Mikal Bridges’ Brooklyn Nets (39-34) will aim to upset Bam Adebayo and the Miami Heat when the Nets take on the Heat on March 25, 2023. The line has the Heat favored by 5.5 points against the Nets.
Heat vs. Nets Odds
- Heat odds to win: -210
- Nets odds to win: +180
- Spread: Heat (-5.5)
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Game Time and Information
- When: Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
- Where: FTX Arena in Miami, Florida
- TV: BSSUN and YES
Who Will Win Heat vs. Nets?
Heat and Nets Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
The Heat have a 4-14-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 5.5 points or more.
The Nets have a 10-3 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 5.5 points or more.
Miami is 27-43-4 against the spread this season.
So far this year, the Nets have put together a 39-34-0 record against the spread.
Heat Stats & Insights
The Heat average 109.3 points per game (30th in the league) while giving up 109.7 per contest (second in the NBA). They have a -29 scoring differential overall.
The Heat lose the rebound battle by 1.1 boards on average. They record 40.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 28th in the league, while their opponents grab 41.9 per contest.
Miami hits 11.7 three-pointers per game (17th in the league) at a 34.1% rate (26th in the NBA), compared to the 13.2 per outing its opponents make while shooting 37% from deep.
The Heat rank 25th in the NBA with 109.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and eighth in the league defensively with 110.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
So far in 2022-23, the Heat’s offense has been better at home, where they average 111 points per game, compared to on the road, where they average 107.5 per game. On defense, they have been slightly tougher at home, where they concede 109.4 points per game, versus road games, where they allow opponents to score 109.9 per game.
Nets Stats & Insights
The Nets score 113.3 points per game (18th in NBA) and give up 112.9 (14th in league) for a +29 scoring differential overall.
Brooklyn ranks 29th in the league at 40.3 rebounds per game. That’s 4.7 fewer than the 45 its opponents average.
The Nets make 12.7 three-pointers per game (10th in the league) at a 38.1% rate (fourth-best in NBA), compared to the 12.1 their opponents make, shooting 37.2% from beyond the arc.
The Nets’ 114.3 points per 100 possessions on offense rank sixth in the NBA, and the 112.4 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 18th in the league.
At home Brooklyn is scoring 113.4 points per game, 0.2 more than it is averaging away (113.2).
Heat Key Players to Watch
Adebayo puts up 21 points and 9.3 rebounds per game, with 3.3 assists.
Jimmy Butler contributes with 6.1 boards and 5.1 assists per game in addition to his 22.9 PPG scoring average.
Tyler Herro makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Heat, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.1 per contest.
Butler picks up 1.9 takeaways per game, and Adebayo collects 0.9 rejections per contest.
Nets Key Players to Watch
Bridges pours in 19.3 points per game. He also contributes 4.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game this season.
This season, Nicolas Claxton is averaging 12.5 points, 1.8 assists and 9.2 rebounds per game.
Spencer Dinwiddie knocks down 2.4 threes per game.
Bridges’ 1.1 steals and Claxton’s 2.5 blocks per game are vital to the Nets’ defensive production.
Heat vs. Nets Prediction
- Pick ATS: Nets (+ 5.5)
Heat 113 – Nets 110
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