So far The Los Angeles Lakers have taken a commanding 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals. They did this by leaning on the thing that has defined their greatness all year long: defense. The Lakers held the Miami Heat to 96 points, their lowest output of the postseason.
Here are the NBA Finals 2020: Lakers vs Heat Predictions
How this works: These forecasts are based on 100,000 simulations of the rest of the season. This is made by FiveThirtyEight. The model includes up-to-date depth charts — tracking injuries, trades and other player transactions — to generate talent estimates for each team. A team’s full-strength rating assumes all of its key players are in the lineup. Also, a team’s current rating reflects any injuries and rest days in effect at the moment of the team’s next game. Elo ratings are a measure of team strength based on head-to-head results, margin of victory and quality of opponent.
There you have it; NBA Finals 2020: Lakers vs Heat Predictions
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