The Miami Heat easily defeated the Milwaukee Bucks in their first game of the season. Can they continue their strong play in this NBA betting matchup tonight? Meanwhile, the Indiana Pacers started the season with two losses, including an overtime loss last night. Will they suffer from tired legs against Miami?
This NBA betting preview for the Heat vs Pacers matchup will provide game info, betting trends, odds and a prediction for tonight’s game.
Heat vs Pacers NBA Betting Preview and Prediction
Miami Heat (1-0, 0-0 Away) vs. Indiana Pacers (0-2, 0-0 Home)
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Time: 7 p.m. EST
Venue: Gainbridge Fieldhouse – Indianapolis, IN
Coverage: NBA TV
NBA Betting Odds
Moneyline: MIA: (-200) | IND: (+165)
Spread: MIA: -4.5 (-110) | IND: +4.5 (-110)
Total: 223 – Over: (-110) I Under: (-110)
Heat vs Pacers NBA Betting Trends
– The total has hit the Over in 14 of Miami’s last 18 games.
– Miami is 5-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last seven games against Indiana.
– The total has hit the Over in each of Indiana’s last seven games.
– Indiana is 6-0 ATS in its last six home games.
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Heat vs Pacers Prediction
This NBA prediction uses NumberFire’s probability model. They give Miami a 50.0% chance to win this NBA regular season matchup.