Sunday, October 30, 2016
American Airlines Arena
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 2-0. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 19 as they are averaging 116 points per game while giving up 97 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 1-1. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 100 points per game and surrendering 97, good for a point differential of 3.
Kawhi Leonard comes into this contest averaging 32.5 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 100%. Lamarcus Aldridge averages 21 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 9.5 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Goran Dragic averages 15 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 100%. Hassan Whiteside averages 19 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 14.5 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 36%.
San Antonio averages 115.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 18.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 24 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 12 per game. The Spurs allow 97 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Miami averages 99.5 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 20th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 10th in the NBA. They average 64.5 rebounds per game and 23 assists per contest which ranks them 4th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 20th with 16 per game. The Heat allow 96.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.5 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 20 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. The Heat force 9.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 121 and a defensive rating of 101.6. In terms of pace they average 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 10.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Heat rating on offense is 103.1 and they have a defensive rating of 100. They get 96.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 27% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 8.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 42%.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 2-0-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 1-1-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
10/21/16 G Danny Green Quad expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Miami Heat Injuries
10/29/16 G Josh Richardson Knee "?" Sunday vs. San Antonio
10/29/16 G Wayne Ellington Quad "?" Sunday vs. San Antonio
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio
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