Heat get a visit from the Wizards
The Miami Heat have covered the posted spread at the sportsbooks in each of their last three games against the Washington Wizards as those teams battle on Sunday night.
Overall the Heat are just 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against the Wizards, but they're 3-0 both SU and ATS in the last three games between the two teams. The OVER/UNDER has gone 4-6 over their past 10 meetings.
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The Heat currently sport a record of 1-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-2 ATS. The Wizards are 0-2 and 0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Heat post a 3-0 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Wizards have gone 2-0 against the number.
The Heat sit at No. 6 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Wizards are at No. 17 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Heat will win this game 100-89.
The Wizards were a 109-102 loser in their most recent outing at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score (211) made winners of OVER bettors. John Wall went off for 26 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Philadelphia defeated Washington, 109-102 at Verizon Center.
Miami lost its last outing, a 101-100 result against the Nets on November 1. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite, while the 201 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Heat wasted a 26-point performance from LeBron James as Brooklyn ran past them 101-100 on Friday at Barclays Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 105.67 PPG, against a Wizards defense that ranks No. 30 at 111 PPG. The Heat field goal percentage has averaged 49.55% so far, more than the Wizards shooters have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.
A few Wizards at Heat trends to consider:
Washington is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 9 games
Washington is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Miami is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami's last 8 games
Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Washington at Philadelphia, Wednesday, November 6th
Miami at Toronto, Tuesday, November 5th