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Sports Gambling on Game 1 - NBA Finals on Thursday

Sports gambling has a surprise NBA Finals in store as the Orlando Magic were the online sports gambling upset winner of the eastern conference.

Sports gambling fans were expecting the Cleveland Cavaliers to meet the Los Angeles Lakers in the online sports gambling NBA Finals but Orlando killed them off in impressive fashion.

Orlando defeated the Cavaliers 4-2 in their eastern conference sports gambling finals series and the Magic got the cash for their online sports gambling backers in 5 out of 6 games.  The Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets in the western conference finals, also in 6 games, but were 3-3 against the sports gambling board.

Games 1&2 of this sports gambling series will be in LA and the Lakers opened as a 6 point favorite on the NBA Finals odds for game 1.  Orlando has been the 3rd most profitable team in the NBA sports gambling post season with a mark of 11-8 against the spread while the Lakers are an even 9-9 against the board so far in the post season.

The Lakers have trended under in the playoffs as they have gone under the sports gambling total in 12 out of 18 games.  LA’s Kobe Bryant is the 2nd leading scorer in the NBA Playoffs with an average of 29.6 points per game.

Orlando’s Dwight Howard is the leading rebound man in the NBA sports gambling post season with an average of 15.4 boards per game.  These two players are the keys to the series A third important player will be LA’s Pao Gasol, who will be matched up directly against Howard.

The Spaniard has averaged 18.2 points per game along with 11.3 rebounds per game in the post season.  Orlando is 20-7 against the spread in their last 27 sports gambling matchups against the western conference.

They have covered the number in 17 out of their last 24 games as a road dog and 37 out of their last 53 as a dog overall.  The Lakers are just 4-10 against the spread at home against teams with winning percentages greater than .600.

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