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Heat vs. Pelicans NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 22

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Heat vs. Pelicans NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 22

Heat vs. Pelicans Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 22, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Kaseya Center -- Miami, Florida
  • Coverage: NBA TV, BSSUN, and WVUE

The New Orleans Pelicans (42-27) are just 3-point underdogs against the Miami Heat (38-31) at Kaseya Center on Friday, March 22, 2024. The game starts at 8:00 PM ET on NBA TV, BSSUN, and WVUE. The point total in the matchup is set at 207.5.

Heat vs. Pelicans Odds & Spread

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Heat vs. Pelicans Prediction & Pick

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Heat vs. Pelicans Betting Trends

  • The Heat are 32-34-3 against the spread this season.
  • The Pelicans have played 69 games, with 39 wins against the spread.
  • This season, Heat games have hit the over 25 times.
  • Pelicans games this season have hit the over 43.5% of the time (30 out of 69 games with a set point total).
  • Miami owns a worse record against the spread when playing at home (12-20-0) than it does in away games (20-14-3).
  • When playing at home, the Heat eclipse the total 46.9% of the time (15 of 32 games). They've hit the over in 27% of games on the road (10 of 37 contests).
  • Against the spread, New Orleans has performed better at home (19-14-0) than away (20-14-2).
  • Pelicans games have finished above the over/under 45.5% of the time at home (15 of 33), and 41.7% of the time on the road (15 of 36).

Heat Leaders

  • Bam Adebayo is averaging 19.9 points, 4 assists and 10.6 boards.
  • Jimmy Butler is averaging 21.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.4 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Jaime Jaquez is averaging 12.5 points, 4.1 boards and 2.6 assists. Defensively, he averages 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Terry Rozier is averaging 23.2 points, 6.6 assists and 3.9 rebounds.
  • Caleb Martin is averaging 10.5 points, 4.7 boards and 2.1 assists.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson averages 22.7 points, 5.8 boards and 5 assists. He is also draining 58.3% of his shots from the field (ninth in NBA).
  • Jonas Valanciunas averages 12.6 points, 9.2 boards and 2.2 assists. He is also making 56% of his shots from the floor.
  • The Pelicans get 18.3 points per game from CJ McCollum, plus 4.2 boards and 4.4 assists.
  • Herbert Jones' numbers on the season are 11.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. He is draining 51.8% of his shots from the floor and 43.3% from beyond the arc (eighth in league), with an average of 1.5 triples.
  • The Pelicans are receiving 14 points, 4.3 boards and 1.9 assists per game from Trey Murphy III.

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