We have another two-game slate on tap for Tuesday, and this one is guaranteed to be the final two-game slate of the season. The action gets underway with Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Celtics and Heat at 6:40 p.m. ET.
After that, we have a decisive Game 7 between the Clippers and Nuggets at 9:10 p.m. ET. The Nuggets have battled back after falling in a 3-1 hole, just like they did vs. the Jazz in the first round. Can they pull off another miraculous comeback, or will the Clippers finally get the job done?
Let’s break down some of my favorite bets on DraftKings Sportsbook for Tuesday’s NBA slate.
Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat:
Not many people expected the Celtics to meet the Heat in the Eastern Conference finals at the start of the season, but both teams have made it to the penultimate round of the playoffs. The Celtics did so on the back of a dominant defense, ranking first in the league by a considerable margin during the postseason.
The Heat have been more of an offensively focused team, and they were able to get past the Bucks thanks to some excellent shooting numbers from behind the 3-point line.
So will defense or offense take center stage today? I’m