Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Pacers vs. Heat odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Dec. 21 predictions from proven computer model

The Miami Heat will take on the Indiana Pacers at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday at FTX Arena. The Heat are 18-13 overall and 8-4 at home, while Indiana is 13-18 overall and 3-11 on the road. The Pacers have won four of their last six games. The Heat have split their last four games. 

The Pacers and Heat have split their first two meetings this season. Indiana is favored by 1.5 points in the latest Heat vs. Pacers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 209. Before entering any Pacers vs. Heat picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 10 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 46-23 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $1,900. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Heat vs. Pacers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Pacers vs. Heat:

  • Heat vs. Pacers spread: Pacers -1.5
  • Heat vs. Pacers over-under: 209 points

What you need to know about the Heat

Miami lost to the Detroit Pistons on Sunday,100-90. The Heat were the first team to lose to the Pistons since Nov. 17, as Detroit stopped a franchise-record 14-game losing streak. Max Strus scored 24 points off the bench, 15 in the first half. Kyle Lowry had 19 points and 10 rebounds. 

Miami was on the wrong side of a 29-7 third quarter run in Sunday’s loss. Tyler Herro (quadriceps) is questionable for Tuesday’s game. Jimmy Butler (back) and P.J. Tucker (knee) are out. 

What you need to know about the Pacers

Indiana beat Detroit last Thursday, 122-113. Caris LeVert picked up 31 points and five assists. Chris Duarte and Domantas Sabonis had nine rebounds each. Sabonis leads the NBA with 23 double-doubles this season. 

Myles Turner leads the NBA with 87 blocked shots. Head coach Rick Carlisle is expected to return after missing four games due to health and safety protocols. Malcolm Brogdon, who missed the last game with a foot injury, is expected to play. 

How to make Pacers vs. Heat picks

The model is leaning over on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Heat vs. Pacers? And which side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Heat vs. Pacers spread you need to jump on Tuesday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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