Best sportsbook promotions and odds boosts for Wednesday: NBA playoffs and NHL playoffs

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Matthew Lowrimore

NBA· 1 week ago

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Matthew has been with Pickswise for over a year now, covering a wide variety of sports. His main passion is college football and that is the sport he has covered the most. Matthew uses a variety of methods to handicap games, including stats, trends, injuries, and situational factors. His goal is to consistently give out winners and will do everything he can to make his readers money.

We have put together a list of all of the day’s best odds boosts, which are from PointsBet Sportsbook and FanDuel Sportsbook today. We will discuss whether or not they are worth playing. Let’s dive in.

Sidney Crosby to record 2+ points and the Pittsburgh Penguins to win – Boosted from +375 to +420 with PointsBet Sportsbook

This prop will need Sidney Crosby to record at least 2 points and the Pittsburgh Penguins to beat the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the 1st round on the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Penguins have now won 2 straight since the Rangers tied up the series at 1-1 and can finish them off tonight with a win on the road. The Penguins have already won on the road in this series, a 3OT win in Game 1.

Through 4 games Crosby has 9 points, including 3 points in Game 4. He has recorded at least 2 points in all 4 games against the Rangers this series, so another big performance should be expected. Our experts do like the Rangers to force a Game 6, but this prop still looks to be worth a small play just in case the Penguins have a strong showing to close it out.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors both to score first – Boosted from +300 to +350 with PointsBet Sportsbook

For this prop, we will need the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors to both score first. The Celtics have scored first in 3 of the 4 games so far, and have plenty of options that doing so again tonight looks likely. Two of the 3 games they scored first in were as home, as well, which is where they will be tonight for Game 5.

The Warriors, on the other hand, have failed to score first in any of the 4 games against the Memphis Grizzlies. They have gotten off to a slow start in all 4 games thus far, so staying away from this prop is likely the best option.

Be sure to check out all of our NBA picks for today’s action.

Jayson Tatum to Score 25+ Points and the Boston Celtics to Win vs the Milwaukee Bucks – Boosted from -110 to +150 with FanDuel Sportsbook

This prop will need Jayson Tatum to score at least 25 points and the Boston Celtics to beat the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Celtics got a huge win in Game 4 in Milwaukee to even the series at 2-2. After scoring 30 points in Game 4, Tatum is now averaging 22.5 points in the series. Boston will be at home tonight, which will only help them. They have defended the Bucks well minus Giannis Antetokounmpo, but they are not allowing the Bucks’ role players to beat them very often. Tatum has scored more than 25 points in 2 games this series and is averaging 25.0 points in their 2 home games. Our experts like the Celtics to win and cover tonight because they are more well-rounded, therefore backing this prop is worth a play.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for this matchup.

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