Best bets for the 2021 NBA playoffs

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The NBA playoffs are in full force, and there are plenty of betting opportunities each night and in futures. Which teams will emerge from the postseason?

Our analysts -- Doug Kezirian (29-16 regular season, 1-2 play-in, 15-10 playoffs), Joe Fortenbaugh (14-14, 1-1, 13-13, André Snellings (61-42-1, 5-4, 45-52-2), Tyler Fulghum (24-30, 1-1, 20-12) and Anita Marks (24-17, 0-6, 23-17) -- are here to give their best bets for the playoffs.

Records through Wednesday. Odds by Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill unless noted otherwise.

Thursday's best bets

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