The NBA Finals resumes Wednesday night, with the series shifting to Miami for Game 3. The Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat have each drawn blood after splitting the first two games in Denver.
Here's a look at what to watch for heading into a pivotal Game 3, including the latest odds and creative bets you can make on the contest.
NBA Finals Game 3 Odds
After opening as significant favorites in the first two games at home, Denver finds themselves as narrow road favorites heading into Game 3.
Despite being a dominant home team all season, the Nuggets have not fared nearly as well out of altitude, amassing a sub-.500 road record during the regular season. They have been better in playoffs ripping off three consecutive away wins, including series close-out games in Phoenix and Los Angeles.
The Miami Heat have been strong at home, going 6-2 this postseason.
How to Bet on Game 3
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Game 3 Prop Bets
Besides placing a bet on the spread, moneyline or total, you can also wager on player props, including over/unders on points, assists, and rebounds. Here are some prop bet odds for Game 3:
Game 3 Same Game Parlays
One creative way you can bet on the NBA Finals is with a same-game parlay. This allows you to combine multiple wagers into a single bet for enhanced payout odds.
Here's a same game parlay we like for Game 3 at an enticing +562 odds:
- Miami to cover the spread
- Caleb Martin over 8.5 points
- Nikola Jokic over 11.5 rebounds
(A $10 wager would return $56.20 in profit).