Nuggets vs Heat: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 27, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 27, 2021

The Miami Heat (6-10) will try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Denver Nuggets (10-7) on Wednesday, January 27 at American Airlines Arena as  underdogs. The contest airs at 7:30 PM ET on SUN.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of January 27, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nuggets vs Heat Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 27

Greg Whittington: Out (Knee),
PJ Dozier: Out (Hamstring)

Maurice Harkless: Out (Thigh),
Tyler Herro: Day To Day (Neck),
Chris Silva: Out (Hip),
Jimmy Butler: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Gabe Vincent: Day To Day (Ankle),
Meyers Leonard: Out (Shoulder),
Avery Bradley: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Nuggets and Heat Records ATS

  • Denver is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-9
  • The Nuggets are 4-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 5-point favorite.
  • Denver and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 76.5% of its games this season (13/17).
  • Miami has a 6-9-1 record against the spread this season.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Heat are at least a 5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-2-1 against the spread.
  • Miami has hit the over in 8 games this season, half of the 16 games they have played.

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Scoring Trends

  • The Nuggets are the NBA’s third-highest scoring team (116.8 PPG), while the Heat allow their opponents the 20th-fewest points per game (112.2) in the league.
  • The Nuggets have totaled 71 more points than their opponents this season (4.2 per game on average), while the Heat have been out-scored by 71 total points (4.4 per game average differential).

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (25.4 points per game), rebounding (11.9 per game) and assisting (9.3 per game).
  • Jokic’s assists prop total for the matchup is set at 7.5 assists, 1.8 assists lower than his season average of 9.3.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is the top three-point shooter for the Nuggets, knocking down three per game.
  • Porter’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 1.5 shots less than his season average of three.
  • Denver’s steals leader is Jokic, who averages 1.9 per game. Porter leads the team averaging one block a game.
  • Jokic’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.

Heat Leaders

  • Bam Adebayo has shown out this season to lead the Heat in points (20.7 per game), rebounds (nine per game), and assists (5.4 per game).
  • Adebayo’s rebounding prop over/under for the game is set at 9.5 rebounds, 0.5 rebounds higher than his season average of nine.
  • Duncan Robinson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Heat, cashing in 3.6 treys per game.
  • Robinson’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 3.6.
  • Miami’s Jimmy Butler has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 2.2 per game and Kelly Olynyk is first in blocks with 0.9 per game.
  • Olynyk’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 0.9.


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