NBA Pro Basketball Sports Betting Match up Previews for Wednesday

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The NBA playoff card for Wednesday April 17th features three games on the schedule to the delight of pro basketball bettors worldwide.

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It all gets underway at 7PM Eastern Time on TNT TV as the Boston Celtics are home in Game 2 to face the Indiana Pacers. 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 -7 ½ points with the over under line of 203. Boston is up 1-0 in this series with the 84-74 victory at home to Indiana. Celtics overcame a five point halftime deficit by outscoring the Pacers 46-29 in the season half. Indiana had only eight points in the third quarter. It was a poor shooting night for the Pacers who hit only 33.3% and made just 6 of 27 from three. Only one starter scored in double digits for Indiana. Pacers were also poor from the free throw line at 12 of 21. It was not a good offensive performance for the Celtics. Team shot 36.4% with 10 of 28 from three. Boston committed 20 turnovers and survived. Kyrie Irving led the Boston starters with 20 points and seven assists. Off the bench Marcus Morris contributed with 20 points.

The late night game tips at 9:30PM Eastern Time on TNT TV with the Houston Rockets hosting the Utah Jazz in Game 2 of their best of seven series. Houston is favored by -6 ½ points with the total set at 212 ½ points. Houston is up 1-0 in this first round series as they blew out Utah at home 122-90. Rockets had a good shooting night in the win converting on 50.5% from the field and 15 of 41 three pointers. All starters for Houston scored in double digits. James Harden had 29 points and ten assists. Their bench chipped in with 35 points. Houston pulled away in the final quarter outscoring the Jazz 39-19. Utah had a poor offensive showing converting 39% from the floor and 7 of 27 from three. They missed several uncontested shots from three. Utah was also sloppy with the basketball committing 19 turnovers. Rudy Gobert led Utah with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

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