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- The Philadelphia 76ers visit the Miami Heat (7:30 p.m. ET) in what is likely their final game without the newly-acquired Jimmy Butler.
- Per Sports Insights' Bet Signals, sharp bettors have hit on both the spread and over/under for this matchup.
The Philadelphia 76ers are tired and undermanned. They’ve played two straight overtime games, with the last resulting in a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday.
Dario Saric and Robert Covington are out and the newest Philly superstar, Jimmy Butler, must be driving to join his new teammates because he’s not expected to make his debut until Wednesday in Orlando.
Tonight, the 8-6 Sixers are in Miami to take on the 5-7 Heat.
This line opened Sunday evening while everybody was too busy with football to care about hoops, but several waves of sharp action came in overnight and again Monday morning.
First, let’s talk about the spread. Seventy percent of bettors like Philly, which opened as a 1-point underdog.