Pick #1 – Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors
Its another Friday night of NBA playoff basketball and wow do we have a great game on our hands again tonight. Its game 6 of the 8-2 over 10 games Cleveland Cavaliers versus the 5-5 over there last 10 Toronto Raptors. The Cleveland Cavaliers (68-27) and the Toronto Raptors (66-35) are currently locked in a heated battle for the east title and the Cavs are currently getting the best of it by a slim margin as they go into tonight's game with a 1 game lead. Each franchise heads into tongiht's matchu with completely healthy rosters and prior to our last two picks were going to take an opposite side for this run. We have been watching this series closely and when these teams are playing in Toronto they are simply turning up the pace and the offense and tonight's head to head should be even more magnified due to a few key situations and stats. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home and this is one of the biggest keys here. These two teams simply play at a different level in Toronto offensively and with so much on the line this Friday this game is going to be high scoring. The offensive and defensive averaged numbers over the last 10 games are 201.3 and 194.1 respectively and as mentioned we have been watching those series intently and the high sides of this range has been hitting in Toronto. The over/under for this NBA spread total started off at 198 and has has been bouncing between 197.5 and 198 so the money is undecided on this one and picking up this OVER on the lowest number possible is ideal. The Raptors got destroyed by 38 points last game in Cleveland so this home game is not only huge for the series but there is a certain level of competitive pride and home court advantage that will come into play and favor the OVER. The public consensus for this game is at a very strong 64% towards the OVER so the public is riding with us on this one. The last plyaoff game a couple of days ago in Cleveland between these two Eastern conference leaders resulted in a 116 – 78 win for the Cabs putting the pressure back on the Raptors at home. We have to feel great about grabbing the OVER 197.5 here as both teams should be looking to explode tonight with points to prove on both sides..
Cleveland Cavaliers at Toronto Raptors - Eastern Conference Finals - Game 6 - Friday, May 27, 2016 8:35 PM
721 Cleveland Cavaliers 6½
722 Toronto Raptors +6½
721 Cleveland Cavaliers Over 197½
722 Toronto Raptors Under 197½
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
OVER 197.5 (2 Units)
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