The Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat face off in Denver again in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night, June 4. As we predicted, the Nuggets covered the 9-point spread in Game 1, winning 104-93 against the Heat. Can the Heat rally like they did time and again these playoffs, or will the series be a swift one? We’ll find out Sunday night. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. ET. Keep reading for the odds, today’s DraftKings Massachusetts Promo Code, and the best bets for Sunday’s game.
DraftKings Promo Code: $1,250 in Value for the NBA Finals
DraftKings is offering a fantastic promo for new users through the NBA Finals. In all states, including Massachusetts, DraftKings is giving up to $1,250 in total bonuses, including a bonus based on your first deposit and a special “Bet $5, get $200 in bonus bets” guaranteed.
To claim all of them, register for a new account by using our exclusive DraftKings Massachusetts Promo Code link.
Here’s how each of the three parts of the DraftKings Massachusetts bonus work.
DraftKings Promo Code Bonus #1: 20% Deposit Match
The first promo applies as soon as you make your first deposit with DraftKings Sportsbook. The larger your deposit, the larger your bonus, up to $1,000. With this DraftKings promo, your initial deposit will be matched at 20% up to the max. To get the max, you’d need to deposit $5,000 for your first deposit. The bonuses will accumulate at a rate of $1 for every $25 you wager.
DraftKings Promo Code Bonus #2: $50 Bonus Bet
The second DraftKings bonus also applies to your first deposit — one $50 bonus bet. This bonus occurs immediately after your deposit and is $50 regardless of how much you deposit.
DraftKings Promo Code Bonus #3: Bet $5, Get $200 guaranteed
The final DraftKings bonus applies to your first bet on the sportsbook. Simply make a moneyline bet of at least $5, and DraftKings will credit an additional $200 in bonus bets to your account whether that wager wins or loses. The bonus will deposit as eight $25 bonus bets, and you must use them within seven days of receiving them.
2023 NBA Finals Betting Preview & Best Bets for Game 2
Game 2 goes down Sunday night in Denver after the Nuggets dominated Game 1 on their home court. The Heat were down more than 20 points but came back to close at an 11-point loss. The spread before the game was 8.5 points.
Some pundits thought the Nuggets might be rusty after over a week off after their Western Conference Finals sweep. They were wrong. The indomitable duo of Nikola Jokić and Jamal Murray looked nearly unstoppable Thursday night. Jokić clocked a triple-double, amassing 27 points, 14 assists, and 10 boards. Murray got a double-double with 26 points and 10 assists.
On the Heat side, Bam Adebayo was the highest scorer with 26 points. Jimmy Butler was notably quiet with 13 points, though he did contribute seven assists.
Here are some of the best bets for the game from DraftKings Sportsbook.
Nuggets to Cover the Spread (-8.5)
The Nuggets are 8.5-point favorites again for Game 2. We predicted they’d cover the 8.5-point spread in Game 1, and they won it by 11.
We give the Heat a better chance of beating the spread this time but are still betting the Nuggets cover. The Heat are tired, and the Nuggets have won nine of their 16 playoff games by nine points or more. The Nuggets are still fairly rested compared to the Heat, and they are undefeated at home. Their biggest margins of victories have also come at home.
Let’s say you bet your $50 Bonus Bet on Nuggets to cover the spread at -110. You could make an additional $45.45 for a payout of $95.45.
Jimmy Butler to Score OVER 25.5 Points (-125)
Butler had a bad showing in Game 1. But we’re bullish on his chances to go over 25.5 for Game 2. In their other playoff series, whenever Butler scored under 20 points, he came back strong in the next game. Maybe he’s just tapped out. Or maybe “Playoff Jimmy” will show up again.
The odds on DraftKings are over/under 25.5 for Butler, with -125 odds on the over and -105 on the under. Staking your $50 bonus on the Over would get you a total payout of $90.