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Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat

The Philadelphia 76ers and the Miami Heat will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 107-96 result against the Hawks on March 6. The 76ers failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point underdog, while the 203 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 97-96 winner as they battled the Magic at home. The Heat failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point favorite, while 193 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Philadelphia:
Team record: 23-37 SU, 27-33 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Miami
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Orlando are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

Miami:
Team record: 45-14 SU, 31-28 ATS
Current streak: won 16 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 7-3
After playing Orlando are 8-2
After a win are 10-0

Next up:
Philadelphia at Orlando, Sunday, March 10
Miami home to Indiana, Sunday, March 10