Best NBA Parlay Picks Today, Monday 3/18: 3-Leg Parlay at mega +955 odds – Much needed win for the Lakers

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Long-time NBA fan, following the game closely for 21 years now. Joined the Pickswise writing staff for the 2020-21 season and have given out winning picks since. Hopefully we can make some money together! Oh, and I firmly believe Lebron James is not one of the two best basketball players of all time. Yeah, I said it. For Filip Tomic media enquiries, please email
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We have another spectacular night of NBA action coming our way with a juicy 8-game slate, including an ESPN Monday doubleheader. Both TV games have made it into my NBA mega parlay, which is currently available at +955 odds. Let’s dive into my 3 picks for tonight’s NBA parlay, while you can also find out our NBA picks for Monday’s biggest matchups.

Heat ML (+108)

Knicks ML (+168)

Lakers -8.5 (-112)

NBA parlay odds: +955

Miami Heat ML over Philadelphia 76ers (+108)

Miami has recovered well after a 4-game losing streak with consecutive wins over the Pistons this weekend. Jimmy Butler is questionable to play and it’s worth noting that he didn’t participate in Sunday’s win over the Pistons. Miami does lead the regular-season series 2-0 and they enter this game on a 6-1 SU/ATS run in the last 7 meetings. Miami has dominated the head-to-head proceedings with 7 wins in 10 games.

Without Joel Embiid, the 76ers are just 11-22 this season and a play-in tournament spot appears to be the likeliest outcome for their postseason hopes. Tyrese Maxey played his heart out and they barely beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-98 over the weekend for only their 2nd win in 7 games. They also lost Tobias Harris to an injury and he is questionable to play tonight. In their last 13 home games, the 76ers have covered just twice. With Miami covering in 4 of their last 5 visits to Philly, I have them beating the shorthanded Sixers here.

Read our full Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers predictions

New York Knicks ML over Golden State Warriors (+168)

All the pressure is on the Warriors here as they have to follow up their impressive weekend road win over the Lakers. That might be a lot tougher to do than people might think. The Knicks have looked really solid over the last week, recording 4 wins in their last 5 games. The return of OG Anunoby has sparked this run and the focus of opposing defenses is no longer solely on containing Jalen Brunson.

That’s resulted in Brunson dropping 42 points in the win over the Sacramento Kings and there’s no question in my mind he will deliver another big-time performance tonight. Despite the win at LA, I’m still not feeling too confident in the Warriors. They’ve been streaky over their last 5 games, losing to the likes of San Antonio, Chicago and Dallas during that stretch. New York is in a good groove right now and I believe they can secure the win here.

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Los Angeles Lakers -8.5 over Atlanta Hawks (-112)

Atlanta’s win over the Clippers last night was impressive, but an injury-riddled team like theirs could struggle playing their 2nd game in less than 24 hours. A total of 6 players, including Trae Young, Saddiq Bey and Onyeka Okongwu find themselves on the injury report, and that could prove costly against a high-paced team like the Lakers. The Hawks have recorded just 1 victory in their last 7 road games against the Lakers.

LA needs to respond after that tough home loss to the Warriors. LeBron James exploded for 40 points, but a sub-par performance from Anthony Davis now has the team in purple and gold only 10th in the West. A win here combined with a loss by Golden State gets them back in the thick of things, and Atlanta is the perfect team to take out their frustrations on. LA enters the game riding a 6-game win streak against East Coast teams, plus they’ve won 11 of the last 15 meetings with the Hawks.

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