|Written by Jerry Santiago|
|Tuesday, 09 June 2009 08:38|
NBA Finals odds have Orlando as a 4-point favorite with a sports betting total of 199 for game 3 of the series between the LA Lakers and Magic from Orlando. NBA Finals odds were split in the first two games of the series at LA with the Lakers winning both sports betting matchups straight up as both games also went under the total.
Orlando enters action against the NBA Finals odds having beaten the sports betting line versus the Lakers in 5 out of the last 7 meetings. The have also covered the sportsbook betting spread in 8 out of their last 10 games in the 2009 playoffs. Orlando would seem to have the NBA Finals odds in their favor for game 3 as they have gotten the cash in 6 out of their last 7 games at home.
Another trend that looks strong against the NBA Finals odds is the “under” as the Magic have posted under the total in 13 out of their last 19 games. In addition to that the Lakers and Magic enter game 3 against the NBA Finals odds having gone under the number in 4 out of their last 6 head-to-head meetings. However that is counterbalanced by Orlando and LA having gone over the total in their last 5 meetings in Florida.
The Lakers have picked up their performance as they enter action Tuesday against the NBA Finals odds. LA has covered 4 out of their last 6 games. LA is also trending under as of late against the NBA Finals odds as they have gone under in 10 out of their last 12 games. The Lakers have also gone under the total in 11 out of their last 16 road games. LA has won 8 out of their last 11 games straight up at Orlando.
The big key thus far against the NBA Finals odds has been the Lakers defense and its ability at shutting down Orlando center Dwight Howard, who was held under 20 points in both of the opening games.
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Bet on the MLBGamblers might feel compelled to place their baseball bets on San Francisco. Rival evaluators who scouted the Giants’ offensive work during spring training all left thinking the same thing; pitchers from opposing teams will have to dig deep. Similar to the Kansas City Royals of the previous two years, the Giants are not known for striking out too often.