Game Lines and Player Props for Heat vs Nuggets Game 2

  • The Nuggets are 8.5-point favorites against the Heat in Game 2 of the 2023 NBA Finals.
  • Nikola Jokic is favored to have over 10.5 rebounds at -150 odds after having 10 in Game 1.
  • Bam Adebayo is favored to go under his 18.5-point total and over his 9.5 rebound total on Sunday night.

DENVER – After dominating Game 1, the Denver Nuggets are once again heavy favorites over the Miami Heat, with Game 2 taking place Sunday evening. While they once led by 24, Miami cut it to six points in Game 1 but Denver still managed to cover the 8.5-point spread.

NBA Finals Game 2 Betting Lines

  • Moneyline: Miami +295/Denver -390
  • Spread: Miami +8.5/Denver -8.5
  • Total: Over 214.5/Under 214.5

During the 2023 NBA Playoffs, the Nuggets have not lost on home court. However, Eric Spoelstra has been known to make the necessary adjustments. During the 2022-23 season, Miami was the fourth best team after a loss, going 28-17.

Nuggets Player Props for Game 2

The Nuggets looked like the better team in almost every category, with Nikola Jokic dishing assists to everyone on the court. The Joker finished with his 16th career playoff triple double, consisting of 27 points, 10 boards and 14 assists.

Jokic is favored at online gambling sites to go over his rebounds and assists total in Game 2.

Jokic Rebounds Prop Odds

  • Over 12.5 -125
  • Under 12.5 -105

Jokic Assists Prop Odds

  • Over 10.5 -150
  • Under 10.5 +115

Along with the overall dominance of Jokic, Jamal Murray put on a show himself with 26 total points. For Game 2, Murray is favored to go under that total.

Jamal Murray Points Total Odds

  • Over 26.5 -105
  • Under 26.5 -125

During the Western Conference Finals sweep over the LA Lakers, Murray averaged 29 points per game and played an average of 41 minutes.

Heat Player Props for Game 2

Bam Adebayo’s Game 1 performance was one of the main positive takeaways for the Heat, leading the team in both scoring (26) and rebounds (13). The Heat will need Bam to repeat this performance to have a chance of taking Game 2 on the road.

Bam Adebayo Projected Points Total for Game 2

  • Over 18.5 -105
  • Under 18.5 -125

Bam Adebayo Rebounds Prop for Game 2

  • Over 9.5 -130
  • Under 9.5 +110

Caleb Martin and Max Strus both struggled immensely against the Nuggets, combining for a total of 2-16 from the field and three total points. Neither player saw much action in the fourth quarter, as Martin ended with 25 total minutes and Strus only had 21.

Changing the starting lineup would not be unheard of for Spoelstra, making the points under intriguing at NBA gambling sites for Strus and possibly Martin when his lines are released.

Max Strus Total Points

  • Over 8.5 -125
  • Under 8.5 -105

In his last five games, Strus averaged six points.