Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 09, 2022, 5:20 PM
  • The Heat (38-21) are -7.5 favorites vs. the Suns (49-10)
  • Total (Over/Under): 219.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 7:30pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSSUN & BSAZ

The Phoenix Suns visit FTX Arena to take on the Miami Heat on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30pm EST in Miami.

The Heat are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -7.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Suns are 34-31 against the spread, while the Heat are 39-26 against the spread.

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


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Suns vs. Heat Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Phoenix Suns+7.5 -110O 219.5 -110240
Miami Heat -7.5 -110U 219.5 -110-300

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

  • 34-31 against the Spread (-0.1 Units / -0.14% ROI)
  • 52-13 against the Moneyline (+24.75 Units / 9.77% ROI)
  • 33-32 against the Over for game total points (-2.25 Units / -3.14% ROI)
  • 32-33 against the Under for game total points (-4.3 Units / -6.02% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the Moneyline in 51 of their last 61 games (+30.60 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 2H Moneyline in 44 of their last 61 games (+18.10 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 4Q Spread in 34 of their last 52 games (+15.36 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 1H Moneyline in 20 of their last 28 away games (+10.18 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have covered the 1Q Spread in 19 of their last 28 away games (+10.04 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 26 of their last 65 games (-14.29 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Phoenix Suns have only covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 8 of their last 27 away games (-11.91 Units / -40% ROI)

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

  • 39-26 against the Spread (+10.3 Units / 14.17% ROI)
  • 44-22 against the Moneyline (+21 Units / 13% ROI)
  • 39-27 against the Over for game total points (+9.3 Units / 12.81% ROI)
  • 27-39 against the Under for game total points (-15.9 Units / -21.9% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have covered the Moneyline in 37 of their last 54 games (+21.85 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have covered the 1H Moneyline in 29 of their last 40 games (+15.66 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 45 games (+15.50 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 29 of their last 44 games (+12.72 Units / 26% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have covered the Game Total Over in 38 of their last 61 games (+12.70 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 22 of their last 61 games (-20.92 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only covered the Game Total Under in 23 of their last 61 games (-18.80 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only covered the Team Total Under in 22 of their last 61 games (-18.15 Units / -27% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 17 of their last 48 games (-17.07 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Miami Heat have only covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 65 games (-13.30 Units / -19% ROI)

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Phoenix Suns: Keys to the Game vs. the Miami Heat

The Suns are 33-9 (.786) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .508

The Suns are 20-3 (.870) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

The Suns are 35-2 (.946) when scoring 110 or more points this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .726

The Suns were 29-8 (.784) when they win the turnover margin last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .552

Miami Heat: Keys to the Game vs. the Phoenix Suns

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. Suns - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 09

  • Markieff Morris (Heat): Morris has not played in a few months an no timetable has been announced for his return.
  • Caleb Martin (Heat): Martin is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Phoenix.
  • Dario Saric (Suns): The Suns announced that Sario has a torn ACL in his right knee.
  • Cameron Johnson (Suns): Johnson did not play in Tuesday's game (Mar. 8) against Orlando.
  • Frank Kaminsky (Suns): Kaminsky had surgery on his right knee and will be re-evaluated in eight weeks, according to Kellan Olson arizonasports.com.
  • Devin Booker (Suns): The Suns placed Booker in the league's health and safety protocols.
  • Chris Paul (Suns): The Suns announced that Paul has a thumb fracture and will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks.

Phoenix Suns Offensive Stats & Trends

The Suns averaged 0.57 points per possession (8,300 points/15,190 possessions) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.54

The Suns had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.2 (1,939 assists/ 864 TOs) last season — tied for best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Suns have averaged 0.54 points per possession (4,839 points/9,461 possessions) this season — tied for 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

The Suns are shooting 48% (4,946/10,198) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 46%

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

Phoenix Suns Defensive Stats & Trends

The Suns have averaged 36.0 defensive rebounds per game (1,546 rebounds/43 games) this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Suns have 371 steals this season — 6th most among NBA teams

The Suns have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (180 blocks/43 games) this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Suns have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (249 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0

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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