NBA Playoffs – May 8th, 2022

NBA Playoffs

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The Warriors punished the Grizzlies as I predicted last night in game 3 bringing my NBA Playoffs record back to 60% at 15-10. Rose Namajunas laid an egg last night not showing up to fight at all and losing her belt. I was terribly disappointed as a huge fan of hers and dropping a premium bet as well.

NBA Playoffs: Suns (-2.5) @ Mavericks $

I got game three of this series wrong but I have to stay true to my reasoning for taking them in the first place. The Suns seemed just out of sorts in that game. Chris Paul was uncharacteristically made several unforced turnovers and missed shots he usually makes. I have to believe the Suns will come out with a better effort and game plan for this game. If Doncic ever has a bad shooting game, I doubt the Mavericks will be able to even keep it close.

Despite losing game three, the line for game four has bumped from (-1) to (-2.5) now in favour of Phoenix. This shows there is still a lot of faith in the Suns finishing this series. I said a few days ago this series should be over in 4 or 5 games and I still stand behind that statement.


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