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NBA Playoffs: Bulls Look to Go Up 2-0 on Celtics

2017 Nba Playoffs

Thomas to Play Again Tuesday Night

The Chicago Bulls will look to shock the Celtics and go up 2-0 in their first round NBA Playoffs Series. They take on the Boston Celtics at TD Garden Tuesday Night. Guard Isaiah Thomas of the Celtics will fly to Tacoma  on Wednesday to join his grieving family following the death of his younger sister.

Oddsmakers opened the Celtics as -7-point favorites versus the Bulls, while the game’s total opened at 206.5.

Boston was a 106-102 loser in the first game of this first round NBA Playoffs Series. They failed to cover the -6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 208 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Thomas scored 33 points in the game. The eighth-seeded Bulls took care of business on the boards the entire night against the Celtics to get the win.

Chicago won its opening round matchup by outrebounding the Celtics by 20 on the offensive glass. Bobby Portis was outstanding in his first playoffs game. He finished with 19 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots in 29 minutes off the Chicago bench.

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Next up:
Chicago home to Boston Friday, April 21

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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