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Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/22/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2-22-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/22/2021 – The Miami Heat are coming off from a morale-boosting win over the Los Angeles Lakers and will look to continue the momentum heading to their next game. They will be going up against the Oklahoma City Thunder and visit them at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. The game starts at exactly 9:00 p.m. with Fox Sports Network and Sun channel putting the game live on television. NBA League Pass will have the game available for online live streaming on their platform. The Miami Heat are looking good and are very much favored to win by NBA Betting Covers to win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/22/2021

When: February 22, 2021 9:00 PM ET
Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
TV: FSN | SUN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/22/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat -5 (-111) 213.5 o (-110) -200
Oklahoma City Thunder +5 (-111) 213.5 u (-110) +162
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Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat can get hot as they defeated the depleted Los Angeles Lakers by just two points, 96-94, at the Staples Center. That brings them to back-to-back wins and hopes to go to a winning streak in this NBA Western Conference swing. Kendrick Nunn was the team’s top scorer with 27 points along with five rebounds, five three-pointers, three assists, and two steals. Jimmy Butler followed it up with 24 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and two steals. Bam Adebayo controlled the paint against a Lakers team without Anthony Davis as he tallied 16 points and 10 boards.

Players to watch: B. Adebayo C 28 GP 28 GS 33.8 MIN 19.6 PTS 2 OR 7.4 DR 9.4 REB 5.5 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 22.4 PER

J. Butler SF 18 GP 18 GS 33.1 MIN 19.3 PTS 2 OR 5.8 DR 7.8 REB 7.6 AST 1.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 1.2 PF 3.2 AST/TO 23.58 PER

T. Herro PG 22 GP 14 GS 33.3 MIN 16.9 PTS 0.4 OR 5.7 DR 6.1 REB 3.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.71 PER.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting

The Oklahoma City Thunder managed to snap their three-game winning streak on the road as they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers by 16 points, 117-101. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was the best scorer for both squads with 31 points and he had nine assists to go with it. Al Horford did well in the paint with 16 points, eight rebounds, and two assists. Hamidou Diallo came off the bench with 15 points while Mike Muscala chipped in with 13 markers as well. Doing well as a starter was Theo Maledon who provided 14 points, three assists, two rebounds, and three triples.

Players to Watch: S. Gilgeous-Alexander SG 24 GP 24 GS 33.9 MIN 22.6 PTS 0.6 OR 4.7 DR 5.3 REB 6.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.9 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 21.53 PER

A. Horford C 21 GP 21 GS 28.2 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.8 OR 6.1 DR 6.9 REB 3.5 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 1.2 TO 1.7 PF 3 AST/TO 17.39 PER

L. Dort SF 29 GP 29 GS 29.8 MIN 12.6 PTS 0.7 OR 2.7 DR 3.4 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 2.4 PF 1 AST/TO 9.46 PER.

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder 2/22/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
Heat are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Miami are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against Oklahoma City.
Miami are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
Heat are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Miami are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Miami’s last 18 games played in February.

Oklahoma City Thunder

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma City’s last 6 games.
Oklahoma City are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games at home.
Oklahoma City are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City’s last 5 games this season.
Oklahoma City are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Thunder are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Oklahoma City are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Goran Dragic PG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City
Avery Bradley SG Calf is OUT 3-4 weeks
Meyers Leonard C Shoulder is out for season
Tyler Herro SG Hip is “?” Monday vs Oklahoma City
Chris Silva SG Hip is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City Thunder

Trevor Ariza SF Personal is out indefinitely
George Hill PG Thumb is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Oklahoma City Thunder
11-18-1 Against the Spread 15-13-1
14-16-0 Straight Up 15-14-0
107 Points per Game 107
110 Points Allowed per Game 113
46.3 Offensive FG% 44.68
78.47 Offensive FT% 73.03
35.04 Offensive 3PT% 34.16
44.81 Defensive FG% 46.15
77.63 Defensive FT% 75.41
36.8 Defensive 3PT% 35.34

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Picks

The Miami Heat are just too good for the Oklahoma City Thunder as this team is eager to regain lost glory. Top sportsbooks have them winning by a wide margin and expect the hungry Heat to come out and capitalize on the momentum.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Heat as the favored team is at -200 while the Thunder are at +162.

ATS: It is a wide five points in between for this game with the Thunder is at +5 while the Heat are -5.

TOTALs: The given total for this match is at 213.5 with the Thunder going under and the Heat are over.

Score Prediction: 110 – 103, Heat