Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Preview & Picks 12/14/2022

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder: Preview & Picks 12/14/2022

December 14, 2022



Game Preview


The Miami Heat are hitting the road as they’ll travel to Oklahoma City to face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Paycom Center. This is going to be the very first time these two teams will get to play against each other this season, and we definitely can expect a thrilling battle for this matchup.


The Miami Heat are heading into this encounter after beating the Indiana Pacers 87-82. They looked incredibly good on the defensive side of the floor, as they managed to hold the Pacers to just 35.4% shooting from the field. If they want to pick up a win on the road against the Heat, they will have to replicate that kind of performance in this one.


The Miami Heat are sitting at 10th place in the Eastern Conference Standings, as they are trailing the Boston Celtics by eight. They are 6-4 through their last 10, as they will be looking to start heating up in this one. On the offense, they are scoring 107.9 PPG while shooting 45% from the field. This is the lowest points scored per match, though they have the 26th-highest shooting percentage in the NBA.


Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder are coming into this game after being taken down by the Dallas Mavericks in a somewhat close encounter 121-114. They couldn’t keep up during the match as they were not efficient defensively speaking, they will have to contest way more shots if they are aiming to keep this encounter competitive at home.


The Thunder have had a rollercoaster start to this season so far, as they are currently holding 13th place in the Western Conference. The Thunder are also 7 games behind the first-place New Orleans Pelicans. If we take a look at their offense, Oklahoma City is picking up 115.8 points per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. This is the 7th most points scored per game in the league, but only the 22nd-highest shooting pct.


Let’s check the latest NBA picks, news, stats and NBA expert picks for Heat vs Thunder. We’ve plenty of NBA predictions for you to consider.


Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder Game Information


  • Date: 12/14/2022
  • Time: 08:10 PM ET
  • Location: Paycom Center.
  • How to Watch Heat vs Thunder: NBCSBA
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


Heat vs Thunder Betting Lines


Thunder are +120 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $120. On the other side, Heat are -140 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $71.43.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Thunder at a 45.45% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Heat have 58.33% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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