Friday, December 11, 2015
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
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The Miami Heat travel to Bankers Life Fieldhouse to play the Indiana Pacers on Friday, December 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Indiana as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 195.5.
The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 12-8 and a road record of 2-4. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.4 as they are averaging 96 points per game while giving up 93.6 per contest. The Pacers have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 6-3. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 104.3 points per game and surrendering 99.8, good for a point differential of 4.4.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Chris Bosh averages 16.9 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 8.5 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Paul George averages 27.9 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per contest this year for the Pacers. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. George Hill averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Miami averages 96 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 28th in the league. They average 52 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per game which ranks them 23rd and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 14.3 per game. The Heat allow 93.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 19.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Indiana averages 104.2 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Pacers rank 19th with 15.4 per game. The Pacers allow 99.8 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 15th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.7 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Pacers force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 4-16-0 against the over/under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
The Indiana Pacers are 12-8-0 against the spread
The Indiana Pacers are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
No key injuries to report
Indiana Pacers Injuries
11/13/15 F Myles Turner Thumb expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Miami
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