Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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The Miami Heat travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 11-28. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.2 as they are averaging 98.1 points per game while giving up 102.3 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 32-6. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 117.5 points per game and surrendering 105.7, good for a point differential of 11.8.
Hassan Whiteside comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Heat. He pulls down 14.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 54%. Goran Dragic averages 19 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.6 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Miami. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Kevin Durant averages 25.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 8.7 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Stephen Curry averages 24.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 5.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Miami averages 98.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the league. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 20.8 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 13.4 per game. The Heat allow 102.3 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 11th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Golden State averages 117.5 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 52.7 rebounds per game and 31.1 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Warriors allow 105.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.5 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Warriors force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
The Heat have an offensive rating of 102.8 and a defensive rating of 107.2. In terms of pace they average 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. Miami turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The Warriors rating on offense is 116.1 and they have a defensive rating of 104.4. They get 100.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 57%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 18-21-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 18-21-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 16-21-1 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 18-20-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Injuries
12/27/16 F Josh McRoberts Foot out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Chris Bosh Blood Clot out for season
01/09/17 G Josh Richardson Foot out indefinitely
01/09/17 F Luke Babbitt Illness "?" Tuesday vs. Golden State
01/04/17 F Justise Winslow Shoulder out for season
Golden State Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Golden State
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