Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards: 2/5/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 5, 2021

The Washington Wizards (5-13) visit the Miami Heat (7-14) as 6.5-point underdogs after Bradley Beal racked up 32 points in the Wizards’ 103-100 victory over the Heat. The game airs on SUN at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, February 5, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 228.5 points.

Betting Information

Heat vs Wizards Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Heat-6.5-110-110228.5-110-110
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Head to Head

Miami has won seven of its last 10 head-to-head matchups against Washington. The Wizards have a 5-1 record against the spread when taking on the Heat.

Heat vs Wizards in 2020-21
DateFavoriteHome TeamSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
2/3/2021HeatHeat-9.5227.5-426332Regular Season103-100 WAS
1/9/2021HeatWizards-10.5226.5-590427Regular Season128-124 MIA
3/8/2020HeatWizards-5.5232.5-215175Regular Season100-89 MIA
1/22/2020HeatHeat-10.5229.5-615450Regular Season134-129 MIA
12/30/2019HeatWizards-11224.5-750533Regular Season123-105 WAS
12/6/2019HeatHeat-9.5229-505389Regular Season112-103 MIA
3/23/2019WizardsRegular Season113-108 MIA
1/4/2019HeatRegular Season115-109 MIA
11/10/2018HeatRegular Season116-110 WAS
10/18/2018WizardsRegular Season113-112 MIA
  • 3/8/2020 DNP – Heat: Tyler Herro
  • 1/22/2020 DNP – Wizards: Rui Hachimura
  • 12/30/2019 DNP – Wizards: Bradley Beal, Davis Bertans, Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant
  • 12/6/2019 DNP – Heat: Goran Dragic; Wizards: Thomas Bryant, Jordan McRae
  • Heat Betting Information

    • Miami has struggled against the spread, going 6-15 on the year.
    • The Heat have posted a losing record of 1-5 against the spread when the spread is -6.5 or bigger.
    • Miami has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 10 times in 21 contests (47.6%).
    Bet on the Miami Heat to win the NBA Championship.

    Wizards Betting Information

    • Washington has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 8-10 ATS.
    • When they play as at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Wizards have a record ATS of 0-1.
    • In most of Washington’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (11 out of 18 games, 61.1%).
    Bet on the Washington Wizards to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 28.6% of their games this year (six of 21 chances), the Heat and their opponents have scored more than this matchup’s point total of 228.5 points.
    • Washington and its opponents have added up to score more than 228.5 points in 61.1% of their matchups this season (11 of 18 opportunities).
    • The Heat and the Wizards combine to average 5.7 fewer points per game than the over/under of 228.5 set for this game.
    • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 233 points per game, 4.5 more than the over/under in this game.
    • The average total the Heat have had set in matchups this season is 10.1 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • Wizards games this season have averaged an over/under of 237.4 points, 8.9 more than the point total in this matchup.
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    Heat Leaders

    • Bam Adebayo leads the Heat in points and rebounds. He averages 19.9 points per game while tacking on 9.4 rebounds.
    • Miami’s assists leader is Jimmy Butler, who averages 6.0 per game.
    • Duncan Robinson knocks down 3.4 threes per game to lead the Heat.
    • Miami’s steals leader is Butler, who averages 2.0 per game. Adebayo leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks an outing.

    Wizards Leaders

    • Russell Westbrook averages 9.6 rebounds per game, 9.5 assists per game, and 20.6 points per game, putting him in the top spot on the Wizards in both rebounds and assists.
    • Beal scores 34.8 points per game to pace Washington.
    • Beal is tops from three-point range for the Wizards, hitting 2.7 threes per game.
    • Washington’s Beal has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Thomas Bryant is first in blocks with 0.8 per game.
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