The Miami Heat are only in the second year of the "Big Three" era, but the team has always taken care of business when playing its first home game of a playoff series with its talented roster.
Las Vegas oddsmakers have established the Heat as 8.5-point home favorites in Sunday's Game 1 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series with the Indiana Pacers, which isn't nearly enough given the situation at hand.
Miami has played in five postseason series since Chris Bosh and LeBron James joined Dwyane Wade in South Beach, winning the first game played at AmericanAirlines Arena in decisive fashion, including a 100-67 victory over the New York Knicks as nine-point favorites in Game 1 of their recently completed first-round series on April 28.
The Heat have won al...
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