Wednesday, January 13, 2016
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The Miami Heat travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Los Angeles as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 206.
The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 22-16 and a road record of 7-8. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 97.1 points per game while giving up 95.2 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 25-13 and a home record of 13-6. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.9 points per game and surrendering 100.3, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Chris Bosh averages 19.1 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Chris Paul averages 18.1 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest this year for the Clippers. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 9.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. J.J. Redick averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Miami averages 97.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 7th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 50.7 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game which ranks them 25th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 5th with 13.7 per game. The Heat allow 95.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Los Angeles averages 103.9 points per game this year which ranks them 5th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 51.8 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Clippers rank 2nd with 13.3 per game. The Clippers allow 100.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55.4 rebounds a game which ranks 27th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Clippers force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 19-18-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 13-25-0 against the over/under
Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 17-17-4 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 18-18-2 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
12/28/15 F Josh McRoberts Knee out indefinitely
01/12/16 C Hassan Whiteside Knee missed last game, "?" Wednesday vs. LA Clippers
Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
01/12/16 F Blake Griffin Quad out at least another week
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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