Golden State Warriors vs. Miami Heat - 2/12/14
Miami Heat (35-14) at Golden State Warriors (31-21)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami Heat will look to continue to have road success to when they take on the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night. These teams played one another in early January and the Warriors won 123-114 thanks to 15 three pointers from the Warriors offense.
Golden State heads into this matchup winning four of its last six games. But while the wins are still there, the Warriors offense hasn’t been clicking the way we’re used to seeing. In their last five games they’re shooting just 42.7 percent from the field and averaging 100.8 points. The shooting percentage is a far cry from the 45.9 percent they average on the season. Defensively, though, the Warriors are holding teams to 94 points in their last five, which is also lower than their season average of 98.7 points. Golden State is 23-27-2 ATS and 10-14-2 ATS at home.
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The Heat have won four of their last five games and are fresh off of a Tuesday victory over the Phoenix Suns. LeBron James had one of his better games of the season in the win with 37 points, nine rebounds and five steals. During this winning stretch the Heat have allowed only one 100-point performance in their last five games and are shooting 48.7 percent from the field offensively. Against the spread Miami is 21-28 overall and 13-12 on the road.
Miami is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games played on no days rest and is also 6-2-1 ATS in its last nine meetings in Golden State. The Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last seven games played against Western Conference teams and has lost seven of their last 10 games against the Heat SU.
Take the Heat in pretty much a pick'em game. Miami will have revenge on its mind and usually plays well on national TV. You don't get the Heat at this price very often, take advantage of it.