Chicago Bulls vs. Miami Heat Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 11


By Lester Mackay | December 10, 2021 3:40 PM

The Miami Heat (15-11) host the Chicago Bulls (17-9) at FTX Arena, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 11, 2021. The Heat are 1.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls.

Heat stats and betting info

Betting trends for Miami

  • So far this season, Miami has put together a 15-11-0 record against the spread.
  • The Heat have a 7-9 record against the spread this season when favored by 1.5 points or more.
  • Miami has hit the over in 15 of its 26 games with a set total (57.7%).

Key players for Miami

  • Jimmy Butler: 22.8 PTS, 5.2 AST, 2.2 STL, 50.9 FG%, 19.4 3PT% (6-for-31)
  • Kyle Lowry: 13.3 PTS, 7.8 AST, 42.4 FG%, 31.2 3PT% (49-for-157)
  • Tyler Herro: 20.8 PTS, 44.4 FG%, 39.2 3PT% (62-for-158)
  • Bam Adebayo: 18.7 PTS, 10.2 REB, 1.1 STL, 51.9 FG%
  • Duncan Robinson: 10.7 PTS, 36.7 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (74-for-222)

Heat Injuries: Victor Oladipo: Out (Right Knee), Markieff Morris: Out (Neck), Jimmy Butler: Day To Day (Tailbone), Bam Adebayo: Out (Thumb)

Bulls stats and betting info

Betting trends for Chicago

  • Miami’s ATS record is 15-11-0 this season.
  • In games this season they were favored by 1.5 points or more, the Heat have a 7-9 record against the spread.
  • The teams have hit the over in 15 of Miami’s 26 games with a set total.

Key players for Chicago

  • Zach LaVine: 25.8 PTS, 48.7 FG%, 37.7 3PT% (72-for-191)
  • DeMar DeRozan: 26.4 PTS, 49.8 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (20-for-60)
  • Lonzo Ball: 12.7 PTS, 5.0 AST, 1.7 STL, 41.7 FG%, 42.7 3PT% (79-for-185)
  • Nikola Vucevic: 15.4 PTS, 10.6 REB, 1.1 BLK, 41.4 FG%, 34.4 3PT% (31-for-90)
  • Alex Caruso: 8.5 PTS, 2.2 STL, 44.2 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (23-for-69)

Bulls Injuries: Javonte Green: Out (Health Protocols), Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Hamstring), Derrick Jones Jr.: Out (Health and safety protocols), DeMar DeRozan: Out (Health Protocols), Patrick Williams: Out (Left Wrist), Coby White: Out (COVID-19), Matt Thomas: Out (Health and safety protocols)

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