Heat vs. Spurs Game 5 Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Spurs as 5.5-point favorites over the Heat, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 196 points. After two straight wins in Miami, San Antonio currently owns a three-games-to-one lead in this best of seven series and can close things out tonight with a victory.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Spurs opened as either a 5.5 or 6-point favorite depending on which sports book you viewed. But now they're staying steady as a 5.5-point favorite, while the total has gone from 197 down to either 196.5 or 196 depending on the book.
PUBLIC BETTING: The latest public information says that 56% of bettors that have wagered on this game favor the Heat. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure to click on the link provided to get the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NBA trends, the under is 26-12 in the last 38 meetings between these two teams and 7-1 in the Heat's last eight games playing on two days of rest. The under is also 8-3 in the Heat's last 11 games following a straight up loss of more than 10 points and 5-1 in the Spurs' last six when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game. The under is 4-1 in San Antonio's last five games following a straight up win of more than 10 points and 15-7 in its last 22 games following an ATS win.
2014 NBA FINALS FREE PICK: HEAT/SPURS UNDER 196