76ers vs. Heat: Game 4 prediction, pick, TV channel, NBA playoffs live stream, how to watch online

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Joel Embiid didn’t require to be the very best variation of himself to conserve the Philadelphia 76ers’ season. The MVP finalist went back to the Sixers’ lineup in Game 3 of their second-round series versus the Miami Heat, anchoring their defense in a 99-79 win. Embiid scored 18 points on 5-for-12 shooting, with 11 rebounds in 36 minutes, soon after clearing the NBA’s concussion procedure.

Thanks mostly to Embiid, we have a series. On Sunday, Philadelphia has an opportunity to even it. Miami, on the other hand, need to recover from a rank offending efficiency in which it scored 89.8 points per 100 ownerships. Jimmy Butler scored 33 points on 12-for-22 shooting on Friday, however everybody else on the group handled a combined 46 on 15-for-55 shooting. The Heat shot 7 for 30 (23.3 percent) from 3-point variety and the Sixers even beat them in the non-Embiid minutes. 

Here’s whatever you require to learn about Game 4 in between Miami and Philadelphia. 

(4) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (1) Miami Heat

  • When:  Sunday, May 8 | 8 p.m. ET
  • Where:  Wells Fargo Center — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • TELEVISION:  TNT | Live stream:  TNT app
  • Odds:  MIA +110; PHI -130; O/U 207 (through Caesars Sportsbook)

Featured Game | Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat

Storylines

Heat: Can they, you understand, score? Everything looked harder with Embiid patrolling the paint in Game 3. Philadelphia blitzed Sixth Man of the Year Tyler Herro on pick-and-rolls, and he scored 14 points on 5-for-15 shooting, going 2 for 7 from deep. Bam Adebayo ended up with 9 points on 2-for-9 shooting and was -22 in 34 minutes. Kyle Lowry, returning from a hamstring injury that sidelined him for the very first 2 video games of this series and the last 2 video games of Miami’s series versus the Atlanta Hawks, went scoreless in 25 minutes. It may be time for coach Erik Spoelstra to reinsert sharpshooter Duncan Robinson into the rotation to provide the offense some juice. 

76ers: The Sixers are at their finest when Tyrese Maxey is running circle everyone. The 21-year-old ball of energy went scoreless in an awful, carefully objected to very first half on Friday, then took off for 21 points on 7-for-8 shooting in the 2nd half. Philadelphia does not always require him and Danny Green to shoot a combined 12-for-15 from 3-point variety once again, however it does require to continue to discover chances for Maxey to assault a rushing defense. 

Prediction

The Heat were down by simply 3 points heading into the 4th quarter of Game 3 regardless of having actually shot sub-40 percent from the field. They’ve lastly had some associates protecting the Harden-Joel Embiid pick-and-roll, and they have actually undoubtedly seen how they can utilize the Sixers’ aggressive defense on Herro versus them. It can’t simply be the Butler program, however Miami has excessive cumulative intelligence on the lineup to not open a couple of of its other playmakers. Pick: Heat +2.0  



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