NBA Free Picks 12-30-16

Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers

The fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse will be treated to a game between the Chicago Bulls and the Indiana Pacers when they take their seats on Friday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pacers listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Bulls, while the game’s total is sitting at 201.

In their last action, Indiana was a 111-105 loser on the road against the Wizards. They failed to cover the +4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (216) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Chicago was a 101-99 winner in its last match at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the -9.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 200 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Chicago:
Team record: 16-16 SU,15-17 ATS
Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Chicago is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago’s last 9 games

Indiana:
Team record: 15-18 SU,12-21 ATS
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Indiana is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Indiana is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games

Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers

Free Pick: Indiana -4.5

Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Detroit Pistons and the Atlanta Hawks will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Philips Arena.

Oddsmakers currently have the Hawks listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Pistons, while the game’s total is sitting at 201.

Atlanta won its last outing, a 102-98 result against the Knicks on December 28. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a -5.5-point favorite, while the 200 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Detroit was a 119-94 loser in its last match at home against the Bucks. They failed to cover the -3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 213 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit:
Team record: 15-19 SU,16-18 ATS
Detroit is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit’s last 13 games

Atlanta:
Team record: 16-16 SU,14-18 ATS
Atlanta is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
Atlanta is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit at Miami Sunday, January 1
Atlanta home to San Antonio Sunday, January 1

Detroit Pistons vs. Atlanta Hawks

Free Pick: Atlanta -2.5

New York Knicks vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Smoothie King Center.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pelicans listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Knicks, while the game’s total is sitting at 215.

In their last action, New Orleans was a 102-98 winner at home against the Clippers. They covered the +1.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 102-98 loser on the road against the Hawks. They covered the +5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

New York:
Team record: 16-15 SU,19-12 ATS
New York is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games
New York is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
New York is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road

New Orleans:
Team record: 13-21 SU,15-18-1 ATS
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Orleans’s last 9 games

New York Knicks vs. New Orleans Pelicans
Free Pick: New York +2.5