Miami Heat Heavily Favored Over the San Antonio Spurs

Coming into the 2012-13 season, the Miami Heat were the heavy favorites to win the NBA championship. That didn’t change once the postseason began, and the story remains the same with the title now on the line. The oddsmakers have the Heat taking the NBA Finals over the San Antonio Spurs, in relatively easy fashion. LeBron James, not too surprisingly, is the heavy favorite to win the MVP of the title round. Per the Express-News: “Miami is strongly favored to defeat the Spurs and defend its NBA title, according to online betting site The Heat are -240, meaning a $240 bet would be required to win $100 should they take the series. The Spurs are +200, earning $200 for a $100 bet.”