Monday, January 30, 2017
American Airlines Arena
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Brooklyn Nets travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Monday, January 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 10 point favorites.
Free $60 in Member NBA Picks No Obligation Click Here
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 9-38. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -9.1 as they are averaging 106.0 points per game while giving up 115.2 per contest. The Heat have an overall record of 18-30. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 99.5 points per game and surrendering 102.3, good for a point differential of -2.7.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 14.2 points per game in 27 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
For expert handicapping advice on this matchup and other NBA games check out our handicapping tips.
Goran Dragic averages 19.7 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 4 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Hassan Whiteside averages 16.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 13.8 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Brooklyn averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -9.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 23rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 51.1 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 29th with 16.7 per game. The Nets allow 115.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 56.2 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Miami averages 99.5 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 21st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 53.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per contest which ranks them 8th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 10th with 13.2 per game. The Heat allow 102.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 8th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 20.5 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Heat force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 103.7 and a defensive rating of 112.7. In terms of pace they average 101.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Heat rating on offense is 104.1 and they have a defensive rating of 107. They get 95 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 12.2 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.2 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 21-24-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 27-20-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 26-22-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 21-27-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
12/28/16 PG Jeremy Lin Hamstring out indefinitely
01/29/17 G Joe Harris Ankle out indefinitely
01/29/17 G Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Ankle injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Miami
Miami Heat Injuries
12/27/16 F Josh McRoberts Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
01/29/17 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder "?" Monday vs. Brooklyn
01/09/17 G Josh Richardson Foot out indefinitely
01/04/17 F Justise Winslow Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami -10
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Today's Free NBA Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks