NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Tuesday

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The NBA playoffs continue Tuesday May 15th with a single game from the Eastern conference finals scheduled over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway with Game 2 at 8:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Boston Celtics host Cleveland Cavaliers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Boston Celtics favored by -1 with the total lined at 203 points.

Boston is up 1-0 in this best of seven series with the 108-83 victory against Cleveland covering the spread as a +1 underdog. Celtics have won and covered every home game in the playoffs this postseason. There have been eight home games total for Boston thus far in the postseason. A good sign for the Celtics in Game 1 is their defense was outstanding in the opener. Boston held the Cavs to just 35 points in the first half and put up 61 points. Boston shot 51.2% and made 11 of their 30 from three point range. Jaylen Brown led the Celtics with 23 points with eight boards going 9 of 16 from three. Veteran center Al Horford continued his solid contributions in the playoffs by scoring 20 points and dishing six assists going 8 of 10 from the floor. Marcus Morris scored 21 points and grabbed ten rebounds. Rookie Jayson Tatum chipped in with 16 points and six rebounds. Celtics was able to work in close offensively with 60 points in the paint.

Cleveland had their five game win streak snapped in defeat. It was a poor shooting day for Cleveland connecting on 36% with 4 of 26 from three point range. LeBron James had only 15 points hitting 5 of 15 from the field and 0 of 5 from three point distance. The Celtics starting five combined for 16 of 49 from the floor. Kevin Love shot just 5 of 14 and JR Smith went 2 of 9. Cavaliers must deal with the youth of the Celtics. Boston is quick footed and find their spots on the court quickly. Boston had rest for Game 1 of this series as they took out Philadelphia in five games.

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