Wizards vs Heat Betting Matchup Report
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards Odds
Miami pays a visit to Washington on Wednesday, hoping to send the Wizards to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Verizon Center.
Washington battles the Heat, currently with a 61-16 mark (42-35 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 31-46-1 for the Wizards and 39-38 for the Heat. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wizards rated this week at No. 14 and the Heat sitting at No. 5. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 105-94 result in favor of the Heat today.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Washington's No. 7-rated squad against Miami's No. 30-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Washington rates No. 18 in the league with 6.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 5 with 8.5 per outing.
Defensively, the Heat feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.3 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
Miami was a 94-83 winner in its last match at home against the Bucks. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 177 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Heat got a 28-point performance from LeBron James as Miami ran past Milwaukee 94-83 on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Wizards were a 120-99 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (219) made winners of OVER bettors. Washington was run off the court by the Knicks on Tuesday as New York blasted them 120-99 at Madison Square Garden.
Miami Heat Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 10-0
After a win are 8-2
Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 0-10
After playing New York are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Heat at Wizards trends to consider:
Miami is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Miami is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Washington
Miami is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing Washington
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
Miami home to Boston, Friday, April 12
Washington home to Philadelphia, Friday, April 12