The Portland Trail Blazers are just 1-4 SU and 2-3 ATS in their last five games against the Miami Heat as those two teams meet in NBA betting action at the online sportsbooks on Thursday night.
Portland went 0-2 SU and 1-1 ATS against Miami last season, back when LeBron James was still on the Heat roster, and overall they’re 4-6 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 meetings dating back to 2008. The UNDER has only paid off twice in their last nine matchups.
Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Miami Heat betting line opened this morning as 10-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds – VSB
(including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 197 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.
Computer Prediction: Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers Pick
Odds – VSB
computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 103-91 victory for the Trail Blazers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Miami Heat will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 15-19-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Portland Trail Blazers are 20-14-1 ATS. Miami is 15-19-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Portland is 15-20 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Portland vs Miami injuries news.
The Odds – VSB
betting Power Rankings have the Portland Trail Blazers at No. 4 and the Miami Heat at No. 26 heading into this NBA contest.
How Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers Stats Matchup
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Miami Heat rank No. 30 in the league with 36.03 per game. That compares with Portland’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Portland is the NBA’s No. 3-ranked team at 10.23 per game, while the Miami Heat rate No. 13 with 7.49 per contest.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Nets were burned for 26 points by Chris Bosh on Sunday as the Heat picked up a 88-84 win at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Los Angeles was victimized by Damian Lillard for 39 points as the Trail Blazers defeated the Lakers 98-94 in NBA action on Monday.
Miami Heat vs Portland Trail Blazers Betting Odds Trends
Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Miami is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Miami is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Portland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Portland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Portland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Portland’s last 20 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Miami at Los Angeles, Sunday, January 11th
Portland home to Orlando, Saturday, January 10th