NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets and Daily Preview for March 30, 2022

NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets and Daily Preview for March 30, 2022

Ryan Knuppel
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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) drives to the basket against Toronto Raptors Khem Birch (24) and guard Gary Trent Jr. (33) in a game in Minneapolis.

Cavaliers got a must win if they want to get out of the play in-tournament. They lead the slate of NBA games tonight. Here's your betJACK NBA Daily Betting Guide for March 30, 2022. 

Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: DAL -3

Total Points: 213

The Dallas Mavericks will head to the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in a non-conference game. This will be the second and final regular-season matchup, as the Cavs picked up a 114-96 road win earlier this year. Dallas is on a two-game winning streak, and the injury to center Evan Mobley adding onto center Jarrett Allen will be tough on their size. Point guard Luka Doncic has been doing well in his last nine games as he is averaging 28 points, 8.9 rebounds, 7.9 assists, 0.4 blocks, and 0.9 steals per game. The Cavs look to either keep pace or even take over the sixth seed over Toronto as the Cavs hold the crucial tiebreaker over the Raptors in the race for the final automatic playoff spot and are at home tonight. That can't be lost in the shuffle when you look at this matchup. The Mavericks are 5-1-1 Against the Spread in their last seven games against the Cavaliers, while the under hit in seven of the previous ten games played in Cleveland, so go with those to hit. 

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Denver Nuggets at Indiana Pacers (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: DEN -9.5

Total Points: 232.5

The Denver Nuggets will travel to the Gainbridge Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers in a non-conference matchup. This will be the second and final game against one another as the Nuggets picked up a 101-98 home win. The Nuggets are on a two-game winning streak while the Pacers have lost four straight games. The major difference recently is on the defensive side, as Denver is allowing 117.8 points in their last four games while Indiana is giving up 132 points in their previous three games. The Nuggets are 4-1 Against the Spread in their last five games against one another and the over hit in 16 in the last 23 games, so go with those to hit here. 

Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: WAS -3

Total Points: 219.5

The Orlando Magic will head north to the Capital One Arena to take on the Washington Wizards in an Eastern Conference matchup. The Wizards are looking for the season series sweep as they have won each of the previous three games. Orlando is currently on a three-game losing streak and needs to improve here. Point guard Cole Anthony has stepped up a little, but against the Wizards so far this year, as in three games, he is averaging 17.7 points, seven rebounds, 6.3 assists, one block, and 0.3 steals per game. The Magic are 7-2 Against the Spread in their previous nine games while the over hit in 10 of the last 11 games against one another in Washington, so go with those two things to hit here.  

Miami Heat at Boston Celtics (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: BOS -5

Total Points: 213.5

The Miami Heat will travel to the TD Garden to take on the Boston Celtics in a battle of the top Eastern Conference teams. The Celtics are looking to sweep as they won both games by at least 15 points right now. Point guard Tyler Herro has to improve as in his two games against Boston; he is averaging just 9.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, two assists, and 0.5 steals while shooting 16.7 percent from three. Go with the Boston Celtics to cover the spread and the over to hit as it hit in seven of the last nine games against one another. 

Charlotte Hornets at New York Knicks (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: CHA -2

Total Points: 223

The Charlotte Hornets will head to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks in an Eastern Conference matchup. This will be the fourth and final game against one another as the Hornets have a 2-1 season series lead. New York is hot as they are on a four-game winning streak, but they will have to figure out how to stop small forward Miles Bridges. In his three games against the Knicks, Bridges averages 25.7 points, seven rebounds, six assists, 1.3 blocks, and 1.3 steals per game. The Hornets are 6-2 Against the Spread in their last eight games, and the under hitting in seven of their previous eight games against one another. All in all, go with Charlotte to cover and the under to hit.

Minnesota Timberwolves at Toronto Raptors (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: TOR -3

Total Points: 230

The Minnesota Timberwolves will head to the Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors in an Eastern Conference vs Western Conference game. In their only other game, the Raptors picked up a 103-91 road win, and the Raptors are currently on a three-game winning streak. Power forward Pascal Siakam has played well in his previous ten games as he is averaging 27.9 points, eight rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 1.1 steals per game while shooting 47.4 percent from deep. Minnesota is 1-5 Against the Spread in their last six games and the under hit in six of the previous eight games against one another. The Raptors also hold serve as the team with the final automatic playoff spot in the Eastern Conference over the Cleveland Cavaliers who are one game back and hold the tiebreaker.

Sacramento Kings at Houston Rockets (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: SAC -2.5

Total Points: 230

The Sacramento Kings will head to the Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets in a Western Conference game. This will be the third of four games against one another as they split the first two games this season. The major difference is on the offensive side of the floor, as in their last three games, the Kings are averaging 108 points while the Rockets are scoring 120 points. Go with the Sacramento Kings to cover the spread and the under to hit in this matchup. 

Atlanta Hawks at Oklahoma City Thunder (8 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: ATL -12.5

Total Points: 228

The Atlanta Hawks will be on the road as they go to the Paycom Center to take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in a non-conference affair. This will be the second and final game between these two as the Hawks picked up a 113-101 home win. The Hawks are on a two-game winning streak right now. Point guard Trae Young has been doing very well in the last nine games as he is averaging 29.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 11.2 assists, and 1.6 steals with a shooting split of 48.2/39.5/94.4 in that stretch. Go with the Hawks to cover the spread on the road and the over to hit as it hit in eight of the previous nine games against each other.  

Memphis Grizzlies at San Antonio Spurs (8:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: MEM -5.5

Total Points: 233

The Memphis Grizzlies will head to the AT&T Center to face off against the San Antonio Spurs in a Western Conference game. This year, the Grizzlies are looking for the four-game season sweep against the Spurs. Memphis is riding a five-game winning streak while San Antonio won four straight games. Even without point guard Ja Morant (knee), the team is continuing to win as they are 18-2 without him in the lineup. The Grizzlies are 5-0 Against the Spread in their last five games against the Spurs, and the under to hit as the Memphis Grizzlies are going to limit good looks at the rim. 

Phoenix Suns at Golden State Warriors (10 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: PHO -4.5

Total Points: 222

The Phoenix Suns will square off inside the Chase Center to take on the Golden State Warriors in a Western Conference game. The Warriors are doing well as they won two of the previous three games this season against the Suns. Phoenix is on an eight-game winning streak, while Golden State with a three-game losing streak. Without point guard Stephen Curry (foot), it will be tough while point guard Chris Paul (finger) is back on the floor as the Suns locked up the first seed in the Western Conference. Go with the Phoenix Suns to cover the spread and the under to hit as they hit in 10 of the last 12 games against one another. 

New Orleans Pelicans at Portland Trailblazers (10 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: NO -13.5

Total Points: 226

The New Orleans Pelicans will head to the Moda Center to take on the Portland Trailblazers in a Western Conference matchup. This will be the second of three games against one another, as the Pelicans picked up a 111-97 home win earlier this year. Point guard Damian Lillard (abdominal), shooting guard Anfernee Simons (quad), shooting guard Eric Bledsoe (achilles), and shooting guard Josh Hart (knee) could all miss the end of the regular season, and there is going to be question marks on how Portland will be able to score the basketball. The Pelicans are on a playoff push and are currently 6-2 Against the Spread in their last eight games against the Trailblazers so go with New Orleans to cover a huge line and the under to hit. 

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