Bulls have edge over Heat ... barely
In an evenly matched series, home-court advantage could be deciding factor
The matchup we've been anticipating has finally materialized, as the top two teams in the TeamRankings.com predictive power ratings meet head-to-head in the Eastern Conference finals.
The winner of the Chicago Bulls-Miami Heat series will be favored in the NBA Finals regardless of the opponent, and have around a 60 percent chance to take home the 2011 NBA championship. In other words, welcome to the NBA Finals, Part 1.
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