We went 3 from 3 in last week’s betting preview. The Jazz beat the 76ers 106-104 meaning Philadelphia covered with the 2.5 point spread while the two Los Angeles teams recorded wins over Portland and Miami.
Around the league, our dark horse pick for the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns, have continued their strong start to the season and sit sixth in the Western Conference after losing to No. 1 seed Lakers on Tuesday night. Last year’s runners-up, the Golden State Warriors, are bottom of the West with a 2-9 record.
In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics, have the best record in the league. Brad Stevens’ side are 8-1 after three weeks of basketball. They’re followed by four teams with an identical .700 record. Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers have all impressed in the opening weeks.
We’ve taken a look ahead to this week’s games to give you three tips to add to your betslip.