Phoenix Sun @ Philadelphia 76ers
If you didn’t catch the NBA Run Down, you missed the slam dunk of the day.
This is by far the most lopsided line on this 15-game slate, and it’s not even close.
The Portland Trailblazers are the only team that’s been able to beat the Suns, and Philly is so inconsistent there is no reason to even consider Philadelphia, especially with such a short spread.
The over/under is super low as well. The Suns are averaging 115 points per game, and the 76ers are putting up 110. So at 217, this is an easy play. I don’t often condone parlays, but betters may consider one here.
Phoenis -2.5 (-110) & Over 217 (-110)
Portland Trail Blazers @ Miami Heat
This is a close second for the craziest line on the slate. Portland is 6-3 straight up and 7-2 at the spread. Miami has been terrible with a 4-6 record on the year — 2-8 ATS.
The easiest justification for the line is that one of Miami’s wins came against Portland. On October 26th, the Heat beat the Trail Blazers by twenty-one. It was a big win, but it is not indicative of who this Miami team is.
So forget the points, and go for the big payout with the Portland moneyline. It was at +450 last night but dropping quickly.
Toronto Raptors @ Chicago Bulls
These two teams played each other last night in Canada, and they are back at it tonight in Chicago.
The Raptors walked away with a nine-point win last night but are a dog here tonight. So often, teams split the set when playing back-to-back like this, but after a big win, it’s odd to see the Raptors as a dog.
So grab the points. Toronto is capable of winning, but even if the Bulls win, it’ll be close, and bettors can be covered with the points.
Fred VanVleet has been loving the extra looks with Pascal Siakam out. Last night VanVleet put up 30, so 19 tonight should be an easy task.
Raptors +3 (-110) & Fred VanVleet Over 18.5 (-110)