Underdog the true star of NBA postseason

May 18, 2014 |
We are now 30 days and two rounds into the NBA playoffs and the true story of the postseason thus far is the underdog.

Dogs have posted a record of 57-28-2 against the spread, which equals a 67 percent winning clip for bettors. Furthermore, away dogs are even better, tallying an impressive record of 46-21-1 ATS (68.6 percent).

The Indiana Pacers host the Miami Heat as 2-point home dogs in the first game of their Eastern Conference final. Home dogs have posted a very respectable 11-7-1 ATS record thus far.

Here is a synopsis of playoff trends through the first two rounds:

Away Teams - 53-32-2 (62.35%)
Home Teams - 32-53-2 (37.65%)
Favorites - 28-57-2 (32.94%)
Dogs - 57-28-2 (67.06%)
Away Favorites - 7-11-1 (38.89%)
Away Dogs - 46-21-1 (68.66%)
Home Favorites - 21-46-1 (31.34%)
Home Dogs - 11-7-1 (61.11%)

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