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Nuggets vs. Heat Betting Line, Odds & Trends - NBA Finals Game 1

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Nuggets vs. Heat Betting Line, Odds & Trends - NBA Finals Game 1

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The Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat are doing battle in the NBA Finals, with Game 1 on tap.

The Nuggets are currently solid 8.5-point favorites against the Heat. The over/under is 218.5 points for the game.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ABC
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Venue: Ball Arena
Nuggets vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Nuggets -8.5 218.5

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Nuggets Trends & Betting Info

  • The Nuggets have covered 34 times in 63 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Denver has been favored by 8.5 points or more 16 times this season, and covered the spread in nine of those contests.
  • Denver has been favored on the moneyline 47 times this season. They've gone 33-14 in those games.
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -370 or shorter, Denver has a record of 9-3 (75% win percentage).
  • Nuggets games have gone over the point total 23 out of 63 times this season.

Heat Trends & Betting Info

  • The Heat have covered 25 times in 74 games with a spread this year.
  • The Heat have covered the spread once this season (1-1 ATS) when playing as at least 8.5-point underdogs.
  • Miami has been underdogs in 23 games this season and won 10 (43.5%) of those contests.
  • This season, Miami has won one of its two games when it is the underdog by at least +305 on the moneyline.
  • The Heat and their opponents have combined to hit the over 23 out of 74 times this year.

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Nuggets vs. Heat Comparison

Nuggets Rank Nuggets Stat Heat Stat Heat Rank
1st 50.4 Field Goal % 46 26th
20th 47.8 Field Goal % Allowed 48.2 21st
2nd 2368 Assists 1955 25th
20th 1134 Turnovers 1047 9th
11th 619 Steals 655 6th
20th 369 Blocks 243 30th

Nuggets Key Players

  • Nikola Jokic puts up 24.5 points and 11.8 rebounds and 9.8 assists per game.
  • The Nuggets get three three-pointers per game out of Michael Porter Jr..
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope averages 1.5 steals per game, while Aaron Gordon swats 0.8 shots per contest.

Heat Key Players

  • Bam Adebayo's averages this season are 20.4 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.
  • Jimmy Butler adds 22.9 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game to the team's offensive production.
  • Max Strus is reliable from distance with 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Adebayo swats 0.8 shots per game on average this season. Butler chips in on the defensive side with 1.8 steals per game.

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