..

Bulls-Hawks Line at -8.5 Game 1: Carlos Boozer May Not Play

Written by:
Tyrone Black
Published on:
Apr/29/2011
Bulls-Hawks Line

Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs features a Bulls-Hawks line of -8.5 in favor of Chicago.  The line is subject to move depending on Carlos Boozer’s status.

He was kept out of practice Friday with a turf toe injury. 

"It's hard to say [if he'll be ready to play Monday], but I'm thinking that he will be able to," coach Tom Thibodeau said, according to Friedell. "He has some discomfort, but it's gotten better each day. Hopefully, [Saturday] it will be a lot better."

Even if he does play, there’s a good chance he won’t be at 100 percent.

Atlanta will come into this game as the +8.5 underdog Against The Spread.  So far, prior to the San Antonio-Memphis game (still being played as this went to press), the underdogs have gone an unbelievable 25-12-3 ATS in the First Round of the NBA Playoffs. 

“With that type a record it is a wonder how only the underdog Hawks managed to make it this far to the next round,” noted Don Shapiro of Gambling911.com, who stressed that Memphis could still beat out the heavily favored San Antonio Spurs to advance. 

All odds courtesy of Bookmaker.com (claim your cash bonus using bonus code GAMBLING911 – restrictions do apply. 

- Tyrone Black, Gambling911.com

 

Follow breaking headlines around the clock at Gambling911.com Twitter Here

Basketball Odds News

$500 or More NBA Betting Bonus - 2019

$500 or More NBA Betting Bonus - 2019

JazzSports is happy to announce some spanking new bonuses to correspond with the start of the new NBA season, including up to a FREE $500.

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Specials Part 6

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Specials Part 6

We’ll finish up our look at the NBA ‘playoff special’ prop bets at BetOnline.ag.  If you’re looking for the best value on basketball or hockey props this is the best time of the year to find ‘em.

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Specials Part 4

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Specials Part 4

We’ll take a break from a busy NFL and college football season to look at some more of the NBA playoff props.  We’ve been running down the list over the past month trying to find some value positions.  This is the best time of the year to look for value in futures betting for both basketball and hockey.

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting 2019 2020: Playoff Specials Part 3

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting 2019 2020: Playoff Specials Part 3

We hit the first few teams on our NBA Playoff Prop list last week and we’ll continue with more teams in this preview.  As we’ve noted this is the best time of the year to look for value in futures betting for both basketball and hockey.  Another important concept is to stay focused on value. 

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Sports 2019 Part 2

NBA Basketball Preseason Prop Betting: Playoff Sports 2019 Part 2

While the majority of the sports betting world focused on the start of college football and the NFL this is the perfect time to stake out positions in the preseason basketball and hockey markets.

Syndicate