NBA Pro Basketball Betting Match up Previews for May 8, 2019

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The NBA action for Wednesday May 8th features two games over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all gets underway at 8PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Milwaukee Bucks at home look for the closeout in Game 5 against the Boston Celtics. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Milwaukee Bucks favored by -9 points with the over under line set at 218 points. Milwaukee takes the 3-1 series lead after their 113-101 road win to the Boston Celtics. Bucks after splitting the first two games at home go into Boston and win both games. Bucks in the victory had a huge second half by outscoring Boston 66-52. Milwaukee wins despite hitting only 44% from the floor and 8 of 37 from three point range. Giannis led the Bucks with 39 points and 16 rebounds hitting on 15 of 22 shots. In a huge spot the Celtics had a bad shooting night. They finished with 37.8% and only 9 of 41 from the three point line. Kyrie Irving had 23 points with ten assists but only 7 of 22 shooting along with 1 of 7 from three. Celtics bench contributed with only seven points as Hayward, Smart and Rozier combine for 3 of 17 shooting.

The late night game tips at 10:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV for Game 5 as the Golden St Warriors host the Houston Rockets. Golden St is favored by -6 points with the total coming in at 219 ½ points. Houston evens this series at 2-2 following their 112-108 home win to Golden St. The three point shooting woes continued for the Warriors as they convert only 8 of 33 from beyond the arc. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for only 5 of 20 from three. Warriors lack of bench strength has taxed the starters who have played in the NBA Finals the past several seasons which could impact the energy level of the Warriors. Rockets win hitting only 43.8% with 17 of 50 three pointers. Houston picked up more possessions by pulling down 7 more rebounds than the Warriors.

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