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NBA Tips & Previews, Wednesday 6th April

The BetDeluxe Wednesday NBA preview for the best bets and selections with playoffs only just around the corner.

The Wednesday BetDeluxe NBA preview finds all the best bets and selections across the Western and Eastern Conferences.

All the action begins when Cleveland takes on Orlando.

cleveland @ orlando

april 6th 9:00am

The Cleveland Cavaliers (43-36) battle the Orlando Magic (20-59) in an Eastern Conference tilt on come Wednesday morning.

The Cavaliers dropped a home fixture against the 76ers in its most recent contest, while the Magic were tagged with a home loss by the Knicks. 

Heading into this contest, it is the Cavaliers who lead the season series by a 2-0 count and the potential for a sweep is on the cards. 

The Cavs should be highly geared up for this game given they are motivated for for positioning in the standings.

The Magic are just playing out the remainder of the season with not much to gain other than pride.

They have only scored 89 and 88 points respectively in their last two games with The Cavs strength being their defence, the Magic will struggle here. 

Suggested Bet: Cleveland -8.5 at $1.90

philadelphia @ indiana

april 6th 9:00am

Philadelphia will play another crucial game in the scheme of the post-season when it travels to Indiana for a clash against the Pacers. 

The 76ers are fighting among four teams for the top seed in the Eastern Conference standings as the final week of the regular season begins. 

Indiana is on a seven-game losing streak and has already been eliminated from playoff contention.

The gulf between these two teams on the standings tell us everything we need to know, 

Philadelphia is miles ahead of Indiana on the talent, form and motivation. 

This could get ugly if Joel Embiid puts his hand to play and has a red-hot crack. 

Suggested Bet: Philadelphia -11.5 at $1.90

charlotte @ miami

april 6th 9:30am

One of the best defensive outfits in the NBA meets one of the best offensive units when Miami welcomes Charlotte to FTX Arena on Wednesday.

Miami ranks equal third in the league for points conceded, while Charlotte ranks fifth for points scored, so it will be a great batltle of opposing styles. 

The Heat are probably the more balanced of the two teams and have put any qualms about a riff between players and Erik Spoelstra to bed with four wins on the bounce. 

Charlotte has not be able to deal with the Heat at any stage this season. 

Of the three games played against Miami, the Hornets have come up short every time. 

But with Jimmy Butler and P.J Tucker set to miss this clash due to injuries, the door might be open for Charlotte for avoid the season sweep. 

Suggested Bet: Charlotte Hornets +5.5 at $1.90

milwaukee @ chicago

april 6th 10:00am

The Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls meet at the United Center for a big Eastern Conference tiff.

Both teams are looking for a win heading into the playoffs having split their last eight games of the regular season. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo has come up big again for the Bucks this season and is averaging 30.1 points and 11.6 rebounds, but there is reason to believe he could miss this match with a knee injury. 

He is listed as probable, so that will put Bucks fans at ease for the time being. 

Milwaukee has had the edge over Chicago in 2021/22 having cruised to a 3-0 season series record thanks to some big numbers from Giannis and his partner in crime Khris Middleton. 

DeMar DeRozan will need his troops in Nikola Vucevic and Zach LaVine to fire if they are any chance of causing the upset here. 

The Bucks to cover the spread.

Suggested Bet: Milwaukee -4.5 at $1.89

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