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Heat vs. Thunder Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 8:10 PM ET (Fri, Mar 8, 2024)

The Miami Heat go up against the Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA Basketball action on Friday, March 8, 2024. Tip-off is set for 8:10 PM ET.

Are you looking to bet on this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the correct side of the betting action for this match-up.

Heat vs. Thunder Game Details and Betting Odds

Away Team: Miami Heat (Underdog)
Home Team: Oklahoma City Thunder (Favorite)
Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
Time: 8:10 PM ET
League: National Basketball Association (NBA)

Miami Heat Moneyline: +303
Oklahoma City Thunder Moneyline: -360

Miami Heat Spread: +8.5 (+102)
Oklahoma City Thunder Spread: -8.5 (-114)

Game Total Points: 224 (Over -107 / Under -107)

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A Closer Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder, but let's take a closer look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

First let's take a look at the away team and +303 betting underdogs, the Miami Heat.

In their last 10 games, the Heat have a Straight Up record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Heat have an Against-the-Spread record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 3 losses in a row. The Game Total Points results for Heat games have a record of 3 overs, 7 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 under in a row.

Now let's take a look at the home team and -360 betting favorites, the Oklahoma City Thunder.

In their last 10 games, the Thunder have a Straight Up record of 8 wins, 2 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 win in a row. Also in their last 10 games, the Thunder have an Against-the-Spread record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 2 losses in a row. The Game Total Points results for Thunder games have a record of 6 overs, 3 unders, 1 push in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

If you you would like more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Heat vs. Thunder Trend Finder directly.

Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

According to our simulation of the Heat vs. Thunder NBA game, we have the Oklahoma City Thunder beating the Miami Heat with a simulated final score of: Miami Heat [110] - Oklahoma City Thunder [120]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Heat vs. Thunder Simulation directly. Also after the Heat vs. Thunder game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.

What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

Now let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Heat vs. Thunder NBA match-up? According to the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Thunder -360

Free Spread Pick: Thunder -8.5 (-114)

Free Total Pick: Over 224 (-107)

We hope our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Basketball match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Gilgeous-Alexander has big 2nd half to help Thunder rally past Heat, 107-100

Fri, Mar 8, 2024
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Gilgeous-Alexander has big 2nd half to help Thunder rally past Heat, 107-100

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 23 of his 37 points in the second half and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 14-point deficit to beat the Miami Heat 107-100 on Friday night.

Gilgeous-Alexander made 13 of 25 field goals and 9 of 11 free throws. The NBA's No. 2 scorer was greeted with "M-V-P! M-V-P!" chants when he went to the line in the fourth quarter as he helped Oklahoma City take control.

Jalen Williams scored 15 points and Josh Giddey added 11 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Thunder.

Miami rookie Jaime Jaquez Jr. scored 25 points. Jimmy Butler added 20 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.

Miami led 57-47 at halftime behind 50% shooting. Jaquez scored 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting before the break.

The Heat extended the lead to 65-51 the third quarter, but Oklahoma City erased its deficit four minutes later. Gilgeous-Alexander tied it at 65 on a free throw after a basket midway through the period. The Thunder took a 68-65 lead on a 3-pointer by Williams that Gilgeous-Alexander assisted to close out a 17-0 run.

The Thunder led 77-73 at the end of the third after holding Miami to 5-for-17 shooting in the period. Gilgeous-Alexander scored 11 points in the quarter to help Oklahoma City outscore Miami 30-16.

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Gilgeous-Alexander took his usual rest to start the fourth, and Oklahoma City led 87-85 when he subbed back in with 7:16 remaining. He scored 12 points the rest of the way to keep the Thunder in control.


Heat: Host Washington on Sunday night.

Thunder: Host Memphis on Sunday night.



CLIFF BRUNT Brunt is an Associated Press sports writer covering major college and pro sports in Oklahoma, including the Thunder, Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma State Cowboys and Cowgirls and the Women's College World Series. He also covers race and equity issues. twitter instagram mailto "
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