NBA Basketball Predictions


Below are our projections for all of the games in the NBA today. The NBA projections that we provide below are only at “Level 1” analysis (see more at our predictions disclaimer for details. Our proprietary algorithm takes a variety of factors into account that are all predictive in projecting a final score.

Today’s NBA Game Predictions – Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Date Matchup Teams Lines – Updated 3/20 @ 9:50 am Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
3/20 Milwaukee vs Cleveland Milwaukee
No Odds
No Odds
No Odds
77.2%
109.8
211.9
Cleveland
No Odds
No Odds
No Odds
22.8%
102.1
3/20 New Orleans vs Orlando New Orleans
+240
+220
+245
38.2%
109.4
222.6
Orlando
-285
-270
-265
61.8%
113.2
3/20 Boston vs Philadelphia Boston
+125
+125
+135
50.4%
105.0
209.9
Philadelphia
-145
-145
-145
49.6%
104.9
3/20 Utah vs New York Utah
-915
-1000
-860
71.6%
103.5
200.7
New York
+690
+600
+675
28.4%
97.1
3/20 Washington vs Chicago Washington
-130
-125
-155
52.9%
105.3
209.8
Chicago
+110
+105
+135
47.1%
104.5
3/20 Houston vs Memphis Houston
No Odds
No Odds
No Odds
56.1%
105.4
209.0
Memphis
No Odds
No Odds
No Odds
43.9%
103.5
3/20 Miami vs San Antonio Miami
+210
+220
+220
35.1%
95.3
195.3
San Antonio
-250
-270
-240
64.9%
100.0
3/20 Toronto vs Oklahoma City Toronto
No Odds
No Odds
+160
41.8%
102.9
208.5
Oklahoma City
No Odds
No Odds
-195
58.2%
105.5
3/20 Dallas vs Portland Dallas
+405
+375
+420
18.2%
97.4
203.8
Portland
-500
-550
-475
81.8%
106.4

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 – Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Date Matchup Notes/Line Mover Teams Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
3/21 Denver vs Washington Denver wins by 4 Denver
61.5%
106.5
209.3
Washington
38.5%
102.7
3/21 Minnesota vs Charlotte Charlotte wins by 2 Minnesota
43.9%
104.2
210.3
Charlotte
56.1%
106.0
3/21 Utah vs Atlanta Utah wins by 3 Utah
58.2%
103.4
204.2
Atlanta
41.8%
100.7
3/21 Detroit vs Phoenix Detroit wins by 3 Detroit
57.3%
107.2
212.0
Phoenix
42.7%
104.7
3/21 Dallas vs Sacramento Sacramento wins by 8 Dallas
22.8%
96.6
200.8
Sacramento
77.2%
104.1
3/21 Indiana vs Golden State Golden State wins by 8 Indiana
22.3%
105.8
219.3
Golden State
77.7%
113.5

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

NBA Basketball Prediction Results

2018-2019 Season: Straight Up: 411-244 (62.7%), Against The Spread: 296-299 (49.7%)
2017-2018 Season: Straight Up: 847-433 (66.1%), Against The Spread: 610-620 (49.6%)
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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2018-2019 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.

EastTo Make PlayoffsML to Make PlayoffsProb to Win ConfML to Win ConfProb to be NBA ChampML to be NBA Champ
Boston100.0%No Odds15.6%+5417.5%+1233
Brooklyn90.6%-9642.2%+44450.6%+16567
New York0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Philadelphia100.0%No Odds11.5%+7704.5%+2122
Toronto100.0%No Odds20.8%+38110.5%+852
Chicago0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Cleveland0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Detroit32.2%+2110.4%+249000.0%No Odds
Indiana100.0%No Odds8.0%+11503.3%+2930
Milwaukee100.0%No Odds37.7%+16522.1%+352
Atlanta0.5%+199000.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Charlotte68.7%-2191.8%+54560.8%+12400
Miami66.5%-1991.7%+57820.5%+19900
Orlando6.7%+13930.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Washington34.8%+1870.3%+332330.1%+99900

WestTo Make PlayoffsML to Make PlayoffsProb to Win ConfML to Win ConfProb to be NBA ChampML to be NBA Champ
Denver99.9%-9990015.9%+5297.7%+1199
Minnesota17.4%+4750.9%+110110.7%+14186
Oklahoma City98.7%-759211.9%+7406.1%+1539
Portland98.7%-75928.0%+11502.8%+3471
Utah91.8%-112012.9%+6755.3%+1787
Golden State100.0%No Odds34.4%+19122.4%+346
LA Clippers68.6%-2183.2%+30251.1%+8991
LA Lakers13.7%+6300.1%+999000.0%No Odds
Phoenix0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Sacramento18.6%+4380.2%+499000.0%No Odds
Dallas7.8%+11820.5%+199000.2%+49900
Houston88.1%-7405.8%+16242.0%+4900
Memphis0.1%+999000.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
New Orleans5.9%+15950.1%+999000.0%No Odds
San Antonio90.7%-9756.1%+15391.8%+5456