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Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers

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

Miami lost its last outing, a 114-97 result against the Wizards on January 15. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite, while the 211 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 95-92 winner as they battled the Bobcats at home. The 76ers covered in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 187 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Miami:
Team record: 27-11 SU, 17-21 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 15 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia

When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Charlotte are 7-3
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Philadelphia:
Team record: 13-25 SU, 16-22 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 15 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games
is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Charlotte are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
Miami at Charlotte, Saturday, January 18
Philadelphia at Chicago, Saturday, January 18