Heat vs. Nets 2021 NBA Odds and Preview – October 27th, 2021
The Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets clash at the Barclays Center this Wednesday. After a victory against the Magic, head coach Erik Spoelstra and company hit the road once again this Wednesday. Meanwhile, the Nets return to winning ways following a 104-90 home win against the Wizards.
NitroBetting brings you a complete preview of the upcoming Heat vs. Nets contest. Find all the information you need down below. We start with event details, essential team and player statistics, and the latest NBA betting odds. This is followed closely by betting trends and expert predictions that help you find the best picks.
Heat vs. Nets Game Information
? W in BK ?@CanonUSA— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) October 26, 2021
- When: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 7:30 PM ET
- Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
- TV: NBA TV
- Radio: 790 THE TICKET (Heat) / Sports Radio 66 (Nets)
- Live Stream: NBA League Pass
- NBA Betting Odds: Miami Heat (+4.5) / Brooklyn Nets (-4.5)
Why Bet on the Miami Heat?
The Heat look for their first road victory. They secured an opening game win against the Bucks, followed by a road loss to the Pacers, and bounced back with a victory against the Magic.
Offensively, the side does hold their own with 111.7 points per game (12th). They are efficient in the paint with 48.7 points per game in the shaded area(9th) but struggles beyond the arc at 10.0 three-pointers made per game (25th). Despite being a more defense-oriented team, the squad scored 107 points or more in three games.
Nevertheless, the team makes up for the lack of offense at the other end of the court. At the time of this writing, they rank second in the league in opponent points per game. They currently allow an average of 95.7 points per game. In addition, the Heat collects 59.3 rebounds per game and is the fifth-best record in the league right now.
The side looks good with Kyle Lowry holding the starting guard position. Scoring duties fall into the hands of Jimmy Butler as he holds a team-high scoring average of 25.33 points per season. Only Victor Oladipo is out of the list as he currently goes through rehab for his knee injury.
Why Bet on the Brooklyn Nets?
The Nets had a shaky start to the season, but are now eager to build on their recent success against the Wizards. It returned more home court confidence as they lock horns with an inspired Heat squad. We anticipated the Nets to lead the league in the offense early into the calendar. However, the team averages 104.2 points per game, 23rd overall. The Nets sink 12.0 three-pointers made per game (19th). If they combine this with an aggressive first-quarter strategy, we expect an early lead before the first half ends. Defensively, we see more effort from the Nets. The team averages 109.2 opponent points per game (15th). They have numbers on the defensive end of the boards and average 39.2 defensive rebounds per game (6th). In addition, they have relatively better rim protection than the Heat and document 7.0 blocks per game (5th). Kyrie Irving will not suit up for the team given that this is a home game for the Nets. But, we can expect the usual starters on the court this Wednesday, including James Harden and Kevin Durant.
Heat vs. Nets Betting Trends
- The Heat are 5-5 in the last ten regular-season road games against the Nets (5-5 ATS).
- The Heat scored 109 points or more in three of the last five regular-season games at the Barclays Center.
- The totals went over in three of the Heat’s last six regular-season road games against the Nets.
- The Nets are 7-3 in the last ten regular-season games at home (7-3 ATS).
- The Nets trailed by no less than nine points in three of the last four home defeats against the Heat in the regular season.
- The totals went under in three of the Nets’ last five regular-season games at home.
Heat vs. Nets Expert Betting Prediction
The Miami Heat are a dangerous team with Lowry running point, and having Herro in the mix adds to the offensive threat. Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets have been shaky since the start of the calendar, and we expect the offense to gain more traction in the coming weeks and adjust to the absence of Kyrie. The visitors pack a punch defensively, but the Nets are a scary team once the offense gets going. While covering the spread shouldn’t be much of a problem for the Heat, the Nets still hold onto the upper hand in this matchup.
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