Wizards at Heat - 12/7/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (8-10) at Miami Heat (12-6)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat -7.5 -- Over/Under: 197.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSNB, SUN
The Washington Wizards and Miami Heat meet Monday night at the American Airlines Arena.
The Washington Wizards could use a victory after losing six of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 99.9 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 104.2 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 19.9 points and 4.8 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 18.4 points and eight assists. Otto Porter Jr. is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Ramon Sessions is dishing 2.5 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 76.2 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are coming off a Saturday loss to the Mavericks in which they shot 47.2 percent from the field and had six turnovers. The Washington Wizards have lost four of their last six road games. John Wall is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Miami Heat look to keep the ball rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 96.4 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 92.2 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Dwyane Wade is averaging 18.6 points and 4.3 assists while Chris Bosh is averaging 17.4 points and 8.8 rebounds. Hassan Whiteside is grabbing 10.9 rebounds and Goran Dragic is dishing 4.7 assists. The Miami Heat are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The Heat have allowed less than 100 points in 12 of their last 16 games. The Miami Heat have won five of their last six home games. Amar'e Stoudemire and Luol Deng are questionable.
The Wizards are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Monday games. The Heat are 13-36-2 ATS in their last 51 games following a straight up win and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. The Wizards are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Miami.
The Heat are starting to come together on the offensive end and continue to play some of the best defense in the league. The Wizards continue to fall short of expectations and are having players drop like flies. I like the Heat by double digits.