NBA Picks: Sacramento Kings vs. Miami Heat
The Miami Heat (40-14) have scored 100 or more points in their last 11 meetings with the Sacramento Kings (19-38), which can't be ignored when making your NBA picks Tuesday night, as the two teams meet at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Sports bettors will find that the Heat are 15-point home favorites in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 210.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this non-conference matchup from a betting perspective while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
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The Sacramento Kings have dropped their last five games, including a 110-95 setback to the New Orleans Hornets as seven-point road underdogs Sunday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Kings are 5-7 against the spread as road underdogs of 12.5 or more points, while the OVER is 6-4-2 in that situation.
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The Miami Heat own the league's longest current winning streak, as they've won their last 11 games by an average of 12.9 points.
Sports bettors will find that the favorite is 8-1 against the spread in the last nine meetings in this series.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Miami Heat as one of their NBA picks Tuesday night, as they've gone 4-0 against the spread in their last four games versus Western Conference opponents, while the Sacramento Kings are 2-6 against the spread in their last eight road games.
NBA Pick: Miami Heat -15