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NBA odds preview - Heat vs. Warriors

Miami HeatGolden State Warriors
Jan 10, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Miami Heat vs Golden State Warriors Odds

8-1TEAM RECORD2-6

Miami pays a visit to Golden State on Tuesday, hoping to send the Warriors to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Oracle Arena.

The Heat will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 5-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Warriors are 4-4 ATS. Miami is 6-3 on the totals; Golden State is 2-5-1.

View Miami vs Golden State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors sit at No. 18 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Heat are at No. 8 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Heat will win this game 110-91.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 25-ranked offense (89.9 PPG) against a Heat defense that ranks No. 24 at 96.6 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 44.4% from the field per game, less than the Heat have managed so far this season (50.2% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Heat own the league's No. 18-rated mark, allowing 97.8 points per game when on the road. Golden State, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in home scoring.

The Heat were a 101-90 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nets. They covered the 8.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (191) made winners of OVER bettors. Miami got 32 points from LeBron James en route to a 101-90 victory over New Jersey on Saturday at Prudential Center.

The Warriors were an 88-87 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites, while the total score (175) made winners of UNDER bettors. Monta Ellis chucked in 32 points for Golden State on Saturday, but they still came up short in losing 88-87 at Oracle Arena.

Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 5-5
After playing New Jersey are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Orlando are 4-6
After playing Utah are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Heat at Warriors trends to consider:
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Golden State
Miami is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Golden State's last 9 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Golden State's last 15 games

Next up:
Miami at LA Clippers, Wednesday, January 11
Golden State home to Orlando, Thursday, January 12

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