The first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs might be a good time to lay down a ton of cash via NBA betting. That is, if you’re using our daily NBA picks, at least. We’re running through the first few games with a high success rate so far, as we went 2-0 last night and have a staggering 9-1 record through the first three days of playoff action. Things might get a little tricky tonight with three games hitting the schedule, however, especially when you factor in that one is between the Wizards and Raptors (OT game in game one).

Let’s see just how tricky picking the NBA games is as we break down all three matchups for Tuesday night:

Boston Celtics (7) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (2)

This is the one of the easier series to pick, as Cleveland has an elite offense and plays much better defense than Boston can dream of. The Celtics dropped 100 points on Cleveland last game but they still lost by 13, which makes me think that even when they’re on fire they might not be able to truly hang with the Cavs. Boston could have a shot at snagging one game in this series, but if that happens it’ll undoubtedly come in Boston. Look for them to go down 2-0 tonight thanks to a big performance from LeBron James.

Pick: Cavs 112, Celtics 103

Washington Wizards (5) @ Toronto Raptors (4)

This is the toughest series of the first round to pick (in the East, at least) and we already got it right when the Wiz stole game one in Toronto. The Wiz are the better defensive team and they ground out a tough win, but the Raptors are probably too good to sink into an 0-2 hole. They’re at home, Paul Pierce is ailing and their backs are somewhat against the wall. Look for big games out of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan as the Raps tie this thing back up.

Pick: Raptors 106, Wizards 101

Dallas Mavericks (7) @ Houston Rockets (2)

Dallas has the offense to threaten the Rockets, but I’m not so sure they have the health or the defense. I also don’t know if the Rockets will crumble at home at any point in this series, and after closing out game one strong, I doubt they’ll crack under the pressure in game two, either. James Harden can score at will in this matchup ad as long as Dwight Howard can avoid foul trouble, Houston should win the battle of the paint, as well. Chandler Parsons could have been the x-factor in this series for the Mavs (knee) but he’s not 100%. Even if he plays in this game, he won’t bring enough to help Dallas get the road upset.

Pick: Rockets 108, Mavs 104

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