NBA Free Betting Picks 12-17-16

Charlotte Hornets vs. Atlanta Hawks Preview

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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Charlotte Hornets and the Atlanta Hawks meet at Philips Arena.

Oddsmakers currently have the Hawks listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Hornets, while the game’s total is sitting at 208.

The Hawks were a 125-121 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Raptors. They covered the +6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (246) made winners of OVER bettors.

The Hornets were a 96-88 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the +6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (184) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Charlotte:
Team record: 14-13 SU,12-14-1 ATS
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Charlotte is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte’s last 6 games

Charlotte Hornets vs. Atlanta Hawks

Free Pick: Atlanta -1.5

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New York Knicks vs. Denver Nuggets Preview

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The New York Knicks and the Denver Nuggets will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Pepsi Center.

Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.

Denver was a 132-120 winner in its last match at home against the Trail Blazers. They covered the -2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 252 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, New York was a 103-90 loser on the road against the Warriors. They covered the +17-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (193) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

New York:
Team record: 14-12 SU,16-10 ATS
New York is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games
New York is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 6 games

Denver:
Team record: 10-16 SU,14-11-1 ATS
Denver is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Denver is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games

New York Knicks vs. Denver Nuggets

Free Pick: New York +4