January 16th, 2019 NBA Betting Tips

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A 1-0 night last night with the NBA Tips.

I knew the 76ers would come to play and initially I was going to go with 76ers -6. However I thought a rested Minnesota team would really push hard in this one so went with the over instead.

Props to Minnesota for pushing hard until the 4th quarter and helping the game go over. Philly were just on a different level though. They started strong and never stopped it was just fantastic basketball to see.

On Tuesdays Vin writes over at SportsBettingTips.org and if you followed him there, he went 2-0. He had the Atlanta hawks +8.5 and what a game that was. He called the Thunders defensive issues and Atlanta stunned them. He also had Nuggets vs Warriors to go over.

That was an interesting one as so many people were on the Nuggets yesterday. Warriors must have felt they had a point to prove. I mean Denver is always a tough place to play and Nuggets are one of the best teams at handling the Warriors. Golden State were just pumped up for that game though.

It’s Wednesday, January 16th. Biggest game of the night is the Raptors hoping to make it 6 in a row but it’s a tough test against the Boston Celtics. Spurs look to get back on track after dropping two in a row and the Pelicans hope to stop the red hot Warriors.

Let’s get to it. I’d love to take the Celtics but Irving and Smart DTD has me just concerned off to stay away.

Houston Rockets vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Tips:

Nets are coming off an impressive win against the Celtics and will hope to continue that against a Houston Rockets team who are now missing Clint Capela. Calepa got injured against the Magic and is going to be out for over a month with a thumb injury.

However Rockets still absolutely killed the Grizzlies. We often see teams perform better initially when a key player is out and I expect the same from the Rockets tonight. It’s a tricky point spread but I think it’s good enough for the Rockets to cover.

Harden is just killing it at the moment and I think that continues. He makes everyone around him play better. I do have some concerns about 4th quarter production here but I think Rockets go strong to keep their excellent home form going.

https://www.Bovada.lvRockets -4.5

Just the one play today as I am trying to stick to just one play until we get out of this rut. I was very tempted by the Bucks but I have a concern that they get off to a big start then complacency sets in.