NBA Selection

By Andrew Orzechowski, Contributing Editor
2013-14 Final NBA regular season record: 36-32-1; Percentage: 53%
2013-14 NBA playoff record: 8-9-1; Percentage: 47%


Sunday, June 15, 2014

MIAMI (54-28) AT SAN ANTONIO (62-20), 8:00 PM (ET)


The San Antonio Spurs will host the Miami Heat tonight for Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the AT&T Center. Things certainly have not gone well for Miami so far in this series. The Spurs lead the series 3-1 and have an opportunity to wrap it up tonight at home in front of their own fans.

The Spurs have been able to cover the spread in three of the four games so far. It should be noted that during the regular season these teams split the two meetings both straight up and ATS.

The Heat look like they are tired and the long season has caught up with them. Dwyane Wade has look especially bad in the last two games. Furthermore, this is not a position the Heat are familiar with, ever since LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have become teammates they have not trailed in a series 3-1.

SPORTS NETWORK CHOICE: Take San Antonio at -5.5 points.

THE TRENDS REPORT

San Antonio is both 3-1 SU and ATS in their last four games
Miami is both 1-3 SU and ATS in their last four games
San Antonio is both 3-1 SU and ATS the last four meetings

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