2022 NBA playoff odds, picks, best bets for May 13 from proven model: This four-way parlay returns over 12-1

The Golden State Warriors look to advance to the Western Conference Finals when they host the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday. The Warriors lead the second round series by a 3-2 margin, and Golden has home-court advantage in Game 6. Memphis looks to pull an upset on the road to stay alive without Ja Morant (knee). The Warriors are favored by eight points at Caesars Sportsbook in Game 6, with an over-under total of 218.5 points in the game.

Earlier on Friday, the Boston Celtics take on the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:30 pm ET. The Celtics trail the Bucks by a 3-2 margin in the second round series. Boston must win to avoid elimination, with Milwaukee aiming to secure a series win. Milwaukee is favored by one point at Caesars Sportsbook, with an over-under total of 212.5 points. Before locking in any NBA picks or parlays, be sure to check out the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered the fourth full week of the 2022 NBA playoffs on a stunning 86-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,100. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, it has set its sights on Friday’s NBA playoff schedule and revealed its best bets. If you parlay its picks, you could be looking at a payout of over 12-1. You can only see the model’s NBA best bets at SportsLine.

Top NBA playoff picks

On Friday, the model recommends a play on the over 218.5 points in the nightcap between the Warriors and Grizzlies. Memphis has an impressive offensive arsenal, including a Game 5 performance in which the Grizzlies scored 1.3 points per possession. The Grizzlies scored 1.14 points per possession, a top-five mark, during the regular season, leading the NBA in several categories. Memphis set the pace of the league in offensive rebound rate, second-chance points, fast break points, and points in the paint, and the Grizzlies also ranked in the top eight of the NBA in free throw creation and turnover avoidance.

On the other side, the Warriors are elite in key categories. Golden State ranked in the top five of the NBA in assist rate and two-point shooting during the regular season. The Warriors are also leading the 2022 NBA Playoffs in assists per game (28.2) and assist percentage (67.1 percent), and Golden State is making shots at a high level. The Warriors are shooting 49.4 percent from the floor and 37.6 percent from three-point range, and Golden State is scoring nearly 1.15 points per possession during the postseason.

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The model also has identified three other extremely strong picks that need to be in your NBA parlays, including one selection that hits well over 60 percent of the time, bringing plenty of value. You can only see the model’s best bets at SportsLine.

What are the top NBA picks for Friday? And which pick can you bank on well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see the NBA best bets for Friday, all from the model that is on an 86-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, and find out.

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