Don’t let the soft start of the 2017-18 NBA season make you miss out on a winning week. The biggest surprise is the Kyrie Irving-powered Boston Celtics who just closed the second weekend of November with a 12 game winning streak. Let’s find out which NBA squads you should bet on this week.
NBA Betting Cheat Sheet Nov 13-19
Cleveland at Charlotte
ESPN at 8:00 pm ET, Wednesday, Nov. 15
The Cavaliers haven’t been nearly as dominating this season as they were last season. Cleveland is only 4-8-1 against the spread as of Nov. 11. The good news if you like the Cavs is that they are 4 and 2 ATS on the road. Charlotte has lost 4 games in a row straight up. The Hornets have gone 0-3-1 against the spread in those 4 losses.
Philadelphia at L.A. Lakers
ESPN at 10:30 pm ET, Wednesday, Nov. 15
The 76’ers are 8 and 4 ATS. That includes going 5 and 3 against the spread on the road. The Lakers are a decent 4 and 3 against the spread at home. However, the Lakers have lost their last 3 games straight up and ATS as of Nov. 12. Philly is at 6 and 6 SU while the Lakers are at 5 and 8 SU.
Golden State at Boston
TNT at 8:00 pm ET, Thursday, Nov. 16
Golden State is en fuego. The Warriors have won 9 of their last 10 and 6 straight. In the 6 straight wins, GS has also gone 6 and 0 ATS. Boston’s defense is tight. It only allows 94 points per game. That ranks first in the NBA. Boston also only allows 31.4% from behind the arc. That also ranks first in the NBA.
Houston at Phoenix
TNT at 10:30 pm ET, Thursday, Nov. 16
The Rockets have won 5 games in a row as of Nov. 11. What’s surprising is that Houston only allows 103.5 points per. That ranks ninth in the NBA. Phoenix is 5 and 8 straight up. The Suns are also 3 and 5 ATS at home.
Oklahoma City at San Antonio
ESPN at 8:00 pm ET, Friday, Nov. 17
Oklahoma City is having a heck of a time becoming cohesive. The Thunder are 5 and 7 straight up. OKC is 2 and 5 against the spread in road games as of Nov. 11. San Antonio is 6 and 2 against the spread at home. The Spurs are 7 and 6 straight up.
New Orleans at Denver
ESPN at 10:30 pm ET, Friday, Nov. 17
The Pelicans are 9 and 4 straight up. So far, New Orleans has been excellent against the spread in away games. The Pelicans are 6 and 2 ATS. Denver is 8 and 5 straight up. The Nuggets are 4 and 4 against the spread in home games.