Spurs vs. Heat Game 2 Pick

heat spurs 2013 nba finals point spread free picks predictions odds trends

MIAMI, FL (ATS Consultants) – The Heat will look to even up their best of seven series with the Spurs tonight when they host San Antonio in Game 2 of the NBA Finals at 8:00PM ET.

View 2013 NBA Finals Odds

ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Heat as 6-point favorites over the Spurs, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 187.5. San Antonio beat Miami outright as a 4.5-point underdog in Game 1 of this series on Thursday night.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Heat opened as a 5-point favorite but the spread has been bet up to 6 at most online and Las Vegas sports books. As for the total, it opened at 187.5 and is either listed at that number or 188, depending on what sports book you view.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of NBA public bettors currently favor the San Antonio. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take Miami. According to latest NBA trends, Miami is 9-2 ATS last 11 following an ATS loss, 13-3 ATS last 16 following a SU loss, 19-7 ATS last 26 Sunday games and 4-1 ATS last 5 NBA Championship games.

The Spurs took advantage of Miami's lack of rest and pounced on them in the fourth quarter. Despite LeBron James recording a triple-double (18 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists), the Heat weren't able to finish a game they led most of the way. Now both teams have two days off instead of the nine that the Spurs had after sweeping Memphis on May 27.  San Antonio also couldn't play any better in terms of taking care of the basketball as they committed just four turnovers. Miami, with a little more energy, should be able to pressure the basketball more, especially when Tony Parker is out of the game. The bottom line is that Miami hasn't lost two straight games in five months and this is a must-win game. If the Spurs win, they can sweep the series at home or win two of three in the 2-3-2 series format. Either way, they need better performances from Chris Bosh, who shot just 6-of-16 from the field and was 0-for-4 from beyond the arc. Miami outrebounded San Antonio by nine but had just nine fastbreak points. Expect the Heat to run more in game 2.

2013 NBA FINALS FREE PICK: MIAMI HEAT -6

Bet Tonight’s NBA Games

ATSSportsline.com has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail NBA Rookie of the Year Pick An intriguing NBA rookie class features one deemed “superstar” in Ben Simmons. Will he be the runaway winner of the Rookie of the Yearin the 2016-17 NBA Season?
Thumbnail Durant has theraputic Olympics The biggest free agent of the 2016 offseason is ready to join his new team as Kevin Duranthad a successful experience at the 2016 Rio...
Thumbnail GS favored as schedule released The NBA released the 2016-17 schedule earlier this week. Here is a look at the latest odds to win the NBA Finals.
Thumbnail Dallas brings in ex-Warrior to join icon When Mavericks legend Dirk Nowitzki opted out of his contract on June 21, it felt like a slight roadblock to an inevitable reunion between both sides. Little...
Thumbnail Tim Duncan retires The San Antonio Spurs lost their franchise player on Monday, as Tim Duncan elected to retire after an amazing 19-year...
More inNBA Articles  

NBA Headlines

More inNBA News  

NBA Team Pages