Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers - 12/27/19 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat

Friday, December 27, 2019 at 8:00 PM (American Airlines Arena)

MIA -5.0 . Total 213.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

The Indiana Pacers are on the road for a battle with the Miami Heat.  The Pacers are (21-10), coming off a 120-115 win over the Toronto Raptors.  The Heat are (22-8), after upending the Utah Jazz, 107-104.

In the Pacers win over the Raptors, Indiana was guided by by T.J. Warren.  Warren connected on 10 of 19 attempts from the floor, making 2 foul shots, totaling 24 points.  Domantas Sabonis added a double-double, finishing with 12 points and 17 rebounds.  The Pacers shot 47% from the floor and 43% from 3-point range.  The Pacers were able to win this nail biting overtime thriller, thanks to their 3-point shooting.  The Pacers made 18 3-pointers, while the Raptors made 11.

In the Heat win over the Jazz, Miami was led offensively by Jimmy Butler.  Butler converted on 7 of 15 attempts from the floor, hitting 6 foul shots, registering 20 points and 8 rebounds.  Miami had two players turn in a double-double in the win.  Meyers Leonard contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Bam Adebayo finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds.  The Heat shot 41% from the floor and 36% from 3-point range.  Miami won the game from the foul line, out scoring the Jazz 24 to 14.

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Recent Betting Trends:

Pacers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.

Pacers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Miami.

The under is 8-3 in Pacers last 11 games overall.

Heat are 5-2 ATS in their last 7games.

Heat are 14-1 SU in their last 15 home games.

The over is 7-1 in Heat's last 8 games.

The Pacers have looked great at home, while being average on the road.  Being average on the road, will not get the job done in Miami, as the Heat are a stellar 13-1 at home.  The Heat are allowing just 104 points when at home, while the Pacers average 107 offensively on the road.  The Pacers have had a solid defense on the road, allowing just 106 points per game.  However, the Heat have one of the best home offense's, averaging 118 points of offense.  The Heat are 10-3-1 ATS at home, I'll take Miami at home.  Final score prediction, Heat will win and cover, 114-107.    

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Chris’s Pick MIAMI HEAT -5.0

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