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Best Wednesday Night NBA Basketball Gambling Games

March 31, 2017 NBA Basketball

Atlanta Hawks versus Philadelphia 76ers basketball gambling preview

Time: 7:10 PM

Venue: Wells Fargo Center

NBA online betting odds:
Hawks -1 (-110) 208½ (-110) -117 
76ers +1 (-110) 208½ (-110) -103

Previous game: The Hawks finally had a win, 95-91 against the Suns on Tuesday while the Sixers beat Brooklyn 106-101. 

Key players: Atlanta guard Dennis Schroder has scored20 or more points in five of the last eight games, including the last three in a row. Philly guard T. J. McConnell has led the team in assists in the last three straight games.

Form: The Hawks snapped a seven-game skid with their Tuesday win. The 76ers have won 12 of their last 17 home games. 

Head-to-head: The Hawks have dominated the Sixers lately, winning the last five meetings as well as six of their last seven encounters in Philly. 

News: Atlanta expects to get back guard Kent Bazemore – who has been sidelined for five games with a bruised right knee – tonight. Conversely, Paul Millsap will not be back before Saturday. 

Next: The Hawks visit Chicago on Saturday, while the Sixers visit the recently-demoted Cavs on Friday.

Oklahoma City Thunder versus Orlando Magic basketball gambling preview

Time: 7:10 PM

Venue: Amway Center

NBA online betting odds:
Thunder -6 (-110) 217 (-110) -240 
Magic +6 (-110) 217 (-110) +200

Previous game: The Thunder held Dallas off 92-91 on Monday and the Magic lost 112-131 to Toronto. 

Key players: Russell Westbrook posted a third consecutive triple-double against the Mavs with 37 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists. Magic guard Elfrid Payton scored 22 against the Raptors to break the 20-point mark for the first time since March 8th. 

Form: OKC has won seven of its last nine games but has suffered on the road, losing eight of its last 11 away games. Orlando has lost 15 of its last 22 games. 

Head-to-head: Home advantage has meant little for the Magic in their recent matchups with the Thunder; Oklahoma has claimed victory in four of their last five visits to Amway Center.

News: Orlando is officially out of the playoffs for the fifth year in a row, and the team was ranked the third “most hopeless team” by Sports Illustrated.

Next: The Thunder will host the Spurs on Friday and the Magic will visit the red-hot Celtics. 

Charlotte Hornets versus Toronto Raptors basketball gambling preview

Time: 7:40 PM
Venue: Air Canada Centre

NBA online betting odds:
Hornets +6½ (-110) 203½ (-110) +230 
Raptors -6½ (-110) 203½ (-110) -270

Previous game: The Hornets fell 108-118 to the Bucks on Tuesday while the Raps continued rolling on Monday with a 131-112 win over the Magic.

Key players: Charlotte guard Kemba Walker has had four straight 20+ point performances, including 31 points against the Suns on Sunday. Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan is averaging 34 points per game through the last four contests.

Form: The Hornets have won four of their last six games but dropped two of the last three. The Raptors is currently riding a six-game winning streak.

Head-to-head: Toronto has made good on their turf, going 4-1 in their last five games hosting Charlotte.

News: The Hornet’s loss to the Bucks did Charlotte’s postseason hopes no favor, and a visit to streaking Raptors could set them farther back.

Next: Charlotte hosts the lukewarm Nuggets, and Toronto receives the struggling Pacers.

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