Warriors Listed as Slight Road Favorite Against Miami

  • The Golden State Warriors have -115 odds to beat the Miami Heat.
  • The Warriors are taking 79% of bets to cover the spread.
  • The Miami Heat have +2500 odds to win the NBA Championship.

MIAMI – The Golden State Warriors are traveling down south to take on the Miami Heat where they are listed as a 1-point favorite on the road in this one. Both teams sit with under .500 records going into the game and could use this as a “get right” game to boost their confidence going forward.

Golden State Warriors Vs. Miami Heat

  • Moneyline: Warriors (-115) vs. Heat (-105)
  • Spread: Warriors -1
  • Total: 227 Points

Off the bat, online gambling sites have been all over the Warriors coming out on top in this one with 79% of bets on them to cover the spread. At 79% of the total bets to cover, they are the most bet on team to cover in the four-game slate on Tuesday night.

Trends are also pointing in the direction of the Warriors here as Miami has gone 2-3 ATS in their last five home games where they are listed as an underdog between 1 and 2 points. Golden State though is 3-2 ATS in their last five road games as a 1-to-2-point favorite.

Looking further into the matchup trends between the two, they also favor Golden State. In six meetings that Miami has been tagged as a home underdog against the Warriors, they’ve gone 3-3 ATS and 2-4 S/U. Also, since 2017 in games against Golden State where the Heat have been underdogs in general, they’ve gone 5-4 ATS, however, 2-7 on the moneyline.

Early NBA Finals Odds

Just a season ago, the Golden State Warriors were raising the championship trophy and the Miami Heat were one win away from making it to the NBA Finals, fast track to now, both teams are struggling with below .500 records.

This hasn’t affected the Warriors as much as it has to Miami as their NBA Finals odds are still favored at +600. The only negative shift that the Warriors have seen has been going from +550 preseason odds to the +600 they’re at now.

Miami, on the other hand, has seen their finals odds shift drastically. They went into the season with +2000 odds to win the title and after their 2-5 start, they have moved back to +3000.

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