Hornets vs. Heat Game 5 Pick
The Miami Heat return home tonight for Game 5 when they host the Charlotte Hornets at 8PM ET.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Miami is favored at home tonight, as the Heat are getting odds of -6 points against the Hornets. The over/under total for the game has been set at 193 points. This series is tied up at 2-2.
Miami is 50-36 overall, 30-13 at home and 45-40-1 against the spread. Charlotte is 50-36 overall, 18-25 on the road and 44-41-1 against the spread. The home team has managed to win and cover the spread in all four games in this series. After falling behind 2-0, Charlotte picked up a 96-80 win in Game 3 and an 89-85 win in Game 4.
This series has been as simple as the home teams doing well. Miami has lost twice on the road, but the Heat’s losing margin was less than Charlotte’s. The Heat are a different team at home, and that really shows in their shooting. Miami was 93 of 161 (57.7 percent) in two games at home and 57 of 155 (36.7 percent) on the road. Look for the Heat offense to pick up again tonight
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