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Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 12/28/2019 Spread Picks and Previews

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 12-28-2019 Spread Picks and Previews

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 12/28/2019 – This promises to be a dog fight as two of the grind-hard teams of the Eastern Conference are set to have a clash on December 28, Saturday between the Philadelphia 76ers and Miami Heat. America Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida will be the venue and the game will happen at 8 pm Eastern Time. Fox Sports Sun will televise the game and NBA League Pass can host the online stream. Sixers hold the slight edge over the Heat in this game according to National Championship Basketball Odds.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 12/28/2019

When: December 28, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: America Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: Fox Sports Sun
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 12/28/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Philadelphia 76ers +1 (-110) 213 o (-110) -105

Miami Heat
-1 (-110) 213 u (-110) -115
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Philadelphia 76ers Betting

The Sixers proved that they can match with the best in the league after beating the Milwaukee Bucks on Christmas Day. Philadelphia picked themselves up after losing three straight, they won three straight as well. Against the Bucks, Joel Embiid led the Sixers with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists. Ben Simmons had eyes behind his back dishing out 14 assists while scoring 15 points and grabbing seven boards. The big revelation was Furkan Korkmaz who helped the team off the bench with 16 points and 12 came from three-point shots. It will be a chess match for the Sixers on defense as Miami likes to run and create some space with their shooters.

Players to watch: J. Embiid C 27 GP 27 GS 30.7 MIN 23.3 PTS 2.6 OR 9.9 DR 12.6 REB 3.2 AST 0.9 STL 1.4 BLK 3 TO 3.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 26.26 PER
T. Harris SF 33 GP 33 GS 34.2 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.8 OR 5.8 DR 6.6 REB 3.2 AST 0.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.8 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 17.91 PER
J. Richardson SG 25 GP 25 GS 31.1 MIN 14.8 PTS 0.9 OR 2.6 DR 3.5 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.1 TO 2.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.78 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

Miami Heat also picked up themselves winning their last four games. In their last game, Goran Dragic made a go-ahead basket in the last seconds for them to secure the win over the Pacers. Kendrick Nunn and Duncan Robinson started the game and both of them were fantastic scoring 17 and 18 points respectively. Bam Adebayo is starting to make a statement that he is one of the best big men in the NBA right now with 18 points, 15 rebounds and six assists. Jimmy Butler led the team with 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists.Going against the Sixers, this Heat team will try to outwork their opponents. This has been the style of the Heat under Erik Spoelstra and it has worked so far. It will take a lot for the Sixers to beat Miami who are 12-1 at home.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 26 GP 26 GS 35.3 MIN 20.4 PTS 1.9 OR 4.5 DR 6.5 REB 6.6 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.6 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 23.44 PER
K. Nunn SG 30 GP 30 GS 30.9 MIN 16.2 PTS 0.3 OR 2.4 DR 2.7 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.44 PER
G. Dragic PG 20 GP 1 GS 28.6 MIN 16 PTS 0.4 OR 2.9 DR 3.3 REB 5 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 16.86 PER.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 12/28/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Philadelphia 76ers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games.
Philadelphia are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
Philadelphia are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games on the road.
Philadelphia are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games this season.
Philadelphia are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Philadelphia are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Miami Heat

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Miami’s last 9 games.
Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Heat are 15-1 SU in their last 16 games at home.
Miami are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Miami are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.
Miami are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

Philadelphia 76ers

No Injuries

Miami Heat

Justise Winslow PF Back is “?” Saturday vs Philadelphia

Head-to-Head
Philadelphia 76ers Miami Heat
46-48 Against the Spread 42-38
46-47 Straight Up 42-38
114 Points per Game 105
111 Points Allowed per Game 105
47.3 Offensive FG% 47.39
73.82 Offensive FT% 76.55
36.19 Offensive 3PT% 38.54
47.3 Defensive FG% 47.39
73.82 Defensive FT% 76.55
36.19 Defensive 3PT% 38.54

Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

This should be a game that most NBA League Pass owners would love to watch. Miami is playing harder as competition in front of them gets tougher. Against the Sixers, they just hold a slight edge according to Sports Betting and they are expected to extend their winning streak.

Moneyline: This is a tough game to call with the Heat on the ML at -115 while the Sixers are at -105.

ATS: The thinnest line separates the Sixers and Heat with just one point. The slight disadvantage is to the Sixers at +1 and Heat owning the homecourt advantage is at -1.

TOTALs: Heat is expected to go under the 213 total of this game while the Sixers are over.

Score Prediction: 109 – 106 Heat