The Miami Heat (1-3) visit the Portland Trail Blazers (3-1) at Moda Center, beginning at 10:00 PM ET on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The Trail Blazers are just 2.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is 220.5 points for this outing.
Miami Heat vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Heat as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Heat have -142 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +120 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 220.5 points.
Heat vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SUN
- Location: Portland, Oregon
- Arena: Moda Center
Heat vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Heat were 46-36-0 against the spread last year. Miami finished with a 39-20 record in games it was listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 66.1% of those games). Last season, 48 of the Heat’s 82 games went over the point total.
The Trail Blazers’ record against the spread last season was 30-51-1. Portland won 13, or 23.6%, of the 55 games it played as underdogs last season. Last year, 37 of the Trail Blazers’ 82 games hit the over.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Heat vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report
Heat: Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)
Trail Blazers: Justise Winslow: Probable (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Trendon Watford: Out (Knee), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)
What you need to know about the Miami Heat
Miami was 17th in the NBA in points scored (110 per game) and fourth-best in points allowed (105.6) last season. Offensively the Heat performed better in home games last season, putting up 110.8 points per game, compared to 109.3 per game away from home.
Last year, Miami was sixth in the league in 3-point makes (13.6 per game) and best in 3-point percentage (37.9%). The Heat took 42.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line last season, and 34.3% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they took 57.8% of their shots, with 65.7% of their makes coming from there.
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
It was a difficult season for Portland last year, who scored only 106.2 points per game (fourth-worst in NBA) and ceded 115.1 points per contest (fourth-worst). At home, the Trail Blazers scored 108.8 points per game last season. On the road, they scored 103.7.
Portland drained 12.7 treys per game (13th-ranked in league). It owned a 34.6% shooting percentage (23rd-ranked) from downtown. The Trail Blazers took 57.8% two-pointers and 42.2% from beyond the arc last season. Of the team’s baskets, 67.0% were two-pointers and 33.0% were three-pointers.
Heat vs. Trail Blazers Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Heat, and we predict that Heat will cover the spread (Heat -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 220.5 points.
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