Heat seek a 2-0 series lead on the Nets
After blowing out the Brooklyn Nets in the opener of their second-round series on Tuesday night the Miami Heat will be looking for a 2-0 lead in the set when they meet Thursday.
Miami thumped Brooklyn 107-86 and easily covered the 8-point spread at the sportsbooks in Game 1, putting an end to the Nets' four-game SU and ATS winning streak against the Heat. The OVER paid out for totals bettors in the Game 1 matchup.
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 BetDSI), while the total was hovering around 192.5 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.
Computer Prediction: Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 97-91 win for the Heat. 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 bring a 59-28 record (43-43-1 ATS) to the battle against the 48-42 Brooklyn Nets, who are 46-43-1 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Miami Heat go 48-39 so far and the Brooklyn Nets go 47-41-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Brooklyn injuries news.
This game pits the Miami Heat, currently No. 12 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Brooklyn Nets, who rate No. 13 in the most recent survey update.
How Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Stats Matchup
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Brooklyn Nets rank No. 29 in the league with 38 per game. That compares with Miami's No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Miami is the NBA's No. 14-ranked team at 8.18 per game, while the Brooklyn Nets rate No. 12 with 8.51 per contest.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Betting Odds Trends
Brooklyn is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 7 games
Brooklyn is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Brooklyn is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Miami is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Brooklyn home to Miami, Saturday, May 10th