Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Prediction, Odds, Lines, Team Props – NBA, Jan. 8

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Jan 08, 2023, 4:30 PM
  • The Nets (26-13) are -3.5 favorites vs. the Heat (21-19)
  • Total (Over/Under): 222.5 points
  • Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 6:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSSUN & YES

The Brooklyn Nets visit FTX Arena to take on the Miami Heat on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:00pm EST in Miami.

The Nets are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-105).

The Nets vs Heat Over/Under is 222.5 total points for the game.

So far this NBA season, the Nets are 21-18 against the spread, while the Heat are 15-23 against the spread.


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Nets vs. Heat Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Brooklyn Nets-3.5 -105O 222.5 -110-150
Miami Heat +3.5 -115U 222.5 -110+125

Heat vs Nets Prediction for Tonight’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts the Nets will win Sunday‘s game with 59.8% confidence.

Based on recent against-the-spread (ATS) trends, the model predicts the Nets will cover the spread for Sunday‘s game with 52.3% confidence.

These predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Nets and Heat, plus recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups over the last several NBA games.


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  • The Brooklyn Nets have hit the Moneyline in 17 of their last 19 games (+15.80 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 3Q Spread in 24 of their last 34 away games (+12.80 Units / 34% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have covered the 1Q Spread in 38 of their last 63 games (+10.70 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have hit the 3Q Moneyline in 22 of their last 34 away games (+9.85 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 29 away games (+9.46 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 1H Moneyline in 35 of their last 50 games at home (+14.15 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 28 of their last 41 games (+13.28 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 35 of their last 55 games (+12.04 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 41 of their last 68 games (+11.06 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have hit the 1H Game Total Over in 26 of their last 41 games (+10.60 Units / 24% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Nets have gone 21-18 (+1.15 Units / 2.68% ROI).

  • 26-13 against the Moneyline (+4.85 Units / 5.37% ROI)
  • 17-22 against the Over for game total points (-7.2 Units / -16.78% ROI)
  • 22-17 against the Under for game total points (+3.3 Units / 7.69% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Heat have gone 15-23 (-10.3 Units / -23.41% ROI).

  • 21-19 against the Moneyline (-14.3 Units / -18.33% ROI)
  • 18-21 against the Over for game total points (-5.1 Units / -11.59% ROI)
  • 21-18 against the Under for game total points (+1.2 Units / 2.73% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 4Q Moneyline in 44 of their last 98 games (-24.50 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 3Q Game Total Under in 27 of their last 70 games (-20.15 Units / -26% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 41 of their last 99 games (-19.60 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 14 of their last 43 games (-19.17 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 9 of their last 30 games (-18.99 Units / -45% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 4Q Spread in 37 of their last 89 games (-20.34 Units / -21% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only hit the Team Total Over in 39 of their last 89 games (-17.95 Units / -18% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 64 games (-17.43 Units / -24% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 31 of their last 76 games (-17.09 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Brooklyn Nets have only hit the 2Q Moneyline in 13 of their last 34 games (-16.90 Units / -33% ROI)

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Brooklyn Nets: Keys to the Game vs. the Miami Heat

The Nets are 25-13 (.641) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 9th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .547

The Nets are 44-9 (.830) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .774

The Nets are 3-16 (.158) when allowing their opponent to shoot 50% or better from the field since the start of the 2021-22 season — 9th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .198

The Nets are 6-29 (.171) when their eFG is 50% or worse since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .224

Miami Heat: Keys to the Game vs. the Brooklyn Nets

The Heat are 45-18 (.714) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .564

The Heat are 16-12 (.571) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2021-22 season — 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

The Heat are 29-3 (.906) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2021-22 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .744

The Heat are 13-8 (.619) when their opponent attempts fewer than 15 free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 8th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .510

Injury Report: Heat vs. NetsSunday‘s Game, Jan. 8

  • Udonis Haslem (Heat): Haslem is QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s (Jan. 8) game against Brooklyn.
  • Tyler Herro (Heat): Herro is QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s (Jan. 8) game against Brooklyn.
  • Caleb Martin (Heat): Martin is DOUBTFUL for Sunday’s (Jan. 8) game against Brooklyn.
  • Nikola Jovic (Heat): Jovic is sidelined for 4 weeks with a lower-back stress reaction and will then be re-evaluated.
  • Gabe Vincent (Heat): Vincent is PROBABLE for Sunday’s (Jan. 8) game against Brooklyn.
  • Omer Yurtseven (Heat): The Heat announced that Yurtseven underwent surgery and will be re-evaluated at a later date.
  • Bam Adebayo (Heat): Adebayo is QUESTIONABLE for Sunday’s (Jan. 8) game against Brooklyn.
  • Duncan Robinson (Heat): Robinson will have surgery and will be re-evaluated in four weeks.
  • Brooklyn Nets – No Injuries Reported

Brooklyn Nets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Nets have averaged 1.32 points per shot (9,653 points/7,303 shots) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.25

The Nets have made 10.5 three-pointers per game at home since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.5

The Nets have averaged 1.31 points per shot (1,541 points/1,175 shots) this season — tied for 8th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.27

The Nets averaged 116.8 points per game (8,412 points/72 games) in the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

Miami Heat Offensive Stats & Trends

The Heat have averaged 41.0 points in the paint per game (1,802 points/44 games) on the road since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 46.7

The Heat have averaged 45.5 points in the paint per game (592 points/13 games) this season — 10th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 49.0

The Heat are shooting 87% from the free throw line (260/300) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 78%

The Heat have averaged 12.9 turnovers per game (168 turnovers/13 games) this season — tied for 7th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 14.3

Brooklyn Nets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Nets have averaged 32.1 defensive rebounds per game (449 rebounds/14 games) this season — 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.2

The Nets have averaged 33.2 defensive rebounds per game (3,125 rebounds/94 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for 8th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 33.8

The Nets have averaged 7.5 blocks per game (105 blocks/14 games) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.1

The Nets have averaged 6.9 steals per game (1,140 steals/166 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

Miami Heat Defensive Stats & Trends

The Heat have averaged 2.9 blocks per game (38 blocks/13 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.1

The Heat have averaged 3.2 blocks per game (298 blocks/94 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.7

The Heat have averaged 3.0 blocks per game (152 blocks/50 games) at home since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Heat have averaged 3.5 blocks per game (281 blocks/80 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.7


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