Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL.com have made the Heat 4.5-point favorites over the Sixers, while the over/under total for tonight’s game is currently 186.
Line Movement: The line has stayed steady at 4.5 points, although the total has moved. It opened at 187, dropped to 186.5, went back up to 187 before dropping all the way to 185.5. Now it holds steady at 186 as we get closer to tip off. At other online books, the Heat are –5 so shop around.
Trends: According to latest NBA trends, the under is 7-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams when the game has been played in Philadelphia. It’s also 4-1 in the last five overall meetings between these two teams, and 10-1 in the 76ers’ last 11 games overall. The home team is 18-8 against the spread in the last 26 meetings, while the Heat are 3-11 against the number in their last 14 trips to Philadelphia.
Recent History: The Heat beat the 76ers 97-89 in Game 1 of this series, as Chris Bosh paced Miami with 25 points and 12 rebounds. LeBron James added 21 points and 14 rebounds, while Dwayne Wade finished with 17 points and five assists. In Game 2, the Heat again held Philadelphia in check, beating the Sixers 94-73. LeBron had 29 points, seven rebounds and six assists. Bosh added 21 points and 11 boards, while Wade finished with 14 points and six boards.
Game Time: 8:00PM ET, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA.Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!