In their second stop in this four-game road trip in the East, the defending champions Golden State Warriors (43-17), looking to turn their latest victory into a streak, are visiting the struggling Miami Heat (26-33), who on the other hand have won only once in their last 7 games.
Date/Time: 02-27-2019, 19:30 EDT
Spread: Miami Heat +9
Miami Heat have a 26-33 record (30-29 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 10th place of the East. They have lost six of their last seven matches and in their last game they lost at home against the Suns with a 121-124 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Josh Richardson with 17.4 ppg, adding 3.6 boards and 4 dimes per game. He is followed by Goran Dragic with 14.2 ppg and a team high 4.5 dimes per game.
Golden State Warriors have a 43-17 record (25-34-1 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the first place of the West. They have won two of their last three matches and in their last game they won on the road against the Hornets with a 121-110 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Stephen Curry with 28.4 ppg, adding 5.2 boards and 5.3 dimes per game. He is followed by Kevin Durant with 27.5 ppg, 5.8 dimes and 7 boards per game.
In their previous meeting earlier this season the Warriors won at home with a 120-118 score. Heat have a 11-18 home record, while the Warriors are 20-9 on the road. Warriors are better offensively, scoring 118.8 ppg to Heat’s 105.1, while Heat are better defensively, allowing 106.2 ppg to Warriors’ 112. Warriors have better percentages both in field goals (49% to 44.7%) and in 3-pointers (38.4% to 34.8%). Both teams are almost equal in boards grabbed (46.5 to 46.3), while Warriors are better both in dimes made (29.6 to 23.9) and in turnovers committed (13.6 to 14.6). Warriors are the absolute favorite and Vegas odds give them a -9 spread and expect them to beat the odds against a struggling lately Heat squad.
Golden State Warriors vs Miami Heat Prediction: Golden State Warriors -9 (-110)
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