The Philadelphia 76ers (52-27) are two-point favorites over the Miami Heat (42-37) on April 6, 2023 at Wells Fargo Center in a matchup featuring two of the top defensive teams in the NBA — the 76ers are third in points conceded per game (110.5) and the Heat are second (109.8). The point total for the contest is set at 219.5.
How to bet 76ers vs. Heat
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -129 odds to pick up the win, while the Heat are listed at +109 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 219.5 points.
76ers vs. Heat Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, April 6, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Heat Betting Trends
The 76ers are 46-33-0 against the spread this season. Philadelphia has come away with 41 wins in the 55 contests it has been listed as the favorite this season. 76ers games this year have hit the over 51.9% of the time (41 out of 79 games with a set point total).
The Heat are 28-47-4 against the spread this year. Miami has gone 7-16 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 30.4% of those games). Heat games this year have hit the over 37 times in 79 opportunities (46.8%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers vs. Heat Injury Report
Heat: Bam Adebayo: Questionable (Quadricep), Kyle Lowry: Questionable (Knee), Nikola Jovic: Out (Back)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been lifted by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by surrendering only 110.5 points per game. It ranks 14th in the league in points scored (114.9 per contest). The 76ers are averaging 114.5 points per game this year at home, which is 0.8 fewer points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (115.3). The 76ers have been racking up 113 points per game in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s slightly lower than the 114.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
Philadelphia is sinking 12.7 threes per game this season (11th-ranked in NBA), and it has a 38.7% three-point percentage (best). The 76ers have taken 60.8% two-pointers and 39.2% threes this year. Of the team’s baskets, 68.8% are two-pointers and 31.2% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Miami Heat
Miami is the worst squad in the league in points scored (109.1 per game) but second-best in points allowed (109.8). The Heat are scoring more points at home (111.2 per game) than away (106.9). The Heat have fared better offensively in their last 10 games, averaging 112.6 points per contest, 3.5 more than their season average of 109.1.
Miami is 18th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.8 per game) and fourth-worst in 3-point percentage (34.1%). The Heat take 40.5% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 30.2% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they attempt 59.5% of their shots, with 69.8% of their makes coming from there.
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