NBA Conference Quarterfinal Playoffs: Tuesday Betting Lines
National Basketball Association Tuesday quarterfinal playoff action is now just minutes away from tip-off. The home squad won the opening games of these series as we get set for Game Two tonight.
Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, hosts the first action of the evening as the Atlanta Hawks will host the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, with game time scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.
NBA Playoffs: Atlanta Hawks vs Boston Celtics Game Two
Atlanta is flying high as the home-town Hawks are looking to go up 2-0 on the Boston Celtics in their Eastern Conference first round playoff series. The Hawks took Game One by an 83-74 count on Sunday. The loss by the Celtics was costly in more ways than one as Boston will be without star point guard Rajon Rondo for tonight’s contest. Rondo received on game suspension for bumping an official late in Sunday’s contest. Rondo out and Atlanta at home is definitely advantage Hawks!
Latest Betting Lines: Atlanta -4.5 (-110) M/L Celtics (+180) Hawks (-200) O/U 173 (-110)
Chicago Bulls Begin Playoff Life Without Derrick Rose – Host 76ers
So much as been written about the Bulls loss of league MVP Derrick Rose that we’ll summarize the situation by saying that it’s a devastating loss – one the Bulls won’t recover from as the playoffs roll on. As for tonight’s Game Two – Chicago easily handled the Philadelphia 76ers with a 103-91 win on Sunday and we expect they will win tonight as well – though it may not be a blowout.
Latest Betting Lines: Chicago -6.5 (-110) M/L 76ers (+235) Bulls (-275) O/U 176 (-110)
NBA Western Conference Playoff Betting: Lakers vs Nuggets
Tonight’s lone Western Conference quarterfinal action has the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Denver Nuggets. The Lakers received a triple-double from Andrew Bynum (10-13-10) as they destroyed Denver 103-88 on Sunday. The triple-double was the first by a Laker in the playoffs since Magic Johnson did it in 1991. The Lakers are the far superior team – and they’re at home!
Latest Betting Lines: Los Angeles -5.5 (-110) M/L Nuggets (+210) Lakers (-275) O/U 201.5 (-110)
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