The Heat will look to make it three wins in a row when the Utah Jazz bring their talents to South Beach for a Thursday Night Basketball clash. Both teams have been strong ATS plays as of late with the Jazz going 5-1 ATS in their last six, and the Heat going 7-3 ATS in their last 10 and 5-1 ATS in their last six at home.
Both teams are also seeing their fair share of UNDERs, with the total going UNDER of five of Utah’s last seven games, and in five straight for Miami.
- The Jazz are 2-7 ATS in their last nine games on the road against the Heat.
- The Heat are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games after consecutive wins.
- The total has gone UNDER in the Heat’s last six games with one day off.
This will be the second game of a four game road trip for the Jazz. They lost a close game in Cleveland Tuesday night, and are 4-1 ATS in their last five road games.
Utah will have their hands full with Dwayne Wade who has a history of torching them. In 21 career games vs Utah, Wade has averaged 28 points, 5 rebounds and 5.3 assists. The teams split two games last season, but the Jazz were lit up for 42 points by Wade the last time they played.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sports bettors looking to pick the Miami Heat as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -4.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bodog. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 184 for Thursday at shops such as MyBookie.
Odds – VSB
computer prediction formulas pick a 99-95 win for the Jazz on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Utah Jazz vs Miami Heat Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Miami Heat bring a 5-3 record (5-3 ATS) to the battle against the 4-3 Utah Jazz, who are 5-2 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Miami Heat go 1-7 so far and the Utah Jazz go 2-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Utah injuries news.
The Miami Heat sit at No. 18 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds – VSB
, while the Utah Jazz are at No. 5 on that betting chart.
Offensively the game matches up Miami’s No. 24-ranked offense (97.12 PPG) against a Utah Jazz defense that ranks No. 1 at 89.71 PPG. The Miami Heat have averaged 45.67% from the field per game, more than the Utah Jazz have managed so far this NBA season (43.28% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Alec Burks scored 24 points in a failed effort to lead the Jazz to victory (they lost 118-114 to Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday).
The Heat got a 30-point performance from Chris Bosh, who added 30 rebounds as Miami ran past Los Angeles 101-88 on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena.
- Utah is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- Utah is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Utah’s last 7 games
- Utah is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Miami is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
- Miami is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games
- Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Utah at Orlando, Friday, November 13th
Miami home to Minnesota, Tuesday, November 17th