NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets and Daily Preview for April 5, 2022

NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets and Daily Preview for April 5, 2022

Ayden Fahlstrom
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 Milwaukee Bucks guard Wesley Matthews (23) drives for the basket around Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) during the fourth quarter at Fiserv Forum

We are in for another busy night in the NBA tonight! Here's your daily NBA Betting Guide from betJACK!

Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: PHI -11.5

Total Points: 233.5

The Philadelphia 76ers will travel to Gainbridge Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers in an Eastern Conference matchup. The 76ers are riding a two-game winning streak while the Pacers are on a seven-game losing streak. Last time out, the Pacers picked up a 118-113 home win earlier this season.

Center Joel Embiid has been dominating in the last nine games as he is averaging 31.8 points, 12.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.8 blocks, and 1.8 steals while shooting 51.9 percent from the field.

Go with the Sixers to cover the spread and the over to hit as it hit in four of the previous five games against one another. 

Cleveland Cavaliers at Orlando Magic (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: CLE -8.5

Total Points: 217.5

The Cleveland Cavaliers will head to the Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic in an Eastern Conference game. This will be the third and final regular-season game, with the Cavs winning both games.

Orlando is struggling as they are on a six-game losing streak so far. Point guard Darius Garland has been dominant in his two games against Orlando this year as he is averaging 25.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 11.6 assists, and two steals per game while shooting 47.4 percent from the floor and 47.1 percent from three.

Go with Cleveland to cover the spread and the under to hit as it hit in 11 of the last 13 games against one another.

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Houston Rockets at Brooklyn Nets (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: BK -17.5

Total Points: 242.5

The Houston Rockets will head to the Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets in a non-conference matchup.

The Rockets are riding a four-game losing streak while the Nets are on a two-game losing streak. In their only other game against one another, Houston picked up a 114-104 home win.

In the last five games, Houston is averaging 120.4 points while Brooklyn is scoring 116.8 points per game. Go with Houston to keep it close and the over to hit, as it hit in five of their previous seven games played in Brooklyn.

Charlotte Hornets at Miami Heat (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: MIA -5.5

Total Points: 225.5

The Charlotte Hornets will head to the FTX Arena to take on the Miami Heat in an Eastern Conference matchup. The Heat are riding a four-game winning streak and looking to continue to improve their seeding. Miami won the three games against Charlotte this season.

Looking at the last few games defensively, the Hornets are giving up 123.7 points in their last three games while the Heat are allowing 104 points in their previous four games.

The Hornets are 0-3-1 ATS in their last four games, and the over hit in 15 of the previous 22 games played in Miami. So go with Miami to cover and the over to hit!

Atlanta Hawks at Toronto Raptors (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: TOR -4

Total Points: 226

The Atlanta Hawks will head to the Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors in an Eastern Conference affair. Atlanta is on a five-game winning streak currently, but Toronto has won two of the first three games against one another.

Point guard Trae Young has been playing very well in his two games against the Raptors as he is averaging 31.5 points, five rebounds, 12 assists, 0.5 blocks, and 0.5 steals but is shooting just 12.5 percent from three in those games.

Go with the Atlanta Hawks to cover the spread on the road and the over to hit as it hit in seven of the previous nine games against one another.   

Milwaukee Bucks at Chicago Bulls (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: MIL -5.5

Total Points: 233

The Milwaukee Bucks will head to the United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls in a tough Eastern Conference matchup and a potential playoff preview. This will be the fourth and final regular-season game, with the Bucks winning all three games by an average of 12.7 points per game.

Small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) is listed as probable here but is playing extremely well in his last seven games as he is averaging 33.3 points, 13 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 1.6 blocks, and 1.1 steals per game.

The Bucks are 10-1 Against The Spread in their last 11 games played in Chicago and the under hit in six of the previous seven games against one another. Go with the Bucks to cover and the under to hit!

Washington Wizards at Minnesota Timberwolves (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: MIN -12.5

Total Points: 236.5

The Washington Wizards will head to the Target Center to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves in a non-conference matchup. This will be the second and final game against one another, with the Wizards picking up a 115-107 home win earlier this year.

Center Karl-Anthony Towns has been playing well in his 36 home games thus far, as he is averaging 24.8 points, 10.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 1.3 blocks, and 0.9 steals per game while shooting 41.6 percent from beyond the arc.

Go with the Minnesota Timberwolves to cover the spread and the over to hit as it hit in 13 of the last 16 games against one another.

Portland Trail Blazers at Oklahoma City Thunder (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: OKC -3.5

Total Points: 222.5

The Portland Trail Blazers will head to the Paycom Center to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in a Western Conference matchup. The Trail Blazers are struggling as they are on a seven-game losing streak. They also lost all three games against the Thunder this year.

Looking at the offensive side of the floor, Portland is averaging 103.3 points in their last three games, while Oklahoma City is averaging 117.5 points in their previous four games.

The Blazers are 2-6 ATS in their last eight games against each other, while the under hit in four of the previous five games against each other. Go with the Thunder to cover and the under to hit!

San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets (9 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: DEN -8.5

Total Points: 234.5

The San Antonio Spurs will head to the Ball Arena to take on the Denver Nuggets in a Western Conference matchup. This will be the fourth and final regular-season H2H game. The Nuggets currently have a 2-1 regular season lead.

Center Nikola Jokic has been doing extremely well in his previous ten games as he is averaging 31.6 points, 13.2 rebounds, 7.4 assists, 1.1 blocks, and 1.9 steals per game.

It will be extremely hard for the Spurs to stop Jokic here, so bet on Denver to cover the spread. Also, take the over.

Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz (9 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: UTA -5.5

Total Points: 224.5

The Memphis Grizzlies will go to the Vivint Arena on Tuesday night to take on the Utah Jazz in a Western Conference matchup. Memphis is riding a seven-game winning streak while Utah lost four of the previous five games.

The Grizzlies are 2-0 this season against the Jazz, and this is the final game between them in the regular season.

Shooting guard Donovan Mitchell has been playing very well in his last nine games as he is averaging 29.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 4.7 assists, and a steal while shooting 48.4 percent from the floor and 39.8 percent from three.

Go with the Utah Jazz to cover the spread and the over to hit as it hit in 11 of their previous 12 games.

New Orleans Pelicans at Sacramento Kings (10 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: NO -8.5

Total Points: 225.5

The New Orleans Pelicans will head to the Golden 1 Center to take on the Sacramento Kings in a Western Conference matchup. This will be the fourth and final regular-season game, with the Kings winning two of three games thus far.

Looking at the offensive side of the floor, the Pelicans are scoring 111.8 points in their last four games, while the Kings are averaging 111 points in their previous three games.

Go with the Sacramento Kings to cover the spread at home and the under to hit as it is 4-0-1 in their last five meetings.

Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix Suns (10:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: PHO -11.5

Total Points: 232.5

The Los Angeles Lakers will head to the Footprint Center to take on the Phoenix Suns in a Western Conference game. This will be the fourth and final regular-season game between these two. The Lakers are riding a six-game losing streak while the Suns are on a two-game losing streak heading into this game.

Shooting guard Devin Booker has been playing extremely well in their previous nine games as he is averaging 33 points, 4.2 rebounds, five assists, and 0.8 steals while shooting 54.1 percent from the floor and 40.4 percent from three.

Los Angeles is 0-6 Against the Spread in their last six games against Phoenix, and the under to hit as it is 6-2-1 in their last nine meetings. Go with Phoenix to cover and the under to hit!

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