Heat set to play host to Nets in Miami
The Miami Heat have lost three games in a row both SU and ATS against the Brooklyn Nets as those teams meet again in NBA betting action at the sportsbooks on Tuesday night.
The Nets topped the Heat 96-95 as a 9-point underdog on the NBA odds on the road when the teams last met on March 12 in an UNDER result. That improved Brooklyn to 3-0 both SU and ATS against Miami this season, with the OVER/UNDER at 2-1.
The Heat sport a record of 53-23 and 38-37-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Nets sit at 42-34 and 41-35 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 41-35 for the Heat and 39-35-2 for the Nets. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Heat at No. 13 and the Nets at No. 8 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 97-92 result in favor of the Heat.
The Nets were a 105-101 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (206) made winners of UNDER bettors. Brooklyn earned a 105-101 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday, getting 19 points from Deron Williams at Wells Fargo Center.
The Heat were a 102-91 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (193) made winners of OVER bettors. Miami got 38 points from LeBron James en route to a 102-91 victory over New York on Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 11-ranked offense, averaging 103 PPG, against a Nets defense that ranks No. 9 at 99.41 PPG. The Heat field goal percentage has averaged 50.35% so far, more than the Nets shooters have achieved on the year, 45.92% per game.
A few Nets at Heat trends to consider:
Brooklyn is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Brooklyn is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Brooklyn's last 11 games
Brooklyn is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Miami is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 8 games
Miami is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Brooklyn at Orlando, Wednesday, April 9th
Miami at Memphis, Wednesday, April 9th