Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat NBA Picks & Predictions 11/12/2018
Monday, November 12, 2018
American Airlines Arena
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Monday, November 12, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Miami as 1 point favorites.
The 76ers have a record of 8-6. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.9 as they average 111.9 points per game while giving up 112.9 per contest. The Heat have an overall mark of 5-7. They currently are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They total 110.6 points per contest and give up 110.6, which is a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 5-9-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Important Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 5-7-0 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 9-3-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/11/18 G Jimmy Butler Acquired is OUT Monday vs Miami
11/08/18 F Mike Muscala Nose is out indefinitely
Key Miami Heat Injuries
11/11/18 G Dwyane Wade Personal is questionable Monday vs Philadelphia
11/11/18 F Kelly Olynyk Ribs is questionable Monday vs Philadelphia
11/10/18 F James Johnson Hernia is out indefinitely
10/11/18 G Dion Waiters Ankle is out indefinitely
Joel Embiid comes into this contest averaging 27.7 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 13.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Ben Simmons averages 15.0 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.8 assists per contest and 9.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Josh Richardson averages 20.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Goran Dragic averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 111.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 10th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 22nd in the league. They average 49.7 rebounds per game and 26.3 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 16.6 per game. The 76ers allow 112.9 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 3rd and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.5 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 22.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 9th place in the league. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 14th in the league with 110.6 points per game this year. They are 24th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.0. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 6th in the NBA. They are 6th in the league in rebounding with 48.0 boards per game, and 18th in assists per contest with 23.0. The Heat are 5th in turnovers per game with 16.2. The Heat surrender 110.6 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 3rd with 22.0 assists allowed per contest and 14th with 44.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Heat were 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game last season.
The 76ers are 22nd in the league in defensive rating with 107.3, and their offensive rating of 106.4 is ranked 10th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 102.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 16th. As a unit they are 13th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 8th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 28th in the NBA.
Miami is 5th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Heat are 17th in the league in defensive rating with 108.4, and their offensive rating of 108.4 is ranked 11th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 20th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +1
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