Cavaliers +3.5 v. Nuggets
The Nuggets played last night against Brooklyn and won’t have their legs for this game. Andrew Bynum is coming off his best game as a Cavalier and should be a factor against Denver tonight. Dion Waiters and Jarrett Jack should be able to find some room to operate against the poor Nuggets defense. Mike Brown is always a concern when betting on the Cavaliers, but I don’t know if it matters tonight. Look for Kyrie Irving to have a huge game at home and for the Cavs to pull out a tight one.
Thunder +2.5 @ Blazers
The Blazers are officially contenders. Monday night they beat the Indiana Pacers, who albeit were coming off a back to back, in Portland and are now 15-3. The Blazers have one of the best home court advantages in the NBA and are playing championship level basketball. But are the Blazers really going to beat the Thunder and Pacers in back to back games? I think not. The Thunder are red hot, having won their last 8 games, and have a 13-3 record on the ye...