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Nuggets vs. Heat Betting Preview - NBA Finals Game 3

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Nuggets vs. Heat Betting Preview - NBA Finals Game 3

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In Game 3 of the NBA Finals, the Denver Nuggets will be seeking a win against Miami Heat.

Wednesday's matchup between the Nuggets and the Heat features the Nuggets as moderate 2.5-point favorites. The matchup's point total is 214.5.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: ABC
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Venue: FTX Arena
Nuggets vs Heat Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Nuggets -2.5 214.5

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Nuggets Trends & Betting Info

  • The Nuggets have won 34 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 28 times.
  • Denver has been favored by 2.5 points or more 42 times this season, and covered the spread in 23 of those matchups.
  • Denver has a 33-14 record in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 70.2% of those games).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -140 or shorter, Denver has a record of 29-12 (70.7% win percentage).
  • A total of 23 out of the Nuggets' 63 games this season have hit the over.

Heat Trends & Betting Info

  • The Heat have put together a 25-46-0 record against the spread this year.
  • When playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs this season, the Heat have an ATS record of 9-8.
  • Miami has entered the game as underdogs 23 times this season and won 10, or 43.5%, of those games.
  • This season, Miami has won seven of its 14 games, or 50%, when it is the underdog by at least +120 on the moneyline.
  • Heat games have gone over the point total 23 out of 74 times this season.

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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 averages 24.5 points and 11.8 rebounds per game, with 9.8 assists.
  • Michael Porter Jr. makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Nuggets, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of three per contest.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope picks pockets to the tune of 1.5 takeaways per game, while Aaron Gordon records 0.8 rejections per contest.

Heat Key Players

  • Bam Adebayo's averages this season include 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 cause.
  • Max Strus is dependable from deep with 2.5 made threes per game.
  • Adebayo collects 0.8 blocks per game, and Butler averages 1.8 steals per game.

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