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Best Games to Bet on Today: Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks – February 5, 2016

Best Games to Bet on Today: Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers and Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks – February 5, 2016

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Craving for some intense basketball action? Well tonight’s your lucky night as we’ve got two high-quality ballgames that will definitely grab all your attention. Kicking things off tonight is the Eastern Conference showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics.

Then, the Memphis Grizzlies square off with the New York Knicks in a critical East vs. West clash. Read on below for a quick breakdown of these two important matchups and while you’re at it, you can check out our preview of the game between San Antonio and Dallas.

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Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (7:30 PM ET)

Line: Boston Celtics (+7) at Cleveland Cavaliers (-7); total: 210.5view all NBA lines

The Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to two games with a thrilling 102-95 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Isaiah Thomas had 17 points and seven assists for the Celtics who have now won seven of their last eight games. Key to Boston’s resurgence has been their improved defensive play. They’re allowing an average of just 92 points over their last two games.

They will look to build on that huge win when they face the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. The Cavs are coming off a disappointing 106-97 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. Jeremy Lin exploded for 24 points for the Hornets who handed the Cavs just their second loss under new head coach Tyronn Lue. The Celtics are 6-4 SU and 4-6 ATS in their last 10 road games against the Cavs.

Writer’s Prediction

Cleveland wins, 107-98.

Memphis Grizzlies vs. New York Knicks (7:30 PM ET)

Line: Memphis Grizzlies (-3.5) at New York Knicks (+3.5); total: 197.0view all NBA lines

Best Games to Bet on Today: Celtics vs Cavs and Grizzlies vs Knicks

The Memphis Grizzlies stretched their unbeaten run to four games with a resounding 110-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday. Five players scored in double-figures for the Grizzlies who moved to within three games of the Los Angeles Clippers for fourth place in the Western Conference standings.

They will look to keep the streak going when they lock horns with the New York Knicks tonight. The Grizzlies will fancy their chances of doing just that as they have fared extremely well against the Knicks of late. The Grizzlies have won their last five meetings with the Knicks, beating them by an average of 12.8 points during that span.

Writer’s Prediction

Memphis wins, 102-93. Create a betting account now and bet on the best games for tonight.

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