Thunder at Heat - 12/3/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma City Thunder (11-7) at Miami Heat (10-6)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat +2 -- Over/Under: 200.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TNT, FSOK
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat meet Thursday night at the American Airlines Arena.
The Oklahoma City Thunder look for a big road victory after winning five of their last seven games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 108.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Kevin Durant is averaging 28.4 points and 7.4 rebounds while Russell Westbrook is averaging 27.6 points and 9.8 assists. Serge Ibaka is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and D.J. Augustin is dishing 2.3 assists. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. The Thunder have topped 100 points in each of their last five games and are shooting 48.9 percent from the field during that span. The Oklahoma City Thunder have lost four of their last six road games.
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The Miami Heat also look for a nice victory after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 96.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 92.5 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Dwyane Wade is averaging 18 points and 4.3 assists while Chris Bosh is averaging 17.7 points and 9.1 rebounds. Hassan Whiteside is grabbing 11.2 rebounds and Goran Dragic is dishing 4.4 assists. The Miami Heat are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Heat continue to be an elite defensive team and are allowing 39.4 percent shooting in their last five games. The Miami Heat have won seven of their last 10 home games. Amar'e Stoudemire and Luol Deng are questionable.
The Thunder are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Heat are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Thunder are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Miami and 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
This is a tough game to cap because you simply don't know which Heat team is going to show up. I do know the the Thunder are playing well as of late have have KD and Westbrook clicking. I'll take the road team, as I still need to see more from Miami.