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Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 8/8/2020 NBA Spread and Game Analysis

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Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 8-8-2020 NBA Spread and Game Analysis

Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 8/8/2020 – The Phoenix Suns have been one of the hottest teams inside the bubble and they will be testing that against the Miami Heat during their next game. The game will happen inside the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida this coming Saturday, August 8. It will be FSN that will be holding the broadcast rights for this game and the live feed will start at 7:30 PM Eastern Time. NBA League Pass and SofaScore are the places to catch online live streaming. The Phoenix Suns are facing one of the toughest teams in the NBA Eastern Conference and NBA Parlay sees them as the underdogs against the Miami Heat.

Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 8/8/2020

When: August 8, 2020 7:30 PM ET
Where: Visa Athletic Center, Reunion, Florida
TV: FSN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 8/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Phoenix Suns +2.5 (-110) 223.5 o (-110) +155

Miami Heat
-2.5 (-110) 223.5 u (-110) -138
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Phoenix Suns Betting

The Phoenix Suns secured another victory and are on a four-game winning streak in the bubble after beating the Indiana Pacers, 114-99. DeAndre Ayton led the team with a double-double with 23 points, ten rebounds, four blocks and two steals. Devin Booker also had a double-double with 20 points, ten assists and three rebounds. Cameron Payne did 15 points and had three triples, three rebounds and three assists while Cameron Johnson had 14 points and 12 rebounds. Dario Saric also had a notable night with 16 points and eight rebounds while Ricky Rubio did 13 points, four rebounds and four assists.

Players to Watch: D. Booker SG GP 65 GS 65 MIN 36.1 PTS 26.3 OR 0.4 DR 3.7 REB 4.2 AST 6.5 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 3.9 PF 3.1 AST/TO 1.7 PER 20

D. Ayton C GP 33 GS 28 MIN 33 PTS 18.8 OR 4 DR 7.7 REB 11.7 AST 1.9 STL 0.7 BLK 1.6 TO 2.2 PF 3.2 AST/TO 0.9 PER 20.42

K. Oubre Jr. SF GP 56 GS 55 MIN 34.5 PTS 18.7 OR 1.2 DR 5.3 REB 6.4 AST 1.5 STL 1.3 BLK 0.7 TO 1.5 PF 3.4 AST/TO 1 PER 15.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat were overpowered in their last game by currently the best team in the NBA, Milwaukee Bucks by 14 points, 116-130. Duncan Robinson was the team’s best scorer with 21 points along with five three-pointers. Fellow rookie Tyler Herro finished with 20 points, five assists and four rebounds. Jae Crowder pitched in with 15 points, four rebounds and a steal before fouling out while Kris Nunn made 14 points along with four triples. Kelly Olynyk had 13 points, six rebounds and two assists while Andre Iguodala and Derrick Jones each had 12 points for the Heat.

Players to watch: J. Butler SF GP 56 GS 56 MIN 34.2 PTS 20.2 OR 1.8 DR 4.8 REB 6.6 AST 6.1 STL 1.7 BLK 0.6 TO 2.2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 2.8 PER 23.6

B. Adebayo PF GP 68 GS 68 MIN 34.2 PTS 16.3 OR 2.5 DR 7.9 REB 10.5 AST 5.1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.3 TO 2.8 PF 2.5 AST/TO 1.8 PER 20.66

G. Dragic PG GP 57 GS 1 MIN 28.3 PTS 16.2 OR 0.5 DR 2.6 REB 3.1 AST 5 STL 0.6 BLK 0.2 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 2 PER 16.42.

Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 8/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Phoenix Suns

Phoenix are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Suns are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Phoenix are 2-13 ATS in their last 15 games against Miami.
Phoenix are 2-17 SU in their last 19 games against Miami.
Suns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.

Miami Heat

Miami are 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Miami’s last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games against Phoenix.
Miami are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Miami are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Phoenix.

Injuries

Phoenix Suns

Aron Baynes C Knee is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Miami
Kelly Oubre Jr. SF Knee is out indefinitely
Elie Okobo PG Ankle is OUT Saturday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Goran Dragic PG Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Phoenix
Jimmy Butler SG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Phoenix
Kendrick Nunn PG Personal is OUT Saturday vs Phoenix
KZ Okpala SF Personal is “?” Saturday vs Phoenix

Head-to-Head
Phoenix Suns Miami Heat
33-35-1 Against the Spread 35-32-2
35-34-0 Straight Up 41-26-2
113 Points per Game 112
114 Points Allowed per Game 109
46.46 Offensive FG% 46.94
82.87 Offensive FT% 78.03
35.54 Offensive 3PT% 38.2
47.38 Defensive FG% 44.64
78.61 Defensive FT% 78.05
36.4 Defensive 3PT% 34.55

Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Miami Heat are just too loaded and in their last game, the rookies took over the game while Jimmy Butler took a rest. Online Sports Betting is seeing them getting this victory as they are still gunning for a better playoff spot.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Suns in this game is at +155 while the Heat is at -138 as the favorites.

ATS: It is just 2.5 points between both teams across the spread. The Phoenix Suns are at +2.5 while the Miami Heat are at -2.5.

TOTALs: The total handed to this game is at 223.5. The Heat is the team going under while the Suns are over.

Score Prediction: 113 – 109 Heat