NBA Wednesday Results: High Scoring Action Across the NBA

Overs Bettors Enjoy Big Night

Lakers Secure Big Win in Playoff Race

The LA Lakers recorded one of their biggest wins of the season as they edged out the Phoenix Suns 122-111 on their home floor. Let’s dive into the NBA Wednesday Results and take a look at everything that happened around the league.

The Lakers managed to step it up when it mattered most down the stretch as they managed to pull away late and secure a win that moves 0.5 games in the race to secure a play-in spot in the West.

LA closed as 1.5-point favorites in this one as the Suns struggled to enforce their identity in a game where they were missing the services of Deandre Ayton and Kevin Durant. The Suns are now just 0.5 games up on the LA Clippers in the #4 seed as they try to avoid slipping down into the play-in picture.

This game comfortably cleared the 228.0 point closing total and was one of seven games to go Over the full game number. Overs bettors went 7-3 (70%) on a busy night of high-scoring basketball, with two of the games that stayed Under needing a huge helping hand in the fourth quarter.

One of those games came in Chicago as the Bulls were downed 116-91 by the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Sixers closed as 1.5-point favorites on a night where they were without James Harden. MVP frontrunner Joel Embiid put up 12 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in 16 minutes as he failed to return after halftime with a calf injury.

Philadelphia had opened up a 28 point lead at the half and the total looked to certainly be heading Over the closing number of 220.0 points until an 83-point second half meant this one just stayed Under the number. The two teams combined for just 35 points in the fourth quarter.

Warriors Win Again on the Road, Heat Topple Knicks

The Golden State Warriors made it back-to-back road wins as they held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-125.

This game had some late point spread drama as a Reggie Bullock 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left on the clock meant the Mavs covered the +3.5-point closing spread, but it wasn’t enough for them to cover the opening number of +1.5-points.

These two teams are two of the worst ATS teams in the league this season, but with the Warriors failing to cover the closing number means they are now 9-18 (24.3%) ATS on the road this season.

The Miami Heat picked up an important win as they try to move themselves out of the play-in picture in the East with a 127-120 win at home to the New York Knicks.

The Heat closed as 2.0-point favorites and covered back-to-back NBA spreads for the first time this season.

The Knicks are now just 2.0 games ahead of Miami in the Eastern conference standings.

The Minnesota Timberwolves welcomed back Karl-Anthony Towns from a lengthy layoff as they managed to steal a 125-124 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Towns proved to be the hero on the night as he converted on both free throws with 3.1 seconds remaining to give Minnesota the lead for good. He finished the night with 22 points in 26 minutes.

The Hawks did managed to cover the 3.5-point spread though as Minnesota drops to 7-16 (30.4%) ATS as a home favorite on the season.

Best of the Rest

The Denver Nuggets ran out 118-104 road winners over the Washington Wizards as they ended their East coast road trip on a high.

The Wizards were without Bradley Beal or Kyle Kuzma as they played their second game of a back-to-back. The Nuggets did manage to cover the -9.0 point spread despite a late surge from Washington that helped them keep the scoreline close.

The Indiana Pacers pulled off the biggest upset of the night as they earned a 118-114 road win over the Toronto Raptors as +8.5 point underdogs.

The Pacers, who closed +310 on the Moneyline, were again without Tyrese Haliburton, but that was somewhat offset by the fact the Toronto Raptors were missing Scottie Barnes and Gary Trent Jr. The Pacers are now 3-0 straight up and ATS against the Raptors in their three meetings this season.

The Memphis Grizzlies welcomed back Ja Morant as they recorded a 130-125 home win over the Houston Rockets.

Morant came off the bench in his return as he finished with 17 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists in 24 minutes of action. This total got steamed up 6.5 points from its opening number, and the game still comfortably flew Over the closing number of 233.5 points.

The Portland Trail Blazers dealt a real blow to the Utah Jazz’s play-in hopes as they emerged with a 127-115 win in Salt Lake City.

The Blazers were again missing key pieces from their lineup but still managed to stun the Jazz on the back of Damian Lillard’s 30 point, 12 assist night. The Blazers closed as 6.5-point underdogs in this one and relegated the Jazz to a 9-14-1 (39.1%) ATS record as home favorites this season.

The Milwaukee Bucks covered the largest spread of the season as they beat the San Antonio Spurs 130-94 as 19.5-point favorites.

The Bucks are now 21-14-2 (60%) ATS at home this season, while the Spurs drop to 11-24 (31.4%) ATS on the road.

That’s all for our NBA Wednesday Results recap. Be sure to check back for all the NBA latest scores and analysis.
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