Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons Bet Tips
The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on Detroit Pistons in the NBA League on Monday at the Quicken Loans Arena, with Cavaliers aiming to end the season on a high note and Pistons hoping to win this game in order to try to maintain ground in the playoff standings.
Cavaliers will be looking to snap their three game losing streak with their last game defeat to the Dallas Mavericks, 121-116. Cavs have already been eliminated from playoff contention as the club are placed 14th in the Eastern Conference. The team have a 3-7 record in their last 10 games and a terrible record of 11-24 at home this season.
The Detroit Pistons heads to this game after winning another close game against the Toronto Raptors with a final score of 110-107 special thanks to Andre Drummond who contributed with 15 points, 17 rebounds, and two steals. Pistons are in good shape throughout the season but inconsistency constantly holds them back as they will win a bunch and then lose a bunch of games.
Detroit Pistons are clear favorite to win this game here, but the club have lost their last four out of five away games against Cavaliers by at least 17 points.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have averaged 104 points on shooting and allowed 113.4 points per game, while the Detroit Pistons have averaged 107.2 points on shooting and allowed 107.6 points per game. We expect an attacking game so place your bets on Total Points- Over 213.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Detroit Pistons Bet Tips: Total Points: Over 213 @ 1.80 at Pinnacle Sports
Washington Wizards vs Utah Jazz Prediction
The Washington Wizards will take on Utah Jazz tomorrow at Capital One Arena. The Washington Wizards are placed eleventh in the Eastern Conference with a record of 30-40, while the Utah Jazz sits seventh in the Western Conference with a record of 40-29.
Utah heads to this contest with a 114-98 home win over Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night, while Washington recorded a 135-128 home win over Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
The Washington Wizards are in decent form this season, winning six of their last 10 matches, including three of their last four matches at home. After a disappointment defeat against Charlotte Hornets, the club bounced back with a win against Grizzlies thanks to Bradley Beal scoring 40 points with seven assists, Jabari Parker contributed 20 points with 11 rebounds, and Bobby Portis (16 points), Jeff Green (15 points) and Tomas Satoranksy (15 Points).
The Utah Jazz are in excellent form over the last few weeks, winning eight of their last 11 games in the NBA. The club began a three game wining streak with the last one against Nets special thanks to Donovan with 24 points and four assists, Derrick Favors chipped in with 13 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks and Rudy Gobert with 24 points, 17 rebounds and three blocks.
Utah Jazz are in good run, even proved themselves to be a pretty consistent performer, while Washington Wizards have remained inconsistent throughout the season. It will be next to impossible for Wizards to beat Jazz at home today so we predict Utah will register a simple victory here.
Washington Wizards vs Utah Jazz Prediction: Utah Jazz AH: -3.5 @ 1.83 at Betfair Sports
Boston Celtics vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips
Boston Celtics hosts Denver Nuggets tomorrow at the TD Garden, with Celtics aiming to continue their new found form in the league and Nuggets hoping to seal a playoff spot for the first time since 2012-2013.
Nuggets win the crucial thriller over Indiana 102-100 at home on Saturday night last night, while Boston defeated Atlanta with a 129-120 score at home in their last contest thanks to Kyrie Irving who contributed with 30 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists.
The Boston Celtics are looking forward to keep momentum going after winning five of their last six games. The club are placed fifth in the Eastern Conference, 9.5 games behind the Bucks for the top spot. Meanwhile, Boston will miss Gordon Hayward and Al Horford due to injuries in the upcoming game.
Denver sits in second place in the Western Conference and are just one game behind the Golden State Warriors for the first spot in the conference. The club heads to this game with three-game winning streak included games against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Dallas Mavericks and Indiana Pacers.
The win against Pacers improved its home record to 30-6 but will need to do serious damage on the road if the club aims to overtake the Golden State Warriors for the top spot in the Western Conference.
It’s difficult to predict the winner of this game as both teams have performed equally decent in the tournament. We expect an attacking game here so place your bets on Total Points.
Boston Celtics vs Denver Nuggets Betting Tips: Total Points: Over 219.5 @ 1.75 at William Hill
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Preview and Prediction
The Toronto Raptors face New York Knicks on Monday in NBA competition at the Scotiabank Arena, hoping to play their best basketball late in the season in the race for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
Toronto Raptors are in struggling form for the last few weeks having lost four of seven games in the league with the last one against Detroit Pistons. Meanwhile, the club have performed brilliantly through-out the season, sitting second in the Eastern Conference, just three games behind the Bucks for the first position.
New York picked up a 124-123 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in their last game. Knicks were lagging behind by 11 points with less than 4 minutes to go, and then the club bounced back with a 13-1 run to close the deal thanks to Mario Hezonja who contributed with 17 points and 8 rebounds.
Overall, New York Knicks enters into this game with the worst record in the NBA season having lost their last eight out of nine games in the NBA League. The club have been eliminated from playoff contention as they sits last in the Eastern Conference table.
Raptors are more able than Knicks to dribble, pass, and shoot the ball. Also, Raptors have defeated Knicks twice in the same league season. We expect Raptors will register a simple victory here.
Toronto Raptors vs New York Knicks Preview and Prediction: Toronto Raptors AH -12.5 @ 1.80 at Coral Sports
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Miami Heat Bet Tips
Oklahoma City Thunder meet Miami Heat on Monday in NBA League at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, with Oklahomo City hoping to snap their two-game losing streak and Heat aiming to win this game after losing eight of their last twelve games in order to remain in contention for the play-off push.
Miami thrashed Charlotte 93-75 at home in their last game, while Oklahoma City was defeated by Golden State 110-88 at home in their last contest on Saturday night.
Miami Heat heads to this game after winning six of their last eight games. The club sits eighth in the league standings with a 33-36 record and are just 1.5 games behind the final playoff spot occupied by the Magic. Oklahoma City enters to this contest with two game-losing streak to the Golden State and Indiana Pacers. The team sits fifth in the Western Conference, just six games behind the Warriors for the top spot.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have averaged 114.6 points on scoring and allowed 110.8 points per game, while Miami Heat have averaged 105.9 points on scoring and allowed 106.2 points per game. Considering the past performances and scoring abilities, we expect the total points scored in this game will be Under 217.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Miami Heat Bet Tips: Total Points: Under 217 @ 1.72 at 888 Sports
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction
Dallas Mavericks (28-41) hosts New Orleans Pelicans (30-42) on Monday at the American Airlines Center.
Dallas snap their five game losing streak with their last game win to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 121 – 116. The Mavericks heads this contest with a 2-8 record in their previous 10 games and a 22-13 mark at home. The club have been eliminated from playoff contention as they sits third-last in the Western Conference table.
The New Orleans Pelicans are in a terrible form this season, losing six games in a row and failed in eight of their last 11 games. The club is 12th in the league ladder with a 30-42 record and enters to this game with a 138-136 overtime loss against Suns at home on Saturday.
Both teams are in bad shape this season with the Pelicans have won just three games out of last 11 games and the Mavericks have won just two of their last 14 games.
Neither team is playing well and is expected to remain in bottom three at the end of the season. Both teams have met three times this season, which ended in averaging Over 238 points per game. We expect the total points scored in this game will be between 226 to 232.
Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans Prediction: Total Points: Over 228 @ 1.73 at Pinnacle Sports