Heat vs. Magic Prediction
The Miami Heat will look to continue their dominance over the Magic when they visit Orlando tonight at 7:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Heat are now 1-point road underdogs versus the Magic after they opened as a 1.5-point dog. As for the total, the number opened at 207 but has jumped a full point to 208.
Miami enters play with a 7-3 record over its last 10 games and has covered the spread in six of its last 10 contests. As for Orlando, the Magic have lost six of 10 straight up and have split at the betting window during that span, posting a 5-5 ATS record.
The Heat have covered in five of their last six games in Orlando and are 8-3-1 against the number in their last 12 games overall versus the Magic. They’re also 17-5 against the spread in their last 22 games versus Eastern Conference opponents and are 5-1 ATS in their last six games versus Southeast foes.
Dwyane Wade scored 21 points in a 106-98 win over the Bulls last night and added five rebounds, four assists, one steal and four turnovers in 33 minutes. With Wade’s back and neck issues seemingly behind him, look for the Heat to keep the pedal down in a tight Eastern Conference race with a win tonight.
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