Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/12/21

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/12/21 Photo by Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat (4-4) at Philadelphia 76ers (7-4)

NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)

The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -7 -- Over/Under: 209 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center.

The Miami Heat look for another win to get a game above a .500 record. The Miami Heat are averaging 109.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Bam Adebayo is averaging 17.4 points and nine rebounds while Jimmy Butler is averaging 15.8 points and 5.3 assists. Tyler Herro is the third double-digit scorer and Goran Dragic is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 76.6 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game.

The Philadelphia 76ers could use a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 113 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 108.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 24.6 points and 11.8 rebounds while Tobias Harris is averaging 19 points and 3.1 assists. Seth Curry is the third double-digit scorer and Shake Milton is dishing 3.3 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.1 rebounds per game.

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The Heat are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games as an underdog and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Heat last 5 overall. The under is 9-4 in 76ers last 13 overall. The Heat are 4-1-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

With all the players missing on both sides due to COVID-19, the 76ers are probably the better team here. However, I'm not laying big chalk with a team missing a lot of key players. Also, while the Heat will be severely undermanned, they're playing a 76ers team that played last night. I'm assuming this is isn't going to be easy for the 76ers with so many guys getting big minutes last night. Possible tired legs. Give me the points if forced to pick here.

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Randy’s Pick Miami Heat +7

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