Best NBA Betting Picks and Parlays: Friday April 16, 2021


April 16, 2021 5:14 AM

After a small four-game slate last night, the basketball is looking HOT tonight and so are our free picks for tonight's NBA slate.

It's Friday April 16, and, as always, we've simulated all of tonight's games 10,000 times each determining where the value lies for bettors across the United States.

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Here is what the data is telling us for tonight's NBA games ⏬


Pacers @ Jazz


BET: 🔥 Total points UNDER 235 (-105) with William Hill Sportsbook

📈 51.7% probability

The Jazz are sitting atop the West and should be too good for the Pacers here. But in saying that, we're taking on the total points and playing the UNDER.

235 is a reasonably high total and if our modelling is anything to go by (it is!) then this game should fall short of the mark being set.

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Pelicans @ Wizards


BET: 🔥 Total points UNDER 242.5 with PointsBet (-110)

📈 55.1% probability

A massive points total has been set for this one and you can see why, when there's guys like Zion, BI and Brad Beal on the court.

But even with that offensive talent on the court, this line looks too high, with our predictive analytics model giving the UNDER a 55.1% chance of rewarding bettors.

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MORE: Pelicans @ Wizards predictions


Trail Blazers @ Spurs

BET: 🔥 Blazers at the moneyline with BetMGM (-120)

📈 57.0% probability

The Portland Trail Blazers travel Texas tonight to face the San Antonio Spurs and our model has the favorites presenting the best value at the moneyline.

Dame and Co. are coming off two losses and four in their last five and will need to turn it around quick smart with a win over the Spurs here. 

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MORE: Trail Blazers @ Spurs predictions

NBA Friday Parlay

🔥 Pacers/Jazz u235
🔥 Wiz/Pels u242.5
🔥 Blazers ML

💰 Parlay with FanDuel Sportsbook (+558)



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