NBA Basketball Predictions

Updated

Upcoming Games for January 21, 2022

TimeTeamsWinBest
ML
Best
Spread
PointsTotal
Points
Best
O/U

Bet Value

We use three different graphics to describe Bet Value within a matchup.

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Oklahoma City Thunder (14-30)
Charlotte Hornets (25-20)
27.4%
72.6%
+360
-500

+9½-109
-9½-109

107.2
114.2
221.4
o221-109
u221½-110

Los Angeles Lakers (22-23)
Orlando Magic (8-38)
65.8%
34.2%
-240
+200

-5½-109
+5½-109

108.9
103.9
212.8
o221-109
u221-109

Los Angeles Clippers (22-24)
Philadelphia 76ers (26-18)
30.2%
69.8%
+290
-380

+8-109
-8-109

101.5
107.5
209.0
o212½-109
u212½-109

Miami Heat (29-16)
Atlanta Hawks (19-25)
50.2%
49.8%
-105
-115

+1-110
-1-104

104.9
104.9
209.8
o217-110
u217½-109

Portland Trail Blazers (18-26)
Boston Celtics (23-23)
16.8%
83.2%
+270
-340

+7½-109
-7½-109

100.7
110.9
211.6
o214½-109
u214½-109

Toronto Raptors (21-21)
Washington Wizards (23-22)
40.0%
60.0%
+105
-125

+1-105
-1-110

103.7
107.1
210.8
o216½-109
u216½-109

Chicago Bulls (28-15)
Milwaukee Bucks (28-19)
29.3%
70.7%
+320
-430

+9-110
-8½-109

106.0
112.0
218.0
o227-109
u228-110

Brooklyn Nets (28-16)
San Antonio Spurs (17-28)
46.6%
53.4%
-145
+125

-2½-109
+3-110

110.5
112.1
222.6
o234½-109
u235½-110

Detroit Pistons (11-33)
Utah Jazz (29-16)
13.3%
86.7%
+650
-1100

+14-110
-13½-109

101.9
113.2
215.1
o218-110
u218½-109

Memphis Grizzlies (31-16)
Denver Nuggets (23-20)
35.9%
64.1%
+150
-175

+4-109
-4+100

105.6
110.1
215.7
o220-109
u220-109

Houston Rockets (14-32)
Golden State Warriors (32-12)
24.9%
75.1%
+420
-605

+11½-110
-10½-109

106.1
114.0
220.1
o229-109
u229-109

Games for Jan 20, 2022

Completed Games

TimeTeamsWinBest
ML
Best
Spread
Final
Points
Sportsbook
Log Loss
DRatings
Log Loss
Houston Rockets
Utah Jazz
15.5%
84.5%
+750
-1000
+750
-900
+14-105
-14-109
+14-110
-13-110
116
111
-2.16639-2.15753-1.86311
Oklahoma City Thunder
San Antonio Spurs
30.4%
69.6%
+230
-260
+240
-260
+7-109
-7-105
+7-110
-6½-110
96
118
-0.35037-0.34163-0.36287
Toronto Raptors
Dallas Mavericks
40.6%
59.4%
+162
-170
+165
-170
+4½-112
-4-109
+4½-110
-4-110
98
102
-0.47387-0.46959-0.52029
Memphis Grizzlies
Milwaukee Bucks
33.7%
66.3%
+225
-250
+226
-240
+6½-106
-6½-109
+7-110
-6½-110
114
126
-0.35820-0.36086-0.41107
Cleveland Cavaliers
Chicago Bulls
51.9%
48.1%
-155
+140
-150
+140
-3½-109
+3½-109
-3-110
+3½-110
104
117
-0.89968-0.89199-0.73087
Minnesota Timberwolves
Atlanta Hawks
43.9%
56.1%
+103
-115
+107
-125
+1½-109
-1-110
+1½-110
-1½-110
122
134
-0.65283-0.62569-0.57848
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Season Prediction Results

 GamesRecord (Pct)No Pick

Log Loss

Log loss is used to determine the accuracy of a model.

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+/-
Sportsbooks31-2 (0.333)0-1.33838 
Sportsbooks31-2 (0.333)0-1.24219 
DRatings31-2 (0.333)0-1.09298
0.24540
0.14921

Predictions Methodology

The projections for all the NBA games that we provide above are at “Level 3” (see more at our predictions disclaimer for details). Our proprietary algorithm takes a variety of factors into account that are all predictive in projecting the winner and score of the game.

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