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 – Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Date Matchup Teams Lines – Updated 2/21 @ 10:25 am Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
2/21 Phoenix vs Cleveland Phoenix
-105
-115
-112
46%
109.7
220.4
Cleveland
-115
-105
+102
54%
110.7
2/21 Miami vs Philadelphia Miami
+200
+215
+215
28.6%
101.6
209.7
Philadelphia
-240
-260
-235
71.4%
108.0
2/21 Portland vs Brooklyn Portland
-125
-130
-125
52.9%
106.7
212.6
Brooklyn
+105
+110
+115
47.1%
105.9
2/21 Boston vs Milwaukee Boston
+195
+180
+195
28.2%
97.8
202.0
Milwaukee
-225
-220
-215
71.8%
104.2
2/21 Sacramento vs Golden State Sacramento
+595
+525
+600
18.4%
102.2
213.4
Golden State
-770
-850
-750
81.6%
111.2
2/21 Houston vs LA Lakers Houston
-150
-145
-145
54%
112.5
223.9
LA Lakers
+130
+125
+135
46%
111.3

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 – Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Date Matchup Notes/Line Mover Teams Odds to Win Score Prediction Total Points
2/22 New Orleans vs Indiana Indiana wins by 6 New Orleans
31.7%
106.2
217.9
Indiana
68.3%
111.7
2/22 Chicago vs Orlando Orlando wins by 7 Chicago
25.7%
103.9
214.9
Orlando
74.3%
110.9
2/22 San Antonio vs Toronto Toronto wins by 6 San Antonio
30.1%
99.9
205.8
Toronto
69.9%
105.8
2/22 Washington vs Charlotte Charlotte wins by 4 Washington
38.2%
103.7
211.2
Charlotte
61.8%
107.5
2/22 Detroit vs Atlanta Detroit wins by 1 Detroit
51.5%
103.3
206.2
Atlanta
48.5%
102.8
2/22 Minnesota vs New York Minnesota wins by 4 Minnesota
61.1%
104.8
206.1
New York
38.9%
101.2
2/22 LA Clippers vs Memphis LA Clippers wins by 1 LA Clippers
50.7%
102.0
203.9
Memphis
49.3%
101.8
2/22 Denver vs Dallas Denver wins by 2 Denver
53.7%
103.2
205.4
Dallas
46.3%
102.1
2/22 Utah vs Oklahoma City Oklahoma City wins by 4 Utah
40.2%
97.4
198.1
Oklahoma City
59.8%
100.6

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

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%+12337.5%+541
Brooklyn90.6%-9642.2%+165670.6%+4445
New York0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Philadelphia100.0%No Odds11.5%+21224.5%+770
Toronto100.0%No Odds20.8%+85210.5%+381
Chicago0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Cleveland0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Detroit32.2%+2110.4%No Odds0.0%+24900
Indiana100.0%No Odds8.0%+29303.3%+1150
Milwaukee100.0%No Odds37.7%+35222.1%+165
Atlanta0.5%+199000.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Charlotte68.7%-2191.8%+124000.8%+5456
Miami66.5%-1991.7%+199000.5%+5782
Orlando6.7%+13930.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Washington34.8%+1870.3%+999000.1%+33233

WestTo Make PlayoffsML to Make PlayoffsProb to Win ConfML to Win ConfProb to be NBA ChampML to be NBA Champ
Denver99.9%-9990015.9%+11997.7%+529
Minnesota17.4%+4750.9%+141860.7%+11011
Oklahoma City98.7%-759211.9%+15396.1%+740
Portland98.7%-75928.0%+34712.8%+1150
Utah91.8%-112012.9%+17875.3%+675
Golden State100.0%No Odds34.4%+34622.4%+191
LA Clippers68.6%-2183.2%+89911.1%+3025
LA Lakers13.7%+6300.1%No Odds0.0%+99900
Phoenix0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
Sacramento18.6%+4380.2%No Odds0.0%+49900
Dallas7.8%+11820.5%+499000.2%+19900
Houston88.1%-7405.8%+49002.0%+1624
Memphis0.1%+999000.0%No Odds0.0%No Odds
New Orleans5.9%+15950.1%No Odds0.0%+99900
San Antonio90.7%-9756.1%+54561.8%+1539