Heat vs Wizards NBA Betting Odds November 4th, 2009: The fans at Verizon Center will be treated to a game between the Miami Heat and the Washington Wizards when they take their seats on Wednesday at 7:05 PM ET. The Miami Heat won their first three games with solid defense, but they couldn't slow down the league's highest-scoring team last time out. The Heat look to bounce back from their first loss and return to form on the defensive end Wednesday night when they visit a Washington Wizards team that has been inconsistent on offense. My NBA betting odds say the Heat will win a close one on the road so take the points. NBA Betting Odds makers at sportsbook Bodog.com have the Washington Wizards -2 point favorites against the Miami Heat.
Dwyane Wade went for 23 points, nine boards, and seven assists for Miami in its 104-96 loss to Phoenix on Tuesday night. Phoenix cashed as 4-point road underdogs, while the teams played OVER the 193.5-point total listed by sportsbooks. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing Miami. NBA Betting Odds makers at sportsbook Bodog.com have the Washington Wizards vs Miami Heat Total set at 193 points.
Gilbert Arenas scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Washington in its 102-90 loss to Cleveland on Tuesday night. "I think when we play how we want to play, execute, trust each other, we're pretty good," Washington coach Flip Saunders said. "When we don't do that, when we start doing too much, we get stagnant. When you're not scoring, it affects you defensively, it sucks the energy out of you sometimes." Cleveland covered as 11.5-point home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 197.5-point total set by sportsbooks.