SUMMARY: 2 Major Upsets, No Slight Upsets, 4 Easy Expected Wins
It was a night highlighted by favorites winning. The favored Thunder were given a 71% chance of winning when you adjust the money line to remove the juice. But their 95 to 86 victory was larger than expected. SportsLine's computer was correct on this game when it made the Thunder a good betting value with a 71% chance of winning. The New Orleans Pelicans also scored an easy 107 to 98 win over the Chicago Bulls. They were -745 on the moneyline. There were multiple underdogs that won games. The Philadelphia 76ers were +2.5 on the spread and ended up beating the Indiana Pacers by 6 points.
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|Thunder vs Cavaliers||OKC 111.5, CLE 105.0||OKC 112.0, CLE 103.6||OKC 95, CLE 86 Easy Expected win|
|Pistons vs Magic||DET 108.0, ORL 105.0||DET 109.4, ORL 105.8||DET 103, ORL 96 Expected Win|
|Knicks vs Hawks||NY 113.2, ATL 111.8||NY 114.0, ATL 106.5||NY 112, ATL 107 Expected Win|
|Spurs vs Heat||MIA 108.5, SA 107.0||MIA 117.1, SA 108.4||MIA 95, SA 88 Expected Win|
|76ers vs Pacers||IND 109.2, PHI 106.8||IND 111.6, PHI 105.0||PHI 100, IND 94 Major Upset|
|Nuggets vs Grizzlies||DEN 103.5, MEM 100.0||DEN 108.3, MEM 105.2||MEM 89, DEN 87 Major Upset|
|Bulls vs Pelicans||NO 119.5, CHI 108.5||NO 121.5, CHI 105.8||NO 107, CHI 98 Easy Expected win|
|Mavericks vs Jazz||UTA 111.5, DAL 102.0||UTA 112.4, DAL 105.3||UTA 117, DAL 102 Easy Expected win|
|Raptors vs Kings||TOR 121.0, SAC 112.0||TOR 119.3, SAC 108.0||TOR 114, SAC 105 Easy Expected win|
|Timberwolves vs Lakers||LAL 122.2, MIN 116.8||LAL 116.2, MIN 113.5||LAL 114, MIN 110 Expected Win|