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Our in-house experts forecast the outcome of NBA games and offer predictions on the moneyline, spread, and total for featured contests. They also predict the outcome of NBA futures like the NBA Championship and the NBA Draft as well as the following annual awards:

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5 Team Friday Parlay

NBA expert Ryan Murphy puts his powers of prognostication to the test every Friday by picking five moneyline winners. Ryan had an impressive 72% success rate during the 2018-19 NBA season and is 44-7 this year.

Moneyline Picks for Friday, March 6

MatchupMoneyline Pick
OKC (-7) vs. NYK
OKC
IND (-3) vs. CHI
IND
MEM vs. DAL (-6.5)
DAL
POR (-3.5) vs. PHX
POR
MIL vs. LAL (-1.5)
MIL

NBA Trends to Consider

  • The Knicks have lost seven of their last 10 and are just 10-21 at home
  • The Bulls have lost eight of their last 10 and have given up 121 points per game over their last three losses
  • The Mavs hammered the Grizzlies by 16 points in their first meeting and are 9-2 against divisional foes this season
  • The Trail Blazers have won two straight games while the Suns have lost four straight
  • The Bucks have the NBA's best road record (25-6) and beat the Lakers by seven points during their previous encounter in December

Friday's Featured NBA Game Prediction

Milwaukee Bucks (+1) vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Friday, 7:30 p.m. ET

This might be the only time this season you’ll find the Bucks at plus odds and you need to jump on this line immediately before bookmakers come to their senses. Not only is Milwaukee leading the NBA in wins, defensive rating, and net rating, but the Bucks also hammered the Lakers 111-104 the first time they met this season on Dec. 19. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way in that game with 34 points and 11 rebounds and Milwaukee shot 41% from deep and outrebounded L.A. 53-45. The final margin of victory may have been just seven points, but the outcome was never in doubt as the Bucks used a balanced attack to keep the Lakers on their heels. Tonight’s game will be a squeaker, but Milwaukee will once again prove why it’s the best team in the NBA.

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