NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets for February 27, 2022

NBA Daily Betting Guide: NBA Best Bets for February 27, 2022

Ryan Knuppel
1 year ago
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) in the second half of a January NBA contest at Gainbridge Fieldhouse

A lot of exciting NBA action tonight! Let’s hop into betJACK’s Daily NBA Betting Guide!

Philadelphia 76ers @ New York Knicks (1 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: PHI -7

Total Points: 216.5

The Philadelphia 76ers will face off against the New York Knicks inside of Madison Square Garden. The 76ers are the better team and are scoring a lot better as of late as they are averaging 128 points in their previous two games, while the Knicks are scoring 108 points in their last four games.

Go with the 76ers to cover the spread on the road here as well as the under as it hit in each of the last five games, so go with that to hit as well. 

Utah Jazz at Phoenix Suns (3:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: UTA -1

Total Points: 227.5

The Utah Jazz will travel to Phoenix to take on the Suns in a Western Conference matchup. Point guard Chris Paul will be out for a while, and the Jazz have their top players healthy and playing here, and they are extremely close to one another when both teams are at full strength.

The Jazz are 1-6 Against the Spread in their last seven games against the Suns so go with Utah to cover as well as the under to hit. 

Boston Celtics at Indiana Pacers (5 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: BOS -7

Total Points: 223.5

The Boston Celtics will travel to Indiana to take on the Pacers in an Eastern Conference matchup. Small forward Jayson Tatum has been playing well in his previous ten games as he is averaging 23.9 points, eight rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 1.1 steals in 33.5 minutes per game in that stretch.

The Celtics have been doing well in this matchup lately as they are 7-3-2 Against the Spread in their last 12 games and the over to hit as both teams are hitting the over in six of the last eight games against one another. Both teams can score, so go with the over here. 

Detroit Pistons at Charlotte Hornets (7 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: CHA -10

Total Points: 226.5

The Detroit Pistons will travel to the Spectrum Center this evening to take on the Charlotte Hornets in an Eastern Conference matchup. The major difference is on the offensive side as Detroit is averaging 104 points in their previous four games while the Hornets are scoring 122.2 points in their last five games.

The Pistons are 2-9 Against the Spread in their last 11 games against the Hornets, and the under is 10-3-1 in their previous 14 games against one another. All in all, go with the Hornets to cover and the under to hit.

Los Angeles Clippers at Houston Rockets (7 pm) 

Team Favored and Spread: LAC -6.5

Total Points: 229

The Los Angeles Clippers will be on the road to take on the Houston Rockets in a Western Conference showdown. Even as they wait for Paul George (elbow) to heal up, the Clippers have been keeping their heads above water.

Center Christian Wood has been playing well in his previous nine games as he is putting up 18 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 0.9 steals, and 0.9 blocks in 30.9 minutes per game. Go with Los Angeles to cover the spread and the over to hit in eight of the previous 11 games.

Dallas Mavericks at Golden State Warriors (7:30 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: GS -3.5

Total Points: 218.5

The Dallas Mavericks will head to the Chase Center to take on a formidable foe in the Golden State Warriors. These are two of the toughest defenses in the NBA in terms of points per game, but the Warriors have the offensive firepower beyond just Steph Curry to get it done.

Go with the Warriors to cover the spread and the over to hit as it hit in four of the last five games.

Denver Nuggets at Portland Trail Blazers (9 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: DEN -8

Total Points: 230.5

The Denver Nuggets will take on the Portland Trail Blazers in a Western Conference matchup. Center Nikola Jokic is definitely the best player on the court and is playing extremely well in his last nine games as he is averaging 25.7 points, 14 rebounds, 8.3 assists, 0.7 blocks, and 1.2 steals in 33.1 minutes during that stretch.

Denver is 4-1 Against the Spread in their last five games against Portland and the over to hit in 37 of the previous 55 games against each other so go with the Nuggets and the over to hit.

New Orleans Pelicans at Los Angeles Lakers (10 p.m.)

Team Favored and Spread: LAL -1.5

Total Points: 225.5

The Los Angeles Lakers will host the New Orleans Pelicans in a Western Conference matchup here.

The Pelicans are scoring the ball well as they are averaging 116 points in their previous four games, while the Lakers are scoring 104 points in their last two games. Without power forward Anthony Davis on the court, the Lakers will need LeBron James and Russell Westbrook to step up.

New Orleans is 1-4-1 Against the Spread in their previous six games against Los Angeles so go with the Lakers to cover and the over to hit. 

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