NBA DFS First Look: Wednesday, December 18th - NBA Odds Preview

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NBA Schedule & Vegas Lines

Road Team Home Team Vegas Line Over/Under Away Total Home Total Game Time (ET)
Chicago Bulls at Washington Wizards CHI -1.0 231.0 116.0 115.0 7:00 PM
Toronto Raptors at Detroit Pistons TOR 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7:00 PM
Miami Heat at Philadelphia 76ers PHI -7.0 212.5 102.8 109.8 7:00 PM
Charlotte Hornets at Cleveland Cavaliers CLE -3.5 213.0 104.8 108.3 7:00 PM
Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder OKC -6.5 218.5 106.0 112.5 8:00 PM
New Orleans Pelicans at Minnesota Timberwolves NOP 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8:00 PM
Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets DEN -9.5 203.5 97.0 106.5 9:00 PM
Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks BOS -2.0 218.0 110.0 108.0 9:30 PM
Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers POR -9.5 219.5 105.0 114.5 10:00 PM

Points Per Game and Pace of Play

Team Opponent Spread Implied Total Points/Game Points +/- Team Pace Opp. Pace Proj. Pace Pace +/-
Washington Wizards Chicago Bulls 1.0 115.0 118.0 -3.0 107.4 104.6 107.4 0.0
Chicago Bulls Washington Wizards -1.0 116.0 105.5 10.5 104.6 107.4 107.4 2.8
Detroit Pistons Toronto Raptors 4.0 0.0 109.4 102.2 104.3 101.9 -0.3
Toronto Raptors Detroit Pistons -4.0 0.0 111.7 104.3 102.2 101.9 -2.5
Philadelphia 76ers Miami Heat -7.0 109.8 109.3 0.4 103.4 104.4 103.1 -0.3
Miami Heat Philadelphia 76ers 7.0 102.8 112.2 -9.5 104.4 103.4 103.1 -1.3
Cleveland Cavaliers Charlotte Hornets -3.5 108.3 103.7 4.5 102.6 101.2 99.2 -3.4
Charlotte Hornets Cleveland Cavaliers 3.5 104.8 104.5 0.2 101.2 102.6 99.2 -2.0
Oklahoma City Thunder Memphis Grizzlies -6.5 112.5 107.6 4.9 101.8 106.8 104.1 2.2
Memphis Grizzlies Oklahoma City Thunder 6.5 106.0 110.2 -4.2 106.8 101.8 104.1 -2.8
Minnesota Timberwolves New Orleans Pelicans -8.5 0.0 114.7 108.7 107.7 111.8 3.0
New Orleans Pelicans Minnesota Timberwolves 8.5 0.0 112.8 107.7 108.7 111.8 4.1
Denver Nuggets Orlando Magic -9.5 106.5 106.5 0.0 101.9 100.8 98.1 -3.8
Orlando Magic Denver Nuggets 9.5 97.0 103.5 -6.5 100.8 101.9 98.1 -2.7
Dallas Mavericks Boston Celtics 2.0 108.0 118.2 -10.2 104.1 102.6 102.0 -2.0
Boston Celtics Dallas Mavericks -2.0 110.0 110.8 -0.8 102.6 104.1 102.0 -0.6
Portland Trail Blazers Golden State Warriors -9.5 114.5 112.2 2.3 105.3 103.8 104.5 -0.8
Golden State Warriors Portland Trail Blazers 9.5 105.0 104.3 0.7 103.8 105.3 104.5 0.7

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  • Derek Farnsworth (Notorious)

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