NBA Betting Odds and Preview Capsules: April 9
The college basketball season is over as Louisville took their third NCAA title. If you missed it, check out the NCAA Championship game recap. Now we turn to the NBA as the pro's are in their final week-and-a-half. Take a look at some of the betting tips below for the NBA's top games on Tuesday. Looking for winners for the NBA regular season, playoffs and baseball? Go to ATS Sportsline. If you are looking for some sports investing assistance, we have all your basketball betting statistics, matchups and odds.
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Washington (29-48 SU, 44-31-2 ATS, 30-44-3 O/U) at New York (50-26 SU, 42-32-2 ATS, 36-38- O/U)
New York has covered four of the last five in this series.
New York has won 12 straight games.
Washington is 7-31 on the road.
Last game: (3/1/13): New York (-3) over Washington, 96-88.
Keys to Success: New York is the hottest team in basketball and they are winning without Amare Stoudemire and with several players hampered with injuries. But the core remains with Carmelo Anthony, who is averaging nearly 33 points per game in his last 11. F Kenyon Martin (knee) is one of those players who could return tonight after missing the last two games. Washington is a dangerous team at home but on the road, they have been horrible. They are also without rookie G Brad Beal (leg) for the rest of the season. G John Wall will have to score 35 to make this a close one.
Washington is coming off a 107-96 road loss at Boston on Sunday, getting 5.5. New York beat Oklahoma City on the road on Sunday, 125-20, getting 7.5. Washington is 0-5 ATS last 5 road games. Basketball Odds: New York is a 10-point betting odds favorite. Total: 194.5.
Oklahoma City (56-21 SU, 46-29-2 ATS, 36-39-2 O/U) at Utah (41-37 SU, 41-36-1 ATS, 38-39-1 O/U)
Utah is 29-10 straight up at home this year.
Oklahoma City has won six of the last eight games.
Utah has won seven of eight.
Last game: (3/13/13) Oklahoma City (-13.5) over Utah, 110-87.
Keys to Success: The Utah Jazz are fighting with the Los Angeles Lakers for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Jazz have a 1/2 game lead over the Lakers and a 2.5 games lead over Dallas. The Thunder are one game behind San Antonio for first place in the West. Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony both average 28.4 points per game so they are battling for the scoring title with about a week left in the regular season. Utah has lost 10 of the last 14 meetings in this series, including two of three this season.
The Thunder are coming off a 125-120 home loss to the Knicks, giving 7.5 on Sunday. The Jazz beat Golden State on the road, 97-90, getting 5.5 on Sunday. The Jazz are 7-1 ATS last 8 following an ATS win. NBA Odds: The Los Angeles Thunder are a 3.5-point betting odds favorite. Total: 199.5.
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