We’ve got a Game 1 and a Game 7 on Tuesday’s NBA playoffs slate. The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat are starting their Eastern Conference finals series while the Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets are looking to move on to the West finals.
So, where’s the value today? Our staff is here to break down their favorite NBA bets for today’s slate and has found angles in both matchups:
- 6:30 p.m. ET: Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics
- 9 p.m. ET: Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Clippers
Tuesday NBA Betting Picks
Brandon Anderson: Heat vs. Celtics
|Heat odds||+1.5 [BET NOW]|
|Celtics odds||-1.5 [BET NOW]|
|Moneyline||+102/-120 [BET NOW]|
|Over/Under||209 [BET NOW]|
|Time||6:30 p.m. ET|
The Miami Heat ranked second in the NBA in 3-point percentage this season at 37.9%. They’re shooting 38% in the playoffs, with five of their six top rotation players (everyone except Bam Adebayo) at or above that mark. They made 13.4 threes per game in the regular season and increased that to 14.1 so far these playoffs.
That was a different story against the Celtics. In three games against the Celtics, the Heat shot 30.6% on 3s and made just 7.7 per game. And sure, you can chalk