Betting Previews: 5/9/2022

Today we will be previewing two games, both on the NBA Playoff slate.

NBA Playoffs:

Celtics @ Bucks (Milwaukee leads 2-1)

In a pivotal Game 4, the Boston Celtics will try to even the series at 2 a piece, on the road against the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks. The series so far has been pretty back-and forth, with the Celtics splitting at home, and then the Bucks most recently winning Game 3 at home by a score of 103-101. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.6 ppg to go along with 12.6 rebounds and 7.3 assists this series. Jayson Tatum is countering with 25.4 ppg through 3 games against the Bucks. The winner of this series will advance to take on the winner of Heat-76ers. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 PM Eastern Time.

Grizzlies @ Warriors (Golden State leads 2-1)

In the Western Conference Semifinal, the Memphis Grizzlies will attempt to steal a game from the Golden State Warriors, without star player Ja Morant. He was ruled out of Game 4 with a knee injury suffered in Game 3. This will be a huge loss for Memphis as Morant is averaging 27.1 points, 9.8 assists, and 8 rebounds through 3 games in this series. 2-time MVP Steph Curry is averaging 27.6 ppg, Jordan Poole is averaging 22.9 ppg, and Klay Thompson is averaging 20.1 ppg in this series. The winner of this series will advance to take on the winner of Suns-Mavericks. Tip-off is scheduled for 10 PM Eastern Time.