|Written by Michael|
Bet on the NBAThere is no doubt about the fact that Miami Heat is not playing to their potential when it comes to playing away and that is where the visit of Philadelphia might be a good sign for them.
If the Heat manage to beat Philadelphia tonight, it is going to be a 10th consecutive regular-season victory for them. It is not a mean achievement especially when one takes into consideration that 76ers is one of the form team this year.
This matchup will round of a three-game trip for the heat. Against Orlando, Heat was leading by 14 point at one time but does not manage to close the match out. In the other match, they were not able to beat Chicago who was playing without their star player Derrick Rose.
The Heat needs to improve on their away form if they have any intention of competing in this match. One of the main problems for them is clearing the glass. In terms of statistics, Heat has been outrebounded by more than 13.2 in their last four away matches.
In the head to head between these two sides, Heat has only lost just one match in the last 14 meetings. Talking about 76ers, they were on a wining steak of three matches before succumbing to Indiana on Wednesday.
In the betting market at the sportsbook, Miami Heat is favorite at odds of 1.61. You can back Philadelphia at tasty odds of 2.6. In the handicap market, you can back Miami at 1.92 by giving away the start of four points. If you believe that giving away a four point start is not a wise thing to do, you can back Philadelphia at odds of 2.02.
The total match points market is set at under 190.5 points and over 190.5 points. You can back under 190.5 points at odds of 1.94 while over 190.5 is available at 1.95. In the player head to head market, you can back Lebron James at 1.4 against Andre Igoudala.