Written by Rohit Ghosh
The NBA Playoffs continue with four games on deck for Tuesday. Here are the three top picks for tonight's NBA slate.
AccuScore Best Bet No. 1:
There's a 64 percent chance the Los Angeles Clippers cover a -2 spread against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5 of their best-of-seven series.
The average score after AccuScore ran its 10,000-plus simulations is 103-97, in favor of L.A.
The Clippers are both 4-2 SU and ATS in their last 6 games vs the Spurs.
AccuScore Best Bet No. 2:
There's a 59 percent chance the total combined score in the Spurs-Clippers Game 5 stays UNDER 205.
The average score after AccuScore ran its 10,000-plus simulations is 103-97, in favor of Los Angeles.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the Clippers' last 10 games.
AccuScore Best Bet No. 3:
There's nearly a 58 percent chance the total combined score in the Mavericks-Rockets Game 5 stays UNDER 221.5.
The average score after AccuScore ran its 10,000-plus simulations is 111-105, in favor of Houston. Houston has about a 70 percent chance of winning the game.
While AccuScore data points one way on the total, recent trends suggest taking the OVER. The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games when playing at home against Dallas.
Via TeamRankings, Houston is currently 43-43-0 on the season against the OVER. Exactly half of the games they have played have gone OVER, and half have gone UNDER. Dallas is 41-44-1, with a slightly higher percentage of games (52%) staying UNDER.
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