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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Sunday when the Charlotte Bobcats and the Miami Heat meet at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Charlotte won its last outing, a 92-76 result against the Bucks on November 29. The Bobcats covered in that game as a 5-point favorite, while the 168 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 90-83 winner as they battled the Raptors on the road. The Heat covered in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 173 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Charlotte:
Team record: 8-9 SU, 9-7-1 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Miami
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road

When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Dallas are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Miami:
Team record: 13-3 SU, 9-7 ATS
Current streak: won 9 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 Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Charlotte

When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Next up:
Charlotte at Dallas, Tuesday, December 3
Miami home to Detroit, Tuesday, December 3