Christmas Day is a big deal in the NBA with some of the top teams in the league taking center stage in a five-game slate of showdowns. Ahead of this full day of betting action is the latest NBA power rankings for all 30 teams with a special lean towards betting the games at Intertops online sportsbook.

Home Teams Overall: 302-194 SU, 264-228-4 ATS
Favorites Overall: 319-177 SU, 240-252-4 ATS
Home Favorites Overall: 223-98 SU, 165-153-3 ATS
Total Line: 248 OVER, 246 UNDER

These NBA Power Ranking are formulated on a weekly basis with a special blend a team’s straight-up performance with added weight of how it has been performing on the betting board against the spread. Also in the mix are recent runs on the closing total line as well as Intertops’ NBA futures odds to win the 2019 World Championship.


1. Golden State Warriors

Odds: -189 
Record: 23-11 SU, 14-20 ATS
Previous Rank: 2

The Warriors are back on top this week with four SU wins against just one loss, but they have failed to cover in six of their last seven outings.


2. Toronto Raptors

Odds: +750 
Record: 25-10 SU, 15-19-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 1

Toronto continues to set the pace in the Eastern Conference standings, but it has given up some ground lately at 2-3 SU and 1-4 ATS over its last five games.


3. Milwaukee Bucks

Odds: +2000 
Record: 22-10 SU, 16-14-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 3

The Bucks lost some major style points with Saturday’s road loss to Miami, but they hold onto to their spot with last Friday night’s 120-107 win against Boston as slight 1.5-point road favorites.


4. Denver Nuggets

Odds: +4000 
Record: 21-10 SU, 19-12 ATS
Previous Rank: 4

Denver held ground this week at 4-1 both SU and ATS over its last five games, but heads into this week fresh off a 132-111 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers as a two-point road underdog.


5. Philadelphia 76ers

Odds: +1400 
Record: 20-11 SU, 14-17 ATS
Previous Rank: 7

The 76ers made up some ground in the East with Saturday’s big win at home against Toronto after losing their first two games to the Raptors this season on the road.


6. Indiana Pacers

Odds: +7500 
Record: 22-12 SU, 18-15-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 6

Indiana closed out the week with back-to-back victories against Brooklyn on the road and Washington at home to move to 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games.


7. Oklahoma City Thunder

Odds: +2500 
Record: 21-11SU, 18-14 ATS
Previous Rank: 8

The Thunder’s recent four-game SU winning streak came to an end with Sunday’s home loss to Minnesota. This dropped them to 3-4 ATS in their last seven games.


8. Boston Celtics

Odds: +850 
Record: 19-13 SU, 16-16 ATS
Previous Rank: 5

Boston lost the momentum it had from an eight-game winning streak with a trio of losses both SU and ATS. It did manage to beat Charlotte on Sunday 119-103 as a 7.5-point home favorite.


9. Los Angeles Clippers

Odds: +8000 
Record: 19-14 SU, 19-14 ATS
Previous Rank: 10

The Clippers become the top team in Los Angeles this week on the strength of four covers in their last five games. The total has gone OVER in their last four contests.


10. Los Angeles Lakers

Odds: +1800 
Record: 19-14 SU, 14-19 ATS
Previous Rank: 9

The Lakers slide backwards a few slots for their 2-4 SU record over their last six games. They have lost three of their last of their last four games as favorites.


11. Portland Trail Blazers

Odds: +7500 
Record: 19-14 SU, 16-17 ATS
Previous Rank: 11

Portland has won four of its last five games SU, but it failed to cover as home favorites in its last two home games. This includes an SU loss to Utah.


12. Sacramento Kings

Odds: +25000 
Record: 18-15 SU, 21-11-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 15

The Kings should probably be higher on this list 6-2 ATS over their last eight games. They covered in four of their last six games closing as underdogs.


13. New Orleans Pelicans

Odds: +6000 
Record: 15-19 SU, 15-19 ATS
Previous Rank: 12

The Pelicans slid down the list this week with an SU four-game losing streak that started with a loss to Miami as home as 5.5-point favorites. They are 1-3 ATS in the four losses.


14. Dallas Mavericks

Odds: +12500 
Record: 15-17 SU, 19-13 ATS
Previous Rank: 14

This is another team in the midst of an extended SU losing streak at six games, but Dallas did cover in recent losses against Golden State and Portland on the road.


15. Houston Rockets

Odds: +1200 
Record: 17-15 SU, 14-17-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 16

The Rockets lost Chris Paul for two weeks with an injured hamstring, but they won Saturday’s Southwest showdown against San Antonio 108-101 as 4.5-point home favorites.


Check out the previous rankings:

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2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: Week 1

2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: Week 2

2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: Week 3

2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: Week 4

2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: Week 5

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2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: Week 7

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16. Memphis Grizzlies

Odds: +10000 
Record: 17-16 SU, 17-16 ATS
Previous Rank: 17

The Grizzlies probably should be lower on the list in light of their 1-5 record SU and ATS over their last six games, but Sunday’s road win against the Lakers SU and ATS helped the cause.


17. Detroit Pistons

Odds: +10000 
Record: 15-16 SU, 15-15-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 13

With nine SU losses in their last 11 games, the Pistons are headed in the wrong direction. They are 3-7-1 ATS during the same span.


18. San Antonio Spurs

Odds: +6600 
Record: 18-16 SU, 18-16 ATS
Previous Rank: 18

The recent loss to Houston did not help the cause, but the Spurs did win their previous three games both SU and ATS closing as slight home favorites.


19. Miami Heat

Odds: +12500 
Record: 16-16 SU, 18-14 ATS
Previous Rank: 23

Miami makes of move up the board as the top team in the Southeast Division with a five-game winning streak both SU. It closed as an underdog in all five victories.


20. Utah Jazz

Odds: +5000 
Record: 16-18 SU, 16-17-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 19

The Jazz beat Golden State at home last Wednesday and Portland on the road on Friday as two-point underdogs in each game. They lost to Oklahoma City at home on Saturday as two-point favorites.


21. Brooklyn Nets

Odds: +50000 
Record: 16-19 SU, 18-17 ATS
Previous Rank: 21

The Nets continue to show some signs of life with eight SU wins in their last nine games, but they failed to cover in their last two games.


22. Minnesota Timberwolves 

Odds: +12500 
Record: 15-18 SU, 17-16 ATS
Previous Rank: 20

A big win against OKC on the road this Sunday as a 6.5-point underdog helped to counter just one SU win in Minnesota’s previous seven games.


23. Charlotte Hornets

Odds: +10000 
Record: 16-16 SU, 17-15 ATS
Previous Rank: 24

Charlotte continues to be a mixed bag on the court at 5-3 SU in their last eight games, but it has failed to cover in five of its last six games.


24. Orlando Magic

Odds: +20000 
Record: 14-18 SU, 17-15 ATS
Previous Rank: 22

The Magic slide from the top of the Southeast cluster in the rankings with three losses in a row both SU and ATS. This includes a bad road loss to Chicago as three-point favorites.


25. Washington Wizards

Odds: +10000 
Record: 13-21 SU, 12-22 ATS
Previous Rank: 25

The Wizards could not cover against Phoenix at home in just their second SU win over their last nine games. They are 1-8 ATS during this same span.


26. Atlanta Hawks

Odds: +100000 
Record: 9-23 SU, 14-18 ATS
Previous Rank: 27

The Hawks remain at the bottom of the Southeast block due to their overall SU record, but they do get an honorable mention for their three-game winning streak SU and ATS.


27. Phoenix Suns

Odds: +75000 
Record: 8-26 SU, 15-19 ATS
Previous Rank: 28

The Suns gain a bit of ground this week with six covers in a row while going 4-2 SU. This run was highlighted by last Wednesday’s SU road win against Boston.


28. New York Knicks

Odds: +50000 
Record: 9-25 SU, 15-17-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 26

The Knicks current SU losing streak reached four games with Friday’s 114-107 loss to Atlanta as two-point home favorites. They have failed to cover in their last three outings.


29. Chicago Bulls

Odds: +100000 
Record: 9-25 SU, 16-18 ATS
Previous Rank: 30

Chicago beat Cleveland 112-92 on Sunday as a slight one-point road underdog. This followed a that SU with at home against Orlando.


30. Cleveland Cavaliers

Odds: +100000 
Record: 8-26 SU, 16-18 ATS
Previous Rank: 29

Cleveland slipped to the bottom of the list with that loss to the Bulls, but it did cover in recent road losses to Indiana and Charlotte as a double-digit underdog.


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