Bookie vs. Bettor: Heat vs. 76ers Game 5 NBA Playoffs

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Unlike in past meetings between these two teams in the Playoffs series, Game 5 has Miami seeing the most action at 60%. 

The line was Philadelphia -10 most books using the American line.

Books were teasing with a -10.5 move.

The NBA Betting Power Ratings indicate close to a 5-point overlay here and there appears to be a pretty significant opinion that the books are liking a 76ers blowout here.   They are doing nothing to encourage betting on the Heat (i.e. moving to -9.5).

Before the last three road wins, the home team had dominated in the overall series between these two teams.

The 76ers have had two blowout victories against Miami in this Playoffs series. 


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