Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 – The Miami Heat is one of the biggest stories of this NBA season as they are overachieving beyond expectations. They are coming in from an overtime victory against the Philadelphia 76ers and came out with a five-game winning streak. On the other side, the Washington Wizards are battling through their injury woes as they lost eight of their last ten games. They will serve as hosts to the Miami Heat at the Capital One Arena in Washington DC this Monday, December 30 Eastern Time. NBC Will feature the game on TV while NBA League Pass and SofaScore will have the streaming available online. NBA Over Under Picks predicts the Heat extending their winning streak after this game against the Wizards.
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat kept proving to the entire league that their run is not a fluke. They took down the Philadelphia 76ers in the last seconds of overtime thanks to their offensive rebounding and Goran Dragic’s clutch basket. Jimmy Butler almost had a triple-double with 25 points, nine rebounds and nine assists. Six other Heat players scored over 10 points. Goran Dragic is making a huge case for sixth man of the year with 19 points and seven assists. Rookies Kendrick Nunn, Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson combined for 42 points to help lift the Heat over the Sixers. There is just too many weapons that the Heat can unleash in their arsenal in this game against the Wizards and that will be their strength heading on to this match.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 28 GP 28 GS 35.4 MIN 20.5 PTS 2.1 OR 4.5 DR 6.6 REB 6.7 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.5 TO 1.4 PF 2.6 AST/TO 23.58 PER
Washington Wizards Betting
The increasing injury list of the Wizards can already put the entire starting lineup there with John Wall, Thomas Bryant, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura and Bradley Beal. Even with the second unit forced to go up and play more minutes, they managed to keep the New York Knicks at bay and lost by just 7 points. Isaiah Thomas and Jordan McCrae each had 20 points for that match. Gary Payton II and Ish Smith had 15 and 13 points respectively. Other than that, the Wizards are down to their last cards in every game. Against the Heat, this is going to be tough as they are facing one of the hottest teams in the league right now with a lot of morale.
Players to Watch: I. Thomas PG 22 GP 19 GS 25.5 MIN 13.9 PTS 0.2 OR 1.6 DR 1.8 REB 4.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.1 TO 2.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 14.19 PER
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 Betting Numbers
Miami are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Washington are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
Justise Winslow PF Back is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Washington
John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
Even with the home-court advantage, the Washington Wizards are expected to fall prey to the Miami Heat according to Top Online Sportsbook. With not many players that they can count on, the Heat will just rotate their players well until they wear them down.
Moneyline: Having the upper hand in this match, the Heat are given a -499 on the ML. Wizards are at +436.
ATS: The Heat are on -9.5 across the spread while the Wizards are on the other side with a +9.5.
TOTALs: Wizards and Heat are expected to reach the totals of 228 with Miami going under while Washington will go opposite by being the team over.
Score Prediction: 125 – 112 Heat