Miami vs Atlanta. Prediction for the NBA match

Miami won the previous game. Will the Heat succeed in the April 12 NBA play-in game with Atlanta, and what bets should they choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Miami vs Atlanta


Miami finished the regular season in seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings and first in the Southeast Division. A successful series of four victories with one defeat in the end of the regular season allowed the team from Florida to continue the season for at least two matches. In the previous game, the Heat beat Orlando on April 9 on their parquet (1123:110).

In general, Miami approaches the match without losses. The participation of NBA veteran 37-year-old Kyle Lowry is questionable. But the leader of the team in points (22.9 on average per game) and assists (5.3) Jimmy Butler is ready to play one hundred percent.


Atlanta suffered two defeats in the last two matches of the regular season, losing on their parquet to Philadelphia (131:136) and away to Boston (114:120). However, nevertheless, she retained the eighth place in the standings of the East and the second in the South-East division. The infirmary of the Georgia collective is empty. Healthy and rushing to fight the team's best in points (26.2) and assists (10.2) Trey Young.

Miami vs Atlanta

Miami vs Atlanta facts

  • Butler Total Points over 23.5 - Butler averaged 22.9 points per game;
  • Young's point total is over 22.5 - Young averages 26.2 points per game.

Game Totals Prediction

Analysts of bookmakers consider Miami to be the clear favorite of the upcoming match. You can agree with them. Atlanta lost three out of four matches to the team from Florida in the current championship draw. And this time, the Heat must achieve victory with the noisy support of their fans in their home arena.

Our prediction - Miami win with a handicap (-3.5) points for 1.73 in Mostbet.

Miami has an average of 111 points in home games, while Atlanta has 117 away. Head-to-head confrontations between teams, as a rule, turn out to be quite effective. In three matches of the current season out of four, the mark of 220 points was overcome. However, this time at stake is a ticket to the main draw of the playoffs. Therefore, the game will turn out to be viscous with an emphasis on defense and not very productive.

Our prediction - total under 225.5 points including overtime for 1.98.

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