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Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

The Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

In their last action, Miami was a 117-106 winner on the road against the Mavericks. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (223) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Oklahoma City won its last outing, a 107-103 result against the Lakers on February 13. The Thunder failed to cover in that game as a 11-point favorite, while the 210 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Miami:
Team record: 38-14 SU, 25-27 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oklahoma City
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Oklahoma City

When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Chicago are 8-2
After playing Dallas are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Oklahoma City:
Team record: 43-12 SU, 32-23 ATS
Current streak: won 3 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Miami

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing LA Clippers are 7-3
After playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Next up:
Miami home to Chicago, Sunday, February 23
Oklahoma City home to LA Clippers, Sunday, February 23