Mavericks vs. Heat Free Pick
MIAMI, FL (ATS Consultants) – Can the Mavericks cover the spread tonight when they visit the Heat at 7:30PM ET?
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Heat as 8.5-point favorites over the Mavericks, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 205.5 points. Dallas is 5-3 overall and 1-3 on the road, while Miami is 5-3 overall and 4-1 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Heat opened as 8-point favorites but the spread has been bet up slightly to 8.5 at most sports books. As for the total, it opened at 207.5 but the spread has dropped to 205.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: The latest public information says that 68% of bettors that have wagered on this game favor the Heat. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure to click on the link provided to get the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Dallas. According to latest NBA trends, the Mavericks are 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 games in Miami and 4-0 ATS in their last four games versus Southeast opponents. They're also 21-8 against the number in their last 29 road games, 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Friday games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Eastern Conference opponents. The Heat, meanwhile, are 0-8 against the spread in their last eight games following a win, 0-7 ATS in their last seven games following a straight up win of more than 10 points and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game.
FRIDAY NBA FREE PICK: DALLAS MAVERICKS +8.5