NBA Expert Tips and Best Bets |May 14-16th 2024

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With an incredible week of NBA semi-finals having just passed, the stakes continue to rise in the post-season. Every team left in the competition is very much in the hunt to become NBA champions and this is another huge week for all punters and NBA betting apps. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics go at it again, the Knicks and the Pacers remain locked in at 2-2, whilst the Dallas Mavericks will be hoping to maintain their lead over Oklahoma City Thunder. 

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Best Bet

14th May – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland Cavaliers

Boston Celtics to win the match @ 1.85 (GetSetBet)

Winning 4 matches in each and every series remains the key for the Boston Celtics, and the heavy favourites for the NBA Championship keep plodding on. They are 2-1 up over the Cleveland Cavaliers but the series remains on a knife edge and this game in Ohio promises to provide plenty of drama. The Cavs will be bang up for this one and their home fans will be lined up to back them, but the Celtics looks a good price to win here with most NBA betting apps.  

Cavaliers vs Celtics: Celtics to win the match @ 1.85.

Dallas Mavericks vs Oklahoma City Thunder Best Bet

14th May – American Airlines Center, Dallas

Dallas Mavericks to win the match @ 1.90 (PlayUp)

The big drama continues over in the West, as the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder clash once more. Despite the big difference in the Western Conference table during the regular season, the Dallas Mavericks have been more than a match for Oklahoma City Thunder in this playoff series. The Mavericks are flying high, with their big players coming up clutch and they could pick up another huge win here at home.  

Mavericks vs Thunder – Mavericks to win the match @ 1.90.

New York Knicks vs Indiana Pacers Best Bet

15th May – Madison Square Garden, New York

New York Knicks to win the match @ 1.95 (BlueBet)

The New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers are playing out an enthralling series in the East and both sides will be more than fancying their chances in this one. This series has attracted plenty of interest and with a place in the Eastern Conference final up for grabs, this fixture is attracting plenty of punters and international betting sites. Calling the result here is tough, with both sides enjoying different moments of momentum throughout the series so far and it could be the New York Knicks should come out on top at home here.  

Knicks vs Pacers – Knicks to win the match @ 1.95.

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Sport has always been an integral part of Sam’s life, with his youth spent pursuing a playing career in both cricket and tennis, where he was fortunate enough to represent his native Wales at junior levels. Upon graduating from the University of Worcester, UK in 2011, Sam combined his two greatest passions – sport and travel, forging a freelance career as a tennis coach and a freelance journalist, visiting all 7 continents in the process. Having lived in Australia for over 2 years, Sam has a burning passion for AFL and follows every game he possibly can.