NBA Christmas Night Game Odds: Denver, Oklahoma City, Portland, Golden State

Written by:
Tyrone Black
Published on:
Dec/25/2010
NBA Christmas Night Game Odds

NBA Christmas Night game odds had Denver vs. Oklahoma City among the most lopsided on the day.  The Thunder were listed as -6 to -6.5 favorites across the board.  They have a record of 20-10 coming into Christmas night’s game while Denver is also playing well at 16-11. 

Like with most of the Christmas Day NBA games, Portland vs. Golden State had a much tighter line at Golden State -3.  Neither team has an overly impressive record with the Warriors at 10-18.  The Trailblazers were a game over .500 coming into this one.  Portland has won 7 of its last 10 games. 

With Denver vs. Oklahoma City, the away team has won 5 of the last 6 in this series and the Nuggets have won 5 of those 6 games.  Denver has won 7 of the last 8 in this series.  Oddly enough, Oklahoma City had covered 7 consecutive of the previous games in this series before the last two were covered by Denver. 

 

The Nuggets are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 games overall.

The Nuggets are 5-12-3 ATS in their last 20 games as a road underdog.

The Nuggets are 6-16-2 ATS in their last 24 road games.

The Nuggets are 4-11-2 ATS in their last 17 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.

Denver is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Northwest.

The Nuggets are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.

The Nuggets are 5-24-5 ATS in their last 34 games following a ATS win.

The Thunder are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite.

The Thunder are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.

The Thunder are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games following a SU loss of more than 10 points.

The Thunder are 37-15 ATS in their last 52 games following a S.U. loss.

Past history in this series strongly favors Denver.

As for Portland vs. Golden State, the Warriors have covered 5 of the last 6 in this series, but were underdogs in 4 of those.  The away team has won 8 of the last 10.  Portland has won 3 of the last 4 games in this series

The Trail Blazers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.

The Warriors are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games following a Straight Up win.

The Warriors are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.

The Warriors are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.

The Warriors are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games.

- Tyrone Black, Gambling911.com

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