The 12-3 Miami Heat will travel to face the 1-13 Washington Wizards in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Washington is scheduled for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The current odds has the road team Miami Heat favored by -10 ½ points with an over under line of 195 ½ points. When the odds were release about a few hours ago the Heat were favored by -11 points and the total was 196 points. We have seen a ½ point move on the Wizards and a ½ point to the under.
During the locker year a season ago the teams met three times with Washington winning and covering the spread in two of the games.
The Heat has won six straight games. They come off the 102-89 home win against the Brooklyn Nets as a -8 point betting favorite on Saturday night. On the road this season the Heat is 4-3 straight up. Miami shoots the ball very well averaging 104 points and hits on 49 1/2% from the floor. LeBron James leads the Heat with 24 points and 53% shooting from the field. Newcomer Ray Allen in his first season with Miami averages 13 points on 51% from the floor and 52% from the three point line. The Heat is just 3-6 ATS in their past seven games.
Washington is a miserable team. They finally got their first win of the season back on Wednesday night. On Friday night they drop a 108-87 road decision at the New York Knicks as a +12 point underdog. Washington is missing John Wall who has not played this season due to a left knee injury. His return to the lineup is unknown. With Walls injury the Wizards scores just 89 points and hits on 40.3% from the floor.