Suns vs Heat: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 23, 2021

The Miami Heat (22-21) are  underdogs as they attempt to turn around a three-game losing streak when they host the Phoenix Suns (28-13) on Tuesday, March 23 at American Airlines Arena. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on SUN. The matchup’s over/under is .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of March 23, 2021, 9:55 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of March 23

Suns:
Abdel Nader: Day To Day (Knee)

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

Suns and Heat Records ATS

  • Phoenix has a 28-13 record ATS this year.
  • The Suns have a winning record against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more, going 20-10 this season.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 20 of 41 games this season (48.8%).
  • Miami has an 18-24-1 record ATS this season.
  • For the 29th time this season, the Heat are at least a 1.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 11-16-1 against the spread.
  • 24 of Miami’s 43 games (55.8%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Phoenix’s games this year have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup point total (215.5 points) in 61% of opportunities (25 out of 41 matchups).
  • In 39.5% of Miami’s games this season (17 of 43), the total points scored was more than Tuesday’s 215.5-point over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Suns games is 221.6 points, 6.1 more than the over/under of 215.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 1.6 points separates this game’s over/under (215.5 points) and the average total points bet in Heat’s games (213.9 points) this season.
  • The Suns have an average implied point total of 113.7 this season, which is 4.7 points higher than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (109).
  • So far this season, Phoenix has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (109) 29 times.
  • The 112.2-point average implied total on the season for the Heat is 5.2 more points than the team’s 107-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Miami has put up more than 107 points in 23 games on the season.
  • The Suns are at the 11th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114.1 PPG), while the Heat allow the fourth-fewest points per game (107.6) in the league.
  • The Suns have out-scored their opponents by a total of 270 points this season (6.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Heat have out-scored them by 52 more points on the year (1.3 per game).

Suns Leaders

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 25.2 points per game.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton’s 10.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul’s 8.8 assists per game .
  • Jae Crowder knocks down 2.4 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • Phoenix’s blocks leader is Ayton, who records 1.1 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a game.

Heat Leaders

  • The Heat go-to guy, Jimmy Butler, leads the team in both scoring (21.6 points per game) and assists (7.5 assists per game).
  • When it comes to rebounds, Bam Adebayo is the Miami leader with 9.5 per game.
  • Duncan Robinson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Heat, cashing in 3.3 treys per game.
  • Nobody on Miami grabs more steals than Butler (2.0 per game) or blocks more shots than Adebayo (1.1 per game).

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