NBA Playoffs Friday preview

As we are headed to the weekend, we will gave three Games 3 tonight, with two series having a 2-0 leader

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The NBA Playoffs continue this Friday with three games and it is time for the preview. Six teams will have the chance to play their series Game 3. While two of them are leading the series by 2-0, the other matchup is tied at 1-1. Check out a quick recap of each series followed by the predictions for tonight.

Boston Celtics @ Atlanta Hawks – 7:00 PM (ESPN) (BOS leads 2-0)

The Boston Celtics are one of the teams leading the series by 2-0. After winning Game 1 by 112-99 and Game 2 by 119-106, both games in Boston, they are now going to play their first game on the road. Playing at home, the Hawks will try to use their home advantage to start a comeback tonight, but the visitors are the favourites by 5.5 points.

  • Spread: BOS Celtics -5.5/ATL Hawks +5.5
  • Over/under: 228.5 points
  • Spread pick: ATL Hawks +5.5
  • Over/under pick: Over 228.5
  • Player Prop picks
    • Dejounte Murray over 21.5 points
    • Clint Capela under 9.5 rebounds
    • Derrick White over 2.5 three-pointers made
    • Jayson Tatum over 29.5 points

Cleveland Cavaliers @ New York Knicks – 8:30 PM (ABC) (Series tied 1-1)

The second game of the night is the only one with the series tied. The New York Knicks won Game 1 by 101-97 and the Cavaliers got revenge in Game 2, winning by 107-90. Both games were in Cleveland and now the series is going to New York. Finally playing at home, the Knicks are favoured by 1.5 points.

  • Spread: CLE Cavaliers +1.5/NY Knicks -1.5
  • Over/under: 211.5 points
  • Spread pick: NY Knicks -1.5
  • Over/under pick: Over 211.5
  • Player Prop picks
    • Evan Mobley under 14.5 pointsImmanuel Quickley over 11.5 pointsQuentin Grimes over 8.5 pointsJulius Randle has a double-double
    • Jarrett Allen has a double-double

Denver Nuggets @ Minnesota Timberwolves – 9:30 PM (ESPN) (DEN leads 2-0)

Closing the night we have the best team in the West during the regular season facing the last team to clinch the Playoff spot. As expected, the Nuggets are leading the series by 2-0 after winning two home games and are now going to Minnesota for the first time in the matchup. And to the surprise of nobody, Denver is favoured by 2 points.

  • Spread: DEN Nuggets -2/MIN Timberwolves +2
  • Over/under: 222.5
  • Spread pick: DEN Nuggets -2.0
  • Over/under pick: Over 222.5
  • Player Props picks
    • Anthony Edwards over 4.5 rebounds
    • Karl-Anthony Towns over 8.5 rebounds
    • Aaron Gordon under 14.5 points
    • Nikola Jokić has a triple-double