Heat vs. Kings Pick

NBA Predictions: Is total set too high for Heat at Kings? 3/14/18

Will the contest between the Miami Heat and the host Sacramento Kings stay under the total when they meet tonight at 10PM ET?

605 Miami Heat at 606 Sacramento Kings, 10PM ET


According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Heat are a 7-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 208.5 points.

Bet NBA Action For Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Miami opened as a 6.5-point favorite before the line bumped up, while the total has risen a point from 207.5. The spread is set at -7 most places, but it can be found at -6.5 if you should around. The total is set at 207 or 207.5 at most books, so if you are interested in betting the under YouWager is currently your best choice.


As of Wednesday afternoon, 71 percent of public bets are pouring in on the visiting Heat. Online wager info also shows that 57 percent of bets are siding with the under.


Miami shooting guard Dwyane Wade (hamstring) will miss a second straight game, while center Hassan Whiteside (hip) is out for a third straight contest. For Sacramento, power forward Skal Labissiere (hip) is questionable. Shooting guard Iman Shumpert (foot) is out indefinitely.


These two squads are among the slowest-paced in the NBA and although Whiteside being out downgrades the Heat defense, they also get the benefit of facing a subpar Kings offense. When these two teams met in January in Miami, Sacramento snuck away with an 89-88 victory. Miami hasn't scored more than 102 points in any of its last three games and now it faces a Sacramento squad that isn't as good defensively, but also plays slow and is poor on offense. The under appears to be a strong play here.


Need More winners against the spread? Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. Instant Access here.


NBA Headlines

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Celtics vs. Trail Blazers Prediction The Boston Celtics have won seven of their last 10 games but find themselves as slight underdogs on the road in Portland on Tuesday night, where they’ll take on the...
Thumbnail Heat vs. Suns NBA Prediction The Suns remain one of the hotter teams in the league but they’ve struggled to cover in previous meetings with the Heat, whom they’ll host at 10:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday...
Thumbnail Kings vs. Pelicans NBA Prediction The Kings and Pelicans have routinely cashed the over when they meet, but at 232 points, is the total too high for these two teams on Monday night? Tip-off is set...
Thumbnail Lakers vs. Knicks NBA Prediction The Knicks are only a 3-point home favorite versus the visiting Lakers on Monday night but they’re also playing the second game of a back-to-back after beating the Raptors...
Thumbnail Heat vs. Trail Blazers NBA Prediction The Heat are 1-point road favorites on Sunday night in Portland where they’ll take on the Trail Blazers at 10:00 p.m. ET. Is Miami a poor bet to win tonight or is...