Playoffs: Scouting Bobcats-Heat

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and LeBron James square off in the postseason's opening round. AP Photo/Chuck Burton

Insider offers a breakdown of every playoff series using an expert combination of scouting from Amin Elhassan and advanced metrics from Bradford Doolittle to answer three crucial questions. Also included are predictions from the writers and the classic Log5 formula for determining matchup probabilities.

Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat

Eastern Conference playoffs

First-round preview