Best bets for the 2020 NBA Finals: Lakers-Heat

After a long season, the NBA Finals are finally here at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, where LeBron James and the Lakers will take on the Heat.

The NBA Finals start on Wednesday, and all games will be broadcast on ABC and ESPN Radio. Games can also be streamed with the ESPN App.

Which side of the odds should you be on? Betting analysts Doug Kezirian, Preston Johnson, Joe Fortenbaugh and Tyler Fulghum offer their best bets for the Finals.

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill.

Game 1 picks

No. 1 Los Angeles Lakers (-4.5, 217.5) vs. No. 5 Miami Heat

Money line: Lakers -185, Heat +165

Fortenbaugh: Think about it like this: LeBron and the Lakers were laying 6.5 points against Portland in Game 1 of the opening round of the playoffs.

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