Heat vs Pacers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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The Miami Heat (29-25) are seven-point favorites against the Indiana Pacers (25-30) on February 8, 2023 at FTX Arena. The Pacers are struggling right now, going 2-8 during their past 10 games. A 223-point over/under is installed for the matchup.

How to bet Heat vs. Pacers

Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with oddsmakers listing the Heat as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Heat have -270 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +221 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 223 points.

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Heat vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, February 8, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSSU
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Arena: FTX Arena

Heat vs. Pacers Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Heat are 20-31-3 this season. Miami has been victorious in 24, or 63.2%, of the 38 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. The Heat have gone over the point total in 41.8% of their opportunities this year (23 times in 55 games with a set point total).

The Pacers have 29 wins against the spread in 55 games this season. Indiana has won 40% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (18-27). The Pacers have hit the over 45.5% of the time this season (25 of 55 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Heat Leaders
Jimmy Butler 39 21.9 6 4.9 2.1 0.3 0.6
Bam Adebayo 49 21.5 10 3.2 1.2 0.8 0
Tyler Herro 42 20.4 5.7 4.5 0.9 0.3 3
Max Strus 52 12.5 3.6 2.1 0.7 0.2 2.6
Caleb Martin 44 10.2 5 1.7 1 0.4 1.4


Pacers Leaders
Tyrese Haliburton 43 20 3.9 10.3 1.7 0.4 2.9
Myles Turner 46 17.7 8.1 1.3 0.6 2.4 1.6
Bennedict Mathurin 55 17.4 4.2 1.4 0.6 0.1 1.4
Buddy Hield 55 17.4 5 2.7 1.2 0.3 3.8
Aaron Nesmith 48 9.7 3.7 1.2 0.8 0.4 1.5
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Heat: Orlando Robinson: Probable (Thumb), Gabe Vincent: Probable (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Ankle), Kyle Lowry: Out (Knee), Nikola Jovic: Out (Back), Duncan Robinson: Out (Finger), Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle)

Pacers: Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Miami Heat

Because of Miami’s offensive struggles this year, ranking worst in the NBA with 108.5 points per game, it has been forced to lean on its defense, which ranks second-best in the league by giving up 108.4 points per game. The Heat put up 108.8 points per game in home games, compared to 108.2 points per game on the road, a difference of 0.6 points per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Heat have had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 107.1 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 108.5 they’ve racked up over the course of this year.

Miami, who is 17th in the league with 11.8 threes per game, is shooting just 33.6% from downtown, which is fourth-worst in the NBA. The Heat are attempting 51.7 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 59.6% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 70% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 35.1 treys per contest, which are 40.4% of their shots (and 30% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

Indiana is 12th in the league in points scored (114.7 per game) and 24th in points conceded (116.9). The Pacers score 117.1 points per game at home, and 112 on the road. In their last 10 games, the Pacers are scoring 111.2 points per contest, 3.5 fewer points than their season average (114.7).

Indiana is sixth in the league in 3-pointers made (13.8 per game) and 14th in 3-point percentage (36.1%). The Pacers take 42.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 33.6% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they take 57.4% of their shots, with 66.4% of their makes coming from there.

Our pick to win this game is the Heat, and we project that Pacers will cover the spread (Heat -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 223 points.

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Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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