5 NBA Betting Predictions for Playoffs 1st-Round

Posted by Derrick Harper on April 17, 2018 in

The National Basketball Association has reached the postseason. The playoff matches are quite interesting, and we are excited about the potential matchups in the second and third round. Then, of course, the NBA Finals. Let’s take a look at 5 NBA Betting Predictions for Playoffs 1st Round.

5 NBA Betting Predictions for Playoffs 1st-Round

Golden State Warriors sweep San Antonio Spurs in 4 games

The Golden State Warriors are just too tough for the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs are playing on fumes, and seem to have issues within their team. No matter how beat up the Warriors seem right now, this is still the defending NBA Champions. Golden State wins at home, and on the road and runs away with the best of 7 first round series over the Spurs.

Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves go 7 games

This is the top seed in the Western Conference in Houston against the 8th seeded Minnesota Timberwolves. Remember – the Timberwolves were a team that was third in the Western Conference before the loss of Jimmy Butler. Butler is back and has help This is going to be a heck of a series, and look for the series go 7 games.

Indiana Pacers Eliminate Cleveland Cavaliers

The Indiana Pacers are a hard-nosed defensive team, and Victor Oladipo is one of the toughest players in all of the league. Indiana has found ways to score, and if they can keep their defensive effort up, they have a great shot at sending the Cavaliers home in April. LeBron James may finally be done for the season early.

Oklahoma City Eliminates Utah

The 4th seeded Oklahoma City Thunder will take on the 5th seeded Utah Jazz in a tough series. But, the better team here is the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder are a great athletic team, and can really score.

Oklahoma City should be your NBA Betting Pick against Utah.

No matter how good the Jazz play defense, Oklahoma City will have answers with Westbrook, Anthony, and George. Look for Oklahoma City to take down Utah in 5 games.

Philadelphia 76ers Eliminate Miami Heat

The Philadelphia 76ers are still without Joel Embiid. Ben Simmons and what the 76ers are doing is amazing. When they get Embiid out – they are going to be really tough to beat. Miami had their chance early in this series, but the 76ers are going to take care of business. Philadelphia looks like a potential Eastern Conference Champion with their roster.

There is a look at 5 NBA Playoff 1st Round Betting Predictions. Best of luck with all your betting, and we hope you take down the sportsbooks with all your NBA Betting!