At 7:30 ET, the 76ers (-133) will host the Heat (+111) at Wells Fargo Center. ESPN will televise this Eastern Conference matchup.

Philadelphia (37-30) is currently favored by 2.5 points and sits 8th in the East. Miami (37-30) is 7th in the conference and has won two straight games.


The Pick: Miami Heat +2.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, March 18th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-106 in favor of the Heat.
  • Our projections have Terry Rozier finishing with Terry Rozier points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Heat finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.1% and knocking down 10 threes.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen on the Road?

Miami is currently 37-30 and has won two straight games. In the Eastern Conference, they are 7th and are 2nd in the Southeast Division.

This season, the Heat have gone 20-15 on the road and have an average scoring differential of +1.1 points per game. Against the spread, they are 19-13 on the road.

As the underdog, Miami has gone 10-19 this season and is looking to snap a four-game ATS losing streak as the underdog. Overall, they are 15-14 vs. the spread as the underdog.

Miami’s O/U record for the season is 24-43, and the under has hit in their last six games. This year, their games have averaged 219.5 points per game compared to today’s O/U line of 210.

In their last game, the Heat defeated the Pistons by a score of 104-101. The O/U line for that game was 213.5 points, and Miami was favored by 5.5 points.

The Heat’s offense has struggled this season, as they are 27th in the league in scoring at 110 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 107.6 points per game.

In terms of pace, Miami is 29th in the NBA. They have also been below the league average in scoring in 62.7% of their games this season.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Heat are 19th in the league in made threes at 12.2 per game. Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc.

Currently, the Heat’s defense holds the 4th rank in the NBA, allowing 109.4 points per game. Most recently, the Heat’s defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 101 points to the Pistons.

Do the 76ers Stand a Chance at Home?

In their last game, the 76ers defeated the Hornets by a score of 109-98. The O/U line for that game was 209.5 points, giving the teams a scoring margin of 207 points.

For the season, Philadelphia has an O/U record of 34-33, and their games have averaged 227.7 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 210 points, and the team has hit the under in their last five games.

Against the spread, the 76ers are 36-30 this season and 18-16 ATS at home. They have gone 26-17 ATS as the favorite and are favored by 2.5 points today. As the favorite, their ATS record is 30-13.

Currently, the 76ers are 8th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 37-30. In the East, they are 25-20 and 6-8 against other teams in their division. At home, the 76ers are 20-15 compared to 17-15 on the road.

At home, the 76ers are averaging 116.2 points per game this season, which is 14th in the NBA. Overall, they are 14th in the league in scoring, averaging 115.1 points per game.

Philadelphia is one of the top teams in the league at getting to the free-throw line, averaging 24.7 attempts per game (3rd). They are also the top team in the NBA in free throws made per game at 20.5.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 23rd in three-point percentage (35%). On average, they are making 11.6 threes per game, which is 27th in the NBA.

On defense, the 76ers come into the game ranked 12th in the league in points allowed at 112.6 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 106 points per contest (1st). Inside the arc, the 76ers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.1% and 35.1% from three-point territory.