The Spectrum Center plays host to tonight’s Eastern Conference clash as the Charlotte Hornets take on the Miami Heat on Saturday (February 25). The betting odds and predictions for this NBA Regular Season game is given down below:
The Heat are in a very precarious position. After an incredible 2021-22 Regular Season performance where they finished as the top seed in the East, this season they are loitering around the seventh seed. Boasting of some power-packed quality, the disparity between their offense and defense in abysmal. They currently score the fewest points per game of any team in the NBA, while allowing the second-fewest. They come into this game on the back of three consecutive defeats.
The Hornets on the contrary have won three on the bounce. But their campaign overall has left the fans with much to desire. Having won just 18 games all season, their performances have been quite poor.
Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Match Details
Fixture: Miami Heat @ Charlotte Hornets
Date & Time: Saturday, February 25, 7:00 p.m. EST
Venue: Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Injury Report
|Miami Heat||Kyle Lowry||Knee||Out|
Kyle Lowry of the Miami Heat is set to miss out with a knee problem
Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Hornets Betting Odds & Spreads
|Heat||-5.5 (-110)||Over 227.5 (-110)||-210|
|Hornets||+5.5 (-110)||Under 227.5 (-110)||+176|
Heat vs. Hornets Starting 5s
Heat: PG Gabe Vincent SG Tyler Herro SF Caleb Martin PF Jimmy Butler C Bam Adebayo
Hornets: PG LaMelo Ball SG Terry Rozier SF Gordon Hayward PF Kelly Oubre C Mark Williams
Heat vs. Hornets Betting Prediction
The Heat are clearly the better team and are expected to win, but the 5.5 point disparity is something that the Hornets should be able to cover. On form, they are the better side, winning all of their last three, while the Heat have lost all three. The offensive under-performance of the Heat this season is quite concerning, giving the Hornets a fair shot at this one.