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Denver Nuggets vs Miami Heat in NBA odds tilt

Miami HeatDenver Nuggets
Jan 13, 10:30 PM | Pepsi Center

Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets Odds

8-3TEAM RECORD7-4

The Nuggets will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Heat at Pepsi Center in NBA wagering action.

The Nuggets bring a 7-4 record (8-3 ATS) to the battle against the 8-3 Heat, who are 5-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 5-6 so far and the Heat go 7-4.

View Miami vs Denver Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 5-rated Nuggets and the No. 8-rated Heat in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 110-107 win for the Heat on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Denver's No. 24-rated squad against Miami's No. 6-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 16 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 23 with 4.9 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Heat own the league's No. 21-rated mark, allowing 99.3 points per game when on the road. Denver, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in home scoring.

Miami lost its last outing, a 95-89 result against the Clippers on January 11. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 184 combined points took the game UNDER the total. LeBron James poured in 23 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds in a losing cause for Miami on Wednesday, as the Clippers rolled to a 95-89 victory over Miami at STAPLES Center.

Denver won its last outing, a 123-115 result against the Nets on January 11. The Nuggets failed to cover in that game as a 11.5-point favorite, while the 238 combined points took the game OVER the total. Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points leading the Nuggets to a 123-115 victory over New Jersey at Pepsi Center on Wednesday.

Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Denver Nuggets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Utah are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Heat at Nuggets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing Denver
Miami is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games when playing on the road against Denver
Denver is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
Denver is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Denver is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Miami home to San Antonio, Tuesday, January 17
Denver home to Utah, Sunday, January 15

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