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Thunder vs. Heat NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

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Thunder vs. Heat NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

Thunder vs. Heat Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Paycom Center -- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Coverage: KSBI and BSSUN

The Oklahoma City Thunder (43-19) are favored (by 8.5 points) to extend a seven-game home win streak when they host the Miami Heat (35-27) on Friday, March 8, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup's over/under is set at 225.5.

Thunder vs. Heat Odds & Spread

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Thunder vs. Heat Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
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Thunder vs. Heat Betting Trends

  • The Thunder are 38-23-1 against the spread this season.
  • Against the spread, the Heat are 29-30-3 this season.
  • Thunder games have gone over the total 35 times this season.
  • Heat games this year have hit the over on 24 of 62 set point totals (38.7%).
  • Oklahoma City has a better record against the spread when playing at home (21-9-0) than it does in away games (17-14-1).
  • The Thunder have exceeded the total more often at home, hitting the over in 17 of 30 home matchups (56.7%). In road games, they have hit the over in 18 of 32 games (56.2%).
  • This year, Miami is 12-18-0 at home against the spread (.400 winning percentage). Away, it is 17-12-3 ATS (.531).
  • Heat games have finished above the over/under more frequently at home (15 times out of 30) than on the road (nine of 32) this year.

Thunder Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander averages 31.1 points, 5.6 boards and 6.5 assists, shooting 54.6% from the floor and 37.7% from downtown, with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Chet Holmgren averages 17.2 points, 7.9 boards and 2.7 assists.
  • Jalen Williams' numbers on the season are 19.3 points, 4.0 boards and 4.5 assists per contest, shooting 54.0% from the field and 45.3% from downtown (third in NBA), with an average of 1.5 made treys.
  • Josh Giddey averages 11.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists, shooting 45.5% from the floor and 33.0% from downtown, with 1.0 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Luguentz Dort is averaging 10.7 points, 1.3 assists and 3.7 boards.

Heat Leaders

  • Per game, Bam Adebayo provides the Heat 20.2 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists. He also averages 1.1 steals and 0.9 blocks.
  • Jimmy Butler averages 21.7 points, 5.5 boards and 4.8 assists. He is also draining 50.6% of his shots from the floor and 45.5% from 3-point range, with 1.0 treys per game.
  • Jaime Jaquez averages 12.7 points, 4.0 boards and 2.6 assists. He is sinking 49.4% of his shots from the field.
  • Duncan Robinson's numbers on the season are 13.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest. He is sinking 45.9% of his shots from the field and 41.0% from 3-point range, with an average of 2.8 treys.
  • Terry Rozier averages 23.2 points, 3.9 boards and 6.6 assists. He is draining 45.9% of his shots from the floor and 35.8% from beyond the arc, with 2.8 triples per contest.

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