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Friday's Betting Tips
Friday's Betting Tips
Pro Basketball Betting Odds and Preview Capsules: March 1
T.G.I.F. means there are 12 pro basketball games and a dozen great betting opportunities. This is the one day of the week that the NBA has to shine. Now that March is here, we are winding down to the last six weeks of the NBA season and teams are either competing for playoff spots or just for pride.
Let's get ready for some great NBA action!
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Dallas Mavericks (25-32 SU, 33-24 ATS, 34-22-1 O/U) at Brooklyn Nets (34-24 SU, 26-29-3 ATS, 25-32-1 O/U)
Last game (2/28/12) Brooklyn (+10.5) over Dallas, 93-92. Just when it looked as though they were turning things around, the Dallas Mavericks (25-32 SU, 33-24 ATS, 34-22-1 O/U) have fallen back on hard times. They have lost three straight including a 90-84 road loss to Memphis, getting 7.5. The Brooklyn Nets (34-24 SU, 26-29-3 ATS, 25-32-1 O/U) broke a two-game losing streak on Tuesday, defeating New Orleans, 101-97 on the road, getting 2.5. Dallas is 8-1 ATS last 9 road games. Pro Hoops Odds: Brooklyn is a 3.5-point betting odds favorite. Total: NT.
Memphis Grizzlies (38-18 SU, 32-23-1 ATS, 22-33-1 O/U) at Miami Heat (41-14 SU, 29-26 ATS, 29-26 O/U)
Last game: (11/11/12) MEMPHIS (+1.5) over Miami, 104-86. The Grizzlies one of the hottest teams in the NBA, having won eight straight games. So much for falling apart after dealing away Rudy Gay. Memphis is coming off a 90-84 win at home against Dallas on Wednesday, giving 7.5 points. But they will face a serious challenge on Friday, when they take on Miami on the road. The Heat are the hottest team in the NBA, having won 12 straight games. They beat Sacramento on Tuesday, 141-129 in double overtime, as a 15-point betting odds favorite. Memphis is 2-7 ATS last 9 on the road in series. Hoops Odds: Miami is an 8-point betting odds favorite. Total: 187.0.
Oklahoma City Thunder (42-15 SU, 34-21-2 ATS, 30-27 O/U) at Denver Nuggets (37-22 SU, 34-24-1 ATS, 37-22 O/U)
Last game: (1/20/13) DENVER (+1) over Oklahoma City, 121-118ot. These teams have split the first two games of the series. Denver is certainly a different team at home as they are 24-3 SU this season, while the Thunder are 16-11 on the road. The Nuggets have won three straight including a 111-109 victory at Portland on Wednesday giving 2 points. Oklahoma City has won three straight as they just hammered New Orleans, 119-74 on Wednesday as a 14-point betting odds favorite. This should a very high-scoring game. Oklahoma City is 5-1 ATS last 6 Friday games. Pro Basketball Odds: Oklahoma City is a 1-point betting odds favorite. Total: NT.