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NBA BASKETBALL

Miami Heat vs. Phoenix Suns

The Miami Heat and the Phoenix Suns will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at US Airways Center.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 94-89 loser as they battled the Jazz on the road. The Heat failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point favorite, while 183 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Phoenix won its last outing, a 122-109 result against the Warriors on February 8. The Suns covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 231 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Miami:
Team record: 35-14 SU, 22-27 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Phoenix
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Phoenix
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 6-4
After playing Utah are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Phoenix:
Team record: 30-20 SU, 32-16-2 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 9 games at home
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Miami

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Denver are 5-5
After playing Golden State are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Miami at Golden State, Wednesday, February 12
Phoenix at Denver, Tuesday, February 18