The Miami Heat (8-11) square off against the Washington Wizards (10-8) as 3.5-point favorites on Friday, November 25, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on NBC. A 213-point over/under has been set for this matchup.
How to bet Heat vs. Wizards
Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Heat as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Heat have -156 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +133 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 213 points.
Heat vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, November 25, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Miami, Florida
- Arena: FTX Arena
Heat vs. Wizards Betting Trends
In the Heat’s 19 games this year, they have six wins against the spread. Miami has been victorious in eight, or 61.5%, of the 13 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Heat games this year have gone over the total in nine out of 18 opportunities (50%).
In the Wizards’ 18 games this season, they have eight wins against the spread. Washington has been the moneyline underdog nine total times this season. DC has gone 4-5 in those games. Wizards games this year have eclipsed the over/under eight times in 18 opportunities (44.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Heat vs. Wizards Injury Report
Wizards: Johnny Davis: Questionable (Groin), Rui Hachimura: Questionable (Ankle), Monte Morris: Questionable (Ankle), Bradley Beal: Questionable (Quadricep), Delon Wright: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Miami Heat
While Miami ranks in the bottom five in the NBA in points per game with 108.5 (third-worst), it ranks eighth in the league with 109.6 points surrendered per contest. The Heat are putting up 111.1 points per game this year in home games, which is 6.2 more points than they’re averaging on the road (104.9). In their last 10 games, the Heat have been putting up 107.9 points per game, an average that’s a little lower than the 108.5 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Miami is draining 12.1 three-pointers per game (14th-ranked in league). It owns a 33.7% shooting percentage (23rd-ranked) from downtown. The Heat have taken 58.3% two-pointers and 41.7% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s baskets, 68.4% are two-pointers and 31.6% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
On offense, Washington is the second-worst squad in the NBA (108.4 points per game). Defensively, it is eighth (109.6 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Wizards are scoring 2.9 more points per game at home (109.5) than away (106.6). The Wizards are scoring 106.5 points per game over their previous 10 games, which is 1.9 fewer points than their average for the season (108.4).
Beyond the arc, Washington is 22nd in the league in 3-pointers made per game (11.1). It is 18th in 3-point percentage at 34.6%. In 2022-23, the Wizards have attempted 63.1% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.9% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 72.7% of the Wizards’ baskets have been 2-pointers, and 27.3% have been 3-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Heat, and we predict that Wizards will cover the spread (Heat -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 213 points.
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