NBA Basketball Predictions


Below are our projections for all of the games in the NBA today. See our predictions disclaimer for more information on all of the projections that we list below. Our proprietary algorithm takes a variety of factors into account that are all predictive in projecting a final score.

Today’s NBA Game Predictions – Saturday, December 16th

Date Matchup Teams Lines – Updated 12/16 @ 10:31 am Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
12/16 Portland vs Charlotte Portland
+125
No Odds
+130
38.9%
100.5
204.6
Charlotte
-145
No Odds
-140
61.1%
104.1
12/16 Utah vs Cleveland Utah
+575
No Odds
+575
14.8%
100.2
210.8
Cleveland
-750
No Odds
-710
85.2%
110.6
12/16 Oklahoma City vs New York Oklahoma City
-140
No Odds
-135
48.5%
100.1
200.5
New York
+120
No Odds
+125
51.5%
100.4
12/16 Milwaukee vs Houston Milwaukee
+535
+500
+545
16.5%
103.2
216.1
Houston
-700
-800
-665
83.5%
112.9
12/16 LA Clippers vs Miami LA Clippers
+205
+210
+210
39.5%
100.0
203.4
Miami
-245
-250
-230
60.5%
103.4
12/16 Phoenix vs Minnesota Phoenix
+600
+500
+568
18.2%
105.7
220.6
Minnesota
-800
-800
-700
81.8%
114.8
12/16 Dallas vs San Antonio Dallas
+275
+280
+290
21.3%
92.5
193.0
San Antonio
-330
-360
-320
78.7%
100.4
12/16 Boston vs Memphis Boston
-190
No Odds
No Odds
58.8%
98.1
193.3
Memphis
+165
No Odds
No Odds
41.2%
95.2

The odds listed above from the sportsbooks are current as of the time listed in the header of the table. The odds to win, score, and total points are all outputs from our formula.

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Tomorrow’s NBA Game Predictions – Sunday, December 17th

Date Matchup Notes/Line Mover Teams Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
12/17 Sacramento vs Toronto Toronto wins by 10 Sacramento
16.7%
97.6
204.8
Toronto
83.3%
107.2
12/17 Orlando vs Detroit Detroit wins by 8 Orlando
23.3%
101.6
210.7
Detroit
76.7%
109.1
12/17 Indiana vs Brooklyn Indiana wins by 1 Indiana
51.1%
110.9
221.5
Brooklyn
48.9%
110.6
12/17 Cleveland vs Washington Cleveland wins by 3 Cleveland
57.1%
107.8
213.4
Washington
42.9%
105.5

The projections for tomorrow’s games are subject to change as more information becomes available leading up to game time.


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NBA Basketball Prediction Results

2017-2018 Season: Straight Up: 258-134 (65.8%), Against The Spread: 195-179 (52.1%)
2016-2017 Season: Straight Up: 751-401 (65.2%), Against The Spread: 576-536 (51.8%)
2015-2016 Season: Straight Up: 883-385 (69.6%), Against The Spread: 605-621 (49.3%)
2014-2015 Season: Straight Up: 858-435 (66.4%), Against The Spread: 637-612 (51.0%)
2013-2014 Season: Straight Up: 855-436 (66.2%), Against The Spread: 582-591 (49.6%)

All of our historical results can be found at ThePredictionTracker. The above straight up and against the spread records for the NBA are entirely based on the record keeping of that web site.

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2017-2018 NBA Futures

Below are our results from 1,000 computer simulations for the NBA season. Early in the season, we will not update this too frequently, but toward the end of the season we will provide weekly updates.

Last simulation was done on 11/30/2017.

Atlantic Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Boston
37.4
44.6
57.8%
97.5%
6.5%
Brooklyn
24.3
57.7
0.2%
10.7%
0%
New York
28.3
53.7
2%
34.6%
0.1%
Philadelphia
35.7
46.3
18%
85.8%
1.7%
Toronto
36
46
22%
87.4%
3%
Central Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Chicago
18.8
63.2
0%
0.3%
0%
Cleveland
41
41
82.3%
99.4%
17.4%
Detroit
35.2
46.8
11.3%
83.2%
2.1%
Indiana
29.2
52.8
4%
51.5%
0.3%
Milwaukee
31
51
2.4%
43.1%
0.3%
Southeast Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Denver
32.2
49.8
15.4%
64.3%
0.3%
Minnesota
31.9
50.2
27.1%
77.1%
0.2%
Oklahoma City
34.1
47.9
29.5%
78.1%
1.1%
Portland
31.7
50.3
20.2%
69%
0.1%
Utah
29
53
7.8%
44.5%
0.5%
Northwest Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Golden State
44.2
37.8
99.7%
100%
39%
LA Clippers
31
51
0.3%
44.1%
0.3%
LA Lakers
24.2
57.8
0%
11.4%
0%
Phoenix
18.8
63.2
0%
1.1%
0%
Sacramento
21
61
0%
2.2%
0%
Pacific Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Atlanta
22.6
59.4
0.7%
3.3%
0%
Charlotte
30.9
51.1
22%
53.2%
0.3%
Miami
29.8
52.2
19.3%
49.8%
0.1%
Orlando
25.6
56.4
6.2%
21.2%
0%
Washington
33.4
48.6
51.8%
79%
1.9%
Southwest Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Dallas
22.7
59.3
0%
9.6%
0%
Houston
41.8
40.2
81.9%
99.9%
21%
Memphis
29.1
52.9
0.7%
38.4%
0%
New Orleans
31.1
50.9
2.3%
67%
0.6%
San Antonio
36.1
45.9
15.1%
93.3%
3.2%