Oklahoma City Thunder vs Miami Heat Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 18

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 18, 2022, 5:49 PM
  • The Heat (38-21) are -15.5 favorites vs. the Thunder (18-41)
  • Total (Over/Under): 219.5 points
  • Friday, March 18, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSSUN & BSOK

The Oklahoma City Thunder visit FTX Arena to take on the Miami Heat on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Miami.

The Heat are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -15.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Thunder are 39-25 against the spread, while the Heat are 40-28 against the spread.

The Thunder vs Heat Over/Under is 219.5 total points for the game.


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Thunder vs. Heat Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Oklahoma City Thunder+15.5 -110O 219.5 -110900
Miami Heat -15.5 -110U 219.5 -110-1600

Against the spread this NBA season, the Thunder have gone:

  • 39-25 against the Spread (+11.5 Units / 15.59% ROI)
  • 20-47 against the Moneyline (+4.5 Units / 6.63% ROI)
  • 32-35 against the Over for game total points (-6.5 Units / -8.82% ROI)
  • 35-32 against the Under for game total points (-0.2 Units / -0.27% ROI)
  • Away - Positive ATS Trends
  • Away - Negative ATS Trends

Against the spread this NBA season, the Heat have gone:

  • 40-28 against the Spread (+9.05 Units / 11.9% ROI)
  • 45-24 against the Moneyline (+18.7 Units / 11.12% ROI)
  • 40-29 against the Over for game total points (+8.1 Units / 10.67% ROI)
  • 29-40 against the Under for game total points (-15 Units / -19.76% ROI)
  • Home - Positive ATS Trends
  • Home - Negative ATS Trends

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Oklahoma City Thunder: Keys to the Game vs. the Miami Heat

The Thunder were 4-17 (.190) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Thunder are 8-18 (.308) when allowing 15 or more second chance points this season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .468

The Thunder are 4-23 (.148) when allowing 110 or more points this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .274

The Thunder are 15-38 (.283) when allowing 15 or more second chance points since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Miami Heat: Keys to the Game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder

The Heat are 27-10 (.730) when shooting 80% or better from the free throw line this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .555

The Heat are 19-7 (.731) when they win the turnover margin this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .561

The Heat are 23-8 (.742) when scoring more second chance points than their opponent this season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .535

The Heat are 12-4 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

Injury Report: Heat vs. Thunder - Friday's Game, Mar. 18

  • P.J. Tucker (Heat): Tucker is questionable for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Oklahoma City.
  • Jimmy Butler (Heat): Butler is questionable for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Oklahoma City.
  • Caleb Martin (Heat): Martin is questionable for Friday's (Mar. 18) game against Oklahoma City.
  • Josh Giddey (Thunder): Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said it will be a few weeks before the team knows how serious is injury is.
  • Ty Jerome (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Jerome will miss the rest of the season.
  • Kenrich Williams (Thunder): Williams hasn't played since Feb. 14 against New York. A timetable for his return has not been announced.
  • Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Robinson-Earl will miss at least six weeks with a fracture in his foot.
  • Derrick Favors (Thunder): Favors hasn't played since Feb. 24 against Phoenix. No timetable for his return has been announced.
  • Mike Muscala (Thunder): The Thunder announced that Muscala will miss the rest of the season.
  • Luguentz Dort (Thunder): Dort hasn't played since Feb. 12 against Chicago. A timetable for his return has not been announced.

Oklahoma City Thunder Offensive Stats & Trends

The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,588 assists/ 1,108 TOs) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Thunder are shooting 42% (1,634/3,916) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

The Thunder had an assist to turnover ratio of 1.3 (737 assists/ 570 TOs) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

The Thunder have averaged 1.13 points per shot (4,431 points/3,916 shots) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.23

Miami Heat Offensive Stats & Trends

The Heat averaged 8.0 offensive rebounds per game (579 rebounds/72 games) last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 9.8

The Heat are shooting 37% from three (605/1,617) this season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Heat have made 605 three-pointers this season — 7th most among NBA teams

The Heat attempted 2,606 threes last season — 10th most among NBA teams

Oklahoma City Thunder Defensive Stats & Trends

The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (1,566 rebounds/44 games) this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Thunder have averaged 35.6 defensive rebounds per game (4,134 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Thunder averaged 35.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,568 rebounds/72 games) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Thunder have averaged 6.8 steals per game (396 steals/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

Miami Heat Defensive Stats & Trends

The Heat have averaged 3.6 blocks per game (217 blocks/61 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Heat have averaged 3.7 blocks per game (436 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Heat have averaged 3.3 blocks per game (150 blocks/45 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Heat averaged 4.0 blocks per game (286 blocks/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9


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