NBA Betting preview – April 18

Houston and Dallas clash in a Battle of Texas on the Wednesday NBA slate.

Texas rivals the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks square off Wednesday night with both sides looking to snap short losing streaks.

Houston has lost their last four games both SU and ATS. On Monday night the Rockets fell to the Nuggets 105-102 as a 4.5-point favorite. Goran Dragic and Chandler Parson each scored 21 points for Houston, while Luis Scola added 14 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists.

The Mavericks have lost their last two games after a triple overtime 123-121 loss to Utah on Monday as a 4-point underdog. HOW AND WHERE TO BUY SERTRALINE generic zoloft TABLETS OR CAPSULES 25. Dirk Nowitzki poured in a game-high 40 points for Dallas and Jason Terry had 27 points in the never-ending game.

This Battle of Texas has been pretty one-sided for a few seasons. Dallas has won six in a row against the Rockets with a 5-1 record ATS. The Mavs are also 8-2 SU and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against the Rockets. At home Dallas has won three straight against Houston with a 5-1 record SU and a 4-2 ATS record in their last six.

Los Angeles Clippers at Denver Nuggets.

The Clippers clinched their first playoff spot in six years on Monday  night after upsetting Oklahoma City in a 92-77 rout as a 3.5-point underdog. Nick Young led the Clippers with 19 points off the bench, while Blake Griffin had 17 points, 11 rebounds and six assists.

The Nuggets have won four of their last five games following a 105-102 win over Houston on Monday as a 4.5-point underdog. Arron Afflalo poured in 26 points on 10-of-16 shooting for Denver and Ty Lawson had 25 points in the win.

The Nuggets have won their last five games at home, but they’re only 3-2 ATS. In their last five roa games the Clippers are 4-1 both SU and ATS. Los Angeles is also 4-1 SU in their last five versus Denver and in their last 10 against the Nuggets they’re 7-3 ATS. However, in Denver the Nuggets rule this matchup with a 9-1 record SU and a 5-5 ATS mark in their last 10.

Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns

The Suns need every win they can get right now fighting for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. On Monday the Suns got past the Trail Blazers 125-107 as an 11.5-point favorite. buy nolvadex Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 20 points and 10 rebounds and Channing Frye chipped in 19 points.

The Thunder were crushed by the Clippers 92-77 as a 3.5-point favorite on Monday night. Kevin Durant delivered his usual 24 points, but Russell Westbrook had an off-night with only nine points on 4-of-16 shooting.

The Suns enter the matchup on a solid run at home with an 8-2 record SU and ATS in their last 10 games in Phoenix. However, the Thunder have won five straight against the Suns with a 3-2 record ATS. Oklahoma City has also won their last three games at Phoenix both SU and ATS.