Thu 13/06/2013 - 22:06 EDT
Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs: NBA Finals Game Four Call
Following the San Antonio Spurs 113-77 victory in Game Three, the third largest blowout in National Basketball Association Finals history, the Miami Heat will need a strong rebound in tonight’s pivotal Game Four in the Lone Star State. A San Antonio win would position the Spurs to win the NBA Championship at home on Sunday Night. Tip-off for is slated for 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, June 13, 2013, from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
San Antonio Spurs: Looking to avoid a return to South Beach
Although much has been made about the Spurs shellacking of the Heat on Tueaday – a win is a win – whether by one point or 36 points. Further to that, the Spurs victory only means that they now own a 2-1 series lead and that they will need to keep the pedal to the metal if they hope to avoid a trip back to Miami. San Antonio received some good news this morning as All-Star guard Tony Parker, who is dealing with a mild right hamstring strain. will be in the Spurs line-up tonight. We expect this veteran Spurs club will come out guns a-blazing in this contest.
Miami Heat: King James needs someone in his Court to step up
One man can’t move a mountain – or carry their team to victory on the big Championship Series stage. LeBron James has been asked to carry the Heat on his shoulders for most of the 2013 NBA postseason and the weight finally became a little too much during Game Three. King James had a playoff low 15 points in Game Three and he is averaging just 16.6 PPG in the Finals. Key Miami players, like Chris Bosh (12.3 PPG) and Dwyane Wade (14.3 PPG), need to contribute more for the Heat to even this series – we’re not sure that they can or will.
Spurs vs. Heat NBA Finals Game 4 Odds and Canada Sports Betting Prediction
Surfing over to the uwin.com online sportsbook, with find San Antonio posted as razor thin home chalk for this contest tonight. The Spurs are -1.5 (+105) ATS and -105 on the money line. Miami are road pups at +1.5 (-125) ATS and -117 straight up, while the Over/Under is listed at 186.5 points. We don’t expect a second consecutive blowout so we are going to use the +4.5 (-166) alternate point spread at UWin and saddle up with the Spurs.
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