Fri, Mar 2, 11:55am by Staff Writer
There is NBA action aplenty this weekend with a packed schedule across Saturday and Sunday. Saturday sees the likes of the Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves and Milwaukee Bucks take to the court with the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat some of the teams to feature on Sunday.
Let’s look at some of the key matchups over the two days.
Toronto Raptors at Washington Wizards
Eastern Conference leaders the Toronto Raptors (43-17) will travel to the Capital One Arena to take on the fourth placed Washington Wizards (36-26) at Saturday noon (AEDT).
With the Raptors winning 9 of their last 10 games and behind one of the hottest teams in the league at the minute, they will be optimistic in their journey to Washington to take home the W. Toronto also sport an impressive 18-12 record on the road this season.
Led by front court duo John Wall and Bradley Beal, the Wizards have been impressive this season and are expected to be a tough challenge for the Raptors to defeat on the road.
Expect this game to be only decided in the final minute.
Suggested Bet: Washington to win by 1-10 points at Sportsbet
Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets
Number two Eastern Conference side the Boston Celtics (44-19) travel to Texas this weekend to challenge Western Conference and league leaders the Houston Rockets (48-13) at the Toyota Center this Sunday at 12:30PM (AEDT).
Having won their past four games, the Celtics will be optimistic in taking on the James Harden led Rockets outfit who have won their past 14 games on the trot and hold a 24-6 record at home.
Given the Rockets’ exceptional level of play at the moment it will be hard to look past them and a clear and comfortable win is expected.
Suggested Bet: Houston Rockets to win by over 10 points at Sportsbet
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