Friday's Betting Tips
Friday's Betting Tips
Pro Basketball Betting Odds and Preview Capsules: March 8
Friday is finally here and we arrive at another great NBA schedule along with conference tournaments on the mid-major side. There are some quality betting opportunities every night and this one is no different. We'll highlight the big pro basketball games tonight that are on national tv. So get your remote out and keep your options open.
Good luck tonight!
Atlanta Hawks (34-26 SU, 28-30-2 ATS, 30-29-1 O/U) at Boston Celtics (33-27 SU, 27-30-3 ATS, 28-30-1)
Last game (1/25/13) Atlanta (-5.5) over Boston, 123-111ot. Rajon Rondo has 16 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds in their first matchup. Rondo is out for the year with an ACL injury but Boston has refused to lay down. They have won four straight games including an 83-81 road upset of Indiana on Tuesday, getting 9. Kevin Garnett scored 18 points and grabbed 10 boards to lead the Celtics Atlanta is up-and-down lately, as they beat Philadelphia by 11 at home giving 8.5. on Wednesday to break a three-game losing streak, Boston is 7-1 ATS last 8 home games. Pro Basketball Lines: Boston is a 4-point favorite. Total: 188.
Utah Jazz (32-29 SU, 29-31-1 ATS, 30-30-1 O/U) at Chicago Bulls (34-27 SU, 27-34 ATS, 26-35 O/U)
Last game: (2/8/13) Chicago(+4.5) over Utah, 93-89. The Jazz are in danger of falling out of the playoff picture. Check on the injuries in this game as center Al Jefferson is hampered by ankle injury and guard Jamaal Tinsley is dealing with a death in the family. The Jazz have lost two in a row and five of their last six. They are also 10-21 straight up on the road. The Bulls have had their own issues lately against elite teams as they fell at San Antonio by 18 on Wednesday and at Indiana by five (getting 7.5) on Sunday. Chicago is 4-1 ATS last 5 at home in series. Pro Basketball Odds: NL. Total: NT
Houston Rockets (33-29 SU, 33-28-1 ATS, 34-28 O/U) at Golden State Warriors (35-27 SU, 31-30-1 ATS, 39-22-1 O/U)
Last game (2/12/13) Houston (+4) over Golden State, 116-107. This will be an up-and-down affair. The team that defends the most should come out on top. The Rockets are coming off a 112-108 loss at Dallas as a 1.5-point betting odds dog. The Golden State Warriors are coming off two straight wins, including an 87-83 win over Sacramento at home on Wednesday giving 11. Two of the top scoring guards in the league go at it with James Harden against Stephen Curry. Houston is 4-1 ATS last 5 vs. Western Conference. Pro Hoops Odds: Golden State is a 3-point betting odds favorite. Total: 223.5.