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NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match Up Previews for Monday

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The NBA second round of the playoffs features two games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all gets underway with Game 1 of the Eastern conference semifinals as the Cleveland Cavaliers will host the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks and Cavaliers get things started from Cleveland at 7PM Eastern Time and TNT TV has the coast to coast broadcast. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Cleveland Cavaliers favored by -7 ½ points with the total set at 200 ½ points. Cleveland has had good success against the Atlanta Hawks in recent seasons. They met in the post season last year and the Cavaliers swept the Hawks in four straight. The Cavaliers drew the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the playoffs and it was a four game sweep for Cleveland. The Cavs defended well as they allowed 98 or fewer points to the Pistons in the final three games of the series. The Atlanta Hawks needed six games to eliminate the Boston Celtics. They did draw a break as Avery Bradley was lost for much of the series due to injury for Boston. One of the losses by Atlanta in the Celtics series was in overtime. Atlanta averaged 106 points per game in their final two games with Boston in the first round.

The late night game begins at 9:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the San Antonio Spurs are home to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Spurs are favored by -7 points with the total set at 202 ½ points. It was all San Antonio in Game 1 of this Western conference semifinal round as they blew out Oklahoma City 124-92 as a -6 ½ point favorite. San Antonio stormed out to the 43-20 lead at the end of the first quarter. The lead for the Spurs was built up to 33 points at the half. It was a huge performance by LaMarcus Aldridge in the opener as he scored 38 points connecting on 18 of 23 shots from the floor.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match Up Previews for Sunday

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The NBA Playoffs will feature a tripleheader over national television for Sunday April 30th to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 1PM Eastern Time on ABC TV with Game 7 of the Eastern conference first round series as the Miami Heat will host the Charlotte Hornets. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Miami Heat favored by -6 ½ points with the total set at 191 points. The Heat was facing elimination on the road in Game 6 as Charlotte but Miami showed heart by earning the 97-90 road victory as a +2 point underdog to even the series at 3-3. Dwayne Wade scored 23 points and pulled down six rebounds as he connected on 10 of 20 shots. Luol Deng had 21 points in the victory. Charlotte went cold from three making just 5 of 17 shots.

At 3:30PM Eastern Time on ABC TV its Game 1 of the Western conference semifinal round as the Golden St Warriors will host the Portland Trailblazers. Golden St is favored by -8 points with the total lined at 210 points. The Trailblazers took advantage of Clippers injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin as they disposed LA in six games. Portland earned the 106-103 home victory in Game 6 to the Clippers as a -9 ½ point favorite. They head to Golden St with just one day of rest following the series clincher while the Warriors clinched their series with Houston on April 27th. Stephen Curry is out until mid-May.

In prime time at 8PM Eastern Time on TNT the Toronto Raptors will host Game 7 of their Eastern conference first round series against the Indiana Pacers. Toronto is favored by -6 ½ points with the over under set at 190 ½ points. Facing elimination in Game 6 the Indiana Pacers blew out the Toronto Raptors by the score of 101-83 as home as a -1 ½ point favorite. The Raptors had a poor shooting performance in defeat as they go 36.7% from the floor and committed 17 turnovers.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match up Previews for Saturday

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The NBA action for Saturday April 30th features just one game over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball playoff bettors worldwide.

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The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder begin the second round of the playoffs with Game 1. The Thunder and Spurs get things started from San Antonio at 8:30PM Eastern Time and TNT TV provides the coast to coast broadcast. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side San Antonio Spurs the -6 ½ point betting favorite with the total lined at 200 ½ points.

OKC and San Antonio split their four games against one another this season with each team winning once home and away. San Antonio needed overtime in a 102-98 home victory back on April 12th as a -12 point betting favorite. That came on the heels of a San Antonio home loss to Golden St that ruined the Spurs chances of a perfect 41-0 mark at home and setting an NBA record in doing so had it happened.

Oklahoma City faced the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs. They ended up winning in five games. Their lone loss came in Game 2 as the Thunder fell 85-84 at home to Dallas as a -14 point betting favorite. In that defeat Oklahoma City had a poor shooting performance converting on 33.7% from the floor with 7 of 32 from the three point line. Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant combined for 15 of 55 from the field and 3 of 17 from the three point line. They erased those poor performances with beating the Mavericks by double digit margins the final three games of the series.

The San Antonio Spurs are the two seed in the Western conference. They had the fortune of drawing an injury riddled Memphis Grizzlies team missing three key components to their rotation due to injury. San Antonio crushed Memphis in a four game sweep. One game came by nine points and three of their victories were by 21 points or greater. The last playoff meeting between these clubs was the 2014 Western conference finals where the Spurs won in six games with the four point home overtime victory that prevented a Game 7 at Oklahoma City.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match up Previews for Friday

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

The NBA card for Friday April 29th features three games over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The Indiana Pacers will look to stay alive in their best of seven first round series as they host the Toronto Raptors. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Indiana Pacers favored by -2 points with the total lined at 194 ½ points. Tip off from Indiana is set for 7:30PM Eastern Time with a simulcast over ESPN News and NBA TV. Toronto can close out this series as they are up 3-2 with the 102-99 victory in Game 5 against the Indiana Pacers as a -7 ½ point favorite. DeMar DeRozan had a nice game with 34 points in the win. Paul George in a losing cause contributed with 39 points with eight rebounds and assists.

The Charlotte Hornets are looking for the series closeout as the host the Miami Heat in Game 6 of their Eastern conference playoff series. The Hornets are favored by -1 ½ points with the total lined at 191 ½ points. The Heat and Hornets get things started from Charlotte at 8PM Eastern Time and ESPN has the coast to coast broadcast. Charlotte goes up 3-2 after a road victory in Game 5 against the Heat 90-88 as a +6 point underdog. After getting crushed in the first two games at Miami the Hornets have made the right adjustments to win three straight and keep Miami to under 90 points in each game.

The late night game features the Portland Trailblazers looking to knockout the injury riddled LA Clippers in Game 6 of their Western conference playoff series. Portland is lined as a -10 point betting favorite with the total lined at 198 ½ points. They begin play from Portland at 10:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV. The Clippers chances for post season success took a huge blow in Game 4 as they lose Chris Paul and Blake Griffin for the rest of the playoffs due to injury. Portland went into LA in Game 5 and won 108-98 as a -3 point favorite.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match up Previews for Thursday

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

The NBA first round of the playoffs is winding down. Scheduled for Thursday April 28th is just one game over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all gets underway with Game 6 of the first round of the Eastern conference playoffs as the Boston Celtics are home to the Atlanta Hawks. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Boston Celtics the -1 ½ point favorite with the total lined at 197 points.

This playoff series has been dominated by the home teams. All five games were won by home clubs. Game 5 was held in Atlanta and it was the Hawks with the dominating 110-83 victory at home to the Boston Celtics as a -7 ½ point favorite. The Hawks took control of this game in the second and third quarter as they outscored Boston 74-42 in their victory. The Hawks made 14 of 36 from the three point line. The Celtics struggled from the field in Game 5 as they made 37.7% from the field as well as 7 of 29 from three. The team turned the ball over 20 times. Mike Scott for Atlanta led the team in scoring with 17 point and five rebounds hitting on 7 of 9 shots. Starters Jeff Teague and Kent Bazemore had 16 points. After a monster Game 4 Hawks forward Paul Millsap had 10 points on 4 of 8 shooting. Millsap scored 45 in the loss at Boston in Game 4. It was more of a team effort for Atlanta in their win to take the 3-2 series lead. Boston is trying to win this series with point guard Avery Bradley out for this series with a hamstring injury. Bradley averaged 33 minutes per game in the playoffs for the Celtics this season along with 18 points. Boston had struggled on the year in shooting hitting on 43.7% from the field and 33.1% from three point range. In the two games held in Boston it was the Celtics needing overtime in Game 4 with the 104-95 victory.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Sports Betting Odds Match up Previews for Wednesday

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

The NBA playoffs for Wednesday April 27th feature three games over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Miami Heat will host the Charlotte Hornets. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Miami Heat the -5 ½ point favorite with the total lined at 193 points. The series is tied at 2-2 as the Charlotte Hornets held home court with the 89-85 victory in Game 4 against the Miami Heat and covering as a -2 ½ point favorite. In this series all four games were won by the home team. Miami was dominant at home winning Game 1 by the score of 123-91 and Game 2 was won by the Heat 115-103. But on the road Miami was only able to average 82 ½ points per game.

At 10PM Eastern Time on NBA TV its Game 5 of the playoff series as the LA Clippers will host the Portland Trailblazers. The odds have the home side LA Clippers the -2 points favored with the over under set at 199 points. This is another series dominated by the home team. After taking a 2-0 series lead with two home wins the Clippers hit the road to Portland and lost both contests. The series is even at 2-2 but major injury concerns for LA as Chris Paul breaks his hand and is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs. It is the same old story for Paul as he comes up injured when it matters the most.

The late night game tips off at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT as the Golden St Warriors looking for the series clincher as they host the Houston Rockets for Game 5 of their playoff series. Golden St is lined as a -9 point favorite with the total lined at 211 ½ points. The Warriors crushed the Rockets in Game 4 on the road 121-94 and easily covering as a -8 ½ point favorite. Stephen Curry left early due to a sprained knee and will be out of action for two weeks.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match up Previews for Tuesday

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

The NBA playoffs are getting deep into the first round. Slated for Tuesday April 26th are two games over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all gets underway a bit early than usual at 6PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Toronto Raptors are hosting the Indiana Pacers for Game 5 of their best of seven series. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Toronto Raptors the -7 point favorite with the over under line of 192 points. Indiana evened up this series at 2-2 with the 100-83 victory at home to the Toronto Raptors and covering as a +1 point underdog. The Pacers bounced back from the 16 point home loss in Game 3 to Toronto. The team shot 37.1% from the floor. George Hill scored 22 points in the win and connected on 9 of his 11 tries from the three point line. It was a horrid shooting game for the Raptors starting guards. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combined for 8 of 27 from the field. Raptors center Jonas Valenciunas led the club with 16 points and six rebounds hitting on 6 of 7 shots.

At 8:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV the Atlanta Hawks will host Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. Atlanta is favored by -7 points at home with the total lined at 199 ½ points. This series has been tied at 2-2 as the Boston Celtics held serve at home in Game 4 by winning 104-95 in overtime and covering the spread as a +1 point underdog. All four games in this series have been won by the home club. Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas led the team in scoring with 28 points and six assists on 11 of 23 from the floor. The Boston bench scoring came from Marcus Smart who scored 20 of the 22 points from that unit. Atlanta shot poorly in the loss hitting on 37% from the floor and 12 of 43 from three point range. Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 45 points and 13 rebounds as he made of 19 of 31 shots.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match Up Previews for Monday

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

The NBA playoffs continue on Monday April 25th with three games scheduled for national television to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets going at 7PM Eastern Time on NBA TV as the Charlotte Hornets will host the Miami Heat for Game 4 of their best of seven series. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Charlotte Hornets the -3 point favorite with the over under line set at 195 ½ points. After two monster shooting games to take the 2-0 series lead the Heat cooled off in Game 3 as they are held to 80 points and shot 34.2% from the floor. The Hornets starting guard tandem got away with horrid shooting with Kemba Walker and Courtney Lee combined for 7 of 30 from the floor.

At 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV the Oklahoma City Thunder will look for the series closeout in Game 5 as they host the Dallas Mavericks. Oklahoma City is favored by -14 points with the total lined at 205 points. Oklahoma City returns home after winning both games in Dallas by double digits and averaging 125 points per game in the victories. It was a disappointing result for the Mavericks who were looking to tie the series as they lose despite hitting on nearly 52% from the floor. OKC won the rebounding battle as they pulled down 42 boards to the Mavericks 33.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT as the Portland Trailblazers are hosting the LA Clippers. The Clips are favored by -2 ½ points with the total lined at 206 ½ points. The LA Clippers lead this series at 2-1. They won both home games by double digit margins. Game 3 was close midway through the fourth quarter until the Trailblazers went on a late run to beat LA 96-88. Portland won the battle of the glass by 12 rebounds. It was a very cold three point shooting night for the Clippers as they go 3 of 18 from beyond the arc.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match Up Previews for Sunday

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

The NBA Playoffs continue on Sunday April 24th as there are four games scheduled for national television to the delight of the pro basketball betting public.

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The San Antonio Spurs are looking for the series sweep as they are on the road to meet the Memphis Grizzlies for Game 4 at 1PM Eastern Time on ABC TV. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team San Antonio Spurs favored by -13 points with the total lined at 183 points. San Antonio is up 3-0 following their 96-87 road victory at Memphis but failing to cover as a -11 ½ point favorite. Three key rotational players injured for the Grizzlies made them heavy underdogs right from the start.

At 3:30PM Eastern Time over ABC TV the Houston Rockets will host the Golden St Warriors for Game 4 of their best of seven playoff series. Golden St is favored by -8 points with the total lined at 217 points. Houston gets within 2-1 of Golden St after their 97-96 home victory and cover as a +3 ½ point underdog. Stephen Curry is listed as probable with his ankle injury and has missed the past two games.

The Boston Celtics will look for the series equalizer as they are home to the Atlanta Hawks at 6PM Eastern Time over TNT TV. Boston is favored by -1 point with the total set at 203 points. Boston can even this series at 2-2 as they beat Atlanta in Game 3 by the score of 111-103 as a -3 point favorite. The Celtics have to make shots to win this series as shooting percentage was an issue in the first two games.

The prime time game tips at 8:30PM Eastern Time on TNT as the Detroit Pistons will look to remain alive in their playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cleveland is favored on the road in Game 4 by -6 ½ points with an over under line of 197 ½ points. The Cavs can earn the sweep as they are up 3-0 after winning 101-91 in Game 3 as a -5 point favorite.

NBA Pro Basketball Playoff Betting Match up Previews for Saturday

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

The first round of the NBA playoffs is at the midway point. On the schedule for Saturday April 23rd are four games scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 3PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Indiana Pacers will host the Toronto Raptors in Game 4 of their series. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Toronto Raptors favored by -1 ½ points with the total set at 193 ½ points. The Raptors were able to regain home court advantage in this series off their Game 3 victory as Indiana goes cold from the field.

It will be Game 3 in the series between the Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat. Tip time from Charlotte is set for 5:30PM Eastern Time with TNT TV providing the coast to coast broadcast. Charlotte is favored by -2 points with the total of 201 points. Miami is up 2-0 in this series behind two home dominant victories. The Heat has averaged 119 points per game in this series as well as shooting 57% from the field.

At 8PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV the Dallas Mavericks are home to the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of this best of seven series. The Thunder is favored by -9 points with the total set at 203 points. The Thunder took a 2-1 series lead with their 131-102 road victory in Game 3 against the Mavericks as a -8 ½ point favorite. They were able to bounce back from a terrible shooting game in Game 2 to regain the home court advantage.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time as the Portland Trailblazers will host Game 3 against the LA Clippers. LA is lined as a -2 point betting favorite with the over under line set at 207 ½ points. Two Clippers home blowout victories thus far gives them the 2-0 series lead. Portland has a lot of new pieces this year and it could be the reason for the Clippers domination in this series.