Who is the NBA's best road bet this season?
Which team has been the best road bet in the NBA this season? Try the Minnesota Timberwolves, who will visit the Celtics tonight at 7:30PM ET.
Timberwolves at Celtics, 7:30PM ET
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Timberwolves are an 8-point road underdog versus the Celtics tonight while the total currently sits at 206 points. Minnesota is just 11-16 on the year and 12-14 against the spread, but the T-Wolves have thrived at the betting window on the road all season. They're currently 10-3 at the betting window as an away team, winning games by an average of 3.4 in those situations. They're also 9-3 against the spread as a road underdog, covering the spread at a +8.2 margin.
Magic at Knicks, 7:30PM ET
The second-best road bet in the NBA this season is Orlando, which visits New York tonight as a 2-point underdog. The Magic, which lost on Sunday night as a 1-point home favorite versus the Hawks, is 9-3-1 against the spread as a road team this season. The Magic is also 6-3-1 against the spread as a road dog, although its margin of victory is -3.0, so be careful if you're playing Orlando +2 tonight. The Magic is also 3-1 against the spread playing on back-to-back nights this season, but is winning by a -2.2 margin.
Nets at Bulls, 8:00PM ET
From one extreme to the other: While the Timberwolves and Magic have been great road bets this season, the Bulls have been a horrible home play. Chicago, which hosts Brooklyn as a 10.5-point home favorite tonight, is just 3-10 against the spread as a home fave this season. The Bulls are winning by only an average of 3.3 points at home this season and are just 5-10 ATS at the United Center this season. The Nets, meanwhile, are 8-5 against the spread as a road dog but are still losing at a healthy average of -9.8 points in those games.