Free NBA picks expert insider previews a show down between two teams trying to avoid facing the San Antonio Spurs in the first round who just rolled both teams this week. Tonight's matchup in Dallas will send the loser to San Antonio to face the reigning Western Conference champions in the first round.
The Spurs finished wit the NBA's best overall record after beating the Phoenix Suns 112-104 Friday night after trailing by 21 pints in the 1st quarter. Suns guard Eric Bledsoe had 30 points and 11 rebounds finishing only one assist shy of a triple-double while Gerald Green who started for the first time since March 12th added 27 points continuing his hot shooting streak of late averaging 23.5 points a game on 52.1 percent shooting including 47.8 percent from 3-point range over the last six games. The Suns committed 18 turnovers in last night's game which gave the Spurs 26 fast beak pints and drooped them into a tie with Memphis for the eighth and final playoff spot.
Dallas has had a couple days off since their home loss to San Antonio on Thursday by a score of 109-100 that ended a four game winning streak which were all road wins. Dallas will be rested and ready for tonight's big game but they will continue to have trouble against this young, athletic Suns team who like to get out in transition where a Dallas has struggled giving up at least 100 points in every game and an average of 111.9 on 48.4 percent shooting over a 8-game home span.Both teams will be playing at a playoff intensity level and will have trouble slowing down their opponent all night. We look for a high scoring close game in this matchup which leans towards the over. Get tonight's VIP play at www.jrtips.com