It is imperative for the bettor to take into consideration the betting tips before placing the bets on a particular match. One must take into account the current form, head to head analysis, the strengths and weaknesses of both the teams involved in the match.
With the NBA regular season coming to an end, it is now time for the playoffs. In the Eastern conference, fourth placed Indiana Pacers will face the fifth placed Miami Heat. Both teams almost had a similar regular season as the Pacers won 45 matches and lost 28 whereas the Heat have won 44 and lost 29.
Current form of both the teams is going to be pivotal in the playoff stages.
Miami Heat – Since the resumption, it hasn’t been an ideal start for the Heat as they have won only three matches whereas they have lost five out of the eight games. They would be coming into the match after losing their last two matches.
Indiana Pacers – The Pacers have been right on the money since the return of the NBA in the bubble. They have won six matches whereas they have lost two in the eight matches they have played. They won their last two matches.
Head to Head – Pacers and Heat have played 117 matches in the regular season.
Won by Pacers: 67
Won by Heat – 50
Heat and Pacers have taken on each other 25 times in the playoffs in which the latter have won 11 whereas the former has won 14 matches.
Both the teams have locked horns with each other twice in the bubble, and both of them have won one match apiece.
Players to look out for:
Pacers – T.J Warren – Warren has been averaging 19.8 points per game and the Pacers will want their small forward to be at his best.
Heat – Jimmy Buttler – Buttler has an average of 19.9 points per game and he is going to play a crucial role.
Both the teams will play the first of the seven matches on 19th August.