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New Jersey NetsMiami Heat
March 6, 7:30 PM | AmericanAirlines Arena

New Jersey Nets vs Miami Heat Odds

12-26TEAM RECORD28-9

AmericanAirlines Arena will feature Heat vs. Nets action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

Supporters of the Nets have seen them go 12-26 and 16-22 ATS so far this season, while the Heat are at 28-9 and 19-18 ATS. In totals betting, the Heat are 17-18-2, while the Nets are 21-17.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Heat - Nets odds would favor the Heat if the lines were set according to power ranks. Miami is rated No. 4 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Nets sit at No. 28. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 106-91 win for the Heat.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami's No. 2-ranked offense (103.1 PPG) against a Nets defense that ranks No. 25 at 99.3 PPG. The Heat have averaged 48.4% from the field per game, more than the Nets have managed so far this season (42.5% on average).

Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.6 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 104-101 winner on the road against the Bobcats. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (205) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bobcats were burned for 57 points by Deron Williams on Sunday as the Nets picked up a 104-101 win at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 93-83 loser as they battled the Lakers on the road. The Heat failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 176 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Miami got 25 points and 13 rebounds from LeBron James in a losing cause in a 93-83 loss to Los Angeles on Sunday at STAPLES Center.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Charlotte are 0-10
After a win are 1-9

Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing LA Lakers are 9-1
After a loss are 5-5

A few Nets at Heat trends to consider:
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing Miami
New Jersey is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
Miami is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
New Jersey home to LA Clippers, Wednesday, March 7
Miami home to Atlanta, Wednesday, March 7

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