Heat hold down a 3-1 lead on the Nets
The Miami Heat can advance to the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night as they play host to the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of their best-of-seven second-round NBA playoff set.
Miami pushed their series lead to 3-1 on Monday night with a 102-96 road victory in Brooklyn as a 2-point favorite on the NBA betting lines at the sportsbooks. That was the third OVER result for totals bettors so far in this playoff series.
Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Brooklyn Nets betting line opened this morning as 7.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 188.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.
Computer Prediction: Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 96-91 win for the Heat on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Miami Heat are 61-29 so far on the NBA season, and 45-44-1 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Brooklyn Nets, meanwhile, are 49-44 and 47-45-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Miami go 50-40 and the Nets go 49-42-2 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Brooklyn injuries news.
The Odds Shark betting Power Rankings have the Miami Heat at No. 12 and the Brooklyn Nets at No. 13 heading into this NBA contest.
How Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Stats Matchup
Offensively the game matches up Miami's No. 12-ranked offense (102 PPG) against a Brooklyn Nets defense that ranks No. 9 at 99.22 PPG. The Miami Heat have averaged 50.04% from the field per game, more than the Brooklyn Nets have managed so far this NBA season (45.9% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Betting Odds Trends
Brooklyn is 5-10-1 ATS in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games
Brooklyn is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Brooklyn is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Brooklyn home to Miami, Friday, May 16th