Friday, November 6, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Miami Heat travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Friday, November 6, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 197.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 2-2 and a road record of 0-1. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 99.3 points per game while giving up 95.8 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 1-3 and a home record of 0-2. They are averaging 93 points per game and surrendering 99.3, good for a point differential of -6.2.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 21.5 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 92%. Chris Bosh averages 14 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Paul George averages 16.8 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. George Hill averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Miami averages 99.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 10th in the league. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 20.2 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 15 per game. The Heat allow 95.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 21.5 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Indiana averages 93 points per game this year which ranks them 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 12th in the NBA. They average 46.2 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 27th with 18.2 per game. The Pacers allow 99.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 59 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 18.5 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Pacers force 18.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 2-2-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/05/15 PG Mario Chalmers Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Minnesota
11/04/15 G Dwyane Wade Migraine probable Thursday vs. Minnesota
11/04/15 G Gerald Green Illness is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Minnesota
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/05/15 G C.J. Miles Ankle "?" Friday vs. Miami
11/05/15 C Ian Mahinmi Back "?" Friday vs. Miami
Josh's Pick: Take Indiana
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