Wednesday May 3rd Betting Recap

Picks for 5/3/23

8:00 PM EST
Rotation #522
Celtics -8 over Sixers (win)
The big question tonight is if Joel Embiid plays. If Philly lost game one, they would rush him back, but now they can rest or give him limited minutes tonight. Boston should bounce back tonight, as they could score at will in the paint. Look for the Celtics to focus more on defense tonight and to shut the Sixers down. James Harden scored 45 in game one, and it’s doubtful he can replicate that success. Look for Boston to even up the series in a convincing way. Take the Celtics.

7:40 PM EST
Rotation #968
Royals +135 over Orioles (win)
Orioles pitcher Kyle Gibson looks like Zack Greinke, and Greinke looks like Gibson regarding career stats. I like what Kansas City did last night with their power-hitting, and they only lost because the Orioles had a double-digit run night. Greinke should be able to settle in and put up good numbers tonight. Kansas City is a lousy team, but they have been close in many games this season. I like their value at home tonight. Take the Royals.