As the final full month of NBA regular season wears on, the playoff picture in both the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference is coming into sharper focus. Hot teams both on the court straight-up and at the betting window against the spread are looking to turn that momentum into a long postseason run come April.

Home Teams Overall: 594-406 SU, 513—476-11 ATS
Favorites Overall: 667-333 SU, 490-499-11 ATS
Home Favorites Overall: 458-197 SU, 331-317-7 ATS
Total Line: 498 OVER, 494 UNDER

This NBA power ranking is a unique combination of recent results both SU and ATS as well as any current runs on the total line. Also included in the mix are the recently updated NBA futures odds to win this year’s league title at Intertops online sportsbook.


1. Milwaukee Bucks

Odds: +800
Record: 50-17 SU, 39-25-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 1

The Bucks hold onto the top spot this week by default despite losing three of their last five games SU. One of those losses was to Phoenix on the road as 13.5-point favorites.


2. Toronto Raptors

Odds: +800
Record: 48-19 SU, 28-38-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 3

Toronto picked up some ground on Milwaukee for the top spot in the Eastern Conference with Sunday’s 125-104 road win against Miami as a two-point underdog.


3. Golden State Warriors

Odds: -250
Record: 45-21 SU, 26-39-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 2

Golden State could have dropped deeper down the list with Sunday’s unexplainable 115-111 loss to Phoenix as 17-point favorites. The Warriors have just two SU wins in their last six outings.


4. Houston Rockets

Odds: +1000
Record: 41-25 SU, 30-34-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 8

Do not look now, but the Rockets are picking up a head of steam in March with an SU eight-game winning streak dating back to Feb. 23. They are 4-3-1 ATS in the same span.


5. Denver Nuggets

Odds: +2500
Record: 43-22 SU, 35-30 ATS
Previous Rank: 4

The Nuggets have just one SU win in their last five games with a 2-3 record ATS after losing to Golden State on Friday night as seven-point road underdogs.


6. Boston Celtics

Odds: +1600
Record: 41-26 SU, 33-32-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 10

Boston is making a move towards a higher seen in the East with an SU three-game winning streak while going 2-0-1 ATS. This run started with a big road win against Golden State.


7. Philadelphia 76ers

Odds: +1400
Record: 42-25 SU, 32-35 ATS
Previous Rank: 5

Joel Embiid returned to the lineup to help lead the 76ers to a huge 106-89 victory at home on Sunday against Indiana as six-point favorites. 


8. Indiana Pacers

Odds: +15000
Record: 42-25 SU, 33-33-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 6

Sunday’s loss was the fifth in the Pacers’ last seven games both SU and ATS. The two wins came at home against sub-.500 teams.


9. Oklahoma City Thunder

Odds: +2500
Record: 40-26 SU 34-32 ATS
Previous Rank: 9

The Thunder have lost two out of their last three games both SU and ATS following Friday’s 118-110 road loss to the LA Clippers as two-point underdogs.


10. Portland Trail Blazers

Odds: +10000
Record: 40-26 SU, 37-29 ATS
Previous Rank: 7

Portland lost to the rival Thunder 129-121 last Thursday as a 3.5-point home favorite. It has now failed to cover in its last three games with the total going OVER in its last five contests.


11. Los Angeles Clippers

Odds: +15000
Record: 38-29 SU, 39-28 ATS
Previous Rank: 12

The Clippers extended their current winning streak to four games with that win against the Thunder and they have covered the spread in their last six games.


12. San Antonio Spurs

Odds: +6600
Record: 38-29 SU, 36-31 ATS
Previous Rank: 13

The Spurs have helped their playoff position in the West with an SU five-game winning streak while going 4-1 ATS. They beat the Bucks at home on Sunday as two-point underdogs.


13. Utah Jazz

Odds: +6600
Record: 37-28 SU, 33-30-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 11

The Jazz were on the wrong side of Friday’s 114-104 road loss to Memphis as 4.5-point favorites. They have lost two of their last three games SU while going 2-4 ATS in their last six outings.


14. Brooklyn Nets

Odds: +20000
Record: 35-33 SU, 36-32 ATS
Previous Rank: 15

The Nets have won their last three games SU to help their cause in the East standings, but they have failed to cover in four of their last six outings.


15. Detroit Pistons

Odds: +12500
Record: 34-31 SU, 33-30-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 16

The Pistons’ current winning streak reached five games both SU and ATS with Sunday’s 23-point win at home against Chicago to sweep that home-and-home series.


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16. Sacramento Kings

Odds: +25000
Record: 33-32 SU, 38-25-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 14

The Kings are four games out the eighth and final playoff in the West with just two SU wins in their last six games. They have gone 2-3-1 ATS during this same span with the total staying UNDER in their last four games.


17. Minnesota Timberwolves

Odds: +25000
Record: 32-35 SU, 34-33 ATS
Previous Rank: 20

Minnesota moved to 3-1 SU in its last four games by beating New York 103-92 on Sunday as a 6.5-point home favorite. This followed a three-game skid both SU and ATS.


18. Orlando Magic

Odds: +20000
Record: 31-37 SU, 35-32-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 17

Orlando remains in the thick of the Southeastern Division title race with Miami and Charlotte, but it has dropped three of its last four games SU with a 0-4 mark ATS.


19. New Orleans Pelicans

Odds: +100000
Record: 30-39 SU, 34-34-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 19

The Pelicans followed up an SU three-game winning streak with losses in their last three games. They are also 0-3 ATS after covering in their previous six outings.


20. Miami Heat

Odds: +15000
Record: 31-35 SU, 35-31 ATS
Previous Rank: 22

Miami’s recent SU four-game winning streak (3-1 ATS) came to an abrupt end with Sunday’s loss to Toronto. The Heat are 5-2 ATS over their last seven contests.


21. Los Angeles Lakers

Odds: +10000
Record: 30-36 SU, 26-39-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 18

The Lakers’ slide down the list continues in the midst of an SU five-game losing streak. They have failed to cover the closing number in their last eight games.


22. Charlotte Hornets

Odds: +15000
Record: 30-36 SU, 29-35-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 21

The Hornets are 1-3 SU in their last four games while failing to cover in all four contests. They are now a costly 1-6-1 ATS over their last eight games.


23. Washington Wizards

Odds: +25000
Record: 27-39 SU, 31-35 ATS
Previous Rank: 24

Washington has lost seven of its last 10 games SU, but it has been able to cover the spread in its last four games after losing to Minnesota 135-130 on Saturday as a seven-point road underdog.


24. Dallas Mavericks

Odds: +100000
Record: 27-39 SU, 37-28-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 23

With Sunday’s loss to Houston, the Mavericks have lost their last five games SU. They did manage to cover as 8.5-point home underdogs in the tight one-point loss.


25. Memphis Grizzlies

Odds: +100000
Record: 28-40 SU, 32-35-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 25

Memphis has strung together a modest three-game winning streak that includes victories against Portland and Utah as a home underdog. The Grizzlies are 6-1 ATS in their last seven games.


26. Atlanta Hawks

Odds: +300000
Record: 23-45 SU, 33-35 ATS
Previous Rank: 26

The Hawks knocked off New Orleans on Sunday 128-116 as slight one-point home favorites to improve to 4-1 ATS over their last five games.


27. Chicago Bulls

Odds: +400000
Record: 19-49 SU, 30-37-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 27

Those back-to-back losses to Detroit dropped the Bulls to 1-4 both SU and ATS over their last five games. The lone win was at home against Philadelphia last Wednesday night.


28. Phoenix Suns

Odds: N/A
Record: 16-52 SU, 31-37 ATS
Previous Rank: 29

The Suns have won four of their last five games SU while going 5-0 ATS. This run includes those stunners against Portland and Golden State on the road.


29. Cleveland Cavaliers

Odds: N/A
Record: 16-50 SU, 30-35-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 28

The Cavaliers are back to their losing ways with recent road losses to Brooklyn and Miami. They came up short as nine-point underdogs in Friday’s 16-point loss to the Heat.


30. New York Knicks

Odds: N/A
Record: 13-54 SU 27-37-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 30

The Knicks own the worst record in the NBA by three games in the midst of an SU six-game losing streak while going 1-5 ATS. The total stayed UNDER in their last four contests.


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