The 11-35 Charlotte Bobcats will be the road team when they square off with the 30-14 Miami Heat in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip off time from Miami is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds from this game have the home team Miami Heat favored by -13 points with an over under line of 199 points. There has been no line movement since the NBA odds came out a few hours ago.
The teams met this season on the day after Christmas with Miami posting the 105-92 road win as a -9 point betting favorite. The total came under 201 points.
Charlotte has a road mark this season of 5-17. They lose their third straight and six in seven games after a 109-95 road defeat to the Houston Rockets on Saturday night as a +12 point underdog. The over under came in at under 208 ½ points. The Bobcats were down 2 after three quarters but get outscored 30-18 in the final period in defeat. The team shoots 41.8% from the field but allows Houston 51.2% from the field. Kemba Walker led the Bobcats with 24 points and 3 assists in defeat. The team has been held under 100 points in six of seven games. Charlotte is near the bottom of the league in all three key defensive areas which are points allowed, field goal and three point shooting defense. They allow 103 points a game along with 46.3% from the floor and 39.2% from three.
The Heat is 18-3 on their home court. The Heat conclude their four game road trip at 2-2 following a 100-85 road victory on Sunday afternoon to the Toronto Raptors as a -4 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at under 195 points. It was a great second half by Miami as they outscore Toronto 56-35 in the win. Miami connects on 53.3% from the floor and hold the Raptors to just 37.3% shooting. Lebron James scores 30 points and pulls down 8 boards on 10 of 16 shooting. The Heat is the top shooting team in the league by making 49% of their shots. On their home court Miami pushes across nearly 107 points a game.