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NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals: Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers (Game 6) Odds and Picks

The Miami Heat (57-30) are out to make a strong headstart at home as they host the Philadelphia 76ers (55-33) at the FTX Arena in South Florida on Monday. In today's game, the Heat came out as 7.5-point favorites against the 76ers. See more predictions in the Philadelphia 76ers vs Miami Heat odds and picks in FBR's NBA Predictions series.

Published on 12 May 2022

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Expect a big fightback from the 76ers (57-36) as they try to save their season when they host the Miami Heat (60-32) in Game 6 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Thursday. In today’s game, the 76ers are tagged as 2.5-point favorites against the Heat. See more predictions in the Miami Heat vs Philadelphia 76ers odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.

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  • Underdogs: Heat +2.5 (-110)
  • 76ers vs Heat Over/Under: 207 points

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The Heat (52-39-1 ATS) are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games and 12-5 ATS, but they are just 1-4 ATS in their last five matches on the road. The total has gone UNDER in nine of Miami’s last 12 outings against an opponent in the Eastern Conference, even as the Heat were 3-6 SU in their last nine contests played in May.

The 76ers (44-48-1 ATS) went 2-5 ATS in their last six matches played in May but are 7-1 SU in their last eight at home, even as the total has gone UNDER in seven of Philadelphia’s last 10 outings against Miami. Philadelphia dropped Game 5, 85-120, making Game 6 a must-win for them to extend the series back to Miami for a Game 7.   

Miami managed to bounce back from back-to-back losses on the road to claim Game 5 and take a 3-2 lead in their series. Jimmy Butler, who averages 21.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game, is expected to lead the Heat charge along with top reserve Tyler Herro (20.7 ppg), and Bam Adebayo (19.1 ppg, 10.1 rpg) while Kyle Lowry (13.4 ppg, 7.5 apg) is nursing an  injury as Miami needs to work harder to close out the series.

Final Predictions and Picks:

  • Spread — 109 Philadelphia 76ers – 101 Miami Heat
  • Over/Under — OVER 207 points

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