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Projected line for opening game, Celtics @ Heat

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Author: [NBA Betting] Topic: Projected line for opening game, Celtics @ Heat
Stomp_The_Stern PM Stomp_The_Stern
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Posted: 9/20/2012 4:40:35 PM

Should be Heat -8.0 or -8.5

By adding Ray Allen and Rashard Lewis, the Heat's big 3 can play a loosen style of basketball thanks to their great ability to knock down 3's. However, they are a liability on the defensive end and it will take a while for Allen and Lewis to adjust to the Heat's style of play. Meanwhile, The Celtics also got a new player in Jason Terry, who, along with Courtney Lee and Jeff Green will come off the bench, i believe this trio can score and defend and they are highly-underrated. Heat went 2-3 against the spread at home and 3-2 SU after April 1st last season. Losing Allen will hurt a bit, but the Celtics are a veteran team that will adjust their style of play. Having said that, i believe LeBron will try to be unselfish and want to distribute the ball to everyone, especially allen, on purpose and indirectly affect the team as a whole. I see a close game on opening night.

Early Lean: Boston Celtics +8

john1c PM john1c
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Posted: 9/21/2012 12:11:41 AM
celtic moneyline that game.. calling it now
austintx11 PM austintx11
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Posted: 9/26/2012 4:42:08 AM
Lefty1981 PM Lefty1981
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Posted: 9/28/2012 3:45:14 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by john1c:

celtic moneyline that game.. calling it now

I dunno about Celtics ML, but I'm taking Boston and the points. I do think Boston has a really good chance at winning straight up because historically, the champs usually lose their home opener. Plus, I really like a motivated Celtics squad.
thegull5588 PM thegull5588
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Posted: 9/29/2012 10:27:55 PM

i'll take the points. i like the fact the celtics are already getting no respect. not saying there going to take it all just yet. but they will be in the hunt.

stevenp PM stevenp
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Posted: 9/30/2012 12:43:38 AM
rashard lewis?  is it my imagine, or is it ever since he got caught for steroid usage, he is NOT the same player.
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