Wednesday NBA Odds, Betting Trends: Nuggets vs. Wizards, Celtics vs. Warriors Among Most Popular Public Picks
Jim Poorten/NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets.
Alright, I’m just going to do us all a favor and say it: Yesterday’s NBA slate stunk.
But thankfully, we’re treated to a refreshment on Wednesday with 12 games, featuring a little bit of everything.
There are notable nonconference matchups littered everywhere, including Nuggets vs. Wizards, Mavericks vs. Nets and Celtics vs. Warriors, among others.
Two of those games also happen to be popular picks for bettors. Here are the top five sides getting pounded with action.
Wednesday’s NBA Odds & Betting Trends
*Odds and public betting trends data as of Wednesday afternoon
5 Most Popular NBA Bets
Nuggets (-6) vs. Wizards
7 p.m. ET
The Nuggets are the only team in Wednesday’s NBA tracker getting north of 80% of tickets.
Denver leads the way with 81% of the support on the spread against Washington, which owns the worst cover rate in basketball this season (26-39-2, 40%).
Bucks (-8) vs. Kings
10 p.m. ET
Bettors like the reigning champs minus the points in Sacramento.
Milwaukee is attracting 80% of the tickets at the time of writing, the second-most of any spread tonight.
Timberwolves (-8.5) vs. Lakers
8 p.m. ET
The 2021-22 season continues to unravel for the Lakers, who are catching nearly double digits against Minnesota.
The T-Wolves have 79% of the public betting their spread, which is the third-most on the 12-game board.
Thunder (+11.5) vs. Spurs
8:30 p.m. ET
The Thunder aren’t going anywhere in the near future, but don’t tell that to anyone looking to make a little money.
Oklahoma City has been the second-best bet in the NBA this season behind Memphis, at 39-25-4 against the spread entering Wednesday.
The public is going back to the well, with 77% of the tickets on OKC getting double digits.
Warriors (-1.5) vs. Celtics
10 p.m. ET
Bettors are laying the chalk with the Warriors at a short price in the must-watch night cap.
Golden State has generating more than three-fourths of the wagers across shops, tying Oklahoma City with 77% of the spread support.