your NBA Picks.
NBA Pick: OVER 202 at 5Dimes