The Nuggets played their best game of the series and Joker had 37 & 18 but it still wasn’t enough to put down the Warriors last night. The Warriors have now established themselves as the Championship favourites. My NBA Playoffs’ best bets are now rolling at 6-3 ATS this season.
NBA Playoffs: Heat (-1.5) @ Hawks $
The Hawks lack grit and team defence and I do not feel they are a serious NBA playoffs team this season. The absence of Clint Capela is a serious problem for the team as well. Trae Young is being bullied and exposed as the weak defender that he is. Bogdan was the Hawks’ best player in game 2 and that simply cannot be for them to have success.
Tyler Herro is a young superstar who is ready to take the next step in his evolution as a superstar. In the next few years, is see him surpassing even his foe tonight, Trae Young. The Heat have playoff experience to match the Hawks in Kyle Lowry and Jimmy Butler who exploded for 45 points in game 2. The health of Bam Adebayo is a concern but he should play tonight and find success against this small Atlanta line-up.
I see the Heat weathering a strong start from the Hawks to pull out the road victory and move up three games to none.
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