NBA Finals Game 1 Lakers/ Heat Pick
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Miami Heat (56-32) at Los Angeles Lakers (64-22)
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9:00 pm
The NBA Finals tips off in game 1 at the NBA bubble on Wednesday night between the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat. The Lakers are back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010 this coming squarely on the shoulders of LeBron James and Anthony Davis. On the 2020 postseason, LeBron has averaged 26.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game and has only been playing 35 per game. Expect the usage of James and Davis to incline here in the NBA Finals. Meanwhile, the Miami Heat have been underdogs in 7 of the last 8 victories, with an impressive series over the Boston Celtics. Jimmie Butler is averaging 20.7 points per game in the playoffs at the bubble, and the match up with the Lakers will not disappoint. Coming off a few days rest, the Heat have done their best throughout the playoffs when getting extra rest, take the points on the Heat in Game 1.