Midweek NBA Action Gets You Moving
There were just the two games taking place on Tuesday night in the NBA and there were two away wins. The Phoenix Suns managed to beat the Bucks by a score of 96-102 and the Pistons continued their remarkable run of form of late with a stunning 104-105 win away to the San Antonio Spurs.
There is a busy cars on Wednesday night with the following games being amongst the most exciting for basketball betting fans.
New Orleans Pelicans @ Charlotte Hornets
The Pelicans are currently 17-17 over the course of the season and their record away from New Orleans stands at 6-12. They travel to Charlotte to take on the Hornets who currently hold a 12-24 record, which contains a 7-12 record at home. This is hardly an awe-inspiring record either so this game represents an opportunity that both teams will think that they can take advantage of.
The Pelicans lost their last game while the Hornets come into this game on the back of two wins. With respect to the five game record, both teams currently hold a 2-3 record.
The Pelicans lost out on Monday night; Washington defeating them 85-92 in New Orleans but Anthony Davis showed some fine form, turning in 21 points and 10 rebounds. The Hornets won in Boston on Monday night, triumphing 104-95 and Al Jefferson delivered 33 points in the win.
Lance Stephenson is the big injury concern for the Hornets while the Pelicans have a few players that they have concerns about. Tyreke Evans is being monitored on a daily basis while Eric Gordon and John Salmons are bigger injury doubts.
Taking the Pelicans with a -4 handicap, at odds of 1.90, is likely to be of value on Wednesday. Bet Now!
Oklahoma City Thunder @ Sacramento Kings
The Thunder carry a 17-18 record coming into this game and this includes an away record of 7-11. They face a Kings side who currently hold a 14-20 record which includes an 8-10 record in Sacramento. Both teams are coming into this game having lost their last match and while the Thunder hold a 3-2 record in their last five games, the Kings hold a 2-3 record in the same time frame.
Both teams lost on the road in their last outing. The Thunder were defeated 117-91 away to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night while the Kings were downed 114-95 in Detroit on Sunday night.
Oklahoma City don’t have any notable injury concerns coming into this game but there are a number of players troubling the Kings. Ramon Sessions, Omri Casspi and Eric Moreland are all being classed as being absent for this game so there is an opportunity for some Thunder players to step up and make a difference.
Taking the Thunder at -7, with odds of 1.90, is likely to keep an interest in the game for anyone that enjoys basketball betting. Bet Now!
Indianapolis Pacers @ Golden State Warriors
This game pits a team with a strong defensive record against a team who have been scoring for fun of late. The Pacers come into this game with a 14-22 record, which includes a 7-13 record away from Indianapolis while the Warriors hold a 27-5 record, which includes a 14-1 home record. Understandably, most people are tipping the Warriors to prevail in this game.
The Pacers won their last game, and hold a 3-2 record in their last five games while the Warriors have won their last five games and hold a 4-1 record in their last five games.
The Warriors made it 12 wins in a row at home on Monday night, defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder by a score of 117-91. On Monday night, the Pacers travelled to Utah and grabbed a strong 101-105 win that sets them up nicely for what is sure to be a much tougher challenge against the Warriors.
Both teams have injury concerns for the game with the Pacers monitoring George Hill on a regular basis while CJ Watson is a more notable doubt. The Warriors are monitoring Brandon Rush while Festus Ezeli and Andrew Bogut are bigger concerns coming into this game.
The Warriors should prevail but given the strong defensive showings from the Pacers of late, taking the team from Indianapolis with a +11 handicap, at odds of 1.90, is likely to be a smart bet for basketball fans this Wednesday. Bet Now!