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Best bets for the 2021 NBA playoffs

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The NBA playoffs are in full force, and there are plenty of betting opportunities each night and in futures. Which teams will emerge from the postseason?

Our analysts -- Doug Kezirian (29-16 regular season, 1-2 play-in, 9-9 playoffs), Joe Fortenbaugh (14-14, 1-1, 11-12, André Snellings (61-42-1, 5-4, 35-45-2), Tyler Fulghum (24-30, 1-1, 15-8) and Anita Marks (24-17, 0-6, 23-17) -- are here to give their best bets for the playoffs.

Records through Tuesday. Odds by Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill unless noted otherwise.


Thursday's best bets

Game 6: Brooklyn Nets at Milwaukee Bucks (-5.5, 220)

Nets lead series 3-2

Fulghum: Giannis Antetokounmpo has been pretty consistent scoring the basketball in this series. He's scored 34 points in three games, 33 in another, and had one outlier performance with 18 points in Game 2.