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Jazz vs. Heat odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Feb. 26 predictions from proven computer model

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Rudy Gobert standing in front of a crowd: Apr 9, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; NBA referee Brent Barnaky (36) makes a call in the second quarter of a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Charlotte Hornets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. © Provided by CBS Sports

Apr 9, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; NBA referee Brent Barnaky (36) makes a call in the second quarter of a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Charlotte Hornets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The Utah Jazz will take on the Miami Heat at 8 p.m. ET on Friday at AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami is 15-17 overall and 8-7 at home, while the Jazz are 26-6 overall and 11-4 on the road. The Jazz have won 11 of their last 12 games, while the Heat are 4-1 in their last five. Utah is favored by 6.5-points in the latest Heat vs. Jazz odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 218.5. Before entering any Jazz vs. Heat picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times, and it returned over $5,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks last season. The model is also up almost $8,700 on top-rated NBA picks over the past two-plus seasons. Dating back to last season, it enters Week 10 of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on a stunning 85-49 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Heat vs. Jazz. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Heat vs. Jazz:

  • Heat vs. Jazz spread: Heat +6.5
  • Heat vs. Jazz over-under: 218.5 points
Latest Odds: Utah Jazz -6.5
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What you need to know about the Heat

The Heat beat the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday, 116-108. Miami has won four consecutive games. Jimmy Butler scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter. He also had 10 assists and eight rebounds. Bam Adebayo recorded a double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds. He is questionable for Friday's game because of a knee injury.

Butler has registered four triple-doubles this season, tied for the most in a season in franchise history. Kendrick Nunn is averaging 16.9 points per game in the month of February. Miami has outrebounded its last five opponents. Tyler Herro (hip) is questionable for Friday's game. 

What you need to know about the Jazz

The Jazz eased past the Lakers on Wednesday, 114-99. Utah has won 11 of its last 12 games. The Jazz held the Lakers to 40 percent shooting, as Los Angeles missed 25-of-33 three-point attempts. Rudy Gobert had 18 points and nine rebounds. Jordan Clarkson also scored 18 points. Donovan Mitchell finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists.

The Jazz have made 50-three pointers in their past two games, becoming the first team in NBA history to accomplish the feat. Utah won the first meeting between the teams this season, 112-94 on Feb. 13. Mitchell scored 26 points in that game. The Jazz have recorded 22 wins by double digits, becoming the only team in league history to notch that many double-digit victories in its first 32 games. 

How to make Jazz vs. Heat picks

The model has simulated Heat vs. Jazz 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Jazz vs. Heat? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Jazz vs. Heat spread to jump on Friday, all from the model that is on an incredible 85-49 roll.

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