2020-21 NBA Playoffs Betting Tips: Tuesday 15th June

June 15th 2021, 1:27am, By: SmitsTips

NBA Playoffs Betting Tips Tuesday 15th June

There is more exciting NBA playoff action on Tuesday with another double-header. Check out our best spread and player prop bets for both games right here and good luck to everyone following!

NBA Playoffs Betting Tips: Tuesday, 15th of June

Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks

State Farm Arena, 9:30am AEST

Atlanta stunned the 76ers in Philadelphia in Game 1 after getting off to a very fast start, but order has well and truly been restored in Games 2 and 3 with the #1 seed 76ers recording 16-point wins on both occasions. Now down 2-1 with one more game in Atlanta before heading back to Philly, the Hawks will be desperate to get back on the winners list.

Joel Embiid led the way once again for the 76ers in their most recent clash, scoring a team-high 28 points to go along with nine rebounds and eight assists. Despite another great performance, Embiid looked to be labouring again at times and is listed as probably for Game 4. For the Hawks, Trae Young tried his best with 28 points and eight assists but was targeted consistently on the defensive side of the ball once again.

The consistent injury cloud Joel Embiid remains under will give the Hawks some encouragement heading into this crucial Game 4, but they’ll need more than encouragement if they’re to flip the script of the last two games. It just seems as though the playoff experience and superior talent of the 76ers is too much for these young Hawks to overcome in such a big game, so we’ll be taking the #1 seed to cover the spread and take a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.

While we do expect the 76ers to negotiate the win in this contest, we also believe Trae Young won’t let his Hawks go down without a fight. Young had just 17 shots in Game 3 which isn’t nearly enough if his team is to be a chance come crunch time, so expect him to be far more aggressive in Game 4 and to fill up the box score.


Philadelphia 76ers -3.5 

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Prop: Young 30+ Points ($2.37)

Utah Jazz at Los Angeles Clippers

Staples Center, 12pm AEST

Utah made the most of being the higher seed in this matchup by securing wins in Games 1 and 2 on their home deck, both of which came right down to the wire; however, the series took a twist in Game 3 in Los Angeles with the Clippers absolutely dominating from start to finish to win by 26 points to put themselves back in the hunt.

The big story in this series at the moment is the health of the backcourt tandem of Mike Conley and Donovan Mitchell. Conley is yet to feature in this series and is unlikely to play in Game 4, while Mitchell is expected to play despite sitting for the bulk of the fourth quarter in Game 3 where he was seen to be hobbling towards the locker room.

Although Mitchell looked to be struggling physically in Game 3, he was still effective on offence to lead his team in scoring with 30 points. Aside from him, Joe Ingles was the only other consistent threat on offence with 19 points. Meanwhile, both Kawhi Leonard (34 points) and Paul George (31 points) were cooking for the Clippers after both had their struggles at stages in Games 1 and 2 of the series.

The Jazz were by far the better team in the regular season and had the Clippers measure down the stretch in the first two games of this series; however, with Conley expected to miss again and Mitchell clearly not at 100%, it’s tough to see the Jazz having enough consistent firepower on offence to match it with the Clippers over 48 minutes, especially on the road. As a result, we’ll be taking the Clippers to cover the spread at home.

Bojan Bogdanovic did a terrific job in the regular season of stepping up when one of Mike Conley or Donovan Mitchell were out injured, but that hasn’t been the case yet in the playoffs as he’s been struggling to hit his shot consistently. He has proven himself as a big shot taker and maker over the last couple of seasons however, and will be heavily relied upon on offence on Tuesday. With that said, taking Bogey for 20+ points looks to be a decent prop bet on this slate.


Los Angeles Clippers -5.5 

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Prop: Bogdanovic 20+ Points ($2.40)


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