The Bulls took the opener and nearly took Game 2 but Ray Allen hit a game winning three pointer to give the Celtics a 118-115 win. Now the teams head to Chicago where the Bulls are 3 point favorites in NBA Playoffs odds for Game 3.
Bet on NBA Playoffs odds should be very close in Game 3 and in Game 4 with the Bulls slight favorites at home. The Celtics know they can win on the road but the Bulls gained a lot of confidence by winning at Boston. The first two games were very exciting and that should be the case again on Thursday. "I think what's making these games so exciting is they're won or lost on one or two possessions," Chicago's Joakim Noah said. "The shots that are being made are off rebounds."
The bet on NBA Playoffs trends are somewhat mixed on Thursday’s game. The Celtics are rarely an underdog in the playoffs but they excel in that role. They are 5-0 against the NBA Playoffs odds in their last 5 playoff games as an underdog. The Celtics are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 bet on NBA Playoffs Conference Quarterfinals games.
Chicago has some positive trends in their favor. The Bulls are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 bet on NBA Playoffs Conference Quarterfinals games. Chicago has been tough at home going 11-5 ATS in their last 16 home games.
Looking at the total in NBA Playoffs odds we see that the Over is 4-0 in the Celtics last 4 games. The Over is 6-1 in the Celtics last 7 Conference Quarterfinals games. One trend that points to the Under is that the Celtics are 21-10 to the Under in their last 31 road games.
Most of the bet on NBA Playoffs totals trends do point to the Over, especially with the Bulls. The Over is 6-1 in the Bulls last 7 Conference Quarterfinals games. The last four meetings between the Bulls and Celtics have gone Over but one note of caution because the Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings between the two teams at the United Center.
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