Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Heat and Hornets. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSSE, and it’s hosted by the Hornets at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The Heat come into this Southeast division matchup as the favorite to pick up the win. Currently, the over/under for the game is at 225 points.
MIAMI HEAT VS CHARLOTTE HORNETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Miami Heat -3.5
This game will be played at Spectrum Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, November 14th.
WHY BET THE MIAMI HEAT:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-106 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 47.6% and knocking down 13 threes.
Will Miami Win on the Road?
Today’s matchup sees the Heat seeking to extend their current five game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 6-4. Away from home, the Heat have a 3-3 record this season, while maintaining a 3-1 record in their home games.
Miami currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 4-6 at this point. Miami has covered the spread in three straight road games and are 4-2 ATS on the road compared to 0-4 at home.
The Heat offense is coming off a game where they scored 118 points against the Spurs. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.8% and connected on 12 threes. On the offensive front, the Heat have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 20th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 3rd in terms of percentage and 17th in three-pointers made.
At this time, the Heat’s defense is positioned 9th in the NBA, permitting 110.3 points per game.
Inside the arc, the Heat defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.4% and 37.7% from three-point territory.
Can Charlotte Pull Off a Home Win?
The Hornets have a below .500 record of 3-6 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Heat. Away from their home court, the Hornets have a 2-3 record this season, in contrast to their 1-3 record at home.
Charlotte has an overall ATS record of 4-5 as they come into today’s game. This season, Charlotte has a 0-2 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 4-3 as underdogs.
Coming off their recent game, the Hornets offense tallied 107 points in a matchup against the Knicks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.8%, and they made 12 threes. LaMelo Ball is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 21.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Gordon Hayward brings a PPG average of 17.2 into the game.
Looking at the Hornets defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 123.1 points per game (29th).
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Hornets defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 56.0% while allowing 38.5% from downtown.