Best bets for Wednesday's NBA games

The Boston Celtics have struggled on and off the court since the All-Star break, but they're looking to right the ship Wednesday as they host the Portland Trail Blazers. Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Post-All-Star break action is in full swing in the NBA, and as teams on opposite ends of the spectrum battle for either playoff contention or lottery position, each night presents at least a few games with solid betting value. Staying ahead of the curve on how teams will perform in the second half of the season should allow for profitable betting conditions.