2020-21 NBA Betting Tips: Saturday 13th February

February 12th 2021, 11:58pm, By: SmitsTips

NBA Betting Tips Saturday 13th February

Really tough day for us on Thursday, but those will always come over the course of a long season. The good news? They’re few and far between for us. We’ll be looking to bounce back in a big way on Saturday where there’s a big juicy slate to attack. Check out our best plays for Saturday right here!

NBA Betting Tips: Saturday, 13th of February

New York Knicks at Washington Wizards

Capital One Arena, 11am AEDT

New York Knicks come into this off a tough couple of losses against the Heat where they lost twice by a combined eight points. Prior to that they were winners against the Trail Blazers and the Bulls, so they’re tracking along fairly well now at 11-15 on the season.

Washington Wizards have been one of the more frustrating teams in the league this season and were absolutely torched by the Raptors last time out by 22 points. They were predicted by a few to be a dangerous team in the East this season, but their 6-16 record has silenced all that were bullish.

Bradley Beal is slated to miss this game, which makes this a seemingly easy kill for the competitive Knicks. Now with Derrick Rose coming off the bench, we expect them to have too much firepower in this clash.

Russell Westbrook is back in action after some rest and will be back to his usual rebound-stealing best. He’s a slave to a defensive rebound and with Beal out of the lineup, expect to see prime Westy here up to his old tricks.

TIP:

New York Knicks -3.5
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Prop: Westbrook O9.5 Rebounds ($1.73)

Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics

TD Garden, 12pm AEDT

Detroit Pistons were easy picking against the Pacers on Friday in their 16 point loss. Jerami Grant put up his worst game of the season with 4-17 shooting and had no one there to cover his load. Now at 6-19 and the equal worst record in the league, it seems a tough road ahead for Detroit.

Boston Celtics bounced back brilliantly from their loss to the in-form Jazz with a resounding 14 point win over the Raptors. Jaylen Brown is back fit and firing, which gives a huge boost on both ends of the floor. The Celtics are now 13-11, which is good enough for the fourth seed in the East.

Both teams are on the second night of a back-to-back, but the Celtics have the luxury of staying in their own beds. They’re by far the better of these two teams and anything less than a double-digit win would be a surprise.

OKC Thunder vs Denver Nuggets

Pepsi Center, 1pm AEDT

OKC Thunder put up some huge fights against the champion Lakers in their last two outings, losing in overtime in each. The lack of clutch performers certainly hurt them, but you can’t knock their effort. Now with three losses in their past four, the Thunder come into this game at 10-14 on the season.

Denver Nuggets were fairly slow starters this campaign, but really got going in their recent matchup with the Cavaliers where they won by a whopping 38 points. With the Joker at his brilliant best and his supporting pieces lifting around him, the Nuggets will be looking to get some serious momentum going.

The Nuggets are obviously the better team here and should be able to take full advantage of the Thunder without their star in Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. The line has been set at a big 11-.5, but we still have them covering that in a blowout win here.

With no Shai Gilgeous-Alexander opens up opportunities for other young players to have their time in the limelight. One player that isn’t shy of said limelight is Hamidou Diallo who has shone bright in his absence. He had 14 rebounds last time Shai was out and we expect him to clear his line again.

TIP:

Denver Nuggets -11.5
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Prop: Diallo O7.5 Rebounds ($1.75)

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