NBA Free Picks 12-15-16

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Indiana Pacers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Preview

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The fans at Smoothie King Center will be treated to a game between the Indiana Pacers and the New Orleans Pelicans when they take their seats on Thursday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pelicans listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Pacers, while the game’s total is sitting at 210.

New Orleans was a 113-109 loser in its last match at home against the Warriors. They covered the +11-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 222 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Pacers were a 95-89 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Heat. They failed to cover the -1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (184) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Indiana:
Team record: 13-13 SU,11-15 ATS
Indiana is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Indiana is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Indiana’s last 11 games on the road

New Orleans:
Team record: 8-18 SU,11-14-1 ATS
New Orleans is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
New Orleans is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
New Orleans is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Indiana Pacers vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Free Pick: Indiana +2.5

Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks Preview

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The Chicago Bulls and the Milwaukee Bucks will meet on the court at Bradley Center on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

Oddsmakers currently have the Bulls listed as 1-point favorites versus the Bucks, while the game’s total is sitting at 206.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 122-100 result against the Raptors on December 12. The Bucks failed to cover in that game as a +8-point underdog, while the 222 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Chicago was a 99-94 loser in its last match at home against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the -6-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 193 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Chicago:
Team record: 13-11 SU,13-11 ATS
Chicago is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games

Milwaukee:
Team record: 11-12 SU,10-13 ATS
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Milwaukee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games

Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Free Pick: Milwaukee +1

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets Preview

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The Portland Trail Blazers and the Denver Nuggets will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Pepsi Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Nuggets listed as 1-point favorites versus the Trail Blazers, while the game’s total is sitting at 221.

The Nuggets were a 112-92 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mavericks. They failed to cover the -2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (204) made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Portland was a 114-95 winner at home against the Thunder. They covered the -2-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (209) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Portland:
Team record: 13-14 SU,11-16 ATS
Portland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Portland’s last 11 games
Portland is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road

Denver:
Team record: 9-16 SU,13-11-1 ATS
Denver is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Denver is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Denver’s last 7 games

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets

Free Pick: Portland +1