The Cleveland Cavaliers will meet Boston Celtics in Game 1 NBA pro basketball playoff Wednesday May 17th, 2017. NBA pick prediction odds Cleveland -4 with over under odds 219.5. Game airs on TNT TV. NBA pick prediction Cavaliers at Celtics is available now and sent fast to preview readers requesting this side and total selection.Dial 1-888-711-4311 to receive this free pick by phone immediately. Outside of the US and Canada to receive this free pick by phone with no charge Click Here.
Date: Wednesday May 17th, 2017
Start Time: 8:30PM ET
Point Spread Odds: Cleveland -4
Over Under Total: 219.5
Betting Preview: Cavaliers and Celtics met four times in the season with Cleveland winning three of the four games. Boston covered the spread twice with a push and one Cavalier cover.
Cleveland is a perfect 8-0 in the playoffs as they swept the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors each in four games. Cavaliers come off the 109-102 road victory back on May 7th at Toronto as a -7 betting odds favorite. Over under odds went over 209.5.
Cavs shot 47.6% with 16 of 41 from three point range. They made 15 of 16 free throws. LeBron James continued his great play in the playoffs with 35 points and nine rebounds hitting on 11 of 22 shots playing over 46 minutes. Kyrie Irving scored 27 with nine assists. Production off the bench came form Kyle Korver scoring 18 as he goes 6 of 8 from the field. Cleveland wins despite allowing 47.1% from the floor to Toronto but the Raptors went only 10 of 29 from beyond the arc. Cleveland opened up a 16 third quarter lead that got shaved to one point with under five minutes remaining.
Boston Celtics needed six games to oust the Chicago Bulls in the first round. In the second round they needed all seven games to eliminate the Washington Wizards. Boston comes off the 115-105 home victory on Monday to the Wizards as a -5 betting odds favorite. Over under odds went over 210. Down 2 at the half the Celtics outscored Washington 62-50 in the second half.
Celtics enjoyed a 53.2% shooting game with 11 of 26 from three point range. Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points with 12 assists on 9 of 21 shooting. The bench for the Celtics contributed with 48 of their points. The bench was led by Kelly Olynyk with 26 and five boards on 10 of 14 shooting. Al Horford continued his steady play at center scoring 15 on 6 of 10 from the floor. Boston took great care of the ball with only eight turnovers which helped a great deal as they pulled down 12 fewer rebounds than the Wizards. Celtics had a good Washington offense to 45% shooting with 10 of 29 from three point range. They limited John Wall to 8 of 23 shooting shutting down one of their Big 2 as Bradley Beat had a great game.
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