It may come across as an overwhelming collection of data to some bettors, but the NBA Team Report information we publish in each issue of Point Spread Weekly is loaded with intriguing, eye-opening, profit-making material. I always sense that PSW readers are underutilizing some of these features. I like to highlight these pages from time to time, handpicking some of the most valuable nuggets.
With college hoops having wrapped up, I assume most basketball enthusiasts will turn their attention that way as we approach the playoffs. With that in mind, here are some trends off the NBA Team Report that have defined some of the teams this season. Along with a brief explanation of some of these situational trend records, I’ve also put together a list of remaining regular-season games in which that trend will come into play.
Top NBA Team Reports Trends for 2021
BROOKLYN is just 10-20 ATS versus Eastern Conference opponents in 2020-21, as opposed to 14-7 ATS against the West.
This has to be a concern for anyone who has invested in the Nets to win the East this summer. Considering that two of their main three players are of Western Conference pedigree, it might be somewhat explainable too. In any case, Brooklyn will need to survive serious challenges from the Bucks and/or 76ers to reach the Finals, teams that have fared much better in conference play.