Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls 3/12/2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls 3/12/2021 – The Miami Heat are on the tail end of their back-to-back matches and hope to secure another win. They will be still on the road and this time face the Chicago Bulls who are coming from a loss. The game happens this Friday, March 12 and it will be at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. FOX Sports Sun holds the broadcast rights of the game and the live telecast begins at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed will be shared through NBA League Pass for their online live stream subscribers. The Chicago Bulls even with the home court advantage is the underdogs in NBA Betting Covers to the reigning NBA Eastern Conference champions Miami Heat.
Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls 3/12/2021
Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls 3/12/2021 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat are on a tail end of a back-to-back and hoping to complete the sweep after beating the Orlando Magic 111-103. The team went up to fourth place in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 19-18 and now tied with the Boston Celtics. Jimmy Butler led the team with 27 points, 11 assists, eight assists and three steals. Kelly Olynyk filled in for Bam Adebayo as the starting center and provided 20 points, seven rebounds, two steals and a block. Tyler Herro came back and went off the bench with 17 points. Kendrick Nunn had 13 while Goran Dragic did 11.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 22 GP 22 GS 33.1 MIN 20.5 PTS 2 OR 5.5 DR 7.5 REB 7.8 AST 1.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 1.2 PF 3.4 AST/TO 25.48 PER
B. Adebayo C 33 GP 33 GS 33.9 MIN 19.2 PTS 2.2 OR 7.3 DR 9.5 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.12 PER
T. Herro PG 25 GP 14 GS 32.7 MIN 15.8 PTS 0.4 OR 5.3 DR 5.7 REB 3.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.4 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.01 PER.
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls are now tied at 10th place in the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record at 16-19 after losing to the Philadelphia 76ers. That was a win that should have been theirs as they owned the home court advantage and their opponents did not have their top two players. Lauri Markannen was the team’s leading scorer with 23 points and he went perfect 7-of-7 from the three-point line. Zach Lavine and Coby White each shot 7-of-16 to finish the game with 19 and 18 points respectively. Thadeous Young came off the bench with 14 points and seven boards.
Players to Watch: Z. LaVine SG 34 GP 34 GS 35.6 MIN 28.7 PTS 0.7 OR 4.5 DR 5.2 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.3 AST/TO 22.93 PER
L. Markkanen PF 14 GP 14 GS 30.4 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.6 OR 5.5 DR 6.1 REB 0.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 2.2 PF 0.5 AST/TO 17.39 PER
C. White PG 34 GP 34 GS 33.2 MIN 16.2 PTS 0.5 OR 4.6 DR 5.1 REB 5 AST 0.4 STL 0.1 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 2.1 AST/TO 12.18 PER.
Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls 3/12/2021 Betting Numbers
Miami are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks
The Miami Heat are getting back their form that put them in the NBA Finals last year and they are the best bet to win in this game as seen in Online Sportsbook. The Chicago Bulls are just too raw to compete with the Heat and will falter in the end game.
Moneyline: The Bulls as the underdogs are given an ML of an ML of +115 while the Heat is at -138.
ATS: It is 2.5 points across the spread with the Bulls getting the +2.5 while the Heat are sitting on -2.5.
TOTALs: It is 221.5 on the total for this match with the Bulls going under and the Heat the team over.
Score Prediction: 111 – 107, Heat