Friday, January 22, 2016
Air Canada Centre
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The Miami Heat travel to Air Canada Centre to play the Toronto Raptors on Friday, January 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toronto as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 23-20 and a road record of 8-11. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.1 as they are averaging 95.8 points per game while giving up 95.7 per contest. The Raptors have an overall record of 27-15 and a home record of 13-6. They currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 101 points per game and surrendering 97.2, good for a point differential of 3.8.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Chris Bosh averages 18.9 points per game in 33.5 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%.
DeMar DeRozan averages 23.1 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year for the Raptors. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Kyle Lowry averages 20.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 6.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Miami averages 95.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 50.3 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.3 per game. The Heat allow 95.7 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 5th 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.
Toronto averages 101 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 18.5 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 29th respectively. In the turnover department the Raptors rank 6th with 13.7 per game. The Raptors allow 97.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 48.6 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Raptors force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 20-22-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 14-29-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 23-18-1 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 22-19-1 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
12/28/15 F Josh McRoberts Knee out indefinitely
01/21/16 G Dwyane Wade Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Toronto
01/21/16 C Hassan Whiteside Back injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Toronto
01/21/16 F Luol Deng Eye injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Toronto
01/21/16 G Beno Udrih Neck "?" Friday vs. Toronto
01/19/16 F Chris Andersen Knee out indefinitely
01/13/16 G Goran Dragic Calf out indefinitely
Toronto Raptors Injuries
01/06/16 F DeMarre Carroll Knee out indefinitely
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