|Written by Mike|
Bet on the NBAWe've covered a lot of NFL and NCAA this weekend, so let's shift gears and cover an NBA game. Teams have played a decent number of games so far this season, so we have some trends to go on. We'll cover the Miami Heat taking on the Dallas Mavericks at 7:30 PM ET at American Airlines Center.
The Heat are 4-2 SU so far this season, and 1-1 SU on the road. They are 4-2 ATS, with three of their games going OVER the line, and the other three going UNDER. They are coming off of a 102-92 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, wher ethey won against the spread as 8 point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 205 point line.
The Mavericks are 4-2 SU overall this year, and 2-0 SU at home. They are 4-2 ATS, and three of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other three going UNDER. THey are coming off of a 105-87 win over the Utah Jazz on Friday, where they won against the spread as 3 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 205.5 point line that was set.
Miami is 20-8 ATS on Sunday, and 2-5 ATS with zero days of rest. They are 2-9 ATS against Western Conference teams, and 0-4 ATS against the Southwest Division. The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent games against the Western Conference, and OVER in 10 of their last 12 after a SU win.
Dallas is 4-1 ATS at home, and 9-2 ATS after a win spreadwise. They are 11-3 ATS overall lately, and 5-2 ATS with one day of rest. The total has gone OVER in all 7 of their recent games against winning teams, and OVER In 6 of their last 7 after a win spreadwise. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 at home.
Between these teams, the Heat are 9-2-1 ATS when playing at Dallas. The road team is 19-5-2 ATS in this series. The total has gone OVER in 12 of their last 16 meetings, and OVER in all 4 of their recent matchups in Dallas.
They last met in February 2014, when the Heat won 117-106, and won against the spread as 2.5 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 204.5 point line that was set.
For tonight's game, the Mavericks are listed as 8 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 204 points. The Mavs are listed at -360 on the moneyline, while the Heat are a +300.