Lakers vs. Heat Free Pick

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MIAMI, FL (ATS Consultants) – The Heat have played better recently after struggling last week on the road but are they an over-priced favorite tonight versus the Lakers at 8:00PM ET?

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ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Heat as 11.5-point favorites over the Lakers while the over/under total is currently sitting at 209.5 points. Los Angeles is 16-26 overall and 8-15 on the road and Miami is 30-12 overall and 17-3 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Heat opened as 12-point favorites but the line has dropped to either 11 or 11.5, depending on the sports book. The total, meanwhile, opened at 211 and has dropped to 209.5 or 209 depending on the book.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 56% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Heat. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.

NBA FREE PICK: Take Los Angeles. According to latest NBA trends, the Lakers are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games following an ATS win, 4-0 ATS in their last four road games and 5-0 ATS in their last five games overall. The Heat are also 2-5 ATS in their last seven games overall, 1-4 ATS in their last five home games and 0-4 ATS in their last four games on Thursday.

THURSDAY NBA FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES LAKERS +11.5

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