At 7:00 ET, the 32-21 76ers, who are currently 5th in the East, will host the 29-25 Heat, who are 7th in the East. NBCS will broadcast the game live from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Oddsmakers have installed the 76ers as 3.5-point favorites, with the over/under line for the game currently sitting at 223.5.


The Pick: Miami Heat +3.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 97-75 in favor of the Heat.
  • Our projections have Tyler Herro finishing with Tyler Herro points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Heat finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.2% and knocking down 11 threes.

Are the Heat Ready for a Road Win?

Miami’s O/U record this season is 21-33, and the under has hit in their last three games. Today’s O/U line is 223.5, and their games have averaged 221.1 points per game.

The Heat have an average O/U line of 222.7 this season. In their last game against the Bucks, the teams combined for 220 points, which was below the O/U line of 224.

In the Eastern Conference, Miami is currently in 7th place with a record of 29-25. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. On the road, the Heat are 14-12 compared to 15-13 at home.

Miami has won two straight games on the road and is 12-11 ATS on the road this season. As the underdog, they are 7-15 straight-up and 10-12 vs. the spread. The Heat have covered the spread in four straight games.

In their last game, the Heat beat the Bucks by a score of 123-97. They were 7.5-point underdogs going into the game. This improved their ATS record to 24-27.

This season, the Heat are 27th in the NBA in scoring at 110.6 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 108.0 points per game.

So far, Miami has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 35.2% of their games. In terms of pace, the Heat are 28th in the league.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Heat are 26th in the NBA at 46%. They are also 27th in two-point field goal percentage at 52%.

So far, the Heat’s defense is ranked 4th in the league at 110.5 points per contest. The Miami defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.5% of their field goal attempts vs. Miami.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored 76ers?

In today’s game against the Heat, the 76ers are favored by 3.5 points. This season, they have been favored in 37 of their 53 games and have a 28-9 record as the favorite. When favored, they have outscored their opponents by an average of 9 points per game.

Philadelphia’s ATS record for the season is 32-21, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. However, they are 16-11 against the spread at home and have lost five straight ATS at home.

The 76ers’ O/U record for the season is 31-22, and their games have averaged 232.6 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 223.5 is lower than their season average of 231.2.

Philly’s last game was a 123-121 win over the Cavaliers. They were 11-point underdogs going into the game. The combined scoring in the game was 244 points, and the O/U line was 230.5.

With a 32-21 record, the 76ers are currently 5th in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 21-13 and 5-4 against division opponents. At home, they are 17-10 compared to 15-11 on the road.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 119.7 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, they are 9th in the league in scoring at 118.6 points per game. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the league at 98.6 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 27th in the league in made threes per game at 11.4. They are also 23rd in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. In terms of overall field goal percentage, Philadelphia is 15th in the league at 47%.

One area where the 76ers excel is getting to the free-throw line. They lead the NBA in both free throws made (22.2 per game) and free throws attempted (26.7 per game). In terms of two-point shooting, Philadelphia is 21st in the league at 53%.

Coming into the game, the 76ers’ defense is giving up an average of 114.0 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 50.9% of their games. On two point field goal attempts, the 76ers’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.0% and allowing 34.9% from beyond the arc.