Heat vs. Mavericks Prediction
Are the Miami Heat a good bet to go into Dallas tonight and beat the Mavericks at 8:30 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Miami. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Heat are 2-point road favorites to beat the Mavericks after the game opened as a pick'em. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 200 but was bet down to 197.
Who Public Bettors Like: Miami. As of Monday morning, 73% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Heat to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 76% of the betting tickets are also on the over.
Who We Like: Miami. The Heat have covered the spread in five of their last six games in Dallas and have covered the number in four of their last five games versus the Mavericks overall. The road team is also 21-8-2 at the betting window in the last 31 meetings between these two teams.
Miami is 7-2 against the spread in its last nine road games and is 3-1-1 against the number in its last five games playing on just one day of rest. On the other side, the Mavericks are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven home games and have failed to cover in four of their last five games following an ATS win.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: MIAMI HEAT -2