Friday's Betting Tips
Friday's Betting Tips
Pro Basketball Betting Odds and Matchups: Jan. 25
TGIF! The weekend is here, but before we get a hoop-centric slate, there's a ton of solid NBA games on Friday. That also means there's a ton of NBA action and 10 quality betting opportunities. We'll list the top ones below, including the top TV games.
Let's get ready for some NBA!
Boston (20-22 SU, 14-25-3 ATS, 19-22-1 O/U) at Atlanta (24-18 SU, 17-23-3 ATS, 21-21 O/U)
Last game: (1/5/13). Boston (+5.5) over ATLANTA, 89-81. What in the world is going on in Boston? Rajon Rondo is not getting a lot of help. Depite getting a triple-double, the Celtics lost at home to the Knicks on Thursday, 89-86 getting 1. They've lost five straight, while Atlanta has won two straight, beating Charlotte on Wednesday, 104-92, giving 2.5. Boston is 5-1 ATS last 6 on the road in series. Pro Basketball Odds: NL. Total: NT
Brooklyn (26-16 SU, 20-19-3 ATS, 18-23-1 O/U) at Memphis (27-14 SU, 24-16-1 ATS, 13-27-1 O/U)
Last game: (2/15/12). Memphis (-3.5) over BROOKLYN, 105-100. The Brooklyn Nets have won three straight, including a 91-83 victory over Minnesota, giving 6 on Thursday. Joe Johnson and Deron Williams need to step up against a very solid defensive-minded Grizzlies team. Memphis has won three of four including a 106-93 win over the dismal Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday, giving 3.5. Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol leads the Grizz. Brooklyn is 2-6 ATS last 8 vs. Southwest Division. Hoops Odds: Memphis is a 5-point favorite. Total: 177.5.
Golden State (26-15 SU, 24-16-1 ATS, 24-16-1 O/U) at Chicago (25-16 SU, 16-25 ATS, 16-25 O/U)
Last game: (12/26/11). GOLDEN STATE (-6.5) over Chicago, 99-91. Golden State has won three straight and covered the last four. They upset Oklahoma City on Thursday, 104-99 getting 1.5. The return of Stephen Curry from an ankle injury has been a huge boost. Chicago has been missing Luol Deng (hamstring), who might be again tonight. Chicago has won two straight without Deng, beat Detroit, 85-82 on Wednesday, giving 6.5. Golden State is 9-3 ATS last 12 on 1 days rest . Pro Hoops Odds: NL Total: NT.
San Antonio (34-11 SU, 25-19-1 ATS, 20-25 O/U) at Dallas (18-24 SU, 23-19 ATS, 25-16-1 O/U)
Last game: (12/30/12). San Antonio (-6) over DALLAS, 111-86. The Spurs are not expected to have Tim Duncan (knee) or coach Greg Popovich (illness) when they take on Dallas on Friday night. The Spurs are coming off a 106-102 win over New Orleans on Wednesday, giving 8.5. They have won six straight games. Dallas has won five of six games including a 111-105 win over Orlando on the road on Sunday. San Antonio is 0-4 ATS last 4 Friday games. Pro Basketball Lines: NL. Total: NT.