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Miami Heat at Brooklyn Nets Betting Pick – Jan 15, 2024

A pair of Eastern Conference teams will square off on Monday, as the Miami Heat are on the road at the Brooklyn Nets. The Miami Heat are 7th in the East with their 23-16 record on the season. The Heat are coming off a win at home over the Orlando Magic on Friday, and also the win over the Hornets on Sunday.

For the Brooklyn Nets, they are 10th in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn is 16-22 on the season, a game ahead of Atlanta. The Nets have dropped back to back games, including the game in Paris against Cleveland.

In this game the Brooklyn Nets are favorites at home. The Nets are -1.5, and the total is listed at 216.5.

Banged up Heat

Jimmy Butler continues to miss time for the Miami Heat this season. The Heat have played 39 games, and Butler has played in just 24 of them. Tyler Herro has also missed time for Miami, with 19 games on the season. Herro leads the team with 22.4 points per game. The most reliable scorer for the Heat has been Bam Adebayo with 22 points per game and 10.4 rebounds.

The Miami Heat are 6-4 in their last 10 games. The Heat are 11-9 on the road this season, and have won 16 out of 26 against Eastern Conference opponents. Miami on the season is scoringĀ 

112.5 points per game, and allowing 111.6.

The Heat are starting back to back road games. After this game, the Heat are at Toronto to take on the Raptors. Miami then hosts the Hawks on Friday. After that, the Heat then go to Orlando to take on the Magic.

Nets Seeking Answers in 2024

The Brooklyn Nets are 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Nets are 10-9 at home this season, and 13-12 against Eastern Conference opponents. Brooklyn is scoring 114.6 points per game, and allowing 116.4.

Mikal Bridges leads the Nets in scoring with 21.3 points per game. Bridges is helped by Spencer Dinwiddie, with 13.4 per game, along with 6.2 assists. Big man Nic Claxton is making nearly 65% of his shots this season, scoring 12.2 points per game. Brooklyn allowed a season high 45 points to Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell in the loss in Paris.

Brooklyn goes on the road for three straight games after this. The Nets are on the road at Portland on Wednesday, before back to back games at the Lakers and Clippers. The Nets will then host the Knicks on January 23rd and Timberwolves on January 25th.

Heat Win in Brooklyn

We like the Heat to win back to back games here. After the win at home over the Hornets, we expect them to be ready to win in Brooklyn as well. The Heat, despite missing guys for a bunch of the season, are still a very talented team, and seem to always be prepared. The Heat are going to win this game. Take the Heat +1.5 as the underdog here in this game.

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