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The Miami Heat will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7:30 p.m. ET Wednesday at FTX Arena. Miami is 13-8 overall and 6-2 at home, while Cleveland is 11-10 overall and 6-4 on the road. The Heat have lost three of their last five games. The Cavaliers are aiming for their third straight win. The Heat have won their last three matchups with the Cavaliers. 

Miami is favored by 4.5 points in the latest Heat vs. Cavaliers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 206. Before making any Cavaliers vs. Heat picks, you need to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the red-hot simulation model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered Week 7 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $1,500 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 117-77 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Heat vs. Cavaliers and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see the model’s picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Heat vs. Cavaliers:

  • Heat vs. Cavaliers spread: Heat -4.5
  • Heat vs. Cavaliers over-under: 206 points
  • Heat vs. Cavaliers moneyline: Miami -200, Cleveland +170
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What you need to know about the Heat

The Heat lost to the Denver Nuggets on Monday, 120-111. Kyle Lowry posted a double-double on 17 points and 14 assists. The Heat trailed by a season-high 20 points at halftime. Miami is 0-4 in games when it trails by double digits by halftime. 

Jimmy Butler (back) and Bam Adebayo (thumb) are questionable for Wednesday’s game. Tyler Herro (rest) is probable. Butler and Herro did not play on Monday. Markieff Morris (neck) is out.

What you need to know about the Cavaliers

Meanwhile, Cleveland didn’t have too much trouble with the Dallas Mavericks on the road on Monday, notching a 114-96 win.  Jarrett Allen dropped a double-double on 28 points and 14 rebounds. He has double-doubled in four consecutive games. It was the Cavaliers’ biggest road win of the season so far. 

Lauri Markkanen had 24 points on Monday. He has scored 20-plus points in four of his last five games. Cleveland is allowing 102.6 points per game, which is the best mark in the Eastern Conference. 

How to make Heat vs. Cavaliers picks

The model has simulated Heat vs. Cavaliers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over on the point total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the model’s Cavs vs. Heat pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Heat vs. Cavaliers? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Heat vs. Cavs spread you need to jump on Wednesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.



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