Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Prediction, Preview and Odds - 11/13/2021

by Amedeus Mastrangelo

Game Time: 5:00 pm ET, Saturday, November 13, 2021
Venue:  Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, UT
Where to Watch:  NBA TV

 

Opening Odds at USA Sportsbooks

DraftKings:  Point Spread:  Heat NL, Jazz NL; Over/Under:  NL points
Bet365:  Point Spread:  Heat NL, Jazz NL; Over/Under:  NL points
BetMGM:  Point Spread:  Heat +7.5, Jazz -7.5; Over/Under:  NL points
 

Season Record

Miami Heat:  7-5 (2nd place, Southeast Division)
Utah Jazz:  8-4 (1st place, Northwest Division)
 
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Miami Heat vs Utah Jazz Preview and Analysis

 
Recent Form
Miami Heat:  6-4 last 10
Utah Jazz:  6-4 last 10
 
 
 

Miami Heat Analysis

The Heat are coming into this game with a 7-5 record overall and they are 3-4 in their road games this season where they will be in this game. Their last win came against the Utah Jazz and they have gone on a 3 game losing streak since then with their losses coming against the Denver Nuggets, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Los Angeles Clippers in their last game. Jimmy Butler did not play in that game due to an injury. Bam Adebayo went off in that game as he led his team in points with 30 while Kyle Lowry was next on the team with 25 points. Tyler Herro also had a nice day with 23 points himself but those 3 were basically the entire offense for them in that one. Gabe Vincent led the team in assists off the bench with 6 while Adebayo led the team in rebounds with 11. Their shooting was not that good as they were 44.3% from the field, 22% with their 3-pointers, and 82.4% from the free throw line. Their offense is averaging 110.6 PPG and their defense is allowing their opponents to average 103.9 PPG against them. The Heat have an ATS record of 7-4 this season and their O/U record is 6-5.
 
 

Utah Jazz Analysis

The Jazz are coming into this game with an 8-4 record overall and they are 4-1 in their home games this season where they will be in this game. The Jazz have won 3 of their last 4 games and are coming into this one on a 2 game losing streak. Their last win came against the Atlanta Hawks while their 3 losses in that span were against the Miami Heat, the Orlando Magic, and the Indiana Pacers in their last game. Donovan Mitchell led the team in points in that game with 26 while Rudy Gobert was next on the team with 19 points. Mike Conley led the team in assists in that game with 8 while Gobert led the team in rebounds with 11. Their shooting was not that good as they were 47% from the field, 28.1% with their 3-pointers, and 56.5% from the free throw line. Their offense is averaging 110.6 PPG and their defense is allowing their opponents to average 102.9 PPG against them. The Jazz have an ATS record of 7-4 this season and their O/U record is 3-8.
 
 

 

Heat vs Jazz Prediction

The Heat are coming into this game as a 7.5 point underdog with the current betting odds according to the bookmakers. The Heat have been playing well recently. They have not been winning a lot of games but they are keeping close in these games without Jimmy Butler. The Jazz have not been playing well recently with their most losses of the season coming in their last 5 game span. The best bet to place in this game is on the Heat to cover the spread as they have been playing well and will keep this game close even without their stars with the way that the Jazz are playing right now.
 
Heat Jazz Prediction:  Our NBA Pick for Saturday, November 13, 2021 (5:00 pm ET start time) is Jazz 104 Heat 101.
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NBA Betting Trends

 
Miami Heat: 1047-1127 O/U in all games. 275-344 O/U as a road underdog. 498-569 O/U in road games. 140-176 O/U in November games. 326-370 O/U in the first half of the season. 346-368 O/U after a non-conference game.
Utah Jazz: 1042-1074 O/U in all games. 91-111 O/U as a home underdog. 491-559 O/U in home games. 349-357 O/U in the first half of the season. 344-367 O/U after a non-conference game.
 

Key Injuries

 
Miami Heat:  M. Morris (PF) Ques Sat - Neck injury. J. Butler (PF) Ques Sat - Ankle injury. V. Oladipo (SG) Late Nov - Quadricep injury.
Utah Jazz:  R. Gay (SF) Out indefinitely - Foot injury.
 
 

Notable Quotes

 
"I was trying to just find a way to get a win. I had opportunity, I attacked a lot more. And just trying to be a little bit more assertive on my team, but it doesn't matter because we still lost the game." - Kyle Lowry on his performance in their loss to the Clippers on Thursday night.
 
 
"They were able to get in the paint against us put pressure on the rim. That wasn't just our guards. That was breakdowns in a lot of different areas." - Quin Snyder on his team’s loss to the Pacers on Thursday night.
 
 

Starting Lineups

 
Miami Heat
PG     Kyle Lowry
SG     Duncan Robinson
SF     Max Strus
PF     P.J. Tucker
C     Bam Adebayo
 
Utah Jazz
PG     Mike Conley
SG     Donovan Mitchell
SF     Bojan Bogdanovic
PF     Royce O’Neale
C     Rudy Gobert
 

Statistical Leaders

 
Miami Heat
PPG: J. Butler (23.6)
APG: K. Lowry (7.3)
Reb/G: B. Adebayo (11.5)
 
Utah Jazz
PPG: D. Mitchell (25.9)
APG: D. Mitchell (5.2)
Reb/G: R. Gobert (15.5)
 
Coaches:
Miami Heat: Erik Spoelstra (14th season)
Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder (8th season)


Amedeus Mastrangelo

About the Author:

Amedeus Mastrangelo has been heavily wagering on all sports for years and plays just about everything, including sides, totals, favorites, underdogs, against the spread, alternative spreads, first half, second half, player props, and futures. The bottom line is, if Mastrangelo can see an edge in any way shape or form, then he's going to take advantage.

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