Spurs vs. Lakers Preview + Free Pick Game 2 May 23rd, 2008
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NBA Furious Playoff Betting – Can Spurs Stop Lakers
Losing Game 1 when you are an NBA basketball betting favorite is bad. Losing after amassing a 20 point lead is worse. Way worse. San Antonio did their best to contain Kobe, but they couldn’t withstand his billion point effort in the fourth quarter. The Spurs are sports betting road dogs again as we head in to Game 2, but they need to turn up the heat on Kobe if they hope to defend themselves from going in to a two game hole.
San Antonio Spurs (56-26) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (57-25)
Friday, May 23rd — STAPLES Center, LA — 9:00pm
Series: LA 1-0
NBA Betting Line: LA -6.5 (192.5)
Tim Duncan had 30 points and 18 boards in a losing effort, so the Spurs are getting exactly what they need from their own superstar. But they need Manu to overcome the defensive devil, Sasha Vujacic, who played 30+ minutes for the first time in his storied career. He’s a jerk. Nobody who isn’t a Lakers fan likes him. But goddamn can he contain Manu like no other.
The lucky thing for the Spurs betting faithful is that they are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games. Unfortunately they are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games, making it virtually impossible to back them from a betting standpoint. The total has gone UNDER in 4-of-6 on the road as well.
The problem with betting on the Spurs mounting an impossible deficit is that 20 points should be impossible enough. Not for Kobe, and not for these Lakers. The Lakers are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 games. Yes, they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home stands against the Spurs, but they are also 4-1 SU during that span. A tight line burned their betting faithful last time, it won’t this time.
Here’s why: Kobe went crazy in the fourth because he realized that he could. He took over the game, much in the same way he did when he dropped 83 points on the Raptors. Kobe is by and large the best player in the game today because of that ability, which is coupled with his intense, burning desire to be the best in the world. The reigning MVP won’t be contained tonight which is going to make tonight’s spread a joke.
NBA Furious Free Picks: LA -6.5 (UNDER)
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