Boston have won four wins in their previous five personal matches. During the playoffs Miami lost only once. The last PM ended with the “lights” victory (112-106).
In the first round Boston dealt with Philadelphia in four games. The team acted as a whole and did not leave any chances to the opponent at all, therefore, one might say, it reached the quarterfinals quite easily.
Of course, it is worth noting the coaching instinct of Brad Stevens, who was always one step ahead of his opponent, which, in principle, we saw in the last series against Toronto. The reigning NBA champion lost twice in a row and the Celts had an excellent opportunity to put the squeeze on their opponents, but the reptiles went all-in and kept comparing the score.
Everything was decided in the seventh match, when Jason Tatum and company played very competently and coped with the Raptors (92-87). That evening the leader of “Boston” even issued a double-double and, one might say, brought his club to the East Final.
It is unlikely that Miami would have achieved such a result without Jimmy Butler, who became a real leader not only on the floor, but also in the locker room. We should also pay tribute to his teammates and head coach Eric Spoelstra, who recently could be satisfied with the actions of his charges since the days of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade. "Heats" smashed "Indiana" at the start, as the opponent did not manage to catch even one victory. However, as it turned out, it was only a warm-up. The next opponent was Milwaukee, led by Yannis Adetokunbo.
The quarterfinals turned out to be rich in spectacular moments and emotions. We saw a real fight, but “Heats” allowed “Bucks” to prove themselves only once, in all other fights of Eric Spoliestra's guys it was simply unstoppable, as a result, the victory in the series (4-1).
Boston are trying to be stable, but in the last series the club was close to ending the season and this is the first call for Brad Stevens, although risk is one of the components of basketball.
Miami are confidently bending their line and just one defeat in the playoffs is a fantastic result. Erik Spoelstra knows what his team needs and will do everything to make the "Lights" come out ahead in the East Finals, which, in principle, we propose to bet on.
Our prediction is the victory of the Miami Heat, taking into account OT for the odds of 2.08 in the 1xBet
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