Heat vs Trail Blazers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 25, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 25, 2021

The Miami Heat (22-22) host the Portland Trail Blazers (25-18) after losing three home games in a row. The Heat are favored by  in the matchup, which tips at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, March 25. The point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 25, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Heat vs Trail Blazers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 25

Heat:
KZ Okpala: Out (Health Protocols),
Avery Bradley: Day To Day (Calf),
Udonis Haslem: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Goran Dragic: Day To Day (Back)

Trail Blazers:
Nassir Little: Day To Day (Health Protocols),
Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Wrist),
Anfernee Simons: Day To Day (Health Protocols),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)

Heat and Trail Blazers Records ATS

  • Miami’s record against the spread is 18-26 this season.
  • When favored by at least 4.5 points, the Heat are 5-12 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Miami and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 43.2% of its games this season (19/44).
  • Portland has a 21-22 record against the spread this season.
  • The Trail Blazers only hold a 7-9 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 4.5-point underdog.
  • Portland and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 53.5% (23) of its 43 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • Miami’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup over/under (217.5 points) in 16 out of 44 opportunities (36.4% of matchups).
  • In 81.4% of Portland’s games this season (35 of 43), the total points scored was higher than Thursday’s 217.5-point over/under.
  • This season the average total for Heat games is 213.8 points, 3.7 fewer than the over/under of 217.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 12.5 points separates the average total points bet in Trail Blazers’ games (230 points) and this contest’s over/under (217.5 points).
  • The Heat’s average implied point total this season is 1.2 more points than their implied total in Thursday’s game (112.2 implied points on average compared to 111 implied points in this game).
  • Miami has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (111) 17 times this season.
  • The 117.8-point average implied total on the season for the Trail Blazers is 10.8 more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Portland has scored more than 107 points in 30 games this season.
  • The Heat are the NBA’s 27th-highest scoring team (106.2 PPG), while the Trail Blazers allow their opponents the 27th-fewest points per game (115.5) in the league.
  • The Heat have a negative point differential on the season (-62 total points, -1.4 per game), as do the Trail Blazers (-48 total points, -1.1 per game).

Heat Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler leads the Heat in points and assists. He contributes 21.3 points per game while adding 7.3 assists.
  • Miami is led in rebounds by Bam Adebayo’s 9.5 per game.
  • Duncan Robinson is the top three-point shooter for the Heat, connecting on 3.3 per game.
  • Butler leads the team with 2.0 steals per game. Adebayo collects 1.1 blocks an outing to pace Miami.

Trail Blazers Leaders

  • Damian Lillard’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Trail Blazers scoring and assists leaderboards with 30.1 points per game and 7.7 assists per game.
  • Enes Kanter collects all of the boards and is the Portland leader in rebounds, pulling down 11.6 per game.
  • CJ McCollum is tops from three-point range for the Trail Blazers, knocking down 4.4 threes per game.
  • Robert Covington is a defensive force for Portland, leading the team in both steals (1.6 per game) and blocks (1.2 per game).

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