Pick 'n' roll: Tuesday's best bets

Cleveland at Boston (-10, 184)

 

One big Game 7 blowout sure seems to mean a lot to the books. Boston was consistently favored by 14 or 15 points at home throughout its hard-fought win over the lowly Atlanta Hawks and now opens as a double-digit favorite against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. That seems like a lot, even though the Celtics saw similar lines against Cleveland in the regular season.

 

The Cavaliers have been hanging out since disposing of the Wizards on Friday, so they’ll be rested while the Celtics have to get right back at it after Sunday’s win. Boston looked good enough to beat anyone in Game 7, but this club still doesn’t seem to have a great handle on what it wants to accomplish at times. Cleveland, meanwhile, might be playing its best ball of the season.

 

“I'm very excited about the way we played in the first round," James told reporters. "The best thing I've seen is how we bounced back from Game 5 into Game 6. Never being in that position with this team before, you never know how a team will bounce back, and the best game we had was Game 6. 

"If you're going to pick a good time to be the best team you've been all year, this is the time to do it - in May and June."

Pick: Cavs

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Posted by jigawAh
6 years ago

Nice one bayace... I had a big winner too! Wager details for ticket number 50836915-1: Wager Type: Total Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 5,500.00 / 5,000.00 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:08 PM - EST Amount Paid: 5,000.00 Sport / Period: NBA Basketball / Game Line: Cleveland Cavaliers GM#1/Boston Celtics GM#1 5/6/2008 8:05:01 PM - (EST) Under 181½ -110
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Posted by bayace
6 years ago

looks like i was on the money with the over SEA/TEX also the CAVS covered like a thick comforter on a california kings size bed yes sir also hit them with these nice gems Wager details for ticket number 52656904-1: Wager Type: Spread (or run line) Accepted By: Internet Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 500.00 / 650.00 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:06 PM - EST Amount Paid: 650.00 Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Florida Marlins 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: J Suppan -R - Must Pitch S Olsen -L - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Wager details for ticket number 52657072-1: Wager Type: Parlay (3 team) Accepted By: Internet Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 400.00 / 3,731.24 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:09 PM - EST Amount Paid: 3,731.24 Item #1 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Atlanta Braves 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ -105 Pitchers: C Young -R - Must Pitch J Jurrjens -R - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE Item #2 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Florida Marlins 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: J Suppan -R - Must Pitch S Olsen -L - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE Item #3 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Chicago Cubs 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: C Zambrano -R - Must Pitch A Harang -R - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE - Wager details for ticket number 52656904-1: Wager Type: Spread (or run line) Accepted By: Internet Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 500.00 / 650.00 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:06 PM - EST Amount Paid: 650.00 Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Florida Marlins 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: J Suppan -R - Must Pitch S Olsen -L - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Wager details for ticket number 52657072-1: Wager Type: Parlay (3 team) Accepted By: Internet Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 400.00 / 3,731.24 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:09 PM - EST Amount Paid: 3,731.24 Item #1 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Atlanta Braves 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ -105 Pitchers: C Young -R - Must Pitch J Jurrjens -R - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE Item #2 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Florida Marlins 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: J Suppan -R - Must Pitch S Olsen -L - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE Item #3 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Chicago Cubs 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: C Zambrano -R - Must Pitch A Harang -R - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Wager details for ticket number 52656904-1: Wager Type: Spread (or run line) Accepted By: Internet Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 500.00 / 650.00 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:06 PM - EST Amount Paid: 650.00 Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Florida Marlins 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: J Suppan -R - Must Pitch S Olsen -L - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Wager details for ticket number 52657072-1: Wager Type: Parlay (3 team) Accepted By: Internet Wager Status: Win Risk / To Win Amount: 400.00 / 3,731.24 (USD) Accepted 5/6/2008 7:09 PM - EST Amount Paid: 3,731.24 Item #1 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Atlanta Braves 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ -105 Pitchers: C Young -R - Must Pitch J Jurrjens -R - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE Item #2 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Florida Marlins 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: J Suppan -R - Must Pitch S Olsen -L - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE Item #3 Wager Type: Run Line Outcome: Win Sport / Period: MLB Baseball / 1st 5 Innings Line: Chicago Cubs 5/6/2008 7:10:01 PM - (EST) -½ +130 Pitchers: C Zambrano -R - Must Pitch A Harang -R - Must Pitch * Game Notes: NATIONAL LEAGUE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Posted by jigawAh
6 years ago

yay
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Posted by Peanut44
6 years ago

way to go celtics lol i love it i couldnt bet on it cause everytime i take cavs they lose so im just siting back watch my boy lebron and company shut those green homos down
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Posted by jigawAh
6 years ago

IMO I would stay away from those futures/prop bets...
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Posted by kid-DYNOMITE
6 years ago

Think the Celts will jump out ear;y? Debating on whether to give 3 in the 1st Quarter
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Posted by UNC12
6 years ago

CELTS TO THE BANK>?
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Posted by jigawAh
6 years ago

I like the celts too, but I think it really can go either way... If I didnt like the under more I'd take the celtics.
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Posted by jigawAh
6 years ago

Whats up guys?!? First time long time for me. Finally stoped being lazy and made an account. I'm on cloud nine here. Went 6-0 last two days.... crazy (for me atleast). Anyhow I really like the under just got it in at 181.5 for 50 units. GLHF
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Posted by UNC12
6 years ago

does anyone liek the OVER?
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Posted by Parlays2Win
6 years ago

Haven't seen forum to be divided evenly like this..It will be interesting to see whose prediction is right. I am taking the Celtics to cover the spread as well.
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Posted by Team_Boston
6 years ago

Lock , Well said
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Posted by lockness
6 years ago

People, If you want to be taken serious on this forum. Bring some KNOWLEDGE!!! 1. The regular season means nohtin in regards to who beat who. 2. Do you really think Washington could hang with Boston in a 7 game series?? 3. The best team does not always win. However this is a special team in Boston. 4. Vegas is trying to "recruit" people to take that plus 10. It looks like a fat juicy steak. 5. Forget the last series vs Atlanta. I see twice the intensity and Atlanta as the best thing that could have ever happened to a team the STREAMROLLED THE ENTIRE NBA!!! BACK TO EARTH. 1000 ON CELTICS -9 1/2 I CAPPED IT AT BOSTON WINNING BY 17!!! FOR THE RECORD I AM BORN AND RAISED IN NEW JERSEY, I HATE THE CELTICS JUST UNDERSTAND THE NBA!!! GOOD LUCK BUT DONT BE TEMPTED TO TAKE THOSE POINTS CELTS ARE JUST A BETTER TEM FROM A-Z!!
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Posted by Graham_Hustle
6 years ago

I'll take LeBron and his crew getting points against any team any day so give me the ten then give me the money. "RISE UP and IGNITE!!"
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Posted by packersbackers
6 years ago

CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS CAVS +10, DON'T FALL FOR THE TRAP, ENJOY LBJ MAKE YOU COIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Posted by fasttrain
6 years ago

TOTAL LINE HAS MOVED TO 182 LOVE THAT FOR AN OVER ALSO.
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Posted by fasttrain
6 years ago

CELTICS THE PLAY AT -9.5 THEY ARE 16-5-1 AT HOME LAST 22. ALSO THE PLAY IS OVER THE TOTAL OF 183.5 CAPPING IT AT 189. CAPPING SPREAD AT 13 CELTICS.TAKE CARE AND GET ER DONE.
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Posted by Megamaniak
6 years ago

Just to let you know, I finally caught the Ortiz ball, it landed in Culver City, Ca.
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Posted by smokin376
6 years ago

Sincere Fo Sho
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Posted by robbie0570
6 years ago

Yeah just like yesterday someone on here said ORTIZ wasn't playing and he played the whole game and hit a BOMB in the top of the ninth that hasn't landed yet.
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Posted by sincere69
6 years ago

Hey Smokin! No prob...no one has to steal anyone's thunder. Work on your quotes though..lol Your better than that! Sincereman
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Posted by WeytoVegas
6 years ago

Robbie - I am from Boston and I have heard nothing whatsoever about Rondo not playing tonight.....my co-worker listens to EEI all day and not one mention of Rondo being out tonight....not sure where that is coming from.
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Posted by morine126
6 years ago

HEY BKR the cavs have a way better bench the the CELTICS? what are you outta your mind what basketball have you been watching?
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Posted by robbie0570
6 years ago

...I've also searched the web and have found -o- about Rondo not playing tonight... where are the facts on this???? I see nothing anywhere about this...and I listen to boston radio, i'm sure they would be talking about it. R
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Posted by smokin376
6 years ago

robbie That was an excellent write-up dude..........I said the same thing....If you have money to gamble like that Then be smart about it and take CELTICS ML........... QUOTE FOR TODAY: " BE SMART, DONT BE A RETARD" TRUST SMOKIN JUST MESSIN SINCERE
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Posted by West_a
6 years ago

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