Friday, November 27, 2015
Madison Square Garden
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The Miami Heat travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Knicks on Friday, November 27, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 188.5.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 1-3. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 96.3 points per game while giving up 92.6 per contest. The Knicks have an overall record of 8-8 and a home record of 3-4. They currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 97.2 points per game and surrendering 97.8, good for a point differential of -0.6.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Chris Bosh averages 17.3 points per game in 32.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Carmelo Anthony averages 22.8 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Knicks. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Miami averages 96.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 53.6 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 7th with 13.9 per game. The Heat allow 92.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 18.9 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.
New York averages 97.2 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 28th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 18th in the NBA. They average 55.2 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Knicks rank 6th with 13.8 per game. The Knicks allow 97.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.6 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 18.6 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Knicks force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 2-12-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 10-6-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 5-10-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/26/15 F Amar'e Stoudemire Illness expected to miss Friday vs. New York
11/26/15 F Luol Deng Hamstring "?" Friday vs. New York
New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take New York
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