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Heat vs. 76ers line, picks: Advanced computer NBA model releases selections for Game 6 matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Thursday's Game 6 matchup between the Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers
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The Miami Heat and the Philadelphia 76ers square off in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday. Philadelphia is favored by two points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 206.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page). 

Before making any Heat vs. 76ers picks, you NEED to check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters the fourth full week of the 2022 NBA playoffs on a stunning 86-58 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning over $2,100. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns!

The model knows the Heat are performing quite well in the playoffs. Miami is out-scoring opponents by 9.8 points per 100 possessions in the postseason, led by the NBA's No. 2 defense. The Heat have allowed 1.05 points per possession in the playoffs, including a stellar Game 5 effort in which Philadelphia scored fewer than 0.9 points per possession. Opponents are shooting only 44.4 percent from the floor and 33.2 percent from three-point range against the Heat.

The model also knows the 76ers have urgency in a must-win situation. Philadelphia is highly productive on offense, scoring 113.5 points per 100 possessions in the playoffs. The 76ers have a robust 60.1 percent true shooting mark, including 37.7 percent from 3-point range, and Philadelphia leads the 2022 NBA playoffs with 15.5 fast break points per game. The Sixers are also shooting 84.9 percent at the free throw line on more than 24 attempts per contest.

Now, it has set its sights on Heat vs. 76ers. We can tell you the model is leaning over the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits well over 50 percent of the time! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.

Who wins Heat vs. 76ers? And which side of the spread hits well over 50 percent of the time? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Heat vs. 76ers spread you should be all over Thursday, all from the model on a roll on NBA picks!

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