The final two weeks of the NBA regular season will firm up the complete postseason picture in the Eastern and Western Conference playoffs. Everyone is chasing the Golden State Warriors as reigning champions with a few teams closing that gap a bit tighter than most sports bettors expected.

Home Teams Overall: 686-465 SU, 580-555-16 ATS
Favorites Overall: 772-379 SU, 566-569-16
Home Favorites Overall: 530-223 SU, 376-365-12
Total Line: 568 OVER, 573 UNDER

The following NBA power rankings are a combination of each team’s straight-up record on the court, its recent record against the spread, current runs on the total line and the NBA futures odds at Intertops online sportsbook to win this year’s Championship.


1. Milwaukee Bucks

Odds: +800 
Record: 57-20 SU, 45-28-4 ATS
Previous Rank: 1

The Bucks lose some style points for Sunday’s 136-135 road loss to Atlanta as two-point favorites, but this followed a SU 4-0 run while going 3-0-1 ATS.


2. Toronto Raptors

Odds: +900 
Record: 54-23 SU, 33-43-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 2

Toronto has won its last three games SU with Saturday’s 23-point road victory against Chicago as a 10.5-point favorite, but its record ATS over its last five games is 2-3.


3. Golden State Warriors

Odds: -250 
Record: 52-24 SU, 32-43-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 3

The Warriors beat up on Charlotte in a 47-point win on Sunday as 11-point home favorites. With the cover, they are still just 2-3 ATS in their last five games.


4. Denver Nuggets

Odds: +1600 
Record: 51-25 SU, 39-37 ATS
Previous Rank: 4

Denver is one game off the pace in the Western Conference standings heading into Tuesday’s showdown in Golden State. The Nuggets are 1-4 ATS in their last five games.


5. Houston Rockets

Odds: +1200 
Record: 49-28 SU, 36-38-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 6

The Rockets have won four of their last five games SU with a 3-1-1 record ATS. They opened up a home-and-home series against Sacramento with an 11-point win as 10-point home favorites.


6. Philadelphia 76ers

Odds: +1200 
Record: 49-27 SU, 36-40 ATS
Previous Rank: 5

Philly is closing in on the No. 3 seed in the East at 49-27 which is 4.5 games ahead of Indiana and Boston in the standings. The 76ers have won their last two games both SU and ATS.


7. Portland Trail Blazers

Odds: +5000 
Record: 48-28 SU, 42-33-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 7

Portland’s recent SU six-game winning streak came to an end on Saturday in a 99-90 road loss to Detroit as a 5.5-point underdog. It is 3-3-1 ATS in its last six games.


8. Utah Jazz

Odds: +6600 
Record: 46-30 SU, 40-34-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 8

The Jazz has won their last four games SU with an even 2-2 record ATS. They failed to cover as 13-point home favorites in last Friday’s four-point win against Washington.


9. Los Angeles Clippers

Odds: +8000 
Record: 47-31 SU, 45-32-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 10

The Clippers have just one SU loss in their last nine games and they are 4-0-1 ATS in their last five outings. The total went OVER in four of those five games.


10. Indiana Pacers

Odds: +10000 
Record: 45-32 SU, 37-39-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 9

The Pacers slid to 1-7 SU with a 3-5 record ATS over their last eight games with Saturday’s 121-116 loss to Orlando as slight 1.5-point home favorites.


11. San Antonio Spurs

Odds: +6600 
Record: 44-33 SU, 41-35-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 11

The Spurs have not helped their cause for a higher playoff seed in the West with four SU losses in their last six games. They have failed to cover in their last three games.


12. Oklahoma City Thunder

Odds: +4000 
Record: 44-33 SU 38-39 ATS
Previous Rank: 12

The Thunder slid down the West standings with a 1-3 mark SU and ATS in their last four games. They lost to Dallas by three points on Sunday closing as 12.5-point home favorites.


13. Boston Celtics

Odds: +1800 
Record: 45-32 SU, 35-40-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 13

At 2-5 SU with a 2-8 record ATS in their last 10 games, the Celtics are another playoff team have issues down the stretch.


14. Detroit Pistons

Odds: +10000 
Record: 39-37 SU, 40-33-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 15

Detroit’s back-to-back victories SU and ATS against Orlando and Portland at home moved the Pistons a bit closer to the No. 6 seed in the East.


15. Brooklyn Nets

Odds: +15000 
Record: 39-38 SU, 42-35 ATS
Previous Rank: 14

The Nets are a half-game in back of Detroit in the East, but 3-5 SU in their last eight games. They did knock off Boston 110-96 on Saturday as four-point home favorites.


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16. Miami Heat

Odds: +15000 
Record: 38-38 SU, 41-34-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 16

The Heat are currently holding the last playoff spot in the East on the strength of back-to-back SU victories against Dallas at home and New York on the road.


17. Orlando Magic

Odds: +12500 
Record: 38-39 SU, 41-35-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 17

Orlando has kept its playoff hopes alive with a SU 7-1 run in its last eight games. The Magic are 6-2 ATS during this same span with Saturday’s upset against the Pacers.


18. Sacramento Kings

Odds: N/A 
Record: 38-39 SU, 44-31-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 18

The Kings have officially been eliminated from the postseason contention in the West, but they did manage to beat San Antonio 113-106 on Sunday closing as heavy 10.5-point road underdogs.


19. Charlotte Hornets

Odds: +50000 
Record: 35-41 SU, 34-40-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 19

The Hornets still have an outside chance of catching Miami for that final playoffs spot. However, back-to-back losses to the LA Lakers and Golden State (SU and ATS) did not help their cause.


20. Los Angeles Lakers

Odds: N/A 
Record: 35-42 SU, 32-44-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 21

The Lakers continue to play for pride as the 10th-best team in the West. They won their last two games SU with a five-game winning streak ATS.


21. Minnesota Timberwolves

Odds: N/A 
Record: 34-42 SU, 36-40 ATS
Previous Rank: 20

The Timberwolves are 2-7 both SU and ATS over their last nine games with the total staying UNDER in seven of their last 10 games.


22. New Orleans Pelicans

Odds: N/A 
Record: 32-46 SU, 36-41-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 22

New Orleans is riding out the string with just two SU victories in its last 12 games. It has also failed to cover the closing number in 10 of those 12 contests.


23. Memphis Grizzlies

Odds: N/A 
Record: 31-46 SU, 36-40-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 25

Memphis lost to the Clippers 113-96 on Sunday as a 10-point road underdog. This was just the second time the total stayed UNDER in the Grizzlies’ last nine outings.


24. Washington Wizards

Odds: N/A 
Record: 30-44 SU, 35-39 ATS
Previous Rank: 23

The Wizards stunned Denver 95-90 on Sunday as 10.5-point road underdogs on Sunday to cover for the third-straight game.


25. Dallas Mavericks

Odds: N/A 
Record: 30-46 SU, 41-33-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 24

Dallas posted its just its third SU win over its last 15 games with Sunday’s SU upset over Oklahoma City. It is 2-1-1 ATS over its last four games.


26. Atlanta Hawks

Odds: N/A 
Record: 28-49 SU, 39-38 ATS
Previous Rank: 26

The Hawks’ stunning upset against Milwaukee on Sunday was their fourth victory in their last five games both SU and ATS.


27. Chicago Bulls

Odds: N/A 
Record: 21-56 SU, 34-42-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 27

Chicago’s current SU slide reached four games with Saturday’s 23-point loss to Toronto as a 10.5-point home underdog. The Bulls are 1-3 ATS in their last four games.


28. Cleveland Cavaliers

Odds: N/A 
Record: 19-58 SU, 37-39-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 28

The Cavaliers have lost five games SU, but they were able to cover as 12-point road underdogs against San Antonio last Thursday. They failed to cover with nine points in Saturday’s loss to the Clippers.


29. Phoenix Suns

Odds: N/A 
Record: 17-60 SU, 34-43 ATS
Previous Rank: 29

With six SU losses in their last six games, while failing to cover in five of those game, the Suns are the undisputed bottom dweller in the West.


30. New York Knicks

Odds: N/A 
Record: 14-62 SU 29-44-3 ATS
Previous Rank: 30

With a firm grip on the last place in the East, the Knicks extended their current losing streak both SU and ATS to six games with Saturday’s loss to Miami.


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