Vegas Over/Under: 43.5
Fromal’s Record Projection: 43-39 The Bet: lean although Prevent under
Figuring out the Miami Heat is a Challenging proposition.
Calling their 2016-17 campaign a tale of two extremes would still be selling the roller-coaster ride short. According to NBA Math’s rolling team evaluations, they actually spent one day apiece working since the league group, based . Head coach Erik Spoelstra showed off his coaching acumen yet again using a midseason shift to a drive-and-kick offense, and his group reaped the rewards to the point that it almost vaulted back to the Eastern Conference playoffs.
It should almost assuredly make the postseason this time round, but at what degree can we expect the team to perform with? After the All-Star fracture, the Heat posted a 5.6 net evaluation, which left them trailing only the Golden State Warriors (11.0). During their final 15 contests, that number dipped to a more reasonable 3.1.
Can they maintain that number? They retained nearly all of their players and added Kelly Olynyk to the fold, but the scouting report will probably be out in their new offensive style.
Further regression ought to be expected, though the level at which Miami played the concluding segment of last season should frighten bettors off.
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