Sixers vs Heat Odds 2011 NBA Playoff Picks Game 2: The (1-0) Miami Heat [-10] were able to fight off the relentless comeback attempt by the NBA Odds underdog (0-1) Philadelphia 76ers [+10] to void become one of many top-seeded teams to be stunned in game 1 of the opening round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs. Game 2 of this best-of-seven series is set to get underway this evening at 7 PM ET (6 PM CT/4 PM PT) and it’ll be broadcasted live on TNT Sports.
Going into this all important affair, the Sports Betting Odds Miami Heat will have some concerns regarding one of their superstars. Dwyane Wade wasn’t able to practice Sunday with the team, as migraines have been an ongoing problem for the All-Star guard. Wade was forced out of a game earlier this season because of the same problem. His status for this game remains unclear.
When asked about Wade’s status, LeBron James simply replied, "He'll be here," as reporters all swarmed around d the two-time MVP. According to NBA Betting Odds makers, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Miami Heat are projected to score an OVER/UNDER total of 189½ points scored.
For the 76ers, Game 1 certainly gave this team the confidence to k now that they can at least compete against the mighty Heat. After narrowing down a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter to almost stealing the game, Philly has to believe that it can at least take one game against this team.
"The younger guys, they're not getting frustrated. They don't even get it. They're happy to be here, out here playing," Sixers forward Elton Brand said after the game. "The older guys, we're saying we need to attack the rim. We need to put the onus on the refs to call it."