Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls Game 2 Betting Odds

Published on May 8th, 2013 3:07 pm EST

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The Chicago Bulls shocked many when they upset the Miami Heat in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semi-Final series.

The Chicago Bulls, fresh off of an emotional series against the Brooklyn Nets, were decimated by injuries heading into Game 1 earlier this week. The Heat, on the other hand, were laying in wait, having rested up following an impressive sweep of the Milwaukee Bucks.

The Bulls put together a phenomenally gutsy performance in Game 1, eventually eking out a victory in Miami. This series, which was thought to be an easy four or five game win for the Heat, is suddenly very interesting.

Will Game 2 be another close affair, or will the Heat put things together and blow out the Bulls? Let's take a look at the current odds for this one:

Chicago Bulls, +12 1/2
Miami Heat, -12 1/2

The Bulls, at least in the eyes of the oddsmakers, aren't getting any respect, even after their Game 1 victory.

The money line, which is the odds for each time to win the game straight up, currently looks like this:

Chicago Bulls, +900
Miami Heat, -1500

These numbers mean that a successful $100 wager on the Heat would yield a total profit of $900, while you would need to bet $1,500 on the Heat in order to win $100 back.

Finally, the over/under line is currently set at 187 points:

Over 187 Points, -110
Under 187 Points, -110

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Will LeBron James and company right the ship and blow out the depleted Bulls in Game 2, or will the scrappy Bulls give the defending World Champions another tough run?

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