The Miami Heat will continue their NBA Eastern conference playoff series in Game 4 against the Chicago Bulls in a pro basketball game on Monday night. The Heat and Bulls will tip off this NBA playoff contest from Chicago at 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC TV.
The betting line from this NBA playoff Game 4 has the road team Miami Heat favored by -8 points with an over under line of 188 points. Early money from the bettors has not moved this betting line since the odds were released a few hours ago.
After dropping Game 1 the Miami Heat have won two consecutive games in this best of seven Eastern conference series off their game three 104-94 road victory against the Chicago Bulls as a -8 ½ point betting favorite. The game ended over 186 points.
It was 70-70 after three quarters and the Heat outscored the Bulls 34-24 in the fourth quarter in their victory to give Miami a 2-1 series lead. Miami enjoyed a 50% shooting game and hit on 8 of 20 from the three point line. They were good at the free throw line making 26 of 30 shots. LeBron James led Miami with 25 points along with eight rebounds on 6 of 17 from the field and a perfect 11 of 11 free throws. Chris Bosh contributed with 20 points and 19 rebounds as he made 8 of his 16 shots. The Heat are the best shooting and second best three point shooting team in basketball as they make 49.6% from the floor and 39.6% from three point distance.
The Bulls shot 45.5% from the floor and connected on 7 of 22 from the free throw line. They missed 8 of their 25 free throws. Carlos Boozer led the club with 21 points and four rebounds on 10 of 16 shooting. Nate Robinson had 17 points and dished out seven assists as he made 5 of his 13 shots. The Bulls have been hit with major injuries. Derrick Rose has missed all of the season after his knee injury in last year’s playoffs. Both Kirk Hinrich and Luol Deng missed game three and are both doubtful for game four.