Sunday, November 8, 2015
American Airlines Arena
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The Toronto Raptors travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has Miami as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
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The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 5-1 and a road record of 3-1. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.8 as they are averaging 102.8 points per game while giving up 95 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 3-3 and a home record of 2-1. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 96.7 points per game and surrendering 92.8, good for a point differential of 3.8.
DeMar DeRozan comes into this contest averaging 22.3 points per game while playing 36 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Kyle Lowry averages 18.8 points per game in 34.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Dwyane Wade averages 20 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Chris Bosh averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 10 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Toronto averages 102.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 59.3 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 16.3 per game. The Raptors allow 95 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.7 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 22.5 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the league.
Miami averages 96.7 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 15th in the NBA. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 12th with 14.7 per game. The Heat allow 92.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Heat force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 5-1-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 1-5-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Miami Heat Injuries
11/06/15 G Gerald Green Illness out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto
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