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It has been an eventful series between the Chicago Bulls and the Brooklyn Nets, and so far it has been the defense and experience of the Bulls that has been a deciding factor in bringing this team to within one victory of advancing to the next post-season round. Now the Nets try to stay alive with a win at the Barclays Center, with tipoff time slated for 7 PM Eastern.
NBC’s Sunday Afternoon NHL betting battle heads to the Gateway to the West this week for what should be a great clash between the Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues.
The NFL playoffs continue this week, and the Houston Texans and the New England Patriots are set to do battle. Check out some of the NFL prop bets that are available at BetDSI, as we analyze the betting lines and see which sides to play.
The top-seeded San Antonio Spurs have had more than a full week off to relax and prepare for their next opponent since completing a four-game sweep of the eighth-seeded Utah Jazz last Monday. Now the Spurs get to face a …
The Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks series is going to be all but over if Nashville can’t muster a win in the next game against Vancouver. Predators coach Barry Trotz says the Vancouver Canucks are playing games to draw penalties …
The Orlando Magic needed some motivation from the home crowd to get their swagger back and that is exactly what happened in Game 3 Tuesday night. The Magic down 2 games answered back with a strong offensive performance and was able to post 108 points to beat the Lakers by 4 points. Orlando impressively knocked down 62% as a team from the field marking their best all around effort thus far throughout the playoffs. Los Angeles played a solid game, but just didn’t have the spark they needed to capture the victory. The Lakers also were very strong from the floor knocking down 51% as a team. Neither team had over 30 rebounds in the game just to put on emphasis on how well both teams were shooting Tuesday night. However, now Orlando has some confidence back on their side and is hunger to grab another victory this Thursday night at home to even up the series.
The Denver Nuggets will have the chance to lock up the series when they host the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 on Wednesday night. A win would secure Denver the right to play the winner of Houston/Los Angeles in the conference finals. The Dallas Mavericks avoided being swept in 4 games with an exciting 119-117 high scoring victory in Game 4. Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks with a blazing 44 points which prevented the Nuggets from sweeping the series. Denver will be trying to rebound on Wednesday night and avoid losing back to back games. The Nuggets have not lost back to back games since the beginning of March. Fortunately for the Nuggets they have a few trends that bode well heading into the contest. For starters, Denver has yet to lose a playoff game at home and they are also 2-0 against the Mavericks at home this season as well. The Nuggets will try to put together another solid home performance this Wednesday night and take down the series.
A pivotal Game 2 takes place on Thursday night as the Chicago Cubs host the Los Angeles Dodgers in their National League Divisional Series. Chicago will be going with Carlos Zambrano while the Dodgers counter with Chad Billingsley.
The Tampa Bay Rays face the Chicago White Sox in Game 1 of their American League Division Series on Thursday afternoon. The Sox come into the game having won three must-win games in a row just to make the playoffs while Tampa has been resting at home. Now Chicago must piece together a pitching rotation while Tampa is set, starting with their best pitcher, James Shields on Thursday.
The Washington Wizards finally stopped talking and started playing on Wednesday and it resulted in a win on the road against the Cleveland Cavaliers. If Washington can win at home on Friday they would force a game 7 back in Cleveland on Sunday.