Denver Nuggets vs. Miami Heat: August 1, 2020 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on August 3, 2020

On Saturday (August 1, 2020), the Denver Nuggets (43-22) face the Miami Heat (41-24) in a game that Denver is currently a slim favorite by 1 points. The over/under is 211 points for the game. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:00 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida. The battle between these two squads is one of five contests on the docket in the NBA for the day.

Betting Information

Nuggets vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nuggets -1 -105 -115 211 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Nuggets vs Heat
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Nuggets (-1) Over (211) Nuggets 112 Heat 108

Head to Head

In one head-to-head matchups this year, Denver has a 1-0 record against Miami. The Nuggets also have a 1-0 record against the spread when playing the Heat.

Nuggets vs Heat in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
11/5/2019 Nuggets -5 211 -208 172 109-89 DEN

Nuggets Betting Information

  • Denver has more often than not combined with its adversaries to hit the over, doing so 30 times in 65 contests (46.2%).
  • Denver has struggled against the spread, going 30-31-3 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 1 points, the Nuggets have struggled to a 21-23-3 record ATS this season.

Heat Betting Information

  • Miami and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 38 of 65 (58.5%).
  • Miami has a winning record against the spread, going 32-29-3 ATS (covering 50% of the time).
  • The Heat have not fared well as a 1-point underdog, going 8-10-1 against the spread when they are at least 1-point underdogs.

Over/Under Analysis

Nuggets vs Heat Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Nuggets 42 64.6% 110.4 222.6 107.4 216.3 217.8
Heat 46 70.8% 112.2 222.6 108.9 216.3 221.1

Nuggets Leaders

  • Nikola Jokic leads the Nuggets in scoring (20.2 points per game), rebounding (10.2 per game) and assisting (6.9 per game).
  • The Nuggets are led by Will Barton from long distance. He makes 1.9 shots from deep per game.
  • Gary Harris leads the team with 1.4 steals per game. Jerami Grant collects 0.8 blocks an outing to pace Denver.

Heat Leaders

  • Jimmy Butler’s strong performances this season give him the top spot on the Heat scoring and assists leaderboards with 20.2 points per game and 6.1 assists per game.
  • When it comes to rebounds, Bam Adebayo is the Miami leader with 10.5 per game.
  • Butler is at the top of Miami’s steals hierarchy with 1.7 steals per game and Adebayo leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
  • Duncan Robinson is tops from three-point range for the Heat, hitting 3.7 threes per game.

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