Degen Show Part 2 (1/1/2021)
Your favorite Degens give you their NBA Bet Picks for 1/1/21. Listen to their NBA win totals episode for more NBA action.
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Max’s NBA Bet Picks for 1/1/21
LA Lakers at San Antonio
Spread: LAL -7 (Bet Spurs)
Total: 230.5 (Lean Under)
Predicted Score: Lakers 113 – Spurs 110
Overview: These two teams met up 2 days ago and the Lakers got the better of the Spurs by 14 points. It was LeBron’s birthday and he wanted to prove his age means nothing. Only he re-tweaked his ankle and is once again listed as questionable for tonight’s game. San Antonio did make news by having the first female head coach after Pop got tossed in that game. It didn’t result in a win but hey, progress. I think San Antonio can keep this one a bit closer despite the fact that LeBron probably does end up playing. I’ll bet $25 on the Spurs.
Portland at Golden State
Spread: POR -4 (Bet Blazers)
Total: 231 (Lean Under)
Predicted Score: Blazers 113 – Warriors 106
Overview: Don’t look now but the Warriors have won 2 in a row… against the Pistons and the Bulls. But hey, it’s something. Portland will look to shake off a bad loss to the Clippers by riding the hot hand of CJ McCollum – who is averaging 28 points per game. The Blazers have a well-balanced offense and some depth. That makes them dangerous because if one player is off, there are a few that can step up. The same cannot be said about Golden State as they live and die by Steph Curry.
Golden State’s defense is a huge liability right now and trying to guard this Blazers team should be a problem for them. I like Portland on the road to cover this one. Betting $25 on the Blazers.
Boston at Detroit
Spread: BOS -9 (Lean Celtics)
Total: 215.5 (Lean Over)
Predicted Score: Celtics 113 – Pistons 103
Miami at Dallas
Spread: DAL -1.5 (Lean Mavs)
Predicted Score: Mavs 114 – Heat 107
Memphis at Charlotte
Spread: CHA -5 (Lean Grizzlies)
Total: 218.5 (Lean Under)
Predicted Score: Grizzlies 110 – Hornets 103
Atlanta at Brooklyn
Spread: BKN -6.5 (Lean Hawks)
Total: 245.5 (Lean Under)
Predicted Score: Hawks 117 – Nets 115
Washington at Minnesota
Spread: WAS -1 (Lean Timberwolves)
Predicted Score: Timberwolves 116 – Wizards 113
Chicago at Milwaukee
Spread: MIL -14.5 (Lean Bucks)
Total: 231.5 (Lean Under)
Predicted Score: Bucks 121 – Bulls 103
LA Clippers at Utah
Spread: LAC -3.5 (Lean Clippers)
Total: 224 (Lean Under)
Predicted Score: Clippers 115 – Jazz 108