Heat vs. Knicks Prediction
After playing last night, are the Heat a bad bet tonight against the Knicks at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Knicks are now 2.5-point home underdogs versus the Heat, who opened as 4-point favorites after winning in the final seconds last night against the Pistons. The total for tonight's game, meanwhile, is sitting at 209.5 after opening at 209.
Miami has won six of its last 10 games and is 7-3 against the spread during that stretch despite failing to cover last night as a 3-point favorite. The Heat are 44-29 at the betting window on the season and are 22-15 against the spread on the road this year.
New York has dropped eight of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread during that stretch. The Knicks are 39-35 against the spread on the season and are 20-15 at the betting window at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The Heat are a perfect 5-0 against the spread in their last five games in New York and have covered in nine of their last 11 games versus the Knicks overall. The favorite has also cashed in nine of the last 11 games between these two teams and the road squad is a perfect 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings. Miami is also an impressive 10-1 against the number in its last 11 games playing on no rest and is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 road games.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: MIAMI HEAT -3.5