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NBA expert Ryan Murphy puts his powers of prognostication to the test every Friday during the NBA regular season by picking five moneyline winners. Ryan had an impressive 72% success rate during the 2018-19 NBA season, an 81% success rate in 2019-20, and a 78% success rate in 2020-21. He's hitting 77% of his picks (50-15) so far in 2021-22. Check back on Friday for his latest selections.

NBA Picks for Friday, Jan. 21

MatchupPick
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Orlando Magic
Lakers
Chicago Bulls vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Bucks
Los Angeles Clippers vs. Philadelphia 76ers
76ers
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Boston Celtics
Celtics
Detroit Pistons vs. Utah Jazz
Jazz

Notes and Trends

  • The Magic have lost nine of their last 10 games and are 2-16 at home
  • The Bulls are 3-7 as a road underdog and will be without Lonzo Ball, Zach LaVine, and Patrick Williams
  • The Sixers have won eight of their last 10 games and are 14-11 following a win
  • The Blazers are 4-15 on the road and will be without Damian Lillard
  • The Pistons have the worst point differential in the NBA (-9.7) and are 4-14 against Western Conference teams

2022 NBA Championship Odds

NBA Championship 2021/2022

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Brooklyn Nets

+200

Los Angeles Lakers

+550

Milwaukee Bucks

+700

Golden State Warriors

+1000

Phoenix Suns

+1400

Utah Jazz

+1600

Philadelphia 76ers

+1800

Denver Nuggets

+2200

Los Angeles Clippers

+2200

Dallas Mavericks

+3000