The January 5 slate of NBA games includes a clash between the Miami Heat and Portland Trail Blazers.
Heat vs Blazers Prediction and Pick Tonight, Jan. 5
CBS Sports picks are from their daily expert picks, ESPN predictions are from their BPI projections, FiveThirtyEight picks are from their daily NBA projections, numberFire picks are from their projection models and betting favorites are from FanDuel Sportsbook's Heat-Blazers betting odds.
NBA Picks Straight Up - 1/5
Betting Favorite: Heat (-2)
NBA Picks ATS - 1/5
CBS Sports: Blazers
MIA vs POR ATS and Straight Up Predictions
Winner: Heat (3), Blazers (1)
ATS: Blazers (1)
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