NBA Matchups  >>  Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards Preview 12/04/2012

 
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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Miami Heat and the Washington Wizards meet at Verizon Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Heat listed as 10½-point favorites versus the Wizards, while the game's total is sitting at 198½.
In their last action, Miami was a 102-89 winner at home against the Nets. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (191) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Washington lost its last outing, a 108-87 result against the Knicks on November 30. The Wizards failed to cover in that game as a 12-point underdog, while the 195 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Miami:
Team record: 12-3 SU, 7-8 ATS
Current streak: won 6 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Washington
is 17-3-1 ATS in its last 21 games when playing on the road against Washington
is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games when playing Washington

When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing New York are 8-2
After playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Washington:
Team record: 1-13 SU, 6-8 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games at home

When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing New York are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9


NEXT UP:
Miami home to New York, Thursday, December 6
Washington at Atlanta, Friday, December 7