San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat - 1/19/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Miami Heat at San Antonio Spurs

Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM (At&T Center)

MIA -1.0 . Total 221.0

The Miami Heat are on the road for a matchup with the San Antonio Spurs.  The Heat are (29-12), coming off a 115-108 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Spurs are (17-23), after falling to the Atalanta Hawks, 121-120.

In the Heat win over the Thunder, Miami was guided on offense by Kendrick Nunn.  Nunn was 9 of 17 from the floor, recording 22 points.  The Heat shot 49% from the floor and 39% from 3-point range.  Miami dominated the boards, out rebounding Oklahoma City, 59 to 38.  Miami saw its largest lead at 22 points.

In the Spurs loss to the Hawks, San Antonio was guided throughout the game by LaMarcus Aldridge.  Aldridge was 11 of 20 from the floor, hitting all 7 free throws, finishing with 30 points.  The Spurs shot 46% from the floor ad 28% from deep.  The Spurs stayed in this game, but lost the game due to their inability to defend the 3.  The Spurs allowed the Hawks to connect 19 times from distance.

Recent Betting Trends:

Heat are 4-2 ATS in their las 6 games.

Heat are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games.

The over is 5-1 in Heat last 6 games.

Spurs are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Eastern Conference games.

Spurs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

The over is 10-4 in Spurs last 14 games.

The Spurs have won 7 of the last 10 matchups against the Heat.  Miami is just outside the top 10 in scoring defense, allowing less than 108 per game.  The Spurs have one of the worse scoring defense's ranking 26th, giving up nearly 115 per contest.  The Spurs have been beaten 10 times at home this season, while the Heat are solid on the road, having gone 11-11.  The Heat have looked better than the Spurs recently.  I'll side with the Heat to cover this small road spread, 116-109.    

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Chris’s Pick MIAMI HEAT -1.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.