NBA Picks - 4/17/2011

Last Updated: 8/19/2014 10:04 PM ET

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Against the Spread Picks (Based on Games Played 50,000 times - Print Table):
Rot Time (ET) ATS Pick Opponent Line Margin Win% ATS Calc Play
709 1:00 PMMEM @SAS 6 -3.5 58.1 Calc --> [UTNP/18/20/-6/195/4/False/Play]
714 7:00 PM@BOS NYK -6.5 8.0 55.0 Calc --> [UTNP/3/1/-6.5/198/4/False/Play]
715 9:30 PMDEN @OKC 5 -3.6 54.4 Calc --> [UTNP/21/24/-5/200.5/4/False/Play]
712 3:30 PM@LAL NOR -10 10.4 51.4 Calc --> [UTNP/19/28/-10/183.5/4/False/Play]


Straight-Up Picks (Based on Games Played 50,000 times - Print Table):
Rot Time (ET) Favorite Opponent Points For Points Against Win% Play
712 3:30 PM@LAL NOR 97.4 87.0 80.5 [UTNP/19/28/-10/183.5/4/False/Play]
714 7:00 PM@BOS NYK 101.1 93.1 73.6 [UTNP/3/1/-6.5/198/4/False/Play]
710 1:00 PM@SAS MEM 98.3 94.9 60.8 [UTNP/18/20/-6/195/4/False/Play]
716 9:30 PM@OKC DEN 103.6 100.0 60.5 [UTNP/21/24/-5/200.5/4/False/Play]


Over/Under Picks (Based on Games Played 50,000 times - Print Table):
Home Rot Time (ET) Matchup Line Total Points Pick Pick% Calc Play
714 7:00 PMNYK @ BOS 198 194.2 Under 56.3 Calc --> [UTNP/3/1/-6.5/198/4/False/Play]
716 9:30 PMDEN @ OKC 200.5 203.6 Over 54.9 Calc --> [UTNP/21/24/-5/200.5/4/False/Play]
710 1:00 PMMEM @ SAS 195 193.2 Under 53.0 Calc --> [UTNP/18/20/-6/195/4/False/Play]
712 3:30 PMNOR @ LAL 183.5 184.4 Over 51.5 Calc --> [UTNP/19/28/-10/183.5/4/False/Play]

In the picks above, Margin, Points For, Points Against and Total Points are averages from 50,000 games played. The Win% ATS is the percentage of games in which the team picked covers the noted spread. Similarly, the Pick% in the Over/Under table is the percentage of time that the Over or Under pick covers the total. These values represent the Predictalator's confidence in the pick and are used in the Play Value Key and Calculator. With all plays assumed to be -110, anything less than 52.38% confidence is not considered to be a worthwhile pick. To alter odds, click on "Calc" and adjust the Odds in the Play Value Calculator. Clicking on the "Play" button will allow you to run that game through the Customizable Predictalator. An "Upset Watch" icon will appear next to games where we believe the underdog is more like than not to win outright. Picks will be updated as needed due to injury (up to one hour before game time).

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