In talking about Point Spread Weekly with readers, I always get the feeling they are underutilizing some of the regular features offered each week. One of those sections I feel readers may breeze over most is the Team Reports, offered for NBA, NHL, college basketball and MLB in season. The truth is that there are a lot of hidden nuggets that can be found on these pages, particularly in the NBA, where the schedule and situational records are unveiled.
I thought I’d take this opportunity to show some of the value that can be found in this week’s NBA Team Reports by picking out 10 early-season trends that have defined some of the teams. Along with a brief explanation of some of these situational trend records, I’ve also put together a list of some upcoming games in which that trend will come into play. The league will be releasing its second-half schedule soon, so obviously other opportunities will arise when that happens.
10 Top NBA Team Reports Trends for 2021
L.A. CLIPPERS are 5-0 SU and ATS when playing on the second of back-to-back days.
This is an unusual trend in that the Clippers are often resting one or both of their stars, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, in this scenario. Still, they’ve been quite successful so far in the 2020-21 season.