O'Sullivan's Friday NBA Playoffs Pick: Heat vs Celtics – Can injured Miami stop Boston from clinching at home?
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Seattle O’Sullivan 2021-2022 NBA Season so far: 230-246-7, -$761.89
(Yesterday: 0-1, -$11.00)
NBA Playoffs so far: 29-23, +$70.55
(Standing Caveat: The universe is chaotic. Life is unpredictable. Things happen. Like injuries. And COVID protocols. In following Seattle O’Sullivan’s betting advice, be advised that you should always monitor your bets during the day to make certain unforeseen things have not occurred which might change your wagering opinion. Thank you.)
Miami Heat at Boston Celtics, 9 pm Eastern
The Pick: over 201 points (-110), bet $11 to win $10
Miami looked pretty cooked in Game 5. Both Jimmy Butler and Kyle Lowry looked tired, banged up, and diminished, and the absence of Tyler Herro really showed in the Heat’s backcourt performance. But I’m still going with the over tonight. The line is showing too much recency bias from the last game. Besides, even though they’re wounded, I don’t expect Miami to back down facing a closeout game. Boston may win, but sending opponents packing in a seven-game series is the hardest thing to do. The Celtics are on the cusp of greatness, but their core is still young, so I expect a dogfight tonight. I also expect the Heat to shoot better than 7-45 (!!) from the three-point line. The over’s 3-2 in this series; I think it wins its fourth game just as the Celtics will.
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