Monday, November 14, 2016
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The Miami Heat travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, November 14, 2016. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 2-6. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -3.0 as they are averaging 95.5 points per game while giving up 98.5 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 7-3. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 101.9 points per game and surrendering 96.7, good for a point differential of 5.2.
Justise Winslow comes into this contest averaging 12.1 points per game while playing 36 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 34% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Hassan Whiteside averages 17.5 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 14.6 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Lamarcus Aldridge averages 17.4 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 97%.
Miami averages 95.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 8th in the league. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.5 per game. The Heat allow 98.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 55.8 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 17.5 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
San Antonio averages 101.9 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the NBA. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 24th and 18th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 3rd with 11.5 per game. The Spurs allow 96.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 10th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.1 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. The Spurs force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 100 and a defensive rating of 103.1. In terms of pace they average 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 109.4 and they have a defensive rating of 103.8. They get 93.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 11.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 2-6-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 4-4-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 7-3-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
11/13/16 PG Goran Dragic Ankle doubtful Monday vs. San Antonio
11/10/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take San Antonio -11
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