The Miami Heat beat the 76ers by 35 points on Tuesday, the joint-biggest winning margin in this year’s playoffs. Who had the other 35-point victory? Philadelphia. The tables have turned now and Joel Embiid’s MVP comments don’t look too good now after the Heat’s blowout. Coach Spoelstra made sure to fix his previous mistakes and used Miami’s deep roster to his advantage. The defense shut down the 76ers, who shot poorly and played at a sluggish pace. Miami opened the game with a 31-point 1st quarter and the 76ers managed to pull the game to 81-66 by the end of the 3rd. However, the Heat had no mercy for Embiid and co. in the 4th as they outscored their opponents 39-19. We’ll tell you now, Game 6 predictions for the 76ers v Heat aren’t looking too promising after this devastating performance.
So what are the odds at this point? Firstly, teams that start with a 2-0 lead advance to the next round with a 92.4% possibility. Furthermore, teams that win Game 5s for a 3-2 lead advance 82.2% of the time. All things point in the direction of Miami winning this series. Another fun fact is that the Heat and the Warriors are the only unbeaten teams at home in this playoffs. So can Philly recover at this point? Miami might refrain from starting Lowry in Game 6 and bench him instead. The 76ers’ squad is healthy, as in everyone is eligible to play. This doesn’t take away from the fact that Embiid’s playing with several injuries. Even though the odds favor Philadelphia, Miami has a good shot to close the series on Thursday. In our Game 6 predictions of the 76ers v Heat, we’re giving the victory to Miami.
The best betting odds for 76ers v Heat Game 6
|Philadelphia 76ers||Miami Heat|
A $100 bet would return $174.07
|+115||Bet on Bovada|
A $100 bet would return $210
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