Heat vs Suns Betting Matchup Report
Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat Odds
AmericanAirlines Arena features an NBA battle between the host Miami Heat and the visiting Phoenix Suns in betting action on Monday.
Miami battles the Suns, currently with a 1-2 mark (0-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 2-1 for the Heat and 1-2 for the Suns.
Sportsbooks have set the Heat as 11-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 198, but may be on the move.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Heat at No. 5 and the Suns at No. 20 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 100-94 result in favor of the Heat.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Miami's No. 28-rated squad against Phoenix's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Miami rates No. 5 in the league with 8.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 29 with 3.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Suns feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 115 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 115-94 loser on the road against the Magic. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (209) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Phoenix was crushed on Sunday, getting run out of the gym by Orlando and falling 115-94 at Amway Center.
Miami won its last outing, a 119-116 result against the Nuggets on November 3. The Heat failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite, while the 235 combined points took the game OVER the total. Chris Bosh went off for 40 points and added 7 rebounds leading Miami to a 119-116 win over Denver on Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Charlotte are 2-8
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 7-3
After playing Denver are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Suns at Heat trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games when playing Miami
Phoenix is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Miami
Phoenix is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Miami
Phoenix is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 8 games at home
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Phoenix
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Phoenix at Charlotte, Wednesday, November 7
Miami home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, November 7