Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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The Miami Heat travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 23-21 and a road record of 8-12. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 95.5 points per game while giving up 95.8 per contest. Miami is 4-4 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 11-15. They are 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Nets have an overall record of 12-33 and a home record of 8-17. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 95.5 points per game and surrendering 103.2, good for a point differential of -7.6. Brooklyn has a division record of 4-5 and a conference record of 8-20. In their last 10 games they are 2-8.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.2 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4 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 77%. Chris Bosh averages 19.1 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 7.7 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Brook Lopez averages 19.8 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Thaddeus Young averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Miami averages 95.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.3 per game. The Heat allow 95.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Brooklyn averages 95.5 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 15th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 29th in the NBA. They average 50.2 rebounds per game and 21.4 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Nets rank 21st with 15 per game. The Nets allow 103.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 22nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Nets force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 20-23-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 14-30-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 22-22-1 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 19-25-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
01/25/16 G Gerald Green Knee is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Chicago
01/25/16 F Josh McRoberts Knee is downgraded to doubtful Monday vs. Chicago
01/25/16 F Luol Deng Eye is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Chicago
01/25/16 G Beno Udrih Neck is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Chicago
01/24/16 G Dwyane Wade Shoulder is upgraded to probable Monday vs. Chicago
01/24/16 C Hassan Whiteside Back doubtful Monday vs. Chicago
01/19/16 F Chris Andersen Knee out indefinitely
01/13/16 G Goran Dragic Calf out indefinitely
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/07/15 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle expected to miss 8-10 weeks
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
01/25/16 C Andrea Bargnani Illness "?" Tuesday vs. Miami
01/03/16 PG Jarrett Jack Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Miami
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