Denver Nuggets at Miami Heat Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 3/13/2014
Friday, March 14th, 2014 4:30 PM on ALT, SUN
American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
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The Miami Heat last played the Denver Nuggets on December 30th in a game which ended in a Heat win by a score of 97-94. LeBron James was the leading scorer in this contest and managed twenty six points and ten assists. Ty Lawson was the Nuggets leading scorer and matched James’ twenty six point effort. Lawson also had seven assists during the game.
This game was competitive down to the end and the Nuggets went into halftime with a nine point lead. But the Heat started the third quarter with a 13-0 run that gave them a lead they never relinquished. The Nuggets never fully recovered after the Heats scoring run, but they managed to make the game close. No team would lead by more than five points for the rest of the game. With thirty seconds left on the clock the Heat sealed the victory with a three pointer which put the game out of reach.
With the win over the Denver Nuggets the Miami Heat had eight wins in their last nine games. The Nuggets loss to the Heat was their first after a three game winning streak. Currently the Heat are ranked second in the the Eastern Conference and are one and a half games behind the Pacers. The Nuggets are twenty games behind San Antonio in the West.
Denver is 15-16-1 ATS on the road this season
Denver is 17-15 against the over/under on the road this season
Miami is 12-17-1 ATS at home this season
Miami is 17-13 against the over/under at home this season
Injuries to Watch
11/10/13 C JaVale McGee Tibia out indefinitely
01/31/14 G Nate Robinson Knee out for season
01/22/14 F Danilo Gallinari Knee out for season
No Key Injuries to Report
Guy's Pick: Take Miami
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