Heat vs. Trail Blazers Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Mar 29

Jan 17, 2024; Portland, Oregon, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons (1), left, and Brooklyn Nets forward Mikal Bridges (1) laugh while visiting each other during warm ups before a game at Moda Center.
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The Heat and Portland Trail Blazers will matchup on Friday, Mar 29. Tip-off for the game is 8:00 ET and will be shown on BSSU. Miami is favored by 13.5 points in this game, and the total is 210. Who do we think will come out on top? Keep reading for our top Heat vs. Trail Blazers predictions.

Heat vs. Trail Blazers Odds

  • Spread: Heat -13.5
  • Total 210

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Mar 29
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Kaseya Center, Miami FL
  • TV: BSSU

Trail Blazers Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Trail Blazers have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last ten games away from home, the Trail Blazers have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 106 points per game in these contests.
  • The last ten games that Portland was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-5-1 while going 1-9 straight up.

Heat Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Heat have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Miami has played well in their previous five home games, going 3-2 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 102 points per game while allowing 101. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Miami has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 8-2 straight up.

Can The Trail Blazers Secure a Road Victory?

Today, the Trail Blazers are looking to snap an eight-game losing streak as they face the Heat. In their last game, Portland lost to the Hawks by a score of 120-106. The Trail Blazers were 12-point underdogs in that game.

As underdogs, Portland has gone 18-49 straight-up this season and 33-33 against the spread. Their ATS record as underdogs on the road is 18-17, and they are 8-27 straight-up on the road.

For the season, the Trail Blazers are 19-54 and are currently 14th in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 11-14 compared to 8-40 against Western Conference opponents.

On average, Portland’s games have seen a combined scoring total of 223.4 points, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 210. This season, the Trail Blazers have a record of 36-36-1 vs. the O/U.

The Trail Blazers’ offense has struggled this season, as they are 28th in the NBA in scoring at 107.6 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 106.3 points per game.

Portland’s offense has been below the NBA scoring average in 74% of their games this season. They have also failed to reach their own scoring average in their last two games.

When it comes to shooting, the Trail Blazers are 29th in field goal percentage at 44%. They are also 30th in true shooting percentage.

Coming into the game, the Trail Blazers’ defense is giving up an average of 115.8 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 57.5% of their games. So far this season, the Trail Blazers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 5th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 23.7 times per game vs. Portland.

Do the Heat Have What it Takes at Home?

Miami is 39-33 this season and is currently 7th in the Eastern Conference. In the Southeast Division, they are in 2nd place.

On average, Miami’s games have scored 218.2 points per game, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 210. For the season, their games have averaged an O/U line of 221.4.

Against the spread, Miami is 33-36 this season and 13-22 ATS at home. As the favorite, they are 17-20 ATS at home and 28-12 straight-up.

In their last game, Miami lost to the Warriors by a score of 113-92. The O/U line for that game was 216.5 points, and Miami was a 5-point underdog.

Miami’s O/U record for the season is 26-46, and 66 of their games have had higher O/U lines than 210. As the favorite, their scoring margin is +3 PPG, compared to -2.9 PPG as the underdog.

At 109.3 points per game, the Heat are 27th in the NBA in scoring. However, they have been better at home, averaging 111.6 points per game compared to 107.1 on the road.

When it comes to pace, Miami is 29th in the league, averaging just 95.6 possessions per game.

From a shooting perspective, the Heat are 25th in field goal percentage at 46%. Inside the arc, they are 28th in two-point shooting at 52%.

The Heat’s defense is presently ranked 4th in the league, allowing an average of 108.9 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Heat defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.3% and 36.3% from three-point territory.

Heat vs. Trail Blazers Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Jimmy Butler and his points prop of 21.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -106 while the under is at -129. Based on our projections, Jimmy Butler is expected to go 7/15 from the field, resulting in 23 points. We recommend taking the over on his prop bet, which offers a payout of -106.

  • The Prop: Jimmy Butler Over 21.5 Points (-106)

Heat vs. Trail Blazers Predictions

For a point-spread wager in this Heat vs. Trail Blazers game, we suggest taking the Trail Blazers at +13.5. Even though our predictions have the Heat winning 110-102, we see the Trail Blazers as the better choice on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 210, and our model predicts the Trail Blazers and Heat to score a combined 212 points. We recommend betting on the over.

The Pick: Trail Blazers +13.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook