Miami Heat vs. Sacramento Kings: 2/18/2021 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 18, 2021

A pair of struggling teams square off when the Miami Heat (11-17) visit the Sacramento Kings (12-15) on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 10:00 PM ET. The Heat are 1.5-point favorites as they look to stop a three-game losing streak against the Kings, losers of four straight. The matchup’s point total is set at 223.5.

Betting Information

Heat vs Kings Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Heat -1.5 -110 -110 223.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Miami Heat or the Sacramento Kings for Thursday’s game.

Head to Head

Miami and Sacramento have split the last 10 games they’ve played. The Kings have a 2-1 record against the spread when playing the Heat.

Heat vs Kings in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 Heat Heat -6.5 223 -253 206 Regular Season 105-104 MIA
2/7/2020 Heat Kings -1 219.5 -114 -105 Regular Season 105-97 SAC
1/20/2020 Heat Heat -3.5 221 -160 131 Regular Season 118-113 MIA
2/8/2019 Kings Regular Season 102-96 SAC
10/29/2018 Heat Regular Season 123-113 SAC
3/14/2018 Kings Regular Season 123-119 SAC
1/25/2018 Heat Regular Season 89-88 SAC
1/4/2017 Kings Regular Season 107-102 MIA
11/1/2016 Heat Regular Season 108-96 MIA
4/1/2016 Kings Regular Season 112-106 MIA
  • 2/7/2020 DNP – Heat: Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro Kings: Marvin Bagley III
  • 1/20/2020 DNP – Heat: Jimmy Butler
  • Heat Betting Information

    • Miami has covered in just nine of 28 matchups this season.
    • The Heat have posted a losing record of 5-12 against the spread when the spread is -1.5 or bigger.
    • Miami has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 13 times in 28 contests (46.4%).
    Bet on the Miami Heat to win the NBA Championship.

    Kings Betting Information

    • Sacramento has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 13-14 ATS.
    • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Kings have not fared well, going 1-5 against the spread.
    • Sacramento has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 63% of matchups this year (17 out of 27 contests).
    Bet on the Sacramento Kings to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Heat and their opponents have totaled at least 223.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in nine of 28 games (32.1%) this year.
    • Sacramento and its opponents have combined to score at least 223.5 points in 74.1% of their games this season (20 of 27 opportunities).
    • These teams average a combined 220.7 points per game, 2.8 less points than the over/under of 223.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 229.8 points per game, 6.3 more than the point total in this matchup.
    • The average total the Heat have had set in games this year is 6.2 less points than this outing’s point total.
    • The average point total for the Kings this season is 9.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Heat Leaders

    • The Heat points and rebounds leader is Bam Adebayo. He averages 19.9 points per game and pulls down 9.2 rebounds.
    • The squad is led in assists by Jimmy Butler’s 7.4 per game.
    • Duncan Robinson is the top three-point shooter for the Heat, knocking down 3.3 per game.
    • Butler leads the team with 1.9 steals per game. Adebayo collects 1.0 block a contest to pace Miami.

    Kings Leaders

    • The Kings go-to guy, De’Aaron Fox, leads the team in both scoring (23.2 points per game) and assists (6.8 assists per game).
    • Richaun Holmes collects all of the boards and is the Sacramento leader in rebounds, getting 7.7 per game.
    • Buddy Hield leads the Kings in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.9 made threes per game.
    • Sacramento’s Tyrese Haliburton has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Holmes is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
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