NBA Finals Game 1 Odds: Nuggets Favored in Series Opener

Heat vs Nuggets is set for the 2023 NBA Finals. Here are the Heat vs Nuggets odds, time and more for Game 1.

Heat vs Nuggets Odds, Time, Channel for Game 1

Heat Odds +8.5
Nuggets Odds -8.5
Over/Under 218.5
Time Thursday, June 1 | 8:30 p.m. ET
Channel ABC
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The Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets are set to square off in the 2023 NBA Finals. A truly improbable matchup between two teams that took wildly different paths to get the championship round of the NBA playoffs.

The Nuggets opened as 8.5-point favorites vs the Heat, with the over/under set at 218.5 total points.

Heat vs Nuggets Game 1 is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 1, on ABC.

Find out how these two NBA Finals teams match up statistically for their championship series, plus our betting experts’ analysis of Heat vs Nuggets Game 1.

Statistical Matchup

Heat Nuggets
-0.3 Net Rating +3.4
53.0% eFG% 54.3%
12.4% TO% 12.2%
22.8% RB% 76.4%
22.4% FTR 20.1%
56.1% eFG% 57.3%
14.5% TO% 13.1%
77.7% RB% 24.8%
19.8% FTR 19.4%
All statistics courtesy of Basketball-Reference.