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Heat favored to beat the Bulls

Updated: May 13, 2011, 7:52 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

After clinching a spot in the Eastern Conference finals, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose was asked about sweeping the Miami Heat in the regular-season series.

"The regular season is over with," he said. "The way that they play right now is totally different."

Las Vegas agrees.

The No. 2 seed Heat, who just finished a 4-1 series over the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics, are favored, almost 2-to-1, to beat the No. 1 Bulls in the best-of-seven series ...

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