Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals is set for Friday evening between the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks, and tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET in Milwaukee as the 2022 NBA playoffs roll on. Milwaukee overcame a double-digit fourth quarter deficit on Wednesday to steal a Game 5 win. That victory gave the Bucks a 3-2 lead, putting the Celtics in a pressure-packed situation as they attempt to avoid elimination. The Bucks are favored by 1.5 at in the NBA odds at Caesars Sportsbook, with an over-under total of 211 points.
As the nightcap, the Golden State Warriors take on the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 6 of a best-of-seven series at 10 p.m. ET. The Warriors lead the series by a 3-2 margin, though the Grizzlies stayed alive with a Game 5 win at home on Wednesday. The Warriors are favored by 8.5 points in the NBA lines at Caesars with an over-under total of 217.5 points. Before making any NBA picks or parlays, be sure to check out the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered the fourth full week of the 2022 NBA playoffs on a stunning 86-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,100. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.
Now, it has set its sights on Friday’s NBA playoff schedule and revealed its best bets. If you parlay its picks, you could be looking at a payout of over 12-1. You can only see the model’s NBA best bets at SportsLine.
Top NBA playoff picks
One of the top 2022 NBA playoff picks for Friday the model recommends: The over 217.5 points in the Grizzlies vs. Warriors matchup. Both offenses are highly explosive, with the Warriors putting together impressive offensive marks in the playoffs. Golden State is scoring 114.7 points per 100 possessions in the postseason, leading the NBA playoffs in both assists per game (28.2) and assist percentage (67.1 percent). The Warriors are also making 49.4 percent of field goal attempts and 37.6 percent of 3-point attempts, putting pressure on opposing defenses.
On the Memphis side, the Grizzlies leads the NBA playoffs in points in the paint, averaging more than 50 per game. The Grizzlies are also dominating the offensive glass, securing 29.9 percent of missed shots. Memphis posted a top-five mark in the NBA in offensive efficiency during the regular season, and the Grizzlies led the entire league in offensive rebound rate, second-chance points per game, fast break points per game and points in the paint during the 82-game marathon.
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How to make NBA playoff parlays
The model also has identified three other extremely strong picks that need to be in your NBA parlays, including one selection that hits well over 60 percent of the time, bringing plenty of value. You can only see the model’s best bets at SportsLine.
What are the top NBA picks for Friday? And which pick can you bank on well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see the NBA best bets for Friday, all from the model that is on an 86-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, and find out.