Galin Dragiev

The Dragon

Galin Dragiev started in the sports industry by covering Daily Fantasy basketball and soccer for a number of outlets, including Rotoworld, DailyRoto, and numberFire. From the beginning, he realized one must first predict the outcome of the game before finding out how success trickles down to individual players, so he spent more time studying team outcomes than projecting individual players. When it comes to predictions, Galin trusts numbers above all else. Having graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Physics, Galin puts his strong analytical background to the test every time he makes a pick. Galin?s expertise is in the NBA and the Premier League. He supports Chelsea FC, the Orlando Magic, and the Florida Gators but never lets bias come into play in his decision-making. For Galin Dragiev media inquiries, contact SportsLine@CBSInteractive.com.

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Cleveland -15.5CLE -15.5

Boston 99 @ Cleveland 112
5/23
BOS 99 @ CLE 112
5/23
LOSS
Tue 5/23

The last game in this series came down to LeBron James having a really poor shooting night and he?s not one to have those often. There is zero doubt Cleveland wins this series and Boston?s success was based off of a number of unlikely factors all combining in Game 3. Marcus Smart won?t shoot this well again and Boston will crumble. Lay the large number.

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Cleveland -14.5CLE -14.5

Boston 111 @ Cleveland 108
5/21
BOS 111 @ CLE 108
5/21
LOSS
Sat 5/20

Isaiah Thomas has been ruled out for the remainder of the post-season and Boston has no chance of keeping this game close. It?s very rare to have a 14.5 point spread in a Conference Finals game but that?s how big the gap is between these two teams. This one will be over by halftime. Lay the points.

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Golden State -9GS -9

Golden State 120 @ San Antonio 108
5/20
GS 120 @ SA 108
5/20
WIN
Sat 5/20

Without Kawhi Leonard, there will be no resistance for the Golden State Warriors? attack. Look for Steph Curry and Kevin Durant to exploit every Spurs weakness and carry the team to a huge victory on the road. Lay the large number.

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Cleveland -4CLE -4

Cleveland 117 @ Boston 104
5/17
CLE 117 @ BOS 104
5/17
WIN
Wed 5/17

Cleveland hasn?t lost a single game in the playoffs and is rested ahead of Game 1 in Boston. The Cavs have a huge advantage in rebounding and should be able to get easy second chance and transition points. The line is too small here, so I?m laying the points.

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Golden State -13GS -13

San Antonio 100 @ Golden State 136
5/16
SA 100 @ GS 136
5/16
WIN
Tue 5/16

Golden State didn?t cover in Game 1 but with Kawhi Leonard out, the Spurs struggled to close off that game. Kawhi is slated to miss Game 2 and it?s unlikely the Spurs have any answers to Golden State?s offense in this one. I?m laying the points once again.

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