Heading into the final round of NBA games in the month of November, betting home underdogs against the spread has provided the best return on investment with the edge on the total line leaning toward a play on the OVER.

Home Teams Overall: 178-115 SU, 157-135-1 ATS
Favorites Overall: 190-103 SU, 139-153-1 ATS
Home Favorites Overall: 133-58 SU, 97-93-1 ATS
Total Line: 156 Games OVER, 136 Game UNDER

These modified NBA Power Rankings track a team’s performance both on the court and against the spread on the betting board. Extra credit is added for extended winning runs on the closing total line as well as for the ongoing Intertops online sportsbook’s NBA futures odds to win the 2019 World Championship.


1. Toronto Raptors

Odds: +800
Record: 17-4 SU, 10-10-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 2

Toronto closed out the weekend on a winning note with a 125-115 victory against Miami, but it failed to cover as a 12-point home favorite. The Raptors’ SU winning streak stands at five games.


2. Golden State Warriors

Odds: -182
Record: 14-7 SU, 9-12 ATS
Previous Rank: 1

The Warriors’ SU four-game skid came to an end with back-to-back victories against Portland and Sacramento, but they got knocked out of the top spot with a 1-7 record ATS in their last eight games.


3. Milwaukee Bucks

Odds: +2000
Record: 14-5 SU, 11-7-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 4

With an SU record of 10-2, while going 8-3-1 ATS, the Bucks have been a solid money maker at home this season, but they had to slide a bit with a recent home loss to Phoenix.


4. Los Angeles Clippers

Odds: +8000
Record: 13-6 SU, 12-7 ATS
Previous Rank: 8

The Clippers continue to make their way up this list with an SU 7-1 run in their last eight games. They have also gone a profitable 6-2 ATS with the total going OVER in seven of those eight games.


5. Portland Trail Blazers

Odds: +6000
Record: 12-8 SU, 11-9 ATS
Previous Rank: 3

Portland slid in the rankings more so for its 0-4 run ATS and opposed to three SU losses in a row. It has a much more manageable schedule this week.


6. Indiana Pacers

Odds: +7500
Record: 11-8 SU, 8-10-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 7

Back-to-back losses to Charlotte on the road and to San Antonio at home both SU and ATS cost the Pacers some ground in this week’s list.


7. Denver Nuggets

Odds: +3500
Record: 13-7 SU, 11-9 ATS
Previous Rank: 12

Denver is back on the move with a three-game winning streak both SU and ATS after an extended 1-6 slide (SU and ATS) in its previous seven games.


8. Philadelphia 76ers

Odds: +1200
Record: 14-8 SU, 8-14 ATS
Previous Rank: 10

The 76ers should probably be a bit higher on this list, given their SU record, but a recent SU loss to Cleveland at home sticks out like a sore thumb.


9. Oklahoma City Thunder

Odds: +2800
Record: 12-7 SU, 11-8 ATS
Previous Rank: 6

OKC has failed to cover in three of its last four games after posting a profitable 10-2 run in its previous 12 contests.


10. Memphis Grizzlies

Odds: +8000
Record:12-7 SU, 12-7 ATS
Previous Rank: 13

Losses to the Clippers on the road and to New York at home in their last two games does not look good, but the Grizzlies did reel off five wins in their previous five games both SU and ATS.


11. Los Angeles Lakers

Odds: +2000
Record: 11-8 SU, 7-12 ATS
Previous Rank: 15

The Lakers are starting to win more games than they lose on a regular basis. A bad loss to Orlando at home as 7.5-point favorites put the brakes on this climb.


12. Houston Rockets

Odds: +900
Record: 9-9 SU, 7-11 ATS
Previous Rank: 5

The Rockets headed in the wrong direction this week with bad SU road losses to Detroit and Cleveland as favorites. The total has gone OVER in their last four games.


13. Detroit Pistons

Odds: +6600
Record: 10-7 SU, 10-7 ATS
Previous Rank: 18

The Pistons could be for real at 4-1 SU in their last five games and they made a move up this board at 5-0 ATS during that same span.


14. New Orleans Pelicans

Odds: +5000
Record: 10-10 SU, 9-11 ATS
Previous Rank: 14

This past week’s three-game road trip east resulted in an SU three-game losing streak. The total has gone OVER in five of the Pelicans’ last six games overall.


15. Dallas Mavericks

Odds: +25000
Record: 9-9 SU, 12-6 ATS
Previous Rank: 20

Dallas is on the move at 6-1 both SU and ATS including Saturday’s 113-104 upset against Boston as a 2.5-point home underdog. It also beat Golden State at home in this current run.


Check out the previous rankings:

2018-2019 Scores&Stats NBA Betting Power Rankings: What to expect?

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


16. San Antonio Spurs

Odds: +4500
Record: 9-10 SU, 10-9 ATS
Previous Rank: 9

The Spurs are another power team from the West that has been resting on its past laurels in the early part of the season. The only plus is a 4-2 record ATS in their last six games.


17. Boston Celtics

Odds: +750
Record: 10-10 SU, 7-13 ATS
Previous Rank: 11

The Celtics are still spinning their wheels heading into late November with a 1-4 slide both SU and ATS in their last five games. They have lost all four of those games closing as favorites.


18. Sacramento Kings

Odds: +20000
Record: 10-10 SU, 12-7-1 ATS
Previous Rank: 19

The Kings continue to hold their ground wrapping up the first quarter of their season. The total has gone OVER in their last six games.


19. Orlando Magic

Odds: +15000
Record: 10-10 SU, 11-9 ATS
Previous Rank: 21

A big road win against the Lakers was a big plus coming off back-to-back SU losses to Toronto at home and Denver on the road. The Magic have covered in five of their last six games.


20. Minnesota Timberwolves

Odds: +12500
Record: 9-11 SU, 10-10 ATS
Previous Rank: 22

Minnesota won its last two games SU and ATS with victories against Brooklyn on the road and Chicago at home. It also gets credit on the total line with it staying UNDER in its last six games.


21. Utah Jazz

Odds: +4000
Record: 9-11 SU, 9-11 ATS
Previous Rank: 16

The Jazz snapped a three-game losing streak SU and ATS with Sunday’s 133-112 road win against Sacramento as four-point favorites, but a 2-5 record ATS in their last seven cannot be ignored.


22. Charlotte Hornets

Odds: +7500
Record: 9-10 SU, 12-6 ATS
Previous Rank: 17

A 2-4 SU mark is putting some downward pressure on the Hornets along with Sunday’s road loss to Atlanta, but they are 3-1 ATS in their last four games with the total going OVER in four of their last five games.


23. New York Knicks

Odds: +50000
Record: 7-14 SU, 11-8-2 ATS
Previous Rank: 26

The Knicks rose higher in the rankings after winning their last three games SU while covering in five of their last six games.


24. Miami Heat

Odds: +12500
Record: 7-12 SU, 8-11 ATS
Previous Rank: 23

The Heat covered against Toronto on Sunday on the road as 12-point underdogs after beating Chicago SU and ATS as four-point road favorites last Friday.


25. Brooklyn Nets

Odds: +30000
Record: 8-13 SU, 10-11 ATS
Previous Rank: 24

The Nets are losing traction with one SU win in their last five games while going 2-3 ATS. They did cover in a home loss to Philadelphia on Sunday as 4.5-point underdogs.


26. Washington Wizards

Odds: +10000
Record: 7-12 SU, 7-12 ATS
Previous Rank: 25

The total went OVER 237.5 points in the Wizards’ 124-114 home victory against New Orleans on Saturday and it has gone OVER in their last four games.


27. Cleveland Cavaliers

Odds: +50000
Record: 4-14 SU, 10-8 ATS
Previous Rank: 29

The Cavaliers doubled their SU win total on the year with impressive upsets against Philadelphia on the road and Houston at home this past weekend.


28. Chicago Bulls

Odds: +50000
Record: 5-15 SU, 9-11 ATS
Previous Rank: 27

Chicago’s only SU victory in its last seven games came against Phoenix as a slight 1.5-point home underdog. The Bulls are 1-7 ATS in their last eight games.


29. Phoenix Suns

Odds: +75000
Record: 4-14 SU, 8-10 ATS
Previous Rank: 28

The stunning road upset against Milwaukee should count for something on a team with four SU wins all season. The Suns are 3-2 ATS in their last five games.


30. Atlanta Hawks

Odds: +50000
Record: 4-16 SU, 8-12 ATS
Previous Rank: 30

The Hawks maintained their spot in the basement this week due to their overall record, but they did beat Charlotte 124-123 on Sunday as 6.5-point underdogs.


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