Basketball Betting Sites Set for Game 7 Face OffPosted by: Mike Davis
This past online NBA betting weekend, basketball betting sites and fans alike were treated to a showing of what the Western Conference Finals are going to look like. This past Sunday, the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs faced off in Game 1 of the Western Conference championship series. Golden State was able to come away with Game 1, thanks to a 113-111 showing that let bettors know just what they can expect from this series: some of the most competitive basketball of the season. Despite trailing by 25-points at one point, the Warriors were able to overcome great odds to come away with a victory, and the fact that Kawhi Leonard left the game early didn’t hurt either.
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This year’s online NBA betting playoff action continues this Monday as the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards will face off to determine who is better suited to face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics and Wizards have gone back and forth throughout this entire series and heading into the final game of the series, bookmakers have decided to come out in favor of Boston.
Game 7 – Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards – Monday, May 15th
When: 8:00 pm ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston
Series: Tied 3-3
NBA Playoff Odds
Boston Celtics -5 (-110) 210 ½ (-110) -225
Washington Wizards +5 (-110) 210 ½ (-110) +185
The Celtics have made three straight playoff appearances but this year marks the first time they’ve been able to get past the First Round in that time span. Boston found their way into the season by posting a great regular season performance that surprised us all. The Celtics finished the season with a 53-29 record that gave way to a 1st place finish in both the Atlantic Division as well as Eastern Conference.
Boston suffered a 92-91 loss in Game 6 that highlights how incredibly close this series is. Avery Bradley led the Celtics in points in Game 6, thanks to a 27 point, 3 rebound, 1 steal performance. Isaiah Thomas was able to match Bradley in points that night. Thomas put up 27 points, 7 assists and 3 rebounds. Al Horford was good for 20 that night as well. Unfortunately for Boston, the Celtics didn’t get much help from the bench as their subs combined for 5 points in Game 6.
The Washington Wizards posted a moderately successful regular season performance that saw the franchise go 49-33. With that record, Washington was able to finish 1st in the Southeast Division and 4th in the Eastern Conference.
Bradley Beal was the man who led Washington to a victory in Game 6, behind a 33 point, 2 rebounds, and 5 assist performance. Beal got some help from John Wall who put up 26 points, 8 assists, and 2 rebounds.