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NBA Basketball Betting Trends: Team Records Against the Spread and Totals on DraftKings Sportsbook for April 8

Julian Edlow provides top betting trends to help you place NBA bets on DraftKings Sportsbook for Thursday’s NBA betting card.

The NBA is the Wild West right now, given COVID-19 and the league’s health protocols, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t edges to be had. Generally, I’m giving out plays in a best bets article, and while I’ll still be doing so, I think it’s also helpful to share some numbers that help you conduct your own research and make your own plays. Here are some DraftKings Sportsbook betting trends and straight up (SU)/against the spread (ATS) information that you should find helpful for Thursday’s NBA betting card.

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Chicago Bulls (21-28, 27-21-1 ATS) at Toronto Raptors (20-31, 21-30 ATS)

  • The Bulls are 11-12 SU and 17-6 ATS on the road.
  • The Bulls are 12-11 to the over on the road.
  • The Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last five.
  • The Bulls are 1-4 to the O/U in their last five.
  • The Raptors are 11-13 SU and 10-14 ATS at home.
  • The Raptors are 11-13 to the over at home.
  • The Raptors are 1-6 ATS in their last seven.
  • The Raptors are 3-14 SU in their last 17.

Los Angeles Lakers (32-19, 24-27 ATS) at Miami Heat (26-25, 22-28-1 ATS)

  • The Lakers are 16-8 SU and 13-11 ATS on the road.
  • The Lakers are 6-17-1 to the O/U on the road.
  • The Lakers are 3-7 ATS since LeBron James injured his ankle.
  • The Lakers are 4-2 SU in their last six.
  • The Lakers are 1-6 to the O/U in their last seven.
  • The Heat are 14-13 SU and 10-16-1 ATS at home.
  • The Heat are 14-13 to the over at home.
  • The Heat are 4-1 SU/ATS in their last five.
  • The Heat are 5-2 to the O/U in their last seven.

Cleveland Cavaliers (18-32, 20-30 ATS) at Oklahoma City Thunder (20-31, 24-26-1 ATS)

  • The Cavs are 7-19 SU and 8-18 ATS on the road.
  • The Cavs are 10-16 to the O/U on the road.
  • The Cavs are 2-5 to the O/U in their last seven.
  • The Cavs are 4-16 SU in their last 20 on the road.
  • The Thunder are 9-17 SU and 9-16-1 ATS at home.
  • The Thunder are 16-10 to the O/U at home.
  • The Thunder are 1-7 SU and ATS in their last eight.
  • The Thunder are 9-2 to the O/U in their last 11 at home.

Milwaukee Bucks (32-18, 22-28 ATS) at Dallas Mavericks (28-22, 25-25 ATS)

  • The Bucks are 14-11 SU and 9-16 ATS on the road.
  • The Bucks are 14-11 to the O/U on the road.
  • The Bucks are 2-6 ATS in their last eight.
  • The Bucks are 10-4 to the O/U in their last 14.
  • The Mavericks are 12-10 SU and 9-13 ATS at home.
  • The Mavericks are 9-13 to the O/U at home.
  • The Mavericks are 5-1 SU/ATS in their last six.
  • The Mavericks are 0-8 to the O/U in their last eight at home.

Detroit Pistons (15-36, 26-22-3 ATS) at Sacramento Kings (22-29, 23-28 ATS)

  • The Pistons are 6-21 SU and 13-11-3 ATS on the road.
  • The Pistons are 15-12 to the O/U on the road.
  • The Pistons are 5-1 to the O/U in their last six.
  • The Pistons are 19-30-1 to the 1H O/U.
  • The Kings are 12-14 SU and 10-16 ATS at home.
  • The Kings are 17-9 to the O/U at home.
  • The Kings are 5-2 SU in their last seven at home.
  • The Kings are 5-10 to the O/U in their last 15.
  • The Kings are 31-19-1 to the 1H O/U.

Phoenix Suns (36-14, 33-17 ATS) at Los Angeles Clippers 34-18, 30-22 ATS)

  • The Suns are 17-6 SU and 15-8 ATS on the road.
  • The Suns are 10-13 to the O/U on the road.
  • The Suns 13-6 ATS in their last 19.
  • The Suns are 10-1 SU in their last 11 on the road.
  • The Suns are 5-0 to the O/U in their last five.
  • The Suns are 8-3 ATS on the second night of a back-to-back.
  • The Clippers are 19-8 SU and 16-11 ATS at home.
  • The Clippers are 15-11-1 to the O/U at home.
  • The Clippers are 8-2 SU/ATS in their last 10.

Portland Trail Blazers (30-20, 25-25 ATS) at Utah Jazz (38-13, 31-19-1 ATS)

  • The Blazers are 15-10 SU/ATS on the road.
  • The Blazers are 16-9 to the O/U on the road.
  • The Blazers are 5-2 SU in their last seven.
  • The Blazers are 5-0 to the O/U in their last five on the road.
  • The Jazz are 22-2 SU and 18-5-1 ATS at home.
  • The Jazz are 11-13 to the O/U at home.
  • The Jazz are 1-4 ATS in their last five.
  • The Jazz are 7-2 ATS on the second night of a back-to-back.
  • The Jazz are 5-7 ATS off a loss.

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