The NBA playoffs are not far away from the postseason beginning as the NBA regular season is winding down. The business of this sport will be over for the teams that don’t make it to the playoffs at least for this year, but business will still be booming for the teams that do make it to the playoffs.
The ultimate business in this sport is to win it all. However, there will always be the business of sports betting no matter what time of year it is in the NBA. The NBA lines are out for Friday’s games. What are some of the best games to bet on?
Utah Jazz vs Charlotte Hornets
This could be one of the best games on the slate for Friday nights’ action across the NBA with tip-off set for 7:10 p.m. ET. These two basketball teams are in the midst of a playoff chase. Utah will be favored by (-4) points against Charlotte. The over/under for this basketball game will be 228 total points.
The Jazz has given up the 10th fewest points per game in the NBA so far this season at 107.6 PPG. However, the Hornets have given up the third-most points in the NBA so far this season at 114.6 PPG.
Donovan Mitchell vs LaMelo Ball will be the primary guard match-up in this basketball game. Rudy Gobert will also have his way against this bad defense. Terry Rozier is also another key player to watch in this basketball game with the Hornets.
Utah is currently in fourth place in the Western Conference with a 45-28 record so far this season. Charlotte is currently in ninth place in the Eastern Conference with a 37-36 record so far this season. The Utah Jazz will win this basketball game over the Charlotte Hornets by a final score of 115-110. Bet Utah (-4) against Charlotte, but also bet the under 228 points total in this basketball game.
Washington Wizards vs Detroit Pistons
These two basketball teams will be facing each other on Friday night with tip-off set for 7:10 p.m. ET. They will most likely not qualify for the playoffs this year in the Eastern Conference. The Washington Wizards’ record is 30-42 and they are currently in 12th place. The Detroit Pistons record is 20-53 and they are currently in 14th place.
Washington has given up the 13th most points per game in the NBA so far this season at 111.6. Detroit has given up the eighth-most points per game in the NBA so far this season at 112.4.
The spread for tonight’s game is Detroit (-4.5) over Washington. The over/under for this basketball game is 221 total points. The Washington Wizards will win this basketball game over the Detroit Pistons by a final score of 123-120. Bet Washington (+4.5) over Detroit and also bet the over 221 total points scored in this basketball game.
Dallas Mavericks vs Minnesota Timberwolves
These two basketball teams will square off on Friday night with tip-off set for 8:10 p.m. ET. They are both in prime position to make it to the NBA Playoffs in the Western Conference. The Dallas Mavericks are currently the fifth seed in the Western Conference with a 45-28 record so far this season. The Minnesota Timberwolves are currently the seventh seed in the Western Conference with a 42-32 record so far this season.
This will be the prime battle between Luka Doncic and Karl-Anthony Towns. Minnesota will be favored by (-3) points against Dallas. The over/under for this basketball game will be 228.5 total points.
The Mavericks have given up the second-fewest points per game so far this season in the NBA at 104.0 PPG. The Timberwolves have given up the 10th most points per game so far this season in the NBA at 112.1 PPG.
The Dallas Mavericks will take down the Minnesota Timberwolves by a final score of 110-106. Bet Dallas (+3) over Minnesota and also bet the under 228.5 total points scored in this basketball game.