Sans Dwyane Wade, LeBron James stepped up to lead the Miami Heat to a 103-97 win over the Phoenix Suns in their last game. The Heat star had 37 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists as Miami not only won the game but covered the 4.5 spread as favourites late. Chris Bosh added 21 points and 8 rebounds in the Heat’s fourth win in five games.
The Warriors are below 0.500 or 7-8 in their last 15 games although they are coming off huge 123-80 beating of the lowly Philadelphia 76ers. Golden State build the large lead early and easily beat the 15-point spread. Marresse Speights brought it against his former team by scoring a career-high 32 points on 12-of-15 field goal shooting off the bench.
In the first meeting between these two squads, Warriors star Stephen Curry had 36 points hitting 8 three-pointers to lead Golden State to a surprising 123-114 victory at Miami. David Lee added 32 points and 14 boards for the Warriors who won as 5.5 underdogs.
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Betting Lines: Miami Heat (-1) vs. Golden State Warriors (O/U: 205.5)
Game time: 1:30 p.m. AEDT
Miami Heat Trends
- The Heat are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games on the road
- The Heat are 6-21 ATS in their last 27 games after an ATS win
- The Heat are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. Golden State
Golden State Trends
- The Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games vs. East teams
- The Warriors are 6-18 ATS in their last 24 games after an ATS win
- The Warriors are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games after a win
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