Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Parlay 1/31/2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Quicken Loans Arena
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The Miami Heat head to Quicken Loans Arena to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cleveland as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 29-21. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 100.4 points per game while giving up 101.1 per contest. The Cavaliers have an overall mark of 29-19. They currently are 1st in the Central Division. They are averaging 109.9 points per contest and giving up 109.4, which is a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 23-24-3 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 19-29-2 against the over/under
Important Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 14-33-1 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 24-22-2 against the over/under
Key Miami Heat Injuries
01/12/18 G Dion Waiters Ankle is out for season
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
01/29/18 G Dwyane Wade Personal missed last game, is probable Tuesday vs Detroit
Hassan Whiteside averages 14.6 points per contest in 25.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 11.9 rebounds per contest for Miami. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Goran Dragic comes into this game averaging 17 points per contest while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Lebron James averages 26.8 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 37 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and 8.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Kevin Love has scored 18.2 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per game this season for the Cavaliers. He hauls in 9.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat allow 101.1 points per contest which is 3rd in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 11th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.9 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 19.9 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Miami averages 100.4 points per contest this year, which is 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.62 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 17th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They average 42.2 boards per contest and 21.9 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 15.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 109.4 points per game, which ranks them 26th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 26 dimes allowed per game and 22nd with 44 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 5th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per contest this year. Cleveland is 5th in the NBA with 109.9 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.46. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 22nd in the NBA in rebounding with 41.7 boards per contest and 8th in assists per game with 23.5. The Cavaliers are 14th in turnovers per contest with 14.5.
The Heat are 25th in the league in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 105.6 is ranked 25th. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 94.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 12th. As a unit they are 14th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 6th in the NBA. Miami is 2nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 24th in the NBA.
Cleveland is 15th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 3rd in the league. The Cavaliers are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 97.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 4th. As a team they are 3rd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 3rd in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Miami +4.5 and over 213.5 total points
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