Eastern Conference Finals Odds
This series is part of the Eastern Conference playoffs with the Heat as the No. 1 seed and the Pacers are the No. 3 seed. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Heat are the favorite to win this best-of-7 series, with the Heat getting a money line of -700 to win, while the Pacers have odds of +500 to prevail. Game 1 of this series takes place on Wednesday night at 8:30PM ET in Miami.
Miami reached the conference finals by beating the Chicago Bulls in five games while the Indiana Pacers eliminated the New York Knicks in the second round, beating them in six games. Miami is now 74-17 on the season, 41-5 at home and 33-12 on the road. Indiana is 57-36 overall, 36-11 at home and 21-25 on the road. These two teams met three times during the regular season, with the home team winning all three games, Indiana getting two of the victories. These two teams also met in last year’s playoffs, with the Heat beating the Pacers in six games in a very physical series.
For the odds to win this series and the schedule for each game, see below
2013 NBA Playoffs Series Odds – Pacers vs. Heat
871 Indiana Pacers +500
872 Miami Heat -700
Pacers vs. Heat Playoff Schedule
Game 1: IND at MIA, Wednesday, May 22 8:30PM ET (TNT)
Game 2: IND at MIA, Friday, May 24 8:30PM ET (TNT)
Game 3: MIA at IND, Sunday, May 26 8:30PM ET (TNT)
Game 4: MIA at IND, Tuesday, May 28 8:30PM ET (TNT)
Game 5: IND at MIA, Thursday, May 30 8:30PM ET (TNT) (if necessary)
Game 6: MIA at IND, Saturday, June 1 8:30PM ET (TNT) (if necessary)
Game 7: IND at MIA, Monday, June 3 8:30PM ET (TNT) (if necessary)