Nuggets at Heat 1/8/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Game: Miami Heat vs Denver Nuggets
Date & Time: 1/9/2019, 12:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: MIA -1 Total 209.5
TV Channel: ALT

American Airlines Arena will play host to a Tuesday night clash between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat. This will be the second of a back-to-back on the road for Denver, who fell behind by ten points at halftime of a 125-113 loss against Houston. The Nuggets outrebounded the Rockets by a 46-34 margin and missed 22 of their 29 long range attempts.

Nikola Jokic led five Denver players in double figures with 24 points and 13 rebounds. Monte Morris added 21 points and five assists in 24 minutes off the bench.
The Miami Heat have won seven of their last ten games and are currently in sixth place in the Eastern Conference standings. On Sunday, Miami was outscored by 20 points during the third quarter of an ugly 106-82 road loss against Atlanta. The Heat were dominated on the glass by 15 and shot just 36 percent from the floor.

Derrick Jones Jr. tallied a team high 14 points and three steals in 29 minutes off the Miami bench. Justise Winslow added 13 points and five rebounds in a losing effort for the Heat.

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Betting Trends

Nuggets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.
Heat are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
Over is 4-0 in Nuggets last 4 overall.
Over is 6-1 in Heat last 7 overall.
Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Miami.

Free NBA Pick: Miami Heat -1

Miami G Goran Dragic is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery and is eyeing a late February return. The Heat rank seventh in defensive efficiency and the Nuggets rank 11th in that category. The under is worth a play, but take Miami to win at home with a scheduling advantage. Final Score Prediction, Miami Heat win and cover ATS 107-100.



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