It looks to be the battle of the backcourts in the NBA Western Conference Finals as Portland’s Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum matchup against Golden State’s venerable duo of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. Both teams advanced with big wins on the road as the Trail Blazers survived a Game 7 in Denver while the Warriors knocked off the Rockets in Game 6 in Houston. Tonight’s Game 1 takes place at Golden State’s Oracle Arena and you can get Dunkel’s pick for this contest and tomorrow night’s Eastern Conference Final between Milwaukee and Toronto by clicking HERE.
In the NHL Eastern Conference Finals, the Carolina Hurricanes were no match for the Bruins in Boston as they dropped the first two games by a combined score of 11-4. Down 0-2, the Hurricanes will try to break through with a win tonight as the venue shifts to PNC Arena in Raleigh. To get Dunkel’s pick for this game, click HERE.
And the early-season struggles of the Chicago Cubs (24-14) seem a distant memory right now as the Cubs have won 21 of their last 26 games to seize control of the NL Central. Joe Maddon’s team will try to keep it going tonight as they open a series in Cincinnati against a Reds team (18-23) that has gone 17-15 since a 1-8 start. Kyle Hendricks (2-4, 3.19) will be on the mound for Chicago, while the Reds counter with Tanner Roark (3-1, 3.27). To get Dunkel’s pick for this game and the full MLB schedule, click HERE.