Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers 05/12/2022 NBA Game Analysis and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/12/2022 – The Miami Heat are now a game away from moving to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals as they own a 3-2 lead over the Philadelphia 76ers. Game 6 is going to happen this coming Thursday, May 12 and it will be at the Wells Fargo Center located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ESPN will start the live broadcast at around 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown simultaneously through online live streaming for NBA League Pass subscribers. According to NBA game odds, this will be the last game of the series as the Miami Heat are expected to win this match against the Philadelphia 76ers on the road.
Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/12/2022
Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/12/2022 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat maximized their home court advantage and dominated the Philadelphia 76ers by 35 points, 120-85. Jimmy Butler led the team with 23 points along with nine rebounds, six assists and two three-pointers. Six other players scored double figures for the Heat and one of the most notable contributors was Max Strus who had 19 points and 10 boards. Gabe Vincent started this game and tallied 15 points and five boards while Victor Oladipo had significant contributions from the bench with 13 points. The sixth man of the year, Tyler Herro is tied with PJ Tucker with 10 markers while Bam Adebayo had a dozen points.
Players to watch: Jimmy Butler SF 9 GP 9 GS 36.9 MIN 28.3 PTS 2.1 OR 5.4 DR 7.6 REB 5.6 AST 2.2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 1.2 PF 3.3 AST/TO 25.95 PER
Bam Adebayo C 10 GP 10 GS 31.8 MIN 15.1 PTS 1.7 OR 6 DR 7.7 REB 3 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 3.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 15.44 PER
Tyler Herro PG 10 GP 0 GS 28.7 MIN 14.2 PTS 0.4 OR 4 DR 4.4 REB 3.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 10.59 PER
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers looked far from the team that won two consecutive matches at home. This team just shot 36% from the field and turned the ball over 15 times during the pivotal Game 5. Joel Embiid was the top contributor with a subpar performance of 17 points and five rebounds only. James Harden is just behind him doing 14 points, six rebounds, four assists and two three-pointers while Tobias Harris rounded up the double-digit scorers with a dozen points. Tyrese Maxey was suffocated by the Heat’s defense as he was only limited to nine points and shooting only 20% of his field goals.
Players to watch: Joel Embiid C 9 GP 9 GS 37.9 MIN 24 PTS 1.9 OR 8.7 DR 10.6 REB 2.1 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 3.3 TO 3.4 PF 0.6 AST/TO 16.51 PER
Tyrese Maxey PG 11 GP 11 GS 40.3 MIN 20.8 PTS 0.5 OR 3.1 DR 3.5 REB 3.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 1.8 PF 2.5 AST/TO 14.44 PER
James Harden SG 11 GP 11 GS 39.6 MIN 19.3 PTS 1 OR 4.8 DR 5.8 REB 8.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 4.2 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 14.04 PER
Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers 5/12/2022 Betting Numbers
Miami are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 10 games.
Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks
With the way the Philadelphia 76ers fought in Game 5, it is really hard to imagine them bouncing back from this. The best online sportsbook suggests that the Miami Heat can take the strongest punches of their opponents and will be the safer bet to make.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Heat in this game is at -144 while underdogs Sixers are only +120 if they extend the series.
Spread: Just two points is between both teams on the ATS with the Sixers given the -2 while the Heat are +2.
Total: The total set for this game is at 207.5 points with the Heat going over while the Sixers are under.
Score Prediction: 108-104, Heat