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Hump Day Picks 12/20/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Memphis Grizzlies (9-21) at Golden State Warriors (24-6)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)

The Line: Golden State Warriors -10 — Over/Under: 207


The Memphis Grizzlies will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Warriors in Golden State at Oracle Arena on Wednesday in NBA basketball betting action.The Golden State Warriors sit at No. 2 in the current NBA Power Rankings  while the Memphis Grizzlies are at No. 27 on that betting chart. In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State’s No. 6-rated NBA squad against Memphis’s No. 29-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 3 in the league with 12.23 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 20 with 9.57 per outing. The Grizzlies have been outscored by eight points in their last five games and the Warriors are 8-7 ATS this season when favored by double digits. There’s still enough in Golden State to pull away in this spot at home.

CTS 365 Trends:


Grizzlies are 9-21 and 10-19-1 ATS

Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Golden State

Grizzlies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 3 or more days rest

Grizzlies are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. Western Conference and 7-19-1 ATS in their last 27 games overall

Golden State:

Warriors are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games following a ATS loss

Warriors are 40-16-3 ATS in their last 59 Wednesday games

Warriors are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 vs. NBA Southwest

Warriors are 24-6 so far on the NBA season, and 14-16 ATS vs the spread betting line

[button type=”big”] Golden State -10[/button]


Miami Heat (15-15) at Boston Celtics (26-7)

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm (TD Garden)

The Line: Boston Celtics -8 — Over/Under: 201

It’s a betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Boston Celtics and the No. 11-ranked Miami Heat, according to ESPN. Boston Celtics will look to improve on their 26-7 record on Wednesday when they host Miami Heat in NBA betting odds action at TD Garden. Miami Heat have seen them go 15-15 and 11-17-2 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Boston Celtics are at 26-7 and 21-10-2 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Celtics are 17-15-1, while the Miami Heat are 10-19-1.

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Boston’s No. 12-rated NBA squad against Miami’s No. 25-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Boston rates No. 7 in the league with 11.48 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 4 with 11.73 per outing. Miami is very short handed against a dominant Celtics team. Heat are out Goran Dragic, James Johnson, Hassan Whiteside and Justise Winslow.

[button type=”big” color=”green”] Boston Celtics -8[/button]


Utah Jazz (14-17) at Oklahoma City Thunder (15-15)

 Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)

The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder – Over/Under:199,5

The Oklahoma City Thunder host Utah on Wednesday, looking to build on their 15-15 mark against the 14-17 Jazz in NBA betting action at Chesapeake Energy Arena. This game pits the Oklahoma City Thunder, currently No. 13 in the  NBA Power Rankings, against the Utah Jazz, who rate No. 4 in the most recent survey update. Thunder the win to improve to 15-15 overall and 10-4 at home. Offensively the game matches up Oklahoma City’s No. 24-ranked offense (101.9 PPG) against a Utah Jazz defense that ranks No. 5 at 100.81 PPG. The Oklahoma City Thunder have averaged 43.51% from the field per game, less than the Utah Jazz have managed so far this NBA season (45.58% on average).

CTS 365 Trends:

Oklahoma City:

Thunder sport a record of 15-15

Thunder are 10-20 ATS heading into this matchup


Jazz sit at 14-17 and 17-14 ATS on the NBA season.

Jazz are 3-9-1 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Oklahoma City.

Jazz are 2-7 ATS in their last nine games following a loss of more than 10 points

Under is 19-7 in the last 26 meetings and the Jazz are 3-9-1 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Oklahoma City

[button type=”big” color=”blue”] Under 199.5[/button]

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