Can’t wait for the Super Bowl to get in the action? Then bet on these top NBA games for the week of January 21st to the 27th.
NBA Must Bet Games Jan 21-27
San Antonio Spurs at Philadelphia 76ers
When: Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 8:00 pm ET
Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Stream: Watch ESPN
Analysis: The San Antonio Spurs head to Philadelphia to battle one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The 76ers have gone 7-3 straight up in their last 10.
Philadelphia’s only 13-11 ATS at home though. When it comes to covering in their last few games, Philly’s been terrible. The 76ers are 2-4 against the spread in their last 6. Their opponent on Wednesday might make them pay for their bad ATS form.
San Antonio dominated Philadelphia 123-96 the last time they faced them. The Spurs are 11-11-1 ATS on the road. They’ve gone a very good 7-3 ATS in their last 10. No way the Spurs aren’t dogs in this. Taking the points.
Pick: San Antonio Spurs
Toronto Raptors at Houston Rockets
When: Friday, Jan. 25 at 8:00 pm ET
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, TX
Analysis: The second biggest matchup of the week takes place this Friday on January 25 when scorching James Harden and the Houston Rockets host Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors.
Harden has been unreal, scoring 57, 58, and 48 points in the Rockets’ last 3 games. But although The Beard has been fantastic, the Rockets are 0-2 against the spread in their last 2. They’ve gone 1-3 ATS in their last 4.
Toronto’s gone 1-3 ATS n their last 4 as well. The difference in this game is that the Raptors figure to get at least 2.5 to 3 points instead of being favored. Toronto’s most definitely the play because they’ve got the better overall team.
Pick: Toronto Ratpors
Golden State Warriors at Boston Celtics
When: Saturday, Jan. 26 at 8:30 pm ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
Analysis: The best game of the week takes place on Saturday in prime time when the Golden State Warriors head to Boston to battle the Celtics.
The Warriors are again the top team in the Western Conference. Golden State’s won 9-of-10. Their only loss was to the Houston Rockets 135-134 in overtime on Jan. 3. The Warriors are a decent 10-12 against the spread in away games.
Boston is 15-7 ATS at home. Even though they’ve only gone 2-4 ATS in their last 6, they should play well enough to cover on Saturday. The Celtics all the way.
Pick: Boston Celtics