The Milwaukee Bucks continue to lead the way in the Eastern Conference standings this season with the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors listed as odds-on favorites to win another world title. All the other top contenders in either conference are looking to cash in big for bettors at longer odds.

Home Teams Overall: 630-419 SU, 538-499-12 ATS
Favorites Overall: 706-343 SU, 518-519-12 ATS
Home Favorites Overall: 490-203 SU, 352-333-8 ATS
Total Line: 517 OVER, 524 UNDER

A team’s straight-up recent performance on the court is paired with its corresponding record against the spread as the major criteria for these NBA power rankings. Also included are current runs on the total line along with the recently updated NBA futures odds to win this year’s league title at Intertops online sportsbook.


1. Milwaukee Bucks

Odds: +900 
Record: 52-18 SU, 41-26-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 1

The Bucks’ gap with Golden State is pretty thin right now with a road loss to San Antonio and a loss at home to Philadelphia both SU and ATS over their last four games.


2. Golden State Warriors

Odds: -225
Record: 47-21 SU, 28-39-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 3

Golden State got back on track this week with back-to-back victories against Houston and Oklahoma City as a slight underdog on the road in each contest.


3. Toronto Raptors

Odds: +900
Record: 49-21 SU, 29-40-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 2

The Raptors have not been able to gain any ground against Milwaukee in the East standings with SU losses to Cleveland and Detroit on the road in their last three contests.


4. Denver Nuggets

Odds: +2500
Record: 46-22 SU, 36-32 ATS
Previous Rank: 5

The Nuggets have won their last three games SU with Saturday’s tight 102-100 victory against Indiana, but they have failed to cover in three of their last four games after closing as seven-point home favorites in that game.


5. Philadelphia 76ers

Odds: +1200
Record: 45-25 SU, 33-37 ATS
Previous Rank: 7

Sunday’s big road victory against Milwaukee as 5.5-point underdogs has the Sixers just four games in back of Toronto for second-place in the East.


6. Houston Rockets

Odds: +1100
Record: 44-26 SU, 32-36-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 4

The Rockets are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games, but they have gone 6-5-1 ATS after failing to cover as 12.5-point home favorites against Phoenix last Friday.


7. Indiana Pacers

Odds: +8000
Record: 44-26SU, 35-34-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 8

The Pacers were able to cover the closing spread in Saturday’s loss to Denver, but they are still just 2-3 ATS over their last five games with the total staying UNDER in their last six contests.


8. Boston Celtics

Odds: +1400
Record: 43-27 SU, 33-35-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 6

Boston beat Sacramento and Atlanta at home this past week after losing to the LA Clippers on Monday. It failed to cover in all three games.


9. Portland Trail Blazers

Odds: +8000
Record: 42-27 SU, 39-30 ATS
Previous Rank: 10

Portland is coming off a 1080193 road loss to San Antonio on Saturday as a 2.5-point underdog. The total has stayed UNDER in its last three outings.


10. Oklahoma City Thunder

Odds: +2500
Record: 42-28 SU 36-34 ATS
Previous Rank: 9

Oklahoma City slipped to fifth place in the Western Conference standings with back-to-back losses both SU and ATS to Indiana on the road and to Golden State at home.


11. San Antonio Spurs

Odds: +6600
Record: 41-29 SU, 39-31 ATS
Previous Rank: 12

The Spurs have taken advantage of playing six of their last eight games at home with a SU eight-game winning streak while covering in seven of those victories.


12. Los Angeles Clippers

Odds: +12500
Record: 41-30 SU, 40-31 ATS
Previous Rank: 11

The Clippers have won seven of their last eight games SU to remain tied with Utah for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference standings.


13. Utah Jazz

Odds: +6600
Record: 40-29 SU, 36-31-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 13

The Jazz extended their current winning streak to three games SU and ATS with Saturday’s 114-98 rout over Brooklyn as nine-point home favorites. The total has stayed UNDER in their last four games.


14. Detroit Pistons

Odds: +12500
Record: 36-33 SU, 35-32-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 15

The Pistons’ 110-107 win against Toronto as slight 1.5-point home favorites on Sunday has them a game and a half ahead of Brooklyn for sixth place in the East.


15. Brooklyn Nets

Odds: +12500
Record: 36-36 SU, 38-34 ATS
Previous Rank: 14

The Nets slipped to an even .500 on the year with a trio of road losses to Oklahoma City, Utah and the LA Clippers. They did cover as six-point underdogs in Sunday’s loss to LA.


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16. Sacramento Kings

Odds: +50000
Record: 34-35 SU, 41-26-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 16

The Kings continue to fade from playoff contention in the West with just three SU wins in their last 10 games. However, they did beat Chicago 129-102 on Sunday as 6.5-point home favorites.


17. Minnesota Timberwolves

Odds: +50000
Record: 32-38 SU, 34-36 ATS
Previous Rank: 17

Minnesota’s current losing streak reached three games SU and ATS with Sunday’s 117-102 loss to Houston as a 9.5-point road underdog.


18. Miami Heat

Odds: +20000
Record: 33-36 SU, 37-32 ATS
Previous Rank: 20

The Heat continues to hold onto first place in the Southeast Division standings with wins against Detroit and Charlotte at home in their last three games.


19. Orlando Magic

Odds: +20000
Record: 33-38 SU, 37-33-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 18

Even with a pair of wins at home against Cleveland and Atlanta, the Magic are 3-4 SU with a 2-5 record ATS over their last seven games. The total has stayed UNDER in their last four contests.


20. Los Angeles Lakers

Odds: +25000
Record: 31-39 SU, 27-42-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 21

The Lakers have just one SU win in their last nine games and they have failed to cover in 10 of their last 11 games.


21. Charlotte Hornets

Odds: +15000
Record: 31-38 SU, 30-37-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 22

The Hornets have not done themselves any favors in the Southeast Division title race with two SU wins in their last seven games. They are just 1-6 ATS in that same span.


22. Washington Wizards

Odds: +25000
Record: 30-40 SU, 34-36 ATS
Previous Rank: 23

The Wizards have been able to win three of their last four games SU and with Saturday’s 135-128 victory against Memphis as 1.5-point home favorites, they are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.


23. New Orleans Pelicans

Odds: N/A
Record: 30-42 SU, 34-37-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 19

The Pelicans’ current losing streak reached six games both SU and ATS with Saturday’s 138-136 loss to Phoenix as 4.5-point favorites at home.


24. Dallas Mavericks

Odds: N/A
Record: 28-41 SU, 38-30-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 24

Dallas was able to snap a SU seven-game losing streak with Saturday’s 121-116 win at home against Cleveland, but it failed to cover as a 5.5-point favorite.


25. Memphis Grizzlies

Odds: N/A
Record: 28-42 SU, 32-37-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 25

The Grizzlies head into the new week with back-to-back losses to Atlanta and Washington on the road. There were able to cover in their previous five games.


26. Atlanta Hawks

Odds: N/A
Record: 24-47 SU, 35-36 ATS
Previous Rank: 26

The Hawks are 2-5 SU in their last seven games, but they have been able to cover the closing number in 10 of their last 13 outings.


27. Chicago Bulls

Odds: N/A
Record: 19-52 SU, 31-39-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 27

The Bulls current SU losing streak reached five games with Sunday’s road loss to Sacramento. They are 1-4 ATS in those last five losses.


28. Phoenix Suns

Odds: N/A
Record: 17-54 SU, 33-38 ATS
Previous Rank: 28

With Saturday’s win against New Orleans both SU and ATS, the Suns are 6-4 SU with a profitable 8-2 record ATS over their last 10 games.


29. Cleveland Cavaliers

Odds: N/A
Record: 17-53 SU, 33-36-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 29

The Cavaliers have lost their last three games to fall to 1-5 SU in their last six outings. However, after covering with the 5.5 points against Dallas on Saturday, they are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games.


30. New York Knicks

Odds: N/A
Record: 14-56 SU 29-38-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 30

The Knicks were able to snap a SU eight-game losing streak with Sunday’s 124-123 upset against the LA Lakers as five-point home underdogs.


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