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Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – NBA – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Oklahoma City Thunder (20-49) will look to break a seven-game losing streak when they visit the Miami Heat (46-24) on Friday, March 18, 2022 at FTX Arena as heavy, 15.5-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 219.5 points.

Heat vs. Thunder Predictions

Heat vs. Thunder Betting Odds

Heat vs Thunder Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Heat -15.5 219.5 points

Heat vs. Thunder Last 10 Games

  • Miami covered the spread six times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • Miami’s last 10 contests saw four hit the over.
  • The past 10 Heat games averaged 0.9 more points (220.4) than this matchup’s point total.
  • Across their past 10 games, the Heat have scored 2.1 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
  • Oklahoma City has a 2-8 record straight-up in its last 10 matchups, while covering the spread five times in those games.
  • Oklahoma City’s last 10 games saw eight hit the over.
  • The Thunder’s last 10 outings have ended with an average of 229.1 points scored. That’s 9.6 more points than this contest’s over/under.
  • Across their past 10 games, the Thunder have scored 10.3 more points per contest compared to their 103.0 PPG season-long scoring average.

Heat vs. Thunder Betting Trends

  • Miami is 41-29-1 against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 15.5-point favorites or more, the Heat have a perfect ATS record of 1-0.
  • Games involving Miami have hit the over 40 times out of 71 chances this season.
  • This season, the Heat have a 46.2% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.7% higher than the 45.5% of shots the Thunder’s opponents have made.
  • Miami has a 32-10 record against the spread and a 36-5 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.5% from the field.
  • Oklahoma City has gone 41-25-3 against the spread this year.
  • In games they have played as 15.5-point underdogs or more, the Thunder have an ATS record of 1-2.
  • This year, Oklahoma City’s games have hit the over 34 times.
  • Oklahoma City is 15-8 against the spread and 12-11 overall when it shoots higher than 44.3% from the field.

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Heat vs. Thunder Over/Under Trends

  • This season, Miami games have hit the over on this matchup’s 219.5-point over/under 28 times.
  • A total of 24 of Oklahoma City’s games ended with a combined score higher than 219.5 points this season.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 212.4 points per game, 7.1 points fewer than the point total of 219.5 for this contest.
  • These two teams give up a combined 215.6 points per game, 3.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Heat have seen a 213.7 average over/under in their games this season, 5.8 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 3.6 points separates this matchup’s over/under (219.5 points) and the average total points bet in Thunder’s games (215.9 points) this season.

Heat Team Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler: 21.1 PTS, 5.6 AST, 1.8 STL, 46.8 FG%, 19.1 3PT% (17-for-89)
  • Tyler Herro: 21.0 PTS, 44.3 FG%, 39.3 3PT% (153-for-389)
  • Bam Adebayo: 19.0 PTS, 10.3 REB, 1.5 STL, 54.1 FG%
  • Kyle Lowry: 12.6 PTS, 7.8 AST, 1.1 STL, 41.6 FG%, 34.7 3PT% (108-for-311)
  • Duncan Robinson: 11.2 PTS, 39.6 FG%, 36.6 3PT% (199-for-543)

Thunder Team Leaders

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 24.3 PTS, 5.9 AST, 1.3 STL, 45.0 FG%, 29.1 3PT% (84-for-289)
  • Josh Giddey: 12.5 PTS, 7.8 REB, 6.4 AST, 41.9 FG%, 26.3 3PT% (56-for-213)
  • Darius Bazley: 10.5 PTS, 1.1 BLK, 41.9 FG%, 30.2 3PT% (74-for-245)
  • Luguentz Dort: 17.2 PTS, 40.4 FG%, 33.2 3PT% (130-for-391)
  • Tre Mann: 9.4 PTS, 38.0 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (78-for-226)

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