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Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards - 11/10/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Wizards (2-9) at Miami Heat (5-6)
Date & Time Saturday November 10, 2018, 8:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Miami Heat -2.5 -- Over/Under: 224.5
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NBA | Washington Wizards (2-9) at Miami Heat (5-6)
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The Washington Wizards and Miami Heat meet Saturday in NBA action at AmericanAirlines Arena.

The Washington Wizards could use a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 110.2 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 120.5 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Bradley Beal is averaging 22.6 points and 4.6 rebounds while John Wall is averaging 21.5 points and 7.6 assists. Kelly Oubre Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Dwight Howard is grabbing eight rebounds. The Washington Wizards are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Wizards are allowing 39 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.8 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have lost six straight road games.

The Miami Heat could also use a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 111.5 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allowing 110.1 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Josh Richardson is averaging 20.7 points and 3.1 assists while Goran Dragic is averaging 18.1 points and 5.1 assists. Dwyane Wade is the third double-digit scorer and Hassan Whiteside is grabbing 15.2 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have split their last six home games.

The Wizards are 2-15 ATS in their last 17 road games, 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 9-23 ATS in their last 32 games overall. The Heat are 20-7-1 ATS in their last 28 games playing on 0 days rest, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The Wizards are 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings, the underdog is 7-1-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings and the road team is 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Miami Heat beat the Pacers last night if they didn't go full stupid in the final three minutes and start turning the ball over and throwing up hero shots. The Washington Wizards look like a team that doesn't want to play together and is getting waxed every time they take the court. Washington had trouble inbounding the ball twice last night. I want no part of the Wizards right now. Give me the Heat and the small line.

Miami Heat -2.5

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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