The 16-52 Charlotte Bobcats will travel on a back to back when they face the 54-14 Miami Heat in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday night. Tip off time from Miami is scheduled for 6PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The odds from this NBA pro basketball game has the home team Miami Heat favored by -16 ½ points with an over under line of 199 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the odds were released a few hours ago.
This will be the third meeting of the season between the Bobcats and Heat with Miami winning both games. Each team covered the spread in their home game. The two games went under the total.
Charlotte has a road record of 6-28 on the year. The Bobcats two game win streak was snapped on Saturday in a 92-91 home defeat to the Detroit Pistons as a -1 point betting favorite. The total landed under 183 points. The Bobcats can’t hold a seven point lead after three quarters as they get outscored 23-15 in the fourth quarter by the Pistons. Charlotte shot 42.7% from the floor and made 4 of 17 three pointers. They give up 45.6% shooting to the Pistons with 10 of 26 from three point range. Kemba Walker led Charlotte with 25 points and three assists on 10 of 20 from the field. Charlotte performs poorly on both ends of the court ranking at or near the bottom in all three key statistical categories on offense and defense. They are the worst shooting team in basketball making 42% from the field.
The Heat is 31-3 straight up on their home court. Their win streak reaches 25 after a 103-89 home victory on Friday to the Detroit Pistons as a -15 ½ point betting favorite. The total landed under 198 points. After falling behind by five points at the half the Heat outscored the Pistons 52-35 in the second half. They shot 55.9% from the field as well as 8 of 15 from beyond the arc. Miami survived 20 turnovers and allowing 41% shooting to the Pistons as well as forcing 22 Detroit turnovers. LeBron James led Miami with 29 points and 8 assists with 12 of 15 from the field. At home the Heat put up some impressive numbers. Miami averages 107.2 points as well as 51% shooting with 40.1% from three point range in their 34 home games this season.