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A rematch of the Eastern Conference Semifinals is on tap on Thursday night in the second half of the TNT double dip of NBA betting action, where the Miami Heat will hit the road against the Chicago Bulls.
The Knicks finished the 2012/2013 with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference at 54-28, but their season ended on a disappointing note with a loss to Indiana in the conference semifinals in six games. They kicked off a new season on a strong note this past Wednesday night with a 90-85 victory over Milwaukee but they could not cover as 7.5-point home favorites. The total stayed UNDER the 196.5-point closing line.
It’s another banner raising night in South Beach, as the 2013 NBA betting season begins with a flurry for the Miami Heat, as they take on one of their top contenders in the Eastern Conference this year, the Chicago Bulls.
Miami has already run the gambit in this series with a stunning 93-86 loss at home in Game 1 as a 12.5-point home favorite, a 115-78 laugher as a 13-point home favorite in Game 2 and a strong finish in last Friday’s Game 3 to come out on top 104-94 as an 8.5-point favorite on the road.
The defending champions dominated the regular season with the best record in the NBA and rolled over Milwaukee in four games in the opening round of the playoffs, so nobody was more stunned than the Heat themselves when they dropped Game 1 of this series 93-86 as 12.5-point favorites at home.
Chicago’s stay in the postseason was expected to be a short one as an underdog in its opening round series against Brooklyn, but after building a surprising 3-1 lead it hung on to win with a 99-93 victory in this past Saturday’s Game 7 as a seven-point underdog on the road. The Bulls went 3-4 against the spread in that series with the total going OVER in five of the seven games.
There’s nothing like the Game 7 of an NBA playoff series, and we have a great Game 7 on our hands on Saturday night at the Barclays Center, where the Brooklyn Nets look to knock off the Chicago Bulls in a make or break NBA betting battle for both teams.
In what has been one of the better first-round matchups in this year’s NBA playoffs, Brooklyn finds itself in another must-win situation to keep this best-of-seven series alive. After winning Game 1 in a romp at home, the Nets suffered three-straight setbacks before hammering-out a 110-91 victory in Game 5 as 6.5-point home favorites this past Monday night.
The Bulls have played their way into position to pull-off the first upset of the 2013 NBA Playoffs with a 3-1 lead in this best-of-seven series. Things started off on a bad note in a 106-89 loss as a 4.5-point road underdog, but since that point Chicago has rolled to three-straight victories including a 142-134 triple-overtime thriller this past Saturday night as a 2.5-point home favorite.
Game One was a Nets blowout of the Bulls, but Game Two was a totally different story. The Chicago Bulls stole Game Two and evened the series at one each as the team’s return to Chicago for Game Three. Tom Thibodeau’s team clamped down on the defensive end to put together a gutsy win on Monday night. Let’s take a look at how Game Three might look.