Heat vs Spurs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Saturday, December 17, 2022

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The Miami Heat (15-15) visit the San Antonio Spurs (9-19) at Mexico City Arena, beginning at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 17, 2022. The Spurs are 8-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 222.5 points for this matchup.

How to bet Heat vs. Spurs

Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with bookmakers listing the Heat as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Heat have -335 odds to pick up the win, while the Spurs are listed at +263 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 222.5 points.

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Heat vs. Spurs Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBA
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Arena: Mexico City Arena

Heat vs. Spurs Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Heat are 9-19-2 this year. Miami has been chosen as the favorite in 21 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (61.9%) in those games. Heat games this year have hit the over on 15 of 28 set point totals.

In the Spurs’ 28 games this year, they have 12 wins against the spread. San Antonio has put together an 8-18 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 30.8% of those games). The Spurs have eclipsed the over/under 46.4% of the time this season (13 of 28 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Heat

Heat Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 19 21.6 6.9 6 1.8 0.4 0.7
Tyler Herro 22 21.2 6.3 4.1 0.8 0.5 3.4
Bam Adebayo 27 20.6 9.7 3.3 1 0.7 0
Kyle Lowry 28 14 4.7 5.9 1.1 0.5 2.4
Max Strus 28 13.5 3.4 1.7 0.8 0.3 2.8

Spurs

Spurs Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keldon Johnson 26 21 5.3 2.9 0.8 0.1 2.7
Devin Vassell 22 19.9 4 3.5 1 0.4 2.9
Jakob Poeltl 20 12.9 9.8 3.5 0.9 1 0
Tre Jones 27 12.6 3.5 6.6 1.4 0.2 0.7
Doug McDermott 24 10.5 1.9 1.5 0.1 0.2 2
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Heat: Orlando Robinson: Probable (Back), Nikola Jovic: Probable (Back), Caleb Martin: Questionable (Ankle), Max Strus: Probable (Shoulder), Tyler Herro: Probable (Ankle), Haywood Highsmith: Questionable (Quadricep), Duncan Robinson: Probable (Ankle), Bam Adebayo: Questionable (Knee), Udonis Haslem: Questionable (Achilles), Victor Oladipo: Probable (Knee), Dewayne Dedmon: Questionable (Foot), Jimmy Butler: Probable (Injury Management), Kyle Lowry: Questionable (Knee), Gabe Vincent: Out (Knee), Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle)

Spurs: Romeo Langford: Questionable (Ankle), Zach Collins: Probable (Ankle), Jakob Poeltl: Probable (Knee), Josh Richardson: Out (Personal), Blake Wesley: Out (Knee), Joshua Primo: Out (Undisclosed)

What you need to know about the Miami Heat

Because of Miami’s offensive struggles this season, ranking second-worst in the NBA with 108 points per game, it has been forced to count on its defense, which ranks fifth-best in the league by ceding 109.2 points per game. The Heat are scoring 110.3 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 4.5 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (105.8). On offense, the Heat have struggled over their last 10 games, scoring 107 points per contest over that span compared to the 108 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.

Miami is 11th in the NBA with 12.4 three-pointers per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 20th with a 34.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Heat have taken 57.8% two-pointers and 42.2% threes this season. Of the team’s baskets, 67.9% are two-pointers and 32.1% are threes.

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What you need to know about the San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio is 25th in the NBA in points scored (110.2 per game) and worst in points allowed (120.4). The Spurs average 110.3 points per game at home, and 110.1 away. Over their previous 10 games, the Spurs are scoring 110.4 points per contest, 0.2 more than their season average (110.2).

Beyond the arc, San Antonio is 19th in the league in 3-pointers made per game (11.4). It is 22nd in 3-point percentage at 34%. The Spurs take 36.8% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 63.2% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27% of the Spurs’ buckets are 3-pointers, and 73% are 2-pointers.

Heat vs. Spurs Predictions and Pick

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Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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