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NBA playoff opening day schedule for August 17th

The 2020 NBA Playoffs begin Monday with four series getting started in the bubble. We go over how to watch each game and some betting odds.

Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks dribbles during the second half against the Houston Rockets at The Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on July 31, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

The 2020 NBA Playoffs get going on Monday, August 17th with four games. Games will take place all day long inside the NBA bubble in Orlando, where we just finished up the seeding round. Most teams were able to rest players prior to the playoffs, which should be as unpredictable as they are exciting this season. Let’s take a look at the schedule and how to watch each game, plus provide some betting information.

NBA Playoff Schedule for August 17th

Final: Denver Nuggets 135, Utah Jazz 125 OT
Final: Toronto Raptors 134, Brooklyn Nets 110
Final: Boston Celtics 109, Philadelphia 76ers 101
Final: Los Angeles Clippers 118, Dallas Mavericks 110

Betting lines

Jazz vs. Nuggets (-5)
Over/Under: 215.5
Moneyline: UTA (+175), DEN (-210)

Nets vs. Raptors (-10)
Over/Under: 222
Moneyline: BKN (+380), TOR (-480)

Sixers vs. Celtics (-5.5)
Over/Under: 218.5
Moneyline: PHI (+190), BOS (-230)

Mavericks vs. Clippers (-6)
Over/Under: 230
Moneyline: DAL (+215), LAC (-265)

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