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UNDER a Hot Bet Between Thunder, Heat

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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat don’t get together often, but when they do, UNDER bettors are laughing all the way to the bank. In the last four meetings between the clubs, the UNDER is a perfect 4-0.

Shark Bites
  • The Thunder are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games.
  • The Heat are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 meetings with the Thunder.
  • The Thunder are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS win.

The Thunder (29-12) aren’t grabbing as much attention in the Western Conference thanks to the successes of the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors but have quietly won 18 of their last 22 games. In the big picture, OKC has been awful against the spread (17-24 ATS) but have been better as of late, covering twice in a row heading into tonight’s contest.

You’ll have to forgive the Heat if they’re looking a little fatigued ahead of the game. Miami is playing out the sixth portion of a six-game road trip and will have a brief stop at home to play Milwaukee on Tuesday before heading out for eight of its next nine on the road.

Hassan Whiteside and company are 8-9 SU away from its own arena.

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oklahoma City Thunder bring a 29-12 record (17-24 ATS) to the battle against the 22-17 Miami Heat, who are 19-19-1 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Oklahoma City Thunder go 16-25 so far and the Miami Heat go 13-26. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oklahoma City vs Miami injuries news.

This game pits the Oklahoma City Thunder, currently No. 4 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Miami Heat, who rate No. 20 in the most recent survey update.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Miami Heat rank No. 18 in the league with 43.4 per game. That compares with Oklahoma City's No. 3 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oklahoma City is the NBA's No. 21-ranked team at 7.78 per game, while the Miami Heat rate No. 26 with 6.62 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chris Bosh scored 24 points leading the Heat to a 98-95 victory over Denver at Pepsi Center on Friday.

Oklahoma City cruised to victory on Friday, running Minnesota out of the gym and running up a 113-93 score at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Miami is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami's last 17 games on the road
  • Oklahoma City is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Oklahoma City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Oklahoma City is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma City's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami home to Milwaukee, Tuesday, January 19th
Oklahoma City at Denver, Tuesday, January 19th