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UPDATED Oct. 20, 2019, at 11:38 PM

2019-20 NBA Predictions

Powered by FiveThirtyEight's RAPTOR player ratings

Updated after every game and depth chart revision.

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Regular SeasonReg. SeasonPlayoffs
Current ratingTeamConferenceFull-strength ratingProj. RecordProj. Point Diff/GChance of Making PlayoffsMake play-offsFull-strength ratingChance of Making FinalsMake FinalsChance of Winning FinalsWin Finals
1718RocketsWest171857-25+6.498%176536%26%
1575ClippersWest168853-29+4.491%175025%17%
1593BucksEast165054-28+5.0>99%170538%15%
165176ersEast165153-29+4.6>99%170236%14%
1601WarriorsWest163848-34+2.877%170111%7%
1651NuggetsWest165153-29+4.893%168610%5%
1617LakersWest164547-35+2.471%16857%4%
1572CelticsEast157246-36+1.890%16229%2%
1607JazzWest162451-31+3.886%16455%2%
1574RaptorsEast157447-35+2.292%15988%2%
1530Trail BlazersWest160042-40+0.339%16343%1%
1565ThunderWest158944-38+1.051%16112%<1%
1501PacersEast156042-40+0.579%15784%<1%
1591MavericksWest159145-37+1.660%15981%<1%
1525HeatEast152542-40+0.275%15542%<1%
1569TimberwolvesWest156943-39+0.848%1589<1%<1%
1503NetsEast154139-43-0.959%1553<1%<1%
1523PelicansWest155541-410.036%1565<1%<1%
1532MagicEast153242-40+0.376%15291%<1%
1470BullsEast147036-46-1.945%1490<1%<1%
1475PistonsEast147537-45-1.648%1492<1%<1%
1501SpursWest150136-46-1.716%1498<1%<1%
1488KingsWest148835-47-2.312%1494<1%<1%
1427WizardsEast143731-51-3.720%1435<1%<1%
1504SunsWest150437-45-1.716%1518<1%<1%
1398HawksEast139829-53-4.711%1396<1%<1%
1467GrizzliesWest146732-50-3.26%1471<1%<1%
1349HornetsEast134924-58-6.53%1346<1%<1%
1354CavaliersEast135424-58-6.53%1373<1%<1%
1295KnicksEast130220-62-8.4<1%1288<1%<1%
Forecast from

Tuesday, Oct. 22

8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Pelicans 29%
Raptors -5.571%
10:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Lakers 43%
Clippers -257%

Wednesday, Oct. 23

7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Bulls -0.553%
Hornets 47%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Cavaliers 17%
Magic -1083%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Pistons 33%
Pacers -4.567%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Celtics 27%
76ers -673%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Grizzlies 29%
Heat -5.571%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Timberwolves 45%
Nets -155%
8:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Knicks 14%
Spurs -1186%
8:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Wizards 18%
Mavericks -9.582%
9 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Thunder 26%
Jazz -6.574%
10 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Nuggets -153%
Trail Blazers 47%
10 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Kings 33%
Suns -4.567%

Thursday, Oct. 24

7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Hawks 32%
Pistons -568%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Bucks 22%
Rockets -878%
10:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Clippers 33%
Warriors -4.567%

Friday, Oct. 25

7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Timberwolves -466%
Hornets 34%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Raptors 37%
Celtics -3.563%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Knicks 14%
Nets -1186%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Bulls 37%
Grizzlies -363%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Mavericks 47%
Pelicans -0.553%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Wizards 20%
Thunder -8.580%
9 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Suns 16%
Nuggets -1084%
10 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Trail Blazers 43%
Kings -257%
10:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Jazz 36%
Lakers -3.564%

Saturday, Oct. 26

5 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Heat 28%
Bucks -672%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
76ers -2.560%
Pistons 40%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Celtics -6.574%
Knicks 26%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Magic -155%
Hawks 45%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Pacers -258%
Cavaliers 42%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Pelicans 13%
Rockets -1287%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Raptors PK51%
Bulls 49%
8:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Wizards 22%
Spurs -878%
9 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Kings 19%
Jazz -981%
10 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Clippers -0.552%
Suns 48%

Sunday, Oct. 27

3:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Warriors 39%
Thunder -361%
6 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Nets 41%
Grizzlies -2.559%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Heat 25%
Timberwolves -6.575%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Trail Blazers 28%
Mavericks -672%
9:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Hornets 10%
Lakers -13.590%

Monday, Oct. 28

7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Bulls -361%
Knicks 39%
7 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Pacers 39%
Pistons -2.561%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Magic 31%
Raptors -569%
7:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
76ers -5.570%
Hawks 30%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Cavaliers 13%
Bucks -1288%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Warriors 41%
Pelicans -259%
8 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Thunder 16%
Rockets -10.584%
8:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Trail Blazers 34%
Spurs -466%
10 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Nuggets -2.560%
Kings 40%
10 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Jazz PK50%
Suns 50%
10:30 p.m. EasternRAPTOR spreadWin prob.Score
Hornets 11%
Clippers -1389%

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