The Philadelphia 76ers (39-20) are hosting the Miami Heat (32-29) in a conference matchup on Monday evening. These games are becoming more and more important as we enter the stretch run of the NBA schedule. Philadelphia is currently the third seed, meanwhile, Miami is in the seventh spot. This will be the first contest of a back-to-back between these clubs. Kyle Lowry (knee) is out for Miami, while Tyler Herro (rib) is questionable.
Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Sixers as 6-point favorites in the latest Heat vs. 76ers odds. The over/under for total points is 217. Before making any 76ers vs. Heat picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Heat vs. 76ers and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Sixers vs. Heat:
- Heat vs. 76ers spread: Philadelphia -6
- Heat vs. 76ers Over-Under: 217 points
- Heat vs. 76ers money line: Philadelphia -250, Miami +205
- MIA: Over is 4-1 in Miami’s last 5 games following a straight-up loss
- PHI: 76ers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall
- Heat vs. 76ers picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why the 76ers can cover
Guard James Harden is an exceptional playmaker who has an outstanding shooting range. Harden utilizes plenty of moves including a step back to create space from defenders. The 33-year-old knows how to dime, leading the NBA in assists (10.7) with 21.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. On Feb. 23, he supplied 31 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists.
Guard Tyrese Maxey is an energetic and explosive scorer who owns a sweet shooting stroke along with the ability to penetrate the lane consistently. The Kentucky product logs 19.4 points, 3.6 assists, and knocks down 38% of his 3-pointers. He’s scored 20-plus points in 18 matchups thus far, including on Feb. 13 when Maxey racked up 26 points, six assists, and went 4-of-8 from beyond the arc.
Why the Heat can cover
Forward Jimmy Butler is an athletic two-way force who is a gritty defender and has the ability to guard multiple positions. The six All-Star selection has a knack for creating contact and drawing fouls. Butler puts up 21.9 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game. On Feb. 25, he logged 28 points and six assists.
Center Bam Adebayo is a power player down low who has has good length, strength, and secure hands around the basket. The Kentucky product uses his frame to get into position under the hoop and explodes to the basket. Adebayo averages 21.4 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per contest. On Feb. 15, he totaled 24 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists.
How to make Heat vs. Sixers picks
SportsLine’s model has simulated 76ers vs. Heat, and it is leaning Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 222 points. The model also says one side has all the value. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
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