NBL 2020-21 Betting Tips: Round 4

February 4th 2021, 9:59pm, By: SmitsTips

NBL Round 4 Betting Tips

Round 4 of the 2021 NBL season is scheduled to tip off this Friday night! We returned to winning ways in Round 3 with a couple of handy tips and are confident we have more in store for you this weekend. Check out our best plays for NBL Round 4 below and good luck if following!

NBL Round 4 Betting Tips

Brisbane Bullets vs Melbourne United

Friday 7:30pm AEDT, Nissan Arena

Brisbane Bullets have reeled off consecutive wins to level their season record at 2-2. Their most recent win against the Taipans was as thrilling as they come with big shot after big shot resulting in an overtime victory. Nathan Sobey and Vic Law led the offence again, combining for 59 points.

Melbourne United are also coming off a win in Round 3 where they defeated SE Melbourne Phoenix by six points. United led at each break against their new rivals to continue their perfect start to the season, now 3/3. Jock Landale has been a fantastic pickup, while Scottie Hopson has been a slow starter.

Both clubs will be full of confidence coming into this game, but it’s Melbourne United who we really fancy here. They have a far more balanced squad compared to the Bullets and should prove too much to handle over the full 40 minutes. Back them in to cover the spread here.


Cairns Taipans vs New Zealand Breakers

Saturday 5:30pm AEDT, Cairns Pop Up Arena

Cairns Taipans won their opening game of the season against the Kings but it’s been an uphill battle for them since. They’ve gone on to lose each of their last five games, none of which would’ve hurt more than their recent overtime loss against the Bullets where they led by 11 points at three-quarter time.

New Zealand Breakers were touted as potential title threats in the pre-season after making a couple of handy additions to their roster. One of those additions was last season’s MVP candidate in LaMar Patterson, who certainly hasn’t lived up to his end of the deal so far. He’s completely out of shape and the Breakers offence has struggled mightily as a result, leading to an 0-2 start.

It’s a battle of two slow starters, but also a great opportunity for one of these clubs to kickstart their season. Despite how poor the Taipans have been, we still have faith that they can turn things around, starting with a win this weekend. They have the far greater upside of the two clubs and we expect them to bounce back at home.


SE Melbourne Phoenix vs The Hawks

Sunday 3pm AEDT, State Basketball Centre

SE Melbourne Phoenix are coming off a disappointing loss against Melbourne United where they never really troubled the title fancies. Phoenix will certainly be looking for more consistency going forward after alternating wins and losses through their first five games of the season.

The Hawks have been the surprise packet of the season so far and are a legit title threat in our opinion. Their defence through four games has been absolutely elite under Brian Goorjian and we don’t see how it won’t be sustainable with the personal they have. The Hawks are 4-0 coming into Round 4 and all of their wins have been fairly comfortable.

There are two ways you can play this game in our opinion; either by taking the Hawks to win or by playing the ‘unders’. The ‘Total Points Under’ has saluted in all four of the Hawks games this season and in each of their past seven games dating back to last season. Goorjian has his club playing hard on the defensive end and we see that continuing to result in lower total scores for the foreseeable future.


 

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