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Warriors Trying to Stay Perfect at Home

The Miami Heat’s six game Western Conference road trip continues tonight against the Warriors at Oracle Arena. The Heat are coming off a 98-83 loss on Saturday night to the Jazz and will have a tall task tonight against the 17-0 at home Warriors.

Shark Bites
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last six games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in five of Miami's last seven games.
  • Golden State is 2-4 ATS in its last six games at home.

The Warriors are perfect SU so far in 2016 and have gone 3-2 ATS. They have four straight double digit wins, and have scored in triple digits in six straight games. Tonight’s game opened with a 13.5 point spread in favor of the Warriors, who are no stranger to being heavy favorites. When faced with a spread of 13.5 or more this season, Golden State has gone 5-5 ATS, but are 3-1 ATS in their last four.

The Heat haven’t responded well to being underdogs on the road, going 3-7 ATS over their last 10 games in that situation. This will be the first time this season that they’re an underdog of over six points.

Dwyane Wade has a history of being a stat machine vs the Warriors. In 18 career games against them, Wade is averaging 27.7 points, 7.4 assists, 5.5 rebound and 2.1 steals.

Golden State easily took both games between the teams last season, winning by 17 and 15.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Golden State Warriors as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -11.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 204 for Monday at shops such as MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 107-98 result in favor of the Warriors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Miami Heat vs Golden State Warriors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Golden State Warriors sport a record of 35-2 and 22-13-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Miami Heat sit at 22-15 and 18-18-1 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 22-15 for the Golden State Warriors and 12-25 for the Miami Heat. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Golden State vs Miami injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Golden State Warriors rated this week at No. 2 and the Miami Heat sitting at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Golden State's No. 1-ranked offense (114.51 PPG) against a Miami Heat defense that ranks No. 2 at 94.81 PPG. The Golden State Warriors have averaged 48.79% from the field per game, more than the Miami Heat have managed so far this NBA season (46.16% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Heat got 24 points from Chris Bosh, but it was Utah that prevailed in a 98-83 final on Saturday at EnergySolutions Arena.

The Kings were burned for 38 points by Stephen Curry on Saturday as the Warriors picked up a 128-116 win at Sleep Train Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
  • Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Golden State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Golden State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Golden State's last 21 games
  • Golden State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Los Angeles, Wednesday, January 13th
Golden State at Denver, Wednesday, January 13th

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