Miami Heat at Brooklyn Nets Expert NBA Picks 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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The Miami Heat head to Barclays Center to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The opening line for this game has Brooklyn as 3.5 point favorites.
The Heat have a record of 39-42. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of 0.0 as they average 105.9 points per game while giving up 105.9 per contest. The Nets have an overall record of 41-40 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They average 112.2 points per game and surrender 112.5, good for a point differential of -0.3.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 41-37-2 against the spread this season
The Miami Heat are 41-37-0 against the over/under this year
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 44-37-0 against the spread this season
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-40-0 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Heat Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/09/19 SF DeMarre Carroll Wrist is out Wednesday vs Miami
04/09/19 G Joe Harris Foot is questionable Wednesday vs Miami
04/08/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is out for season
Goran Dragic comes into this game averaging 14.1 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Hassan Whiteside averages 12.3 points per contest in 23.3 minutes per game. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 11.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 45%.
D'Angelo Russell scores 21.1 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 7.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Joe Harris averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.8 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami averages 105.9 points per contest, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 21st. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 16th in the NBA. They average 46.2 boards per contest and 24.3 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 8th with 14.7 per game. The Heat allow 105.9 points per contest, which is 2nd in the NBA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 17th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they allow 23.3 assists per game which puts them in 4th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 15th in the NBA with 112.2 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.31. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 14th in the league. They are 7th in the NBA in rebounding with 46.3 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 23.8. The Nets are 4th in turnovers per contest with 15.1. The Nets give up 112.5 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 10th with 23.7 dimes allowed per game and 24th with 46.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Nets are 11th in the league in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year.
The Heat are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 107.6 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 24th in the league with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 21st. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league. Miami is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 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 26th in the league.
Brooklyn is 7th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league. The Nets are 18th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 110 is ranked 15th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Heat/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Miami +3.5
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