Tuesday , Jan , 02 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

NBA trends heading into the New Year

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – As we head into 2007, lets take a look at
how the 30 NBA teams are doing at the end of 2006:

ATLANTA is 0-6 both SU and ATS in its last six games. In fact, the Hawks are
1-11 SU and 2-10 ATS in their last 12. They have gone UNDER the total in their
last three contests.

BOSTON is 0-6 SU and 1-5 ATS in its last six games and has gone UNDER the
number in five of those match-ups. Paul Pierce for MVP anyone?

CHARLOTTE is 4-7 SU, but an impressive 7-4 ATS in its last 11 games. The
Bobcats have gone OVER in seven of their last 10 contests.

CHICAGO is the opposite of Charlotte, winning 10 of its last 13, but covering
only six of them. However, the Bulls are 3-0 ATS in their last three and have
gone OVER in four straight.

CLEVELAND is 3-4 SU and 2-5 ATS in its last seven. Heres a key trend: the
Cavs are 1-7 SU and ATS in the second of back-to-back games.

DALLAS is 10-0 SU and 6-3-1 ATS in its last 10 games. Whats even more amazing
is the Mavericks are 24-3 SU and 18-8-1 ATS in their last 27 match-ups!

DENVER is an even .500 at 3-3 SU and ATS since losing Carmelo Anthony and 2-3
SU and ATS since picking up Allen Iverson. The Nuggets have gone UNDER the
total in three straight.

DETROIT is 7-4 SU and 5-6 ATS in its last 11, but 1-3 SU and 0-4 ATS in its
last four. The Pistons are 8-4-1 to the UNDER in their last 13 contests.

GOLDEN STATE is 4-2 SU and ATS in its last six games and has gone UNDER the
total in five of its last seven since Jason Richardson returned to the lineup.
Unfortunately, he broke his hand in the last game and could miss the next two
months.

HOUSTON is 3-1 SU and 2-2 ATS in its last four games (without Yao Ming) and
has gone UNDER in three of them. The Rockets are 2-5 SU and 3-4 ATS this
season without Tracy McGrady.

INDIANA is 6-3 both SU and ATS in its last nine games and has gone UNDER in
four of its last five games.

LA CLIPPERS are 3-0 both SU and ATS in their last three games. They are 3-0-1
to the UNDER in their last four. The Clips are 2-10 both SU and ATS on the
road this season.

LA LAKERS are 4-3 SU and 5-2 ATS in their last seven and have gone OVER the
total in 10 of their last 14 games. They are an impressive 12-5 ATS in their
last 17.

MEMPHIS is 3-15 SU and 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games, but more importantly,
the Grizzlies are 10-0 to the OVER in its last 10.

MIAMI is 3-4 SU and 2-5 ATS in its last seven after going 10-1 ATS from
November 25 to December 16. The Heat have gone OVER the total in four of their
last five games.

MILWAUKEE is on a tear at 7-1 both SU and ATS in its last eight contests to
move one game over .500, yet still in last place in the hotly contested
Central division. The Bucks are also an OVER machine, going that way in eight
of their last nine games.

MINNESOTA is 3-2 both SU and ATS in its last five after an 0-4 SU and ATS
stretch. The Timberwolves have gone OVER the total in six of their last eight
contests.

NEW JERSEY is 2-2 SU and 3-1 ATS in its last four games. The Nets have gone
UNDER the number in eight of their last 11.

NEW ORLEANS is 4-14 SU and 7-11-1 ATS after starting the season 8-3 SU and 7-4
ATS. The Hornets have gone OVER the total in four of their last six games.

NEW YORK is 1-3 both SU and ATS in its last four match-ups and has gone UNDER
in four of its last five. The Knicks are 5-1 SU and 4-2 ATS in their last six
at home, but 0-5 both SU and ATS in their last five on the road.

ORLANDO is 6-10 SU and 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games, but 3-1 ATS in its last
four. The Magic are 14-5 to the UNDER in their last 19. In an interesting
note, they are 8-5 ATS in their last 13 road games, but just 2-7 ATS in their
last nine at home.

PHILADELPHIA is 3-3 both SU and ATS after going 0-12 SU and 4-8 ATS in its
previous 12 games. The 76ers are 8-4 to the UNDER in their last 12.

PHOENIX is an incredible 18-2 SU and 13-4-3 ATS in its last 20. The Suns are
5-1-1 ATS in their last seven and have gone UNDER the total in nine of their
last 11 games.

PORTLAND is 6-4 SU and 7-3 ATS in its last 10 contests after going 2-8 SU and
3-7 ATS in its previous 10. The Blazers are 4-1 ATS in their last five on the
road, going UNDER in all five. In their last 12 at home, they are 10-2 to the
OVER.

SACRAMENTO is 3-1 both SU and ATS in its last four after going 2-9 SU and 3-8
ATS in its previous 11 games. The Kings are 3-0-1 to the UNDER in their last
four.

SAN ANTONIO is 11-3 SU and 9-5 ATS in its last 14 games, but just 3-4 ATS in
its last seven. The Spurs have gone OVER the total in five of their last
eight.

SEATTLE is 3-2 both SU and ATS the last five games Ray Allen has played. The
Sonics are 3-7 SU and 4-6 ATS in the 10 games he has missed. They are 0-3 ATS
and have gone UNDER the total in their last three games.

TORONTO is 6-4 SU and 6-3-1 ATS in its last 10 games. The Raptors have gone
OVER the total in their last five contests after going UNDER the number in
five of their previous 10.

UTAH is 3-2 SU, but 1-4 ATS in its last five games. The Jazz opened the season
12-1 SU and 9-4 ATS, but since then are only 10-8 SU and 7-11 ATS. They have
gone UNDER the total in their last three games.

WASHINGTON is 11-3 SU and 9-5 ATS in its last 14 contests. The Wizards have
gone OVER the total in eight of their last nine games.