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NBA Betting News, Match-Ups and Trends For Thursday 8/6/20

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Betting news, trends, odds and predictions from various handicappers and websites for Thursday 8/6/20
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NBA public betting line movement for August 6
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James Harden and the Rockets take on the Western Conference-leading Lakers on Thursday night in the NBA Bubble. FanDuel Sportsbook opened the Lakers -2 and quickly moved to -1.

NBA betting odds are on the board and drawing dollars for Thursday’s six-game docket. The marquee matchup in the NBA Bubble is the nightcap between the Rockets and the Lakers, with LeBron James and Co. playing the second of a back-to-back.

Multiple oddsmakers provided insights on NBA opening lines and early line movement, sharp money and public betting for Thursday’s matchups. Covers will update this action report with NBA sharp picks vs. public bets and line movement throughout the day.

NBA line movement

The Lakers have already clinched the West’s No. 1 seed, and it showed Wednesday in a 105-86 loss to the Thunder. FanDuel, among limited sportsbooks posting the Lakers-Rockets line Wednesday night, opened Los Angeles -2 and quickly moved to -1 for a 9 p.m. ET tipoff.

Meanwhile, the Bucks look to rebound from the biggest point-spread upset in the NBA since April 1993. Milwaukee was an 18.5-point favorite against Brooklyn on Tuesday and lost outright, 119-106. The Bucks opened -8.5 against the Heat for a 4 p.m. ET matchup.

And the Trail Blazers continue their charge to make the playoffs, sitting just one game behind eighth-place Memphis in the West. Interestingly, FanDuel oddsmakers opened Portland a 3.5-point favorite against Denver, and the line moved to -4 late Wednesday night for an 8 p.m. ET clash.
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775NEW ORLEANS -776 SACRAMENTO
SACRAMENTO is 13-1 ATS (11.9 Units) in road games after 1 or more consecutive unders in the current season.

777MIAMI -778 MILWAUKEE
MILWAUKEE is 33-14 ATS (17.6 Units) off a upset loss as a favorite in the last 3 seasons.

779INDIANA -780 PHOENIX
INDIANA is 8-0 ATS (8 Units) in road games versus poor defensive teams - shooting pct defense of >=46% - 2nd half of the season in the current season.

781LA CLIPPERS -782 DALLAS
DALLAS are 7-0 ATS (7 Units) revenging a close loss vs opponent of 3 points or less in the current season.

783PORTLAND -784 DENVER
DENVER is 32-18 ATS (12.2 Units) vs. division opponents in the last 3 seasons.
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Thursday, August 6

Trend Report

New Orleans @ Sacramento
New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Orleans's last 5 games
Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Sacramento's last 7 games

Miami @ Milwaukee
Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Miami is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Milwaukee is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Indiana @ Phoenix
Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
Indiana is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana
Phoenix is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games

LA Clippers @ Dallas
LA Clippers
LA Clippers is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Clippers's last 6 games when playing on the road against Dallas
Dallas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Dallas's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games

Portland @ Denver
Portland
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Portland's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Portland's last 14 games when playing Denver
Denver
Denver is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Portland
Denver is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Portland

LA Lakers @ Houston
LA Lakers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers's last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers's last 7 games
Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
Houston is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing LA Lakers
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