Basketball sports betting value remains suspect for the Heat however as they are one of the most popular teams on the basketball betting online board and that is only going to become a bigger problem as the season goes on.
The Denver Nuggets will host the Miami Heat on Thursday night with a telecast on TNT set to start at 10:30 PM ET. Have your account open and ready at Sports Gambling for this interconference matchup of playoff contenders.
Miami had a basketball betting NBA online record of 29-9 straight up and an even 19-19 against the spread. The Heat had shown their best value on the road with a mark of 12-7 against the spread and 12 of those games going under the total.
Miami had one of the better defensive teams in the NBA as they ranked 2nd for points allowed with 92.0 per game while the offense ranked 10th with an average of 101.6 per game. LeBron James was leading the Heat with 24.8 points per game with Dwayne Wade right behind with 24.7 points per game.
Chris Bosh was averaging 18.4 points per game and a team best 8.3 rebounds per game with Udonis Haslem right behind with 8.2 boards per outing. Coach Erik Spoelstra’s seat is much cooler now than it was in the first month of the season when the team was struggling to jell. Miami was pulling away in the Southeast Division.
Denver paid out in just 6 of their first 18 home games with the NBA sports betting line with just 7 of those games going under the total. Denver was fighting to stay in one of the top eight spots in the Western Conference.
This is the first basketball sports betting meeting of the season between these two teams. Denver has had the better of it as of late with 7 payouts in their last 9 games against Miami with the last 3 meetings between the teams going under the total. Miami has dropped their last 4 games against the spread at Denver and 4 of the last 6 matchups between the teams at Denver have gone over the total.