NBA Odds & Predictions: System Picks For Thunder vs. Pistons & Knicks vs. Timberwolves
Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Monday night's NBA action features a full 15 games, meaning there are a host of chances for sharp bettors to decipher where the best betting value lies.
Additionally, the Action Network's proprietary data has resulted in the development of a number of profitable long-term NBA systems, and sharps are aligned with the active system picks for the evening.
We'll be looking at the Action Network's system predictions for the following two games:
- Thunder vs. Pistons, 7:30 p.m. ET
- Knicks vs. Timberwolves, 9:30 p.m. ET
Let's dive into the contests.
Odds and data as of Monday at 1 p.m. ET.
Monday NBA Odds & Picks
Thunder vs. Pistons
7:30 p.m. ET
Neither the Thunder nor the Pistons will be doing big things in the postseason this year. Still, this matchup is worth betting on, according to our "NBA Tickets vs. Money" system, which has a 54% win rate and 4% ROI.
The system believes that the Thunder are worthy of a bet in this spot.
Sharp money has also come in on the Thunder, who are receiving just 41% of the wagers but amassing 56% of the overall handle.
System Pick: Thunder -2 (-110 via Caesars)
Knicks vs. Timberwolves
9:30 p.m. ET
The Knicks and Timberwolves likely won't finish the season just as poorly as the Thunder and Pistons, but they're likely to be on the playoff bubble.
In this contest, the same system as above is projecting value on the visiting underdog.
Additionally, sharps are aligned on the Knicks, and the number has already moved from 4.5 to 3 across most major sportsbooks.
Be sure to get the best line available, as some have already dropped this down to 2.
System Pick: Knicks +3 (-110 via FanDuel)