NBA Finals odds: Thunder favored to beat the Heat

Jun 10, 2012 |

The NBA Finals matchup is set and the Oklahoma City Thunder are favored to defeat the newly crowned Eastern Conference-champion Miami Heat.

OKC owns home-court advantage thanks to its superior regular season record and is 4.5-point chalk in Game 1 of the Finals, which goes Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET in Oklahoma City. The Game 1 over/under line is set at 192.

The Thunder are also -165 series favorites at offshore book PinnacleSports.com, with the underdog Heat paying +149. The Las Vegas Hotel SuperBook opened OKC  at -150 and Miami at +130.

Over at Lucky's Sportsbook and Casino, they have the Thunder set as -175 favorites and the Heat at +155. Lucky's also listed advanced spreads for the second and third games of the series. OKC is pegged as a 5-point favorite in Game 2 with a 193.5-point total and the Heat a pegged as 4-point favorites with a 194-point total for Game 3.

Here are the exact series result prices courtesy of PinnacleSports.com:

Miami Heat 4-0     +1838

Miami Heat 4-1     +591

Miami Heat 4-2     +808

Miami Heat 4-3     +689

 

Thunder 4-0     +1247

Thunder 4-1     +1007

Thunder 4-2     +345

Thunder 4-3     +245


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