NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Wednesday

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The NBA playoffs will feature on Wednesday May 23rd a Game 5 from the Eastern conference finals over national television to the satisfaction of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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The action gets underway at 8:30PM Eastern Time on ESPN TV as the Boston Celtics host the Cleveland Cavaliers. The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the road team Cleveland Cavaliers favored by -1 with the over under line set at 206 points.

This series has been dominated by the home teams. At home the Celtics clobbered the Cavaliers by 25 and 13 points. Cleveland at home won by 30 and 9. It comes down to the supporting cast for the Cavaliers if they are going to be competitive in Boston. Celtics are a very good defensive team as they rank second in defensive field goal percentage and are the best in defending the three point line. In the loss in Game 4 it was Jaylen Brown with 25 points. It was an improvement from his Game 3 numbers where he was held to 10 points and committed three turnovers. Terry Rozier has elevated his performance in the playoffs with a 17.1 point per game average. A surprise in the playoffs for Boston has been the play of rookie Jayson Tatum. He too has seen his scoring numbers increase in the playoffs with an 18 point per game average.

Cleveland is being carried by LeBron James in this series. He has scored 42 points or greater in two of the past three games of this series. In the Game 4 victory LeBron had 44 points in 42 minutes of play. In the two losses at Boston, James had a total of 13 turnovers. All eyes in Boston will be on the play of LeBron’s supporting cast. Guards George Hill and JR Smith struggled in the two games held in Boston. JR Smith combined for a total of four points in the first two games of this series. Hill had five points in Game 1 and 3 points in Game 2. Cleveland was able to drive the basket in their win in Game 4 as the team produced 50 points in the paint.

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