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Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Game 5 Odds, Previews and Picks

Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers

The Miami Heat have their backs against the wall as they face the brink of elimination in Game 5 of their NBA Finals best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Lakers. They will try to stay alive and force a Game 6 this Friday, October 9 at the AdlventHealth Arena in Wesley Chapel, Florida. It is ABC that will be owning the broadcast rights of this game and tip-off will happen at exactly 9:00 PM Eastern Time. For those who prefer to watch online, the live stream is available through NBA League Pass and SofaScore. It is now seen by NBA Betting that this is most probably the last game of the season as the Los Angeles Lakers will beat the Miami Heat to be crowned the 2020 NBA Champions.

Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Game 5

Date: Friday, October 9, 2020
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Location: AdventHealth Arena, Wesley Chapel, Florida
TV Coverage: ABC

Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat +7 (-110) 216 o (-110) +255
Los Angeles Lakers -7 (-110) 216 u (-110) -310
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MIAMI HEAT VS LOS ANGELES LAKERS CASH BET WAGERING ANALYSIS

The Miami Heat had Bam Adebayo returning in their last game. However, he was not able to make the right impact to equalize the series. The Los Angeles Lakers bigs will camp upon him and the help defense in the ball roll has been very committed by the players. With not many cards to show, signs are showing that this will be the Lakers’ night. Los Angeles will also wear the “Black Mamba” jerseys. They have never been defeated when they come to the court with those threads.

MIAMI HEAT TRYING TO STAY ALIVE

The Miami Heat has been a battered team in this NBA Playoffs but they have not seen anything like the Los Angeles Lakers. Goran Dragic was still held off from playing and he should be in the next game as well. Jimmy Butler is expected to come out swinging along with Tyler Herro. With Bam Adebayo back, it gives them added options and it should be interesting if they try to put Kelly Olynyk inside the floor with him to match up to the Lakers height. Still, there is not much that the Heat can do to surprise the Lakers anymore but expect them to be resilient until the very last second.

LOS ANGLES LAKERS CORONATION

The Los Angeles Lakers have shown that they can easily adjust to the different faces of the Miami Heat and kept them at pace in Game 4. LeBron James controlled the floor very much and he was the biggest burden for the Heat last game. Anthony Davis has always been dominant and with those two around, they are just a huge mismatch for their opponents. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Danny Green look to polish their rifles and will be a huge factor in spreading the floor while Rajon Rondo adds up to the basketball IQ of the team. This should still be a close fight knowing how Miami fights through.

MIAMI HEAT VS LOS ANGELES LAKERS HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH SPREAD

In the past games, the Miami Heat has always kept close to the spread and we expect them to do so in this match. With the brink of death, an animal is most dangerous and that is what the Heat will be. This is not going to be a walk in the park for the Los Angeles Lakers and they will have to earn this win and have their breaks at the end game to prevail over the resilient Heat squad.

MIAMI HEAT VS LOS ANGELES LAKERS CASHBET FREE PICK

Even with the efforts of the Miami Heat, the IQ of the Los Angeles Lakers are going to be too much for them to handle. This should be the last game of the season as the Lakers don’t want to lose wearing the “Black Mamba” jerseys and go all out. A good storybook ending to this very unique season.

Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers CashBet Best Bet: Los Angeles Lakers

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