NBA Finals Odds and Predictions

NBA Finals Heat versus Spurs Odds and Lines

6/4/13 in NBA   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

May 27, 2013; Memphis, TN, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker speaks at a press conference after game four of the Western Conference finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedEx Forum.  The Spurs won 93-86.  Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports
The San Antonio Spurs are series price underdogs heading into their matchup against the Heat

The NBA dodged a bullet—the league came within a game of having a San Antonio Spurs versus Indiana Pacers NBA Finals. The horror! David Stern would have turned over in his grave (wait, he’s still alive?). But now that we are getting the best NBA Finals matchup possible—and no, the Thunder versus Heat would not have been the best, even if Westbrook hadn’t been injured—and the one with the most intriguing storylines.
LeBron’s going for two, Wade’s hoping for three, Duncan is shooting for five, and a perfect 5-0 Finals record—there’s a lot at stakes. Let’s take a quick look at the Game 1 lines, series price and a few other props.
Game 1 Lines:
San Antonio Spurs: +5.5, Moneylines: +210
Miami Heat: -5.5, Moneyline: -250
Total: 188.5
Series Price:
Spurs: +185
Heat: -215
Exact Games:
Heat in four: +600
Spurs in four: +2500
Heat in five: +300
Spurs in five: +1200
Heat in six: +350
Spurs in six: +550
Heat in seven: +300
Spurs in seven: +700
First to score in Game 1:
LeBron James: +325
Tony Parker: +450
Tim Duncan: +550
Dwyane Wade: +650
Chris Bosh: +750
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