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San Antonio is making it look easy in this best-of-seven opening round playoff series with three-straight victories by a combined 56 points including a lopsided 120-89 romp this past Friday as a six-point favorite on the road. The Spurs have covered against the spread in all three contests and the total has gone OVER in the last two.
Two of the teams that were favored to win the Western Conference at the outset of the year are going to meet in the first round of the playoffs starting on Sunday afternoon, as NBA betting fans are looking forward to sinking their teeth into the clash between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs.
Houston has already clinched a spot in this season’s Western Conference playoffs, but a victory in its regular-season finale on Wednesday night would lock-up seventh-place in the standings as well as possibly send the Lakers packing for the year if Utah beats Memphis earlier in the night. The Rockets’ current form to pull off this feat has not been all that solid down the stretch with a 2-3 straight-up (1-4 against the spread) record in their last five games. The total has gone OVER in four of their last six games.
The seventh and decisive game in the first round of the playoffs will take place for NBA betting fans on Saturday night from Staples Center, where the Los Angeles Lakers will take on the Denver Nuggets. Looking for the best …
Grizzlies Down San Antonio 101-98 The Grizzlies got a 25-point performance from Zach Randolph, who added 14 rebounds as Memphis ran past San Antonio 101-98 on Sunday at AT&T Center. Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of …
Today in the Daily Sports Roundup: The Yankees play host to the Phillies, Brazil meets North Korea in the World Cup, and the Celtics head to Los Angeles in search of a title.
The Los Angeles Lakers will look to continue their perfect record in the 2008 NBA playoffs as they host the Utah Jazz in game two of their best of seven series on Wednesday. The Lakers dispatched of the Denver Nuggets in round one in a four game sweep and took the first game against the Jazz in this series. The key for the Lakers was their 16-point advantage at the free throw line in the 109-98 game one victory.
The Denver Nuggets haven’t been able to slow down Kobe Bryant and the Lakers so far but they hope their home court will provide them with enough of an advantage to get back in the series on Saturday. The Nuggets were a sparkling 33-8 at home this season.
The Los Angeles Lakers will look to avoid a letdown in Game #2 on Wednesday as they host the Denver Nuggets. The Lakers had little trouble in game one and are wary of the Nuggets coming out hard in game two.
The top seeded Los Angeles Lakers open up the Western Conference playoffs at home against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. The Lakers were 3-0 against the Nuggets during the regular season. This is the fourth time the teams have met in playoff history and the Lakers have won each of the previous three series.