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Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 Odds Picks and Previews

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Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12-30-2019 Odds Picks and Previews

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

When: December 30, 2019 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington DC
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat -9.5 (-110) 228 o (-107) -499

Washington Wizards
+9.5 (-110) 228 u (-107) +426
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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
K. Nunn SG 32 GP 32 GS 30.6 MIN 16.1 PTS 0.3 OR 2.6 DR 2.8 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 2.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 13.73 PER
G. Dragic PG 22 GP 1 GS 28.9 MIN 16 PTS 0.4 OR 2.8 DR 3.2 REB 5.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 1.7 PF 2 AST/TO 16.75 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
G. Payton II PG 3 GP 1 GS 31.7 MIN 11.7 PTS 3 OR 4.3 DR 7.3 REB 4 AST 4.3 STL 0.7 BLK 2 TO 1.3 PF 2 AST/TO 22.67 PER
M. Wagner SF 21 GP 4 GS 20.4 MIN 11.6 PTS 1.6 OR 4.4 DR 6 REB 1.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 3.9 PF 0.7 AST/TO 18.67 PER.

Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 12/30/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Miami Heat

Miami are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Miami’s last 10 games.
Miami are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games on the road.
Miami are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Miami are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Miami are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games against Miami.
Washington are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
Washington are 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Miami.
Wizards are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games this season.
Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games played in December.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Justise Winslow PF Back is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Washington

Washington Wizards

John Wall PG Achilles is out indefinitely
Bradley Beal SG Leg is “?” Monday vs Miami
Davis Bertans PF Quad is out indefinitely
Thomas Bryant C Foot is out indefinitely
Moritz Wagner PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Rui Hachimura PF Groin is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Washington Wizards
42-38 Against the Spread 36-44
42-38 Straight Up 50-32
105 Points per Game 114
105 Points Allowed per Game 116
47.09 Offensive FG% 46.45
77.26 Offensive FT% 79.59
38.61 Offensive 3PT% 36.46
44.22 Defensive FG% 49.42
75.77 Defensive FT% 78.9
32.73 Defensive 3PT% 38.29

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