Heat vs. 76ers NBA Prediction

Heat vs. 76ers, 12/15/21 NBA Predictions & betting Odds

The Heat have had plenty of ATS success against the 76ers in previous meetings but Miami finds itself as an underdog on Wednesday night in Philadelphia. Will the Heat cover as a 5.5-point dog?

Game Snapshot

531 Miami Heat (+5.5) at 532 Philadelphia 76ers (-5.5); o/u 208.5

7:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA


Miami Heat DFS Notes

Jimmy Butler (bruised tailbone) will not suit up in Wednesday's game vs. the 76ers. This will be Butler's fourth straight game on the sidelines, which will likely result in another start for Gabe Vincent. Butler's absence has freed up additional minutes on the wing, making Vincent a solid streaming option, while Tyler Herro's fantasy value has also increased.

Philadelphia 76ers DFS Notes

Joel Embiid (sore right ribs) is being listed as questionable for Wednesday's game vs. the Heat. Embiid was announced as "out" after Monday's game had already tipped off with the rib issue, but at least we're getting a warning this time around with him popping up on the injury report. Hopefully, we'll get another update following tomorrow's shootaround, but he could be headed for a game-time call situation. If Embiid needs to miss another game, Andre Drummond would be set for another start.

Heat vs. 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

The Heat are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six games versus the 76ers, are 8-2 against the number in their last 10 games as an underdog and are 17-8 against the spread in their last 25 games when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game. On the other side, the 76ers are 1-4 in their last five games overall, are 2-6 against the number in their last eight games as a home favorite and are 1-6 at the betting window in their last seven home games.


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