Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 2/3/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat
Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:30 PM (American Airlines Arena)
Heat -3 O/U 213
The Philidelphia 76ers travel on the road to the American Airlines Arena to take on the Miami Heat in a battle of Eastern Conference contenders. The 76ers have lost two straight games, the most recent on the road to the Boston Celtics in an 119-95 game falling to 31-19 on the season. The Miami Heat won on the road 102-89 on the road over the Orlando Magic to improve their record on the season to 33-15.
The 76ers come in averaging 108.4 points per game to rank 23rd in the NBA while shooting 46.6% from the field ranking 9th. Leading the 76ers is all-star center Joel Embiid who is averaging a team-high in points with 23 and rebounds with 12.1 per game. Facilitating the offense is Ben Simons who leads the team with 8.2 assists per game while adding 16.7 points per game.
The Heat come in averaging 111.8 points per game ranking 14th in the NBA while shooting 47% ranking 8th in the NBA. Leading Heat is offseason acquisition Jimmy Butler who averages 20.3 points per game while adding a team-high 6.3 assists per game. Manning the frontcourt is Bam Adebayo who averages a double-double with 15.7 points per game and 10.5 rebounds per game.
The Heat has allowed 107.9 points per game ranking 11th in scoring defense in the NCAA while opponents are shooting just 44.3% from the field which ranks them 6th in the NBA in defensive shooting percentage. The 76ers are allowing just 105.9 points per game which rank 18th in the NBA while opponents are shooting 45.4% from the field.
The Miami Heat is one of the surprise teams in the NBA with a 26-20-2 record ATS on the year which is one of the best records ATS on the year. The 76ers have struggled with a 21-28-1 record ATS on the year and have covered the spread just once in their last five games. Final score prediction, the Miami Hear handle the 76ers winning and covering the spread at home with a 109-98 game.