2019-20 NBA Betting Tips: Sunday 23rd February

February 22nd 2020, 5:49pm, By: Jake Smit

The NBA is back in full swing and we’ve got another seven game slate on offer on Sunday. Last time out we hit on two really comfortably winners (Houston -9.5, Milwaukee -12.5) and missed out on our third tip by half a point (Philadelphia -8.5) with Ben Simmons being a late out. We now turn our attention to the Sunday slate where we’ll look to bring you some more value plays. Good luck to everyone following!

NBA Betting Tips Sunday February 23rd

Dallas Mavericks @ Atlanta Hawks

11:40am AEDT

The Mavericks got their backend of the season off to a great start with an easy win on the road against the Magic (122-106). Luka Doncic was the star of the show with a 33/10/8 split, while Maxi Kleber was great offensively with 26 points. The Mavericks are now 34-22 on the season and sit in seventh spot in the West standings.

The Hawks also got the backend of their season off to a great start with an upset win over the Heat (129-124). Trae Young was phenomenal with 50 pints and was absolutely lighting it up from everywhere on the court. The Hawks still have a long way to go to get back into the playoff race and currently sit 8.5 games behind eighth spot in the East.

The Mavericks are obviously the better team in this matchup; however, the Hawks have been playing a lot better over the last month or so and are always a danger to win on their home court. If Trae Young can deliver another good performance, then there’s no reason why the Hawks won’t cover the generous spread on their home deck.

Cleveland Cavaliers @ Miami Heat

12:10pm AEDT

The Cavaliers got off to a great start under new head coach JB Bickerstaff, defeating the Wizards on the road by five points (113-108). Collin Sexton continued his solid Sophomore campaign with 25 points to lead all scorers for the Cavs, leading them to just their 15th win of the season. Despite that performance, the Cavs still hold the worst record in the East (15-40).

The Heat continued their struggles on the road post All-Star break with a really disappointing loss against the Hawks (124-129). That loss took their road record to a dismal 13-17 on the season, which is a complete contrast to their home form (22-3). Good news for the Heat is they return home for this game against the Cavs and get a chance to regain some form in the backend of the season.

The Heat are the far better team in this matchup and their home record makes them an absolute no brainer here. The Cavs were decent in their first game under their new coach, but time and time again we see an emotional letdown in the proceeding game. We expect the Heat to win this by a huge margin.

Philadelphia 76ers @ Milwaukee Bucks

12:40pm AEDT

The Sixers had to battle their first game post All-Star break without 2x All-Star Ben Simmons, who was a late out. Needless to worry, Joel Embiid dominated with 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Sixers to an exciting overtime win. That win took the Sixers home record to a league best 26-2 and their overall record to 35-21 (5th in the East).

As expected, the Bucks absolutely blew the listless Pistons out of the water last time out with Giannis Antetokounmpo dominating in all facets. The Bucks improved their league best record to 47-8 and remain on track to break their club record for regular season wins. They now return home where they are 25-3, which is the second best mark in the competition behind the Sixers.

If the venues were reversed, then the Sixers may be a chance of winning, but at the Fiserv Forum we can’t see any other result than a Bucks win. The Sixers have shown no sign of improvement on the road and with a few injury concerns, we don’t see them getting close here.


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