2012 NBA Finals: Heat vs. Thunder Game 1 Picks & Predictions Print
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Tuesday, 12 June 2012 14:30
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Heat vs. Thunder Game 1 Free Pick

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (ATS Consultants) – This is the first game of the NBA Finals. Oklahoma City beat the Spurs in six and last played on Wednesday, while Miami defeated the Celtics in seven on Saturday night.  The first game is set for 9pmET from Chesapeake Energy Arena from Oklahoma City.

ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Thunder as an 5-point favorite while the total is 195.5. The Heat enter the game with a 58-26 overall record and are 35-47-2 Under, while the Thunder are 59-22 overall and 45-35-1 Over.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Thunder opened as an 4.5-point favorite and moved to 5 at most books. The total opened at 194.5 and moved up to 195.5 at most books.  

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Thunder. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NBA trends, Miami is 5-1 Over last 6 overall, is 4-1 Over in Heat last 5 games following a ATS win and is 7-2 Over in the last 9 meetings in Oklahoma City.  OKC is 4-0 Over last 4 games following a ATS win, 6-1 Over last 7 playoff games as a favorite of 5.0-10.5, 5-1 Over last 6 games following a S.U. win, 10-2 Over last 12 games as a favorite, 9-2 Over last 11 playoff games as a favorite, 7-2 Over in Thunder last 9 games as a home favorite, 6-2 Over  last 8 home games, 42-15-1 Over is 42-15-1 last 58 games as a home favorite of 5.0-10.5 and is 25-9-1 Over is 25-9-1 last 35 Tuesday games. The NBA finals between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder should be one of the most fast-paced matchups in recent memory.. Three-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant and electric point guard Russell Westbrook lead the way for Oklahoma City, while star sixth man James Harden provides instant scoring off the bench. Now that Chris Bosh appears healthy, Miami doesn’t have to just rely on two players and their defense to win.  This should be a very exciting and up-and-down first game. Neither team has a strong enough post player to warrant staying in the halfcourt.

2012 NBA FINALS GAME 1 FREE PICK: HEAT/THUNDER OVER 195.5

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