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NBA Preseason Picks: Day 8

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Kevin Durant and the new-look Brooklyn Nets get a chance to test themselves against the Eastern Conference-rival Boston Celtics tonight in NBA preseason action. Tip off is 8:05 p.m. ET at TD Garden. Below are Dunkel's picks for games on Friday, December 18.

Philadelphia at Indiana
Time: 6:05 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings Philadelphia 121.031; Indiana 114.474
Dunkel Line & Total: Philadelphia by 6 1/2; 208.443
Vegas Line & Total: Philadelphia by 2; 217 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Philadelphia (-2); Under

Miami at Toronto
Time: 7:05 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Miami 119.973; Toronto 116.147
Dunkel Line & Total: Miami by 4; 223
Vegas Line & Total: Toronto by 2 1/2; 219 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Miami (+2 1/2); Over

Cleveland at New York
Time: 7:35 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Cleveland 117.662; New York 110.493
Dunkel Line & Total: Cleveland by 7; 201.407
Vegas Line & Total: New York by 1; 1/2; 211
Dunkel Pick: Cleveland (+1 1/2); Under

Milwaukee at New Orleans
Time: 8:05 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Milwaukee 121.287; New Orleans 126.613
Dunkel Line & Total: New Orleans by 5 1/2; 228.217
Vegas Line & Total: Milwaukee by 3 1/2; 227 1/2
Dunkel Pick: New Orleans (+5 1/2); Over

Chicago at Oklahoma City
Time: 8:05 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Chicago 121.662; Oklahoma City 116.860
Dunkel Line & Total: Chicago by 5; 220.366
Vegas Line & Total: Chicago by 1 1/2; 222 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Chicago (-1 1/2); Under

Brooklyn at Boston
Time: 8:05 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Brooklyn 120.733; Boston 114.198
Dunkel Line & Total: Brooklyn by 6 1/2; 227.995
Vegas Line & Total: Brooklyn by 1 1/2; 224 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Brooklyn (-1 1/2); Over

Portland at Denver
Time: 9:05 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: Portland 118.588; Denver 119.375
Dunkel Line & Total: Denver by 1; 212.565
Vegas Line & Total: Denver by 4 1/2; 221 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Porltand (+4 1/2); Under

LA Lakers at Phoenix
Time: 10:35 pm ET
Dunkel Ratings: LA Lakers 122.716; Phoenix 113.609
Dunkel Line & Total: LA Lakers by 9; 224.286
Vegas Line & Total: LA Lakers by 4 1/2; 221 1/2
Dunkel Pick: LA Lakers (-4 1/2); Over

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