Miami Heat Playoffs 2022 Latest Updates: They Can, Effectively, End Atlanta Hawks Run Friday
The Miami Heat head into Game 3 of their opening-round NBA Playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday
Seeing themselves dominate Game 1 as a unit on both sides of the ball, while Jimmy Butler took center stage in Game 2’s win, the Miami Heat now have a chance to go to Atlanta and end it on Friday, effectively
While they would still need to get to the traditional four games before the series is officially over, the numbers tell a story that says that it would be all but over if Miami can take Game 3 as well
In fact, they already say that but who wants to get that far ahead of themselves in an era of NBA Hoops where history is constantly being rewritten
With that in mind though, let’s look at a few of the numbers. Though they are based on statistics from a few years back, the data is still close enough to make accurate approximations and the points should still ring resoundingly true
The Miami Heat head to Atlanta Friday up, 2-0, in their first-round NBA Playoff series. Based on history, they can, effectively, end things on Friday with a win
All-Time Best-Of-Seven Series In NBA Playoffs - Teams that win the first game of a best-of-seven series go on to win the series 76.6% of the time (393-120).
- Teams that win the first game of a best-of-seven series at home go on to win the series 85.4% of the time (321-55).
- Teams that win the first two games of a best-of-seven series go on to win the series 93.5% of the time (273-19).