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Miami Heat vs. Denver Nuggets

The Miami Heat and the Denver Nuggets will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Pepsi Center.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 108-107 winner as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Heat covered in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 215 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Denver lost its last outing, a 120-99 result against the Grizzlies on December 28. The Nuggets failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 219 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Miami:
Team record: 23-7 SU, 14-16 ATS

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games
is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 9 games when playing on the road against Denver

When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Portland are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Denver:
Team record: 14-15 SU, 12-16-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 6 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games at home
is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 10 games
is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Miami

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Memphis are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

Next up:
Miami home to Golden State, Thursday, January 2
Denver home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, January 1