Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Heat and Spurs. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on BSSW, and it’s hosted by the Spurs at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The Heat are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Spurs. The game’s over/under currently sits at 225.5 points.
MIAMI HEAT VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Miami Heat -1.5
This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, November 12th.
WHY BET THE MIAMI HEAT:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-104 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 48.8% and knocking down 13 threes.
Do the Heat Stand a Chance on the Road?
Today’s matchup sees the Heat seeking to extend their current four game winning streak, with an overall record standing at 5-4. In road games, the Heat have a 2-3 record this season, in contrast to their 3-1 record when playing at home.
Against the spread, the Heat have covered in two straight games and have an overall ATS record of 3-6. In their last four home games, Miami has been unable to cover the spread, and they maintain an ATS record of 0-4 at home compared to 3-2 on the road.
The Heat offense is coming off a game in which they scored 117 points vs. the Hawks. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.8% while connecting on 12 threes. Bam Adebayo led the scoring for the Heat, contributing 26 points. Additionally, Jaime Jaquez Jr. chipped in with 20 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Heat’s defense is giving up an average of 110.0 points per contest.
When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Heat squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 55.0% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.1% from downtown.
Does San Antonio Have What it Takes at Home?
Over the Spurs’ last five games, they are 1-4 and come in with an overall record of 3-6. Away from home, the Spurs have a 2-3 record this season, while maintaining a 1-3 record in their home games.
San Antonio has an overall ATS record of 4-5 as they come into today’s game. On the road, the Spurs have an ATS record of 2-3 compared to a 2-2 record vs. the spread at home.
In their previous game, the Spurs’ offense finished with 110 points, which is right in line with their current average of 113 points per contest. Victor Wembanyama led the team in scoring, putting up 29 points. Additionally, Devin Vassell contributed 29 points for the Spurs.
Currently, the Spurs’ defense holds the 29th rank in the NBA, allowing 124.9 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Spurs defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 57.1% while allowing 40.6% from downtown.