Heat vs. Hornets Game 3 Pick
The Charlotte Hornets need a win today at 5:30PM ET when they host the Miami Heat in Game 3 of their series.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Charlotte is the slight favorite on the road, as the Hornets are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Heat today. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 200.5 points. Miami is holding a 2-0 lead in the series.
Charlotte is 48-36 on the season, 30-11 at home and 42-41-1 against the spread. Miami is 50-34 overall, 20-21 on the road and 45-38-1 against the spread. Miami has dominated the first two games in this series, taking Game 1 123-91 and then following that up with a 115-103 victory in Game 2 on Wednesday night.
The Heat have looked awfully good in this series thus far and Dwayne Wade is putting up 22 points per game thus far while dishing out 7.5 assists. Charlotte returns home and should be up for this game, but the Hornets are just 2-5 ATS in their last 7 at home and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 when playing on 2 days of rest. The veteran Heat squad should be rested with the two days and continue to click as they have early in this series. Look for Miami to pick up another win today.
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