NBA Weekly Basketball Betting Report & Picks | Nov. 25
The first month of the new NBA season is almost in the books and the big story so far remains Golden State. The Warriors set a new NBA record for consecutive wins to start a season at 16 with Tuesday’s 111-77 romp over the Los Angeles Lakers as 17-point home favorites on TopBET USA credit card Sportsbooks closing betting odds. The defending champs are 10-5-1 against the spread during this incredible run after covering in six of their last nine games.
As expected, the Cleveland Cavaliers are the top team in the Eastern Conference with a straight-up record of 11-3. Overall, this team has been no bargain to bet on with a 6-8 record ATS, however Cleveland has now covered in its last three outings with Monday’s 117-103 victory against Orlando as an eight-point home favorite. The best bet on the Cavaliers has been the OVER on the total line with nine of their first 14 games going OVER TopBET USA credit card Sportsbooks closing line. The total has now gone OVER in their last five games.
The Toronto Raptors lead the watered-down Atlantic Division in the East at 9-6 SU and they remain one of the top betting teams in the NBA through the first few weeks with a 10-4-1 record ATS. The 9-5 Indiana Pacers have been another solid bet with an overall record of 10-4 ATS after covering in their last four games. A third team in the East worth a closer look is the New York Knicks. They are 8-7 SU with a 10-5 record ATS after covering in seven of their last eight contests.
The next best betting team in the West after Golden State would be the San Antonio Spurs. They have the second-best SU record in the conference at 11-3 and after covering in their last two games against Memphis and Phoenix as home favorites they are 9-5 ATS. The New Orleans Pelicans could be a team to watch in the West. After getting off to a dreadful 1-11 start SU with a 3-9 record ATS, they beat the Spurs 104-90 last Friday as 7.5-point home underdogs before this past Sunday’s 122-116 victory against Phoenix at home as one-point favorites.
If you are looking for a few NBA teams to bet on TopBET USA credit card Sportsbooks total line, the UNDER may be the way to go. The total has stayed UNDER in 11 of Miami’s first 13 games, in 10 of Chicago’s first 13 games and in four of the Lakers’ first 14 games.