Miami Heat at Indiana Pacers NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

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The Miami Heat are looking for answers without Chris Bosh as they take the court in a critical game four of their NBA playoff on Sunday afternoon against the Indiana Pacers down 2-1 in this series. The Pacers and Heat will begin from Indiana at 3:30PM Eastern Time and ABC TV provides the live national television broadcast.

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The Oddsmaker current odds have the road team Miami Heat favored by -2 points. The over under in this game is lined at 177 ½ points. A money line bet on Miami will return -135 odds. Those who believe the home underdog Indiana Pacers can win game four and go up 3-1 in this series can take back +115 odds for their money line wager.

Miami is in trouble in this series as they lost their most productive big men from their lineup in Chris Bosh and we have seen point totals from the Heat in game two and game three plummet to 75 points in each loss. The issue since the Heat formed the big three was their depth and it is on display right now for Miami and it could mean an early exit for both Dwyane Wade and Lebron James. Miami has got to find an answer to contain both David West and Roy Hibbert. They both combined for 27 boards in game three as Indiana grabbed 16 more rebounds than the Heat on Thursday. Making matters worse for Miami is the fact they will need to help with Lebron and Wade down low and when they do and the Indiana bigs kick out Paul George, George Hill and Danny Granger they are making shots. This has led to a disastrous situation for Miami. The fact is Dexter Pittman, Shane Battier, Joel Anthony and Ronny Turiaf cannot defend the low post effectively enough on their own for Miami. Also they contribute very little offensively putting more strain on Lebron James and Dwyane Wade. Mario Chalmers went 10 of 15 with 25 points and six rebounds in game three for Miami but is he really able to replicate that performance? Hard to argue against those wagering on Indiana on Sunday because a repeat of game three is a likely possibility.

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