NBA Tips – Friday, December 9 NBA Picks & Multi

Nikola Jokic - NBA Tips

Betseeker’s expert tipsters have you covered for the best NBA tips and predictions for every game of the NBA season.

Only three games on Friday, with Nikola Jokic looking to put an end to Denver’s three-game skid when they head to Portland.

Best Bet

Nuggets @ Trail Blazers (2:00pm)

Nikola Jokic
Over 43.5 PRA

The Joker will be determined to get Denver back on the winner’s list after dropping their last three, and gets a nice look at Jusuf Nurkic and the Blazers.

Portland concede points to centres 10% above average over the last month, and are the easiest team for the five-spot to generate assists against 26% above average, making this a serious triple double watch for Nikola Jokic.

Off the back of a loss this season, Jokic averages 24.3 points, 11.1 rebounds and 10.4 assists, and we should see his PRA closer to 50 in this one listed at $2.75.

Next Best

Clippers @ Heat (11:30am)

Over 216.5
Total Points

Don’t normally back the Clippers overs, but all the trends are pointing in this direction when they take on the Heat in Miami.

When the Clippers are underdogs on the road, three of their four games have gone over the total points this season, while when the Heat are favourites at home eight of their 12 games have gone over.

Six of the last seven road games of the Clippers have gone over the total points including their last five, so we should see the total points creep into the 220s in this one.

Value Bet

Rockets @ Spurs (12:30pm)

Tre Jones
16+ Points

The young Spurs Point Guard hasn’t put up huge point numbers this season, but most point guards have filled it up against Houston this season so Tre Jones gets his opportunity.

The Rockets are the easiest team in the NBA for point guards to score against this season, conceding points 24% above average, and with Devin Vassell likely to miss for the Spurs we should see Jones taking up some of those shot attempts.

Although he’s been quiet the last two games, Jones managed 15+ points in his three games prior including 19 and 23 point performances against the Lakers, so he’s more than capable of doing something similar against Houston.

Friday NBA Multi

Nuggets / Rockets / Heat = $4.80

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Few know the NBA like Dale, who has spent years backing winners for punters across a number of publications and podcasts. He also specialises in tennis and AFL.