National Basketball Association Matchup at a Glance
- Where: TD Garden; Boston, MA
- Date & Time: Wednesday, May 17th, 2017; 7:30 pm CT
- Point Spread: Cleveland Cavaliers -4
- Total: 219.5
- Quick Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers -4 @ MyBookie
In the National Basketball Association; we have reached the Eastern Conference Finals. The top two seed in the Eastern Conference will start Wednesday night in Boston. The Cleveland Cavaliers won 51 games in the regular season, and have gone 8-0 in the postseason with series wins over the Pacers and Raptors.
The Boston Celtics took the top seed in the East with 53 wins. The Celtics lost their first two games of the series to the Chicago Bulls, before winning 6 straight. The Celtics and Wizards went to 7 games with Boston winning at home. The Cleveland Cavaliers are -4 at MyBookie over the Boston Celtics.
Cavaliers Dominating Postseason
The Cleveland Cavaliers have won all 8 of their postseason games thus far. During that 8 game winning streak, the Cavaliers have scored 109 points or more in every game. Cleveland during the regular season scored 110.3 points per game. LeBron James led the way with more than 26 points per game.
The Cavaliers are the defending NBA Champions but are starting the series on the road after losing their final four games of the regular season. Cleveland wrapped up the regular season with 50+ wins for the third straight season.
Celtics Hoping to Keep Momentum
The Boston Celtics are looking to keep the momentum after the game 7 win over the Wizards. Boston is at home; a place where they went 30-11 during the regular season. In the postseason, the Celtics have gone 5-2, with four straight over the Wizards. Boston scored 115 points or more in all four home games.
Isaiah Thomas is the top scorer for the Celtics. The point guard is scoring 28.9 points per game, and dishing out 5.9 assists per game. The Celtics were 4th in assists this season, dishing out more than 25 per game. Boston has improved in the last three seasons going from 25 to 40 to 48 to 53 wins.
Cavaliers Win Game 1
The Cleveland Cavaliers are on fire in this postseason, and due to come away with another series win. The Cavaliers with the usage of LeBron James and the rest are going to want to start out hot in this series. This should be a fun series, but it belongs to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers win this game over the Boston Celtics. Cleveland starts slow with their long layoff, but in the end, the Cavaliers win. The final bet at MyBookie for this game is the Cleveland Cavaliers -4 over the Boston Celtics.