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Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 3/21/2021 Spread Picks and Game Analysis

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Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 3-21-2021 Spread Picks and Game Analysis

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 3/21/2021 – This will be the second time that both teams will encounter each other for the past days and the Indiana Pacers hope to repeat their victory over the Miami Heat. The match will be held this coming Sunday, March 21 and it will be at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Tip-off begins at exactly 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time with the live telecast being supplied by FOX Sports Sun and FOX Sports Indiana. Both feeds can be seen through an online live stream for NBA League Pass subscribers. It is seen in NBA odds that the Miami Heat will make a comeback victory against the Indiana Pacers.

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 3/21/2021

When: March 21, 2021 1:00 PM ET
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: FOX Sports Sun | FOX Sports Indiana
Stream: NBA League Pass

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 3/21/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Indiana Pacers +5 (-110) 217.5 o (-110) +170
Miami Heat -5 (-110) 217.5 u (-110) -208
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Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers avoided getting into a losing streak by beating the Miami Heat during their most recent game by a blowout fashion, 137-110. That win improves their record at 18-22 and now tied with the Chicago Bulls for the ninth-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. Malcolm Brogdon was the team’s leader in scoring with 27 points as he dropped seven triples over the Miami Heat. Jrue Holiday and Doug McDermott each had 17 points but the huge contribution came from TJ McConnell who tallied 16 points, 15 assists, six rebounds and three steals.

Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG 39 GP 39 GS 35.5 MIN 21.8 PTS 0.7 OR 3.9 DR 4.7 REB 6 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 18.24 PER

D. Sabonis PF 40 GP 40 GS 36.3 MIN 20.3 PTS 2.6 OR 8.7 DR 11.3 REB 6.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.4 TO 3.5 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.1 PER

T.J. Warren SF 4 GP 4 GS 29.3 MIN 15.5 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 1.3 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.97 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat have lost twice in a row already and that pulls their record to 22-20 giving the Atlanta Hawks a chance to tie them at the fourth-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference. They were blown away by the Indiana Pacers during their last match by as much as 27 points, 110-137. Bam Adebayo was their best offensive player with 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists while Jimmy Butler chipped in 17 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals. Goran Dragic came off the bench with 16 points and Tyler Herro added 15 points along with five rebounds.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 28 GP 28 GS 33.3 MIN 21.6 PTS 2 OR 5.6 DR 7.5 REB 7.5 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 1.3 PF 3.3 AST/TO 26.82 PER

B. Adebayo C 36 GP 36 GS 33.6 MIN 19 PTS 2.3 OR 7.2 DR 9.5 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 1 BLK 2.9 TO 2.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 22.3 PER

T. Herro PG 31 GP 14 GS 31.8 MIN 15.5 PTS 0.5 OR 5.1 DR 5.5 REB 3.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 1.4 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.05 PER.

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 3/21/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Indiana’s last 10 games.
Indiana are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
Pacers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against Miami.
Indiana are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Indiana’s last 10 games on the road.
Indiana are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games this season.
Indiana are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Indiana are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami’s last 9 games.
Miami are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games against Indiana.
Miami are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Heat are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana.
Miami are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Miami’s last 16 games played in March.
Miami are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Indiana Pacers

Jakarr Sampson SF Knee is “?” Sunday vs Miami
T.J. Warren PF Foot is out indefinitely
Jalen Lecque PG Ankle is “?” Sunday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Andre Iguodala SF Hip is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
Udonis Haslem PF Quarantine is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
Goran Dragic PG Back is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
Avery Bradley SG Calf is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Indiana

Head-to-Head
Indiana Pacers Miami Heat
16-24-0 Against the Spread 18-23-1
24-15-1 Straight Up 19-23-0
113 Points per Game 106
113 Points Allowed per Game 108
47.61 Offensive FG% 45.84
78.37 Offensive FT% 79.56
36.56 Offensive 3PT% 34.51
46.85 Defensive FG% 44.5
79.8 Defensive FT% 78.54
37.92 Defensive 3PT% 36.32

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Indiana Pacers may have the victory during their last encounter but expect the Miami Heat to come back stronger. The sportsbook has the Heat as the safer bet in this matchup against conference rival Pacers.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Pacers for this matchup is at +170 while the Heat in their homecourt is -208.

ATS: A wide five points is between both teams in the ATS with the Pacers getting the +5 while the Heat are -5.

TOTALs: The total for both teams is pegged at 217.5 with the Pacers going over and the Heat are under.

Score Prediction: 115 – 108, Heat