NBA Finals Lakers Vs Heat Game 5 Betting Predictions

1 share, 103 points
Value bets

Heat 1Q ML @ +167

Heat ML @ +267

James over 3.5 turnovers @ -167

If you believe wearing the red jerseys tonight will have a huge effect and give the Lakers “Space Jam” strength then we’re all for it which is why we are tipping Lakers -3.5. However, If you don’t believe in that and want some value tonight we are tipping Heat ML.

Safe bets

Adebayo o15.5 points -118

Crowder o10.5 points -208

LeBron o26.5 points -213

Crowder o4.5 rebounds -227

KCP o1.5 Threes -161

Rondo o0.5 steals -263

LAL -3.5 + LeBron O24.5 pts (-115) 5.75U/5U

Some very interesting stats on why you should bet Lakers ML:

  • The Lakers have lost 4/19 of their playoff games (1 loss to each team they’ve faced). Only one of their 15 wins was by less than 6 pts

  • The Heat have lost 6/19 of their playoff games, all within the past 12 games. Only one loss was by less than 6 pts; they lost by an average of 10 pts

  • The average margin of victory in this series is 11.25

  • Teams up 3-1 in a playoff series have won the series in 5 games 155/259 times (60%), and within 6 games 225/259 times (87%)

  • LeBron has scored 25+ pts in 9 of the last 10 games, 14/19 in the playoffs overall. 2/4 of the Lakers’ playoff losses were games in which LeBron didn’t score 25+

  • LeBron has averaged 28.8 ppg in his playoff career

  • LeBron has averaged 30 ppg in his 3 previous Finals clinching games

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