Bet NBA Totals for Remainder of Postseason


There is no NBA game tonight, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start preparing to bet NBA totals for the rest of the postseason. If you have been keeping score, you’ll notice some trends with NBA totals in conference finals series. Take Monday night’s Boston-Indiana game as an example.

Bet NBA Totals for Remainder of Postseason
The Celtics-Pacers total in Game 4 closed at 222.5.

The Celtics, of course, would go on to win that game and sweep the Pacers to advance to the NBA Finals. The total for Monday night’s game was closed at 222.5. That is a very high total for a playoff game, let alone a conference final game with one team facing elimination. The resulting 105-102 final score went way Under the game total. That leads us to our first NBA totals trend.

NBA Totals in Conference Finals

High NBA totals in a conference finals series typically mean Unders are in play. Over the last nine seasons worth of conference finals, there have been 43 games that closed with a total of 216.5 or higher. Of those 43, 28 (65.1 percent) have gone Under. 

The Boston-Indiana Eastern Conference finals saw all four games close above 216.5 – 223, 224.5, 220.5, and 222.5. All four games went Under the total. This is not the only trend involving NBA totals in this year’s conference finals. 

Bet NBA Totals for Remainder of Postseason
There are a few trends involving NBA totals in conference finals series.

An opposite NBA totals trend is happening in the Minnesota-Dallas series. The TWolves won last night to force a fifth game in Minnesota tomorrow night. The Timberwolves won 105-100 in a game that closed with a total of 211.

The 211 falls within the range of 207 to 216, which reveals an interesting NBA totals trend. In the last 10 seasons, there have been 31 conference finals games that have closed with a total in this range. A whopping 74 percent – 23 games – have ended up going Over the total. So far in the Mavs-TWolves series, the NBA totals have been 207, 207, 207.5 and 211. The Over is 3-1.

Sports Hub Cappers Bet NBA Totals

Sports Hub handicappers love to bet NBA totals. There are actually NBA totals bets for tomorrow night’s Dallas-Minnesota game already in the system. Members can check them out right now. Before you go there, though, let’s take a look at how our experts did yesterday.

Here’s a look at yesterday’s Top 5.

  • Blatt: Bill Blatt continues to impress with his handicapping skills. Yesterday, he went 4-1 on five MLB picks and earned $329 to take the top spot on the leaderboard. 
  • TonyK: TonyK of the 3G Sports Group put up a perfect 3-0 mark yesterday. He had the Twins at +120 to pull the upset over the Royals and wound up with profits of $320. That gives TonyK of $490 in profits for the last three days.
  • Evan & the Hawk: Evan Lewis and Mike Hawk each went 3-0 yesterday and each won a total of $300. The Hawk has been tearing it up over the last week. He sits at the top of our 3-day leaderboard ($890) and our 7-day board ($1365). He’s also our No. 1 MLB capper over the last seven days ($1035).
Bet NBA Totals for Remainder of Postseason
Mike Hawk is having himself a week!
  • Parker: Kyle Parker put in just two picks yesterday – both MLB – but he walked away with $254 in profits. Kyle had the Red Sox at +154 to beat Baltimore. Boston won 8-3.

Let’s Recap

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Here’s a recap of yesterday’s sports action.

  • TWolves win: Minnesota hunkered down and finally found a way to beat Dallas in their Western Conference finals series. The series now shifts back to Minnesota for Game 5 tomorrow night. Dallas leads 3-1.
  • Caitlin Clark: The newest WNBA star had her most prolific game last night as she netted 30 points against the Los Angeles Sparks. It wasn’t enough though as Indiana lost to LA, 88-82, at home. The Fever are now 1-7 on the season. 
  • Barca new coach: Barcelona has hired Hansi Flick, former Bayern Munich and Germany coach, as the team’s new club manager. Flick will replace Xavi Hernandez, who was fired on Sunday after the team’s final match in LaLiga this season.
  • Panthers rally: In what was a must-win game for Florida, the Panthers got an overtime goal from Sam Reinhart to claim a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers and tie the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Game 5 is back at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night. 

No NBA Makes for Light Schedule Today

With the Boston Celtics sweep of the Indiana Pacers, there is no NBA game tonight. Interestingly, the Celtics will play in the NBA Finals for the second time in three years. It’s also 38 years after Boston won the 1986 NBA title with a guy named Bill Walton. Walton, of course, passed away on Memorial Day after a battle with cancer.

There is still plenty on the board for bettors to get in on the action. As always, you can consult with the experts here at Sports Hub to see what they are betting on today. You can also access their picks if you’re a Sports Hub member. If not, join today. It’s free!

Here is a look at today’s schedule.

  1. WNBA: You can’t bet NBA totals tonight, but you can bet WNBA totals. There are three games on the schedule tonight, including one between two of the top teams in the standings. Defending WNBA champion Las Vegas (4-1) travels to the Twin Cities to take on Minnesota (3-1). Game time is 8:00 p.m. 
  2. NHL Western Conference finals: Dallas is in Edmonton again tonight for Game 4 of their series. The Stars have won the last two games after losing the opener at home. The Oilers are still the favorite (-135) tonight. Check the latest NHL odds and scores.
  3. Wednesday baseball: It’s a huge card in baseball today. With the Pirates-Tigers rainout yesterday, we get a doubleheader today in the Motor City and it features two of the best young pitchers in baseball. Jared Jones (3-4, 3.05) and Paul Skenes (1-0, 2.25) are set to start today for Pittsburgh. Tarik Skubal (6-1, 2.25), an early AL Cy Young candidate, will pitch the opener for Detroit. Game 1 starts at 12:40 p.m.
  1. It’s time for mid-week MLS: It’s Wednesday and there are 12 matches on the MLS schedule tonight. One of those is in Miami where Lionel Messi and company will host Atlanta United FC. Inter Miami leads all MLS teams with a 10-4-2 record and 34 points. The home team is a -220 favorite tonight.
  2. International soccer: There is a UEFA Conference League match today – Olympiacos vs. Fiorentina in Athens, Greece. The CONMEBOL Libertadores continues today with six more matches. 
  3. French Open: Round of the French Open is underway today at Roland Garros in Paris. Men’s No. 2 seed Jannick Sinner plays today. Women’s No. 1 Iga Swiatek has just started her second round match with Naomi Osaka.