Looking to win big? The Nets and Heat face off at 7:30 ET on NBA. The Heat are hosting the game at Kaseya Center in Miami, FL. The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Heat as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 217 points.
BROOKLYN NETS VS MIAMI HEAT BETTING PICK
The Pick: Miami Heat -4
This game will be played at Kaseya Center at 7:30 ET on Thursday, November 16th.
WHY BET THE MIAMI HEAT:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-108 in favor of the Heat.
- Our projections have Bam Adebayo finishing with Bam Adebayo points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Heat finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 13 threes.
Can the Nets Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?
Coming into today’s game vs. the Heat, the Nets are looking to build on their above .500 record of 6-5. So far, the Nets have gone 5-4 when playing against Eastern Conference teams and 1-1 in non-conference contests.
Against the spread, the Nets have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 9-1. The Nets’ flawless ATS record at home stands at 5-0, while it is 4-1 on the road vs. the spread.
In their latest game, the Nets offense put up 124 points against the Magic. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 54.1% and made 19 threes. Nets has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 11.4 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 38% while ranking 23rd in terms of pace.
Coming into today’s game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 112.5 points per contest.
The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 33.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 45.1% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.
Will Miami Make it Happen at Home?
Coming into today’s matchup, the Heat is focused on adding to their six game winning streak, with an overall record of 7-4. Away from their home court, the Heat have a 4-3 record this season, in contrast to their 3-1 record at home.
So far, Miami’s ATS record is below .500 at 4-6. Miami has not been good vs. the spread in their last four home games, and they are 0-4 ATS at home compared to 4-2 on the road.
The Heat’s offense finished with 111 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 109.6 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Bam Adebayo, who holds an average of 23 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tyler Herro is averaging 22.9 points per game this season.
Coming into the game, the Heat defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 27.3% of their games. Currently, they are 7th in the NBA at 109.8 points per game allowed.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Heat defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.3% while allowing 38.5% from downtown.