Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 3/8/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
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Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 3/8/2020 – The Miami Heat visit the Washington Wizards Sunday with NBA online picking the South Beach squad to prevail. Miami wants to bounce back from a loss while the Wizards are looking for its second win in a row. The Wizards are trying to catch the last NBA playoff bus but are 4.5 games behind the Orlando Magic. A win would help the Heat cement their hold of fourth and keep their distance from the Indiana Pacers.
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 3/8/2020
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 3/8/2020 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat needs to keep on winning to stay at the top four of the Eastern Conference. The Indiana Pacers are giving chase and want the Heat to stumble. Tasked to lead Miami against Washington will be Jimmy Butler once again. Goran Dragic has been backing him up as well as rising big man Bam Adebayo. Defense needs to step up, especially against Bradley Beal.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF 52 GP 52 GS 34.4 MIN 20.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.9 DR 6.8 REB 6.3 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 1.4 PF 2.8 AST/TO 23.4 PER
G. Dragic PG 51 GP 1 GS 28.5 MIN 16.5 PTS 0.5 OR 2.6 DR 3.1 REB 5.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 1.9 PF 2.1 AST/TO 16.7 PER
B. Adebayo PF 62 GP 62 GS 34.4 MIN 16.1 PTS 2.5 OR 8 DR 10.5 REB 5 AST 1.2 STL 1.3 BLK 2.8 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.53 PER
Washington Wizards Betting
The Wizards need to continue their winning ways if they are bent on trying to make the playoffs. Though the Orlando Magic seem comfortable ahead, Washington has 20 games to make its move. Bradley Beal has been leading the cause but the Wizards need more players involved. Davis Bertans and Rui Hachimura are helping but coach Scott Brooks needs help from the bench.
Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 54 GP 54 GS 35.9 MIN 30.4 PTS 1 OR 3.4 DR 4.3 REB 6.1 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 3.4 TO 2.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 23.17 PER
D. Bertans SF 51 GP 4 GS 29.4 MIN 15.3 PTS 0.7 OR 4 DR 4.7 REB 1.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.1 TO 2.5 PF 1.6 AST/TO 15.61 PER
R. Hachimura PF 38 GP 38 GS 29.4 MIN 14 PTS 1.5 OR 4.4 DR 6 REB 1.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1 TO 2.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 14.74 PER
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards 3/8/2020 Betting Numbers
Miami are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games.
Washington are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Jae Crowder SF Concussion is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Washington
Ish Smith PG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Miami Heat vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks
The Heat may be coming off a loss but NBA lines see them frustrating the Wizards Sunday. Miami is simply loaded and the Wizards may not have enough resources to put them in check. Beal will try to carry the load anew, a guy Erik Spoelstra may want to watch out for.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Heat for this game is at -205 while the Wizards are at +175 at home.
ATS: -4.5 is given to the Heat across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Wizards with +4.5.
TOTALs: 231.5 is the given total for this match with the Heat going over and the Wizards the team under.
Score Prediction: 110 – 102 Heat