Miami Heat at Houston Rockets NBA Parlay 1/22/2018
Monday, January 22, 2018
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The Miami Heat head to Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Monday, January 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Houston as 4 point favorites.
The Heat come into this game with an overall record of 27-19. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.7 as they are averaging 101.2 points per game while giving up 101.9 per contest. The Rockets have an overall mark of 32-12. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 114.7 points per contest and giving up 106.9, which is a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 21-23-2 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 19-25-2 against the over/under
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 22-21-1 against the spread
The Houston Rockets are 21-22-1 against the over/under
Key Miami Heat Injuries
01/21/18 PG Goran Dragic Knee is "?" Monday vs Houston
01/20/18 G Tyler Johnson Ankle is "?" Monday vs Houston
01/12/18 G Dion Waiters Ankle is out for season
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
01/20/18 F Gerald Green Suspension Served is probable Monday vs Miami
01/20/18 F Trevor Ariza Suspension Served is probable Monday vs Miami
Hassan Whiteside averages 14.5 points per contest in 26 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 11.8 rebounds per contest for Miami. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%. Goran Dragic comes into this game averaging 17.3 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Chris Paul averages 19.2 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 32.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and 9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Eric Gordon has scored 19.6 points per contest while playing 32.8 minutes per game this season for the Rockets. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat allow 101.9 points per contest which is 4th in the NBA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 10th and 15th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 42 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 20.1 assists per game which puts them in 3rd place in the league. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Miami averages 101.2 points per contest this year, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 14th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 9th in the NBA. They average 42 boards per contest and 21.9 assists per game, which ranks them 20th and 22nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 12th with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets give up 106.9 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 22.8 dimes allowed per game and 1st with 40.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Rockets are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15 per contest this year. Houston is 2nd in the NBA with 114.7 points per contest this season. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.82. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 17th in the league. They are 14th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.2 boards per contest and 15th in assists per game with 22.4. The Rockets are 11th in turnovers per contest with 14.9.
The Heat are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 106.9 is ranked 21st. In terms of pace they are 28th in the league with 94.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 8th. As a team they are 13th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 6th in the league. Miami is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 23rd in the league.
Houston is 16th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 6th in the league. The Rockets are 1st in the NBA in offensive rating with 115.1, and their defensive rating of 107.3 is ranked 19th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the league with 99.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shots, ranking 1st in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Miami +4 and over 214 total points
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