Heat vs. Kings Prediction

Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings, 2/7/20 Prediction & Odds

The Miami Heat are small favorites tonight as they continue their West Coast trip at the Sacramento Kings. Can Miami carve out a road win in this spot?

Game Snapshot

523 Miami Heat at 524 Sacramento Kings

Friday, February 7, 2020

Golden 1 Center Arena at 10:10PM ET

TV: NBCSCA

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Heat are a 2-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under has not been set as of this writing. As of Friday morning, 61 percent of public bets are siding with visiting Miami. Check out our NBA Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Heat fall at Clippers

Miami lost by a score of 128-111 Wedneday night at Los Angeles to fall to 34-16 overall and 12-13 on the road. The Heat were outscored 73-53 in the second half of the defeat. Derrick Jones Jr. led Miami with 25 points off the bench on 10-of-12 shooting including 3-of-5 from 3-point range plus 2-of-2 at the free throw line. He also tallied nine rebounds, three assists and two steals. Bam Adebayo registered 22 points, 11 boards, six dimes and two steals. Kendrick Nunn accounted for 13 points, six assists and three rebounds. Goran Dragic recorded 13 points, five assists and four boards off the bench. Jimmy Butler had 11 points, seven assists and five caroms. 

Kings down T-Wolves

Sacramento registered a 113-109 home victory Monday night over Minnesota to improve to 19-31 overall and 9-15 at home. The Kings led 65-50 at halftime and held off a comeback attempt by the Timberwolves after the break. De'Aaron Fox led Sacramento with 31 points on 10-of-16 shooting including 3-of-4 from 3-point range plus 8-of-12 at the charity stripe. He also registered five assists, three rebounds and two steals. Bogdan Bogdanovic contributed 23 points, three assists and two boards. Buddy Hield had 16 points, three dimes and two rebounds off the bench. Harrison Barnes had 14 points, seven assists and five caroms. Nemanja Bjelica added 12 points, three rebounds and two assists. 

NBA Betting Trends

Miami

The Heat are 1-4 ATS in their last five Friday games. Miami is 2-6 ATS in its last eight games as a road favorite.

Sacramento

The Kings are 3-12-1 ATS in their last 16 home games. Sacramento is 1-5-1 ATS in its last seven games as a home underdog.

Prediction:

Miami made moves to bolster its roster at the trade deadline and will be looking to bounce back from its win at LA tonight. Expect the Heat to come out firing and take advantage of a Kings squad that has been inconsistent all season. While Miami has been far better at home, it has played better on the road as of late and will want to right the ship on this road trip. I'm siding with the better team tonight.

 

NBA DAILY PREDICTION: MIAMI HEAT -2

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