US Sportsbooks NBA Weekly Basketball Betting Picks: Dec. 9
The big story in the NBA this season continues to be Golden State’s run towards perfection in its 23-0 straight-up start. This incredible winning streak survived a tough test this past Tuesday night in a road game against Indiana, but the Warriors outlasted the Pacers 131-123 as six-point favorites.
When it comes to betting on Golden State, it is now 8-2-1 against the spread over its last 11 games as part of an overall ATS record of 15-7-1. The total easily went OVER GTBETS USA live mobile betting Bitcoin Sportsbooks closing 215-point line against Indiana and it has now gone OVER in the Warriors’ last seven games. Next on the schedule is a Friday night road game against Boston before they close-out their current seven-game road trip on Saturday at Milwaukee.
The Celtics have been one of the hotter teams to bet on lately with a 5-1 record ATS over their last six games. This Wednesday night, they will host Chicago as three-point home favorites. Overall, Boston is 12-9 both SU and ATS and the total has stayed UNDER in five of their last seven outings.
Another hot betting team in the East has been the Orlando Magic. Going back to a 100-91 victory over New York on Nov. 25 as 1.5-point home favorites, they have gone 6-1 SU while covering in all seven contests. They total has gone OVER in four of the seven games. The Magic are also 12-9 SU on the year with a profitable 15-6 record ATS.
If you are looking for a team in the East to go against right now, then take a closer look at the conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers. They recently snapped a rare SU three-game losing streak with Tuesday’s 105-100 victory at home against Portland, but after failing to cover as nine-point favorites, the Cavaliers are now 1-6 ATS in their last seven games at the US credit card sportsbooks.
Turning to the Western Conference, Golden State also has the best record ATS overall, but a pair of Texas teams in San Antonio and Dallas have also been solid betting teams this season at 14-8 ATS. The Spurs have the second-best SU record in the conference at 18-4 and they are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games. The Mavericks are in fourth-place in the West at 13-9 SU and they have gone 8-3 ATS over their last 11 games.
A good team to go against in this conference right now could be the Memphis Grizzlies. They are above .500 on the year SU at 12-10, but after failing to cover in five of their last six games, they are now 9-13 ATS on the year.