NBA Sharp Report: Pros Betting Pelicans-Warriors, 3 Other Wednesday Games

Oct 31, 2018 5:15 PM EDT
  • Professionals are betting four of Wednesday night's seven NBA games.
  • See which plays they like in Pistons-Nets, Nuggets-Bulls, Pelicans-Warriors and Spurs-Suns.

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Sharp NBA bettors enjoyed a 2-1 night on Tuesday, as the Cavaliers easily covered their 4.5-point spread while the Rockets and Trail Blazers came nowhere near their 222.5-point over/under.

Sharps have found value on four plays for Wednesday night, including what’s on pace to be the most heavily bet matchup of the slate between the Pelicans and Warriors.


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Detroit Pistons @ Brooklyn Nets

7:30 p.m. ET

Sharp angle: Brooklyn (moved from +1 to -2.5)

Brooklyn has gone from a dog to a favorite, but it’s not because of any love from public bettors.

The Nets are getting only 38% of bets, but those bets have accounted for 53% of total dollars wagered as of writing (see live data here).

Brooklyn has also been on the receiving end of two Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which are indications of sharp action affecting the entire betting market.


Denver Nuggets @ Chicago Bulls

8 p.m. ET

Sharp angle: Under (moved from 226.5 to 221.5)

Despite the 62% of bettors taking the over in this matchup, this total has fallen five points from its opening number.

The 38% of bets on the under have accounted for 44% of total bets on this game, indicating that bigger — and most likely sharper — wagers are on the under. The under has also triggered four Sports Insights’ Bet Signals.


New Orleans Pelicans @ Golden State Warriors

10:30 p.m. ET

Sharp angle: New Orleans (moved from +12 to +9.5)

The Pelicans have been one of the biggest movers on Wednesday’s board, but like Brooklyn, it hasn’t been because of any public love.

In fact, with 26% of bets, they’re one of the night’s least popular bets — yet they’ve fallen from +12 to +9.5.

In addition to the 33% of money they’ve generated, they’ve also been on the receiving end of four steam moves, all of which have contributed to the significant line move.


San Antonio Spurs @ Phoenix Suns

10:30 p.m. ET

Sharp angle: Phoenix (moved from +7.5 to +7)

In another one of the night’s most contrarian spots, the Suns have picked up only 29% of bets. Despite that, their line has moved from +7.5 to +7.

Phoenix has also generated two Bet Signals to help move this line down a half point.

Credit:

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Klay Thompson and Jonas Jerebko

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OPEN
CURR
# BETS
PHI
MIA
223
-1
224
-2.5
NOP
TOR
230
-8.5
231.5
-9
ORL
WAS
220.5
-8.5
222
-7.5
PHX
OKC
208
-8.5
215
-8.5
UTA
MEM
205.5
+2
203
+3.5
BKN
MIN
222
-2.5
226
-3
SAS
SAC
220
+3.5
220
+3
DAL
CHI
211
-1
215.5
+1.5
GSW
LAC
232
+2
225.5
+3.5