NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets and Daily Preview for March 21

NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets and Daily Preview for March 21

Ayden Fahlstrom
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) moves in for a tough basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers front court of Lauri Markkanen and Jarrett Allen

It's about to be a busy night tonight in the NBA! Here's your daily NBA Betting Guide from betJACK!

New Orleans Pelicans at Charlotte Hornets (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: CHA -6

Total Points: 233.5

The New Orleans Pelicans will head to the Spectrum Center to take on the Charlotte Hornets in a non-conference game. New Orleans is on a two-game winning streak, and Charlotte is on a four-game winning streak.

Small forward Brandon Ingram (hamstring) is not expected to play in this game but shooting guard CJ McCollum has been dominating as of late. In his last eight games, he is averaging 24.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, 7.8 assists, and one steal while shooting 48.5 percent from the floor.

The Pelicans are 5-0 ATS in their last five games in Charlotte. The under hit in all four of the previous road games against the Hornets. Take the Pelicans and under!

Los Angeles Lakers at Cleveland Cavaliers (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: CLE -6

Total Points: 224

The Los Angeles Lakers will head to the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in a non-conference game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. This is the second and final regular-season game. Last time out, the Lakers picked up a 113-101 home win.

LeBron James has been dominant in his last nine games as he is averaging 34.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 1.6 blocks per game while shooting 53 percent from the field and 38.3 percent from deep.

The Lakers are 7-3 ATS in their last ten games against the Cavs. The over hit in 12 of the previous 16 games. Go with Lakers and over.

Portland Trail Blazers at Detroit Pistons (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: DET -7.5

Total Points: 222.5

The Portland Trail Blazers will head to the Little Caesars Arena in a non-conference matchup against the Detroit Pistons. This will be the second and final game against one another, with Portland picking up a 110-92 home win earlier this season.

Portland is on a four-game losing streak and needs to correct their play. The defense as of late is the biggest difference as the Trail Blazers are allowing 128.3 points in their last three games while the Pistons are giving up 111 points in their previous four games.

Portland is 1-4 ATS in their last five games played in Detroit and the under hit in four of the previous five games against one another. Go with Detroit to cover and under to hit! 

Utah Jazz at Brooklyn Nets (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: UTA -1.5

Total Points: 231

The Utah Jazz will head to the Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets in a non-conference matchup. The Jazz are on a three-game winning streak right now, but this should be a good matchup.

Power forward Kevin Durant is averaging 30 points, 6.3 rebounds, 7.3 assists, 0.6 blocks, and 0.8 steals in his previous eight games.

Go with the Nets to cover the spread at home and the over to hit in this game as the Nets are shooting 47.3 percent from the floor while the Jazz are shooting 47.2 percent from the field. 

Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: MIA -1.5

Total Points: 215.5

The Miami Heat will head to the Wells Fargo Center in an Eastern Conference matchup to take on the Philadelphia 76ers. This will be the final regular-season game between these teams. The Heat won two of the three games against each other this season.

The defenses this season show a tiny bit of difference as Miami is giving up 104.8 points per game this season while Philadelphia is allowing 106.5 points per game.

The Heat are 6-2-1 ATS in their last nine games against one another and the under hit in each of the previous four games against one another. So, go with the Heat to win and the under to hit!

Toronto Raptors at Chicago Bulls (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: CHI -3.5

Total Points: 223

The Toronto Raptors will travel to the United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls in an Eastern Conference game. This will be the fourth and final regular-season game against one another, with the Bulls having a 2-1 season series lead.

Small forward DeMar DeRozan has been doing pretty well in his previous ten games as he is averaging 24.9 points, six rebounds, 5.2 assists, and 1.1 steals per game.

The Raptors are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 games against the Bulls and the under hit in each of the previous five games in Chicago so go with Toronto and under to hit!

Washington Wizards at Houston Rockets (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: WAS -5

Total Points: 233.5

The Washington Wizards will head to the Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets in a non-conference game. The Rockets are riding a five-game losing streak and need to turn it around. This will be the second and final regular-season game, with Houston picking up a 114-111 road victory.

Kyle Kuzma (knee) is expecting to play and has been doing decently well as he is averaging 18.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, six assists, and 0.9 blocks in his last nine games.

Go with the Washington Wizards to cover the spread and the over to hit as it is 5-2-1 in their previous eight games.

Boston Celtics at Oklahoma City Thunder (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: BOS -15

Total Points: 215.5

The Boston Celtics will head to the Paycom Center to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in an Eastern Conference vs Western Conference matchup. This is the second and final game against one another. Last time out, Boston picked up a 111-105 home win.

Small forward Jayson Tatum has been playing incredibly well in his previous ten games as he is averaging 33.2 points, 7.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 0.7 steals per game.

The Celtics are 1-4 ATS in their last five games against the Thunder, while the under hit in five of the previous six games played in Oklahoma City. Go with Oklahoma City Thunder to keep the match close and the under to hit!

Minnesota Timberwolves at Dallas Mavericks (8:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: DAL -3.5

Total Points: 230

The Minnesota Timberwolves will be heading to the American Airlines Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks. This will be the third of four games against one another, with both teams winning in their own building.

The Timberwolves are on a four-game winning streak, while the Mavericks are on a two-game losing streak. Minnesota is averaging 137 points in their previous three games, while Dallas is scoring 104.3 points in their last four games. Go with the T-Wolves to cover the spread and the over to hit in as it hit in their last five games. 

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