Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 2/3/2020 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 2/3/2020 – The Philadelphia 76ers went on the road for the past two games and failed to get a win. They hope to avoid a losing streak as they road trip continues when they face the Miami Heat in their home court at the American Airlines Arena on Monday, February 3. NBATV will feature the match on television at 7:30 pm Eastern Time as NBA League Pass and SofaScore will be featuring the online live stream available at their pages. Heat owns a slight advantage at home as given by NBA Betting Covers over the Sixers.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 2/3/2020
Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 2/3/2020 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Sixers so far have been struggling on the road after losing to the bottom-dwelling Atlanta Hawks and the latest was with the Boston Celtics. Prior to the back-to-back losses, the Sixers were on a roll winning six of their seven games with their only blemish against the Toronto Raptors in Canada. Joel Embiid is back in action as he provides the team with contributions across the board with averages of 23 points, 12.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. Ben Simmons is expected to control the team’s tempo while Tobias Harris is a great weapon on offense as a stretch four. They need a lot of consistency in the 48 minutes that they will play the Heat as their opponents are tough to beat at home.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 34 GP 34 GS 30.8 MIN 23 PTS 2.6 OR 9.5 DR 12.1 REB 3.1 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 3.1 TO 3.4 PF 1 AST/TO 24.88 PER
T. Harris SF 50 GP 50 GS 34.4 MIN 19.3 PTS 0.7 OR 6.1 DR 6.7 REB 2.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 16.63 PER
B. Simmons PG 48 GP 48 GS 36.2 MIN 16.7 PTS 2 OR 5.8 DR 7.8 REB 8.2 AST 2.2 STL 0.6 BLK 3.5 TO 3.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 20.89 PER
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat are have been battling for consistency for their past four games which they have split their win-loss record 2-2. Before that, they won two straight games and both were overtime wins against the Washington Wizards and Sacramento Kings. Their last win was on the road against the Orlando Magic which they beat by 13 points. Against the Sixers, the crowd has played a big factor for the Heat and they have given this team the added energy to win games. In 24 contests in the American Airlines Arena, the Heat only have lost three games. Jimmy Butler is surrounded by hungry players who are out to prove their worth in the NBA.
Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 42 GP 42 GS 34.8 MIN 20.3 PTS 1.9 OR 4.9 DR 6.8 REB 6.3 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 1.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 23.7 PER
G. Dragic PG 37 GP 1 GS 28.1 MIN 15.8 PTS 0.5 OR 2.5 DR 2.9 REB 5 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 2 AST/TO 16.3 PER
B. Adebayo PF 48 GP 48 GS 34.6 MIN 15.7 PTS 2.5 OR 7.9 DR 10.5 REB 4.7 AST 1.2 STL 1.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.42 PER
Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat 2/3/2020 Betting Numbers
Philadelphia are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Miami are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Josh Richardson SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Justise Winslow PF Back is out indefinitely
Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks
The Miami Heat is going to be tough to beat at home and they are the safer bet with this track record as seen by Online Sports Book. Sixers may have the star power and they will use that as much as they can to outlast the deep bench of the Heat.
Moneyline: The Heat are on the advantage here and the ML given to them for this game is -147 while the Sixers are +133.
ATS: Just two points across the spread between these two top NBA Eastern Conference teams. Miami owns the -2 while the Sixers are +2.
TOTALs: The total handed to this game is 214.5 with the Heat going under while the Sixers are the team over.
Score Prediction: 108 – 105 Heat