At 7:30 ET, the Miami Heat (-165) will host the Phoenix Suns (+136) in a non-conference matchup. The Heat are favored by 3.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 229.5.

Miami (24-22) is currently on a six-game losing streak and is seventh in the Eastern Conference. Phoenix (26-20) has dropped two straight and is sixth in the Western Conference.

PHOENIX SUNS VS MIAMI HEAT BETTING PICK

The Pick: Phoenix Suns +3.5

This game will be played at Kaseya Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, January 29th.

WHY BET THE PHOENIX SUNS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 123-113 in favor of the Suns.
  • Our projections have Devin Booker finishing with Devin Booker points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.0% and knocking down 14 threes.

Do the Suns Have What it Takes on the Road?

Phoenix is looking to snap a two-game losing streak straight up and against the spread. Their most recent loss came against the Magic, where they were favored by 1.5 points but lost by a score of 113-98. The O/U line for that game was 227 points.

As the underdog this season, the Suns have a record of 4-8 and are 5-7 vs. the spread. Today, they are getting 3.5 points vs. the Heat, and their ATS record on the road is 9-12.

On average, the Suns' games have finished with 230.8 points this season, and their O/U record is 23-23. In non-conference games, their average O/U line is 231 points.

Phoenix is currently 6th in the Western Conference with a record of 26-20. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 17-14 compared to 9-6 in non-conference games.

In the Pacific Division, the Suns are in 3rd place. On the road, they have a record of 12-9 compared to 14-11 at home.

The Suns' offense has been one of the most efficient in the league this season, ranking 6th in field goal percentage and 5th in true shooting percentage. However, they are just 13th in scoring at 116.4 points per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Phoenix is 11th in three-point percentage but just 22nd in three-point makes per game. Overall, they are 13th in scoring at home and 14th on the road.

So far, the Suns have outscored the NBA scoring average in 52.2% of their games, and they are 3rd in free throws made per game. In terms of pace, Phoenix is 23rd in the league.

This season, the Suns' defense is the 15th ranked defense in the NBA at 15th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 63.0% of their games. Phoenix's defense is currently forcing 14 turnovers per game, which is 25th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 7th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.9 rejections per game.

Is a Home Win Possible for Miami?

Miami is looking to end their six-game losing streak today against the Suns. Despite being favored in each of their last four games, the Heat have failed to cover the spread in each of those games. Today, they are favored by 3.5 points.

The Heat's O/U record for the season is 20-26, and their games have averaged a combined 222 points, which is lower than today's line of 229.5. Miami has seen the over hit in their last two games.

In their last game, the Heat lost to the Knicks by a score of 125-109. The O/U line for that game was 220.5, and Miami was a 4.5-point underdog. This loss dropped the Heat to 24-22 on the season.

Against Eastern Conference teams, the Heat are 18-15 compared to 6-7 against the West. This puts them in 7th place in the East. In the Southeast Division, they are in 1st place.

On the season, Miami has an ATS record of 19-25, including a mark of 8-14 at home and 11-11 on the road. In their most recent game, they did not cover the spread.

At home this season, the Heat are averaging 114.0 points per game (21st) compared to 107.2 on the road (29th). Overall, Miami is 27th in scoring at 110.5 points per game. They have outscored the NBA scoring average in just 34.8% of their games and have scored below the league average in nine straight contests.

From beyond the arc, the Heat are 7th in three-point shooting at 37%. However, they are just 24th in field goal percentage at 46%. In terms of pace, Miami is 29th in the league with 96.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to assists, the Heat are 21st in the NBA with an average of 25.6 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, they are 25th in the league with 9.6 per contest.

So far, the Heat's defense is ranked 7th in the league at 111.6 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 55.5% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they're also connecting on 37.4% of their three-point attempts.