Heat vs. Spurs - 2/9/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (43-8) at Miami Heat (29-23)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat +6.5 -- Over/Under: 193.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TNT, FSSW, SUN
The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat play Tuesday night at the American Airlines Arena.
The San Antonio Spurs look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.9 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 91.5 points on 43 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20 points and 2.4 assists while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 16.7 points and 8.5 rebounds. Tony Parker is dishing 5.1 assists and Danny Green is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 79.7 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have lost eight road games this season. Matt Bonner is questionable with a calf injury.
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The Miami Heat look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 95.9 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 95.9 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Chris Bosh is averaging 19.1 points and 7.4 rebounds while Dwyane Wade is averaging 18.7 points and 4.7 assists. Goran Dragic is dishing 5.2 assists and Hassan Whiteside is grabbing 11.1 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Heat are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.3 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have split their last 10 home games.
The Spurs are 22-6 ATS in their last 28 games following a ATS loss and 19-9 ATS in their last 28 games overall. The Heat are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Spurs are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Heat seem to play to their level of compeition, so you can expect Miami's best effort here. The Spurs also haven't been the same team since Duncan went down, as they've played a few close games against subpar teams. The Heat should be able to keep this game close at home.