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The (53-31) and second seed Cleveland Cavaliers of the Eastern Conference Central Division will travel to “CIRCLE CITY” for game three of their first round playoff matchup.
Cleveland play’s the (42-42) and Number Seven Seed Indiana Pacers also of the Eastern Conference Central. Tip off is 7:00 PM EST on the TNT Television Network.
The game is on Thursday. April 20, 2017. The teams will play at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in beautiful Indianapolis, Indiana.
The best Sports Handicapper believes the Cleveland Cavaliers must find a way to close out playoff contests.
It seems as though the reigning NBA Champions are coasting through the postseason, it could cost them down the road.
The Indiana Pacers have the talent to take the series to seven games. Game 3 is basically do or die for the Pacers.
The Opening Betting Line has the Indiana Pacers as a Two-Point Home Underdog Against The Point Spread.
The Betting Odds Total is 212 And A Half Points for Thursday’s Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Game Three contest.
2017 Cleveland Cavaliers lethargic play in the second half of the NBA regular season is rearing it’s ugly head.
Cleveland has a 2-0 lead in the best of seven series, but it hasn’t been easy. Cleveland has beaten Indiana five straight times, however the Pacers have covered the last three Against The Spread.
Cleveland led game two of the series by eighteen points going into the fourth quarter and barely held on to get the win. Superstar LeBron James is still the best player on the planet.
The Cavaliers added sharpshooter Kyle Korver and point guard Deron Williams to the roster last in the season, the duo is coming up big in the postseason. Cleveland still depends on James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love for the majority of their offense.
Head Coach Tyronn Lue must warn his team about coasting this time of the year. The key to a Cleveland victory in game three is to play hard the entire contest.
Bovada.Lv lists the Cleveland Cavaliers at +360 to repeat as NBA Champions.
The Indiana Pacers lost game one of the series by a point, Forward C.J. Miles missed the game winning shot.
Indiana should feel confident going into the third game of the series and fans will be ready in “NAPTOWN”.
Starting point Guard Jeff Teague is more than capable of holding his won vs. Kyrie irving. The former Atlanta Hawks star scored twenty three points in game two.
Forward Paul George led the Pacers in scoring in defeat with thirty-two points. Indiana is doing a good job rebounding the basketball at both ends of the floor.
Head Coach Nate McMillan must find ways to isolate George for easy buckets.
Lance Stephenson also showed he has the moxy to score east baskets by driving the basketball.
All in all the Indiana Pacers have to feel good about the rest of the series, they had a chance to steal a game in Cleveland.
Their best case scenario is winning game three and four, putting the pressure on Cleveland.
The key to a Pacers victory Thursday is to play inspired ball in front of the home crowd.
Bovada.Lv lists the 2017 Indiana Pacers at +1,000 to win their first round NBA Playoff series vs. Cleveland.
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