Nuggets vs. Heat Prediction
After a 1-2 road trip, the Heat return home to take on the suddenly hot Nuggets tonight at 7:30PM ET. Will Denver cover the spread as a sizable underdog?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Heat are 7.5-point favorites over the Nuggets while the over/under is currently sitting at 209.5 points. There’s been movement on both the side and the total, as Miami opened as a 6-point favorite before the number was bet up 1.5 points and the total opened at 204 before skyrocketing to 209.5.
Despite being out of the playoff picture the Nuggets haven’t given up on their season. They’ve won four straight and are also 4-0 against the spread during that stretch. They’ve covered in 16 of htier last 21 games playing on one day of rest and are 6-1 against the number in their last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record.
On the other side, the Heat were rolling, winning five in a row before losing 114-108 at Milwaukee on March 9. Now Miami has lost two of its last three games (all on the road) and adding injury to insult, could be without Dwyane Wade tonight. Wade said the thigh injury that he’s been dealing with just won’t go away and he could be sidelined along with Chris Bosh and Tyler Johnson.
The Nuggets are 14-5 against the spread in their last 19 games versus the Heat. Take the points tonight.
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