NBA Sharp Betting Picks (Feb. 5): Magic vs. Celtics, Nuggets vs. Jazz Headline Wednesday’s Pro Bets
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A nine-game Wednesday slate in the NBA has given sharp bettors plenty of options from which to choose, and they’ve landed on a couple featuring four teams currently in the playoff picture.
Let’s take a look at how pros are betting Magic vs. Celtics and Nuggets vs. Jazz.
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Magic vs. Celtics
7:30 p.m. ET
The absence of an All-Star starter in Kemba Walker (knee) is expectedly going to have an impact on any Celtics betting line, and that can make it tough to decipher how much of a line move comes from sharp bettors as opposed to the injury itself.
It does help when the line still moves significantly after the injury is announced, though.