Nets Vs Heat: NBA Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – April 18, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 18, 2021

The Miami Heat (28-28) will try to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Brooklyn Nets (37-18) on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at American Airlines Arena as underdogs. The contest airs at 3:30 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of April 18, 2021, 11:55 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Heat Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 18

Nets: Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand), James Harden: Out (Hamstring), Tyler Johnson: Out (Knee), Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL)

Heat: Jimmy Butler: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee), Andre Iguodala: Day To Day (Hip), Gabe Vincent: Day To Day (Knee)

Nets and Heat Records ATS

  • Brooklyn is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 27-28
  • When favored by at least 3 points, the Nets are 13-22 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in 34 of 55 games this season (61.8%).
  • Miami has a 23-32-1 record against the spread this season.
  • As at least a 3-point underdog, the Heat often come up short with only a 10-15-1 record against the spread.
  • Miami and its opponents have typically been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 48.2% (27) of their 56 games played.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/25/2021 Nets Nets -7.5 237 -339 268 Regular Season 98-85 BKN
1/23/2021 Nets Nets -7.5 232 -313 248 Regular Season 128-124 BKN

Scoring Trends

  • In Brooklyn’s matchups this season, the Nets and their opponents have gone over Sunday’s point total of 223 points 40 times (72.7% of opportunities).
  • 18 Miami games this year (32.1% of its matchups) ended with a final total greater than Sunday’s total of 223 points.
  • The Nets have seen a 233.4 average over/under in their games this season, 10.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Heat’s games have an over/under of 214 points this season, nine points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
  • The Nets have an average implied point total of 118.8 this season, which is 5.8 points higher than their implied total in Sunday’s game (113).
  • Brooklyn has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (113) 38 times.
  • The Heat’s average implied point total on the season (111.6 points) is 1.6 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (110 points).
  • Miami has scored more than this game’s implied total of 110 points 24 times this season.
  • The Nets are the NBA’s second-highest scoring team (118.9 PPG), while the Heat allow their opponents the third-fewest points per game (107.7) in the league.
  • The Nets have put up a total of 236 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 4.3 per game), while the Heat have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 76 total points, -1.4 per game).

Nets Leaders

  • James Harden leads the Nets in both rebounds (8.0 per game) and assists (10.9 per game).
  • Kevin Durant’s assists prop total for the game is set at 9.5 assists, 1.4 assists less than his season average of 10.9.
  • Brooklyn’s scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who puts up 28.0 points per game.
  • Durant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 28.5, 0.5 points higher than his season average of 28.0.
  • Joe Harris is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, connecting on 3.1 per game.
  • Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 1.6 shots less than his season average of 3.1.
  • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Kyrie Irving, who collects 1.3 per game. Durant leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks a contest.
  • Durant’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks higher than his season average of 1.4.

Heat Leaders

  • The Heat go-to guy, Jimmy Butler, leads the team in both scoring (21.4 points per game) and assists (7.2 assists per game).
  • Butler’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 25.5, 10.4 lower than his season average of 35.9.
  • Bam Adebayo collects all of the boards and is the Miami leader in rebounds, pulling down 9.2 per game.
  • Adebayo’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 36.5, 3.1 higher than his season average of 33.4.
  • Duncan Robinson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Heat, cashing in 3.5 treys per game.
  • Robinson’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 1.0 shot lower than his season average of 3.5.
  • Miami’s Butler has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 2.1 per game and Adebayo is first in blocks with 1.1 per game.
  • Butler’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.6 steals lower than his season average of 2.1.

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