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Betting Line Favors the Miami Heat in NBA Battle with Brooklyn Nets

Miami Heat will look to improve on their 18-16 record on Friday when they host Brooklyn Nets in NBA betting odds action at American Airlines Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Miami Heat opened as -7.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 208 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 109-96 win for the Heat on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Heat are 18-16 so far on the NBA season, and 14-18-2 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Brooklyn Nets, meanwhile, are 12-22 and 19-14-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Miami go 11-22-1 and the Nets go 14-18-2 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Brooklyn injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 12-rated Brooklyn Nets taking on the No. 11-rated Miami Heat in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Miami's No. 26-ranked offense (100.29 PPG) against a Brooklyn Nets defense that ranks No. 28 at 110.71 PPG. The Miami Heat have averaged 45.63% from the field per game, more than the Brooklyn Nets have managed so far this NBA season (44.03% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Caris LeVert scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Nets to victory (they lost 128-113 to New Orleans at Smoothie King Center on Wednesday).

Miami earned a 107-89 victory over Orlando on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Josh Richardson at American Airlines Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Brooklyn is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Brooklyn is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Brooklyn's last 13 games
  • Brooklyn is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Miami is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Miami's last 17 games
  • Miami is 4-15-2 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Brooklyn at Boston, Sunday, December 31st
Miami at Orlando, Saturday, December 30th