The NBA Playoffs pick up again Wednesday night with two games on the schedule. After losing back to back games in Cleveland, the Celtics return home to Boston where they’re undefeated in the playoffs. The Cavs tied the best of seven series at 2-2, but now face the daunting task of facing an angry Celtic team trying to get back on track. In the other matchup, the Utah Jazz head back to Los Angeles after tying their best of seven series with the Lakers at 2-2. Despite having soreness in his back, Kobe Bryant is expected to play for the Lakers. Check out some top trends below and get live odds from sportsbook Bodog.
CLEVELAND (51 - 41) at BOSTON (72 - 21) - 5/14/2008, 8:05 PM There are no Top Trends with records of significance that apply to this game.
Head-to-Head Series History
CLEVELAND is 10-4 against the spread versus BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 10-5 straight up against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
8 of 15 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
UTAH (60 - 32) at LA LAKERS (63 - 27) - 5/14/2008, 10:35 PM
Top Trends for this game.
UTAH is 30-49 ATS (-23.9 Units) as a road underdog of 6.5 to 9 points since 1996.
UTAH is 41-54 ATS (-18.4 Units) in road games over the last 2 seasons.
UTAH is 7-16 ATS (-10.6 Units) in road games versus poor defensive teams - allowing 99+ points/game this season.
LA LAKERS are 53-35 ATS (+14.5 Units) in all games this season.
LA LAKERS are 28-13 ATS (+13.7 Units) when the total is greater than or equal to 210 this season.
LA LAKERS are 38-28 ATS (+7.2 Units) as a favorite this season.
LA LAKERS are 17-8 ATS (+8.2 Units) against Northwest division opponents this season.
LA LAKERS are 34-11 ATS (+21.9 Units) versus poor defensive teams - allowing 99+ points/game this season.
LA LAKERS are 21-4 ATS (+16.6 Units) versus poor defensive teams - allowing 99+ points/game - 2nd half of the season this season.
UTAH is 49-41 ATS (+3.9 Units) in all games this season.
UTAH is 30-16 ATS (+12.4 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
UTAH is 21-8 ATS (+12.2 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record - 2nd half of the season this season.
UTAH is 25-14 ATS (+9.6 Units) versus good offensive teams - scoring 99+ points/game this season.
UTAH is 15-5 ATS (+9.5 Units) versus good offensive teams - scoring 99+ points/game - 2nd half of the season this season.
Head-to-Head Series History
LA LAKERS is 8-5 against the spread versus UTAH over the last 3 seasons
LA LAKERS is 9-6 straight up against UTAH over the last 3 seasons
9 of 15 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
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