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 – Monday, January 23rd

Date Matchup Teams Lines – Updated 1/23 @ 1:47 pm Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
1/23 Sacramento vs Orlando Sacramento
+215
+220
+230
27.2%
101.5
209.7
Orlando
-255
-260
-250
72.8%
108.1
1/23 Cleveland vs San Antonio Cleveland
-135
-135
-125
44.3%
101.9
205.5
San Antonio
+115
+115
+115
55.7%
103.5
1/23 Brooklyn vs Oklahoma City Brooklyn
+415
+375
+420
20.3%
100.6
209.5
Oklahoma City
-510
-550
-475
79.7%
108.8
1/23 New York vs Golden State New York
+850
+800
+950
12.7%
102.3
216.0
Golden State
-1250
-1600
-1150
87.3%
113.7
1/23 Boston vs LA Lakers Boston
-220
-200
-190
57.1%
106.1
210.0
LA Lakers
+190
+170
+175
42.9%
103.8

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 – Wednesday, January 24th

Date Matchup Notes/Line Mover Teams Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
1/24 Utah vs Detroit Detroit wins by 4 Utah
37.9%
97.6
199.1
Detroit
62.1%
101.4
1/24 Phoenix vs Indiana Indiana wins by 8 Phoenix
22.8%
104.6
216.9
Indiana
77.2%
112.2
1/24 Chicago vs Philadelphia Philadelphia wins by 7 Chicago
28.2%
104.7
216.0
Philadelphia
71.8%
111.2
1/24 New Orleans vs Charlotte Charlotte wins by 3 New Orleans
41.8%
108.0
218.7
Charlotte
58.2%
110.7
1/24 Toronto vs Atlanta Toronto wins by 4 Toronto
59.5%
108.9
214.7
Atlanta
40.5%
105.8
1/24 Houston vs Dallas Houston wins by 4 Houston
59.1%
108.3
213.6
Dallas
40.9%
105.3
1/24 San Antonio vs Memphis San Antonio wins by 4 San Antonio
60.1%
98.3
193.4
Memphis
39.9%
95.0
1/24 Minnesota vs Portland Minnesota wins by 1 Minnesota
51.8%
103.6
206.6
Portland
48.2%
103.0
1/24 Boston vs LA Clippers LA Clippers wins by 3 Boston
41.5%
101.7
206.2
LA Clippers
58.5%
104.5

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: 395-233 (63.9%), Against The Spread: 303-290 (51.1%)
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 1/11/2018.

Atlantic Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Boston
55.6
26.4
70.2%
100%
5.4%
Brooklyn
31.3
50.7
0%
0.7%
0%
New York
36.7
45.3
0%
14%
0.1%
Philadelphia
42.7
39.3
0.2%
74.2%
1.2%
Toronto
52.7
29.3
29.6%
99.9%
5.4%
Central Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Chicago
31.8
50.2
0%
1.3%
0%
Cleveland
54
28
95.7%
100%
23.9%
Detroit
43.9
38.1
2%
84.6%
0.8%
Indiana
40.3
41.7
0.3%
46.1%
0.1%
Milwaukee
43.9
38.1
2%
81.4%
1.4%
Southeast Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Denver
41.6
40.4
3.8%
77.5%
0.5%
Minnesota
49.4
32.6
83.4%
99.5%
3.1%
Oklahoma City
42.9
39.1
7.2%
85.1%
0.8%
Portland
42
40
5.4%
79.4%
0.4%
Utah
37
45
0.2%
26%
0%
Northwest Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Golden State
61.5
20.5
100%
100%
37%
LA Clippers
39.3
42.7
0%
50%
0.1%
LA Lakers
30.6
51.4
0%
0.7%
0%
Phoenix
30.5
51.5
0%
0.5%
0%
Sacramento
27.6
54.4
0%
0.1%
0%
Pacific Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Atlanta
27
55
0%
0%
0%
Charlotte
37.1
44.9
1.4%
18.4%
0.1%
Miami
44.8
37.2
47.7%
88.4%
0.6%
Orlando
26.8
55.2
0%
0%
0%
Washington
45
37
50.9%
91%
2%
Southwest Proj Wins Proj Losses Prob to Win Division Playoff % Prob to win NBA Championship
Dallas
33.7
48.3
0%
6.3%
0.1%
Houston
55.7
26.3
75.8%
100%
10.5%
Memphis
31.3
50.7
0%
1.8%
0%
New Orleans
41.3
40.7
0%
73.2%
0.3%
San Antonio
52.1
29.9
24.2%
99.9%
6.2%