Miami Heat at Houston Rockets NBA Parlay 2/28/2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019
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The Miami Heat head to Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The opening line for this game has Houston as 11 point favorites.
The Heat have a record of 26-33. They are 3rd in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -1.1 as they average 105.1 points per game while giving up 106.2 per contest. The Rockets have an overall mark of 35-25. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They total 113.2 points per contest and give up 111.1, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 29-29-1 against the spread this season
The Miami Heat are 30-28-0 against the over/under this year
Important Houston Rockets Betting Trends
The Houston Rockets are 27-32-1 against the spread this season
The Houston Rockets are 32-27-0 against the over/under this year
Key Miami Heat Injuries
02/26/19 SF Justise Winslow Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Golden State
02/25/19 F James Johnson Shoulder is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
02/25/19 G Rodney McGruder Knee is questionable Wednesday vs Golden State
Key Houston Rockets Injuries
02/25/19 C Nene Hilario Rest is questionable Wednesday vs Charlotte
Hassan Whiteside averages 12.9 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 12.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% for the season while his free throw percentage is 43%. Josh Richardson comes into this game averaging 17.4 points per contest while playing 34.8 minutes per night. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 86%.
James Harden averages 36.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 37.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes 7.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 87%. Chris Paul scores 16.1 points per contest while playing 32.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 8.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat allow 106.2 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 3rd and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 8th, and they allow 22.9 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Miami averages 105.1 points per contest, which is 27th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 26th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 19th in the NBA. They average 46.3 boards per contest and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 9th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 7th with 15.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Rockets give up 111.1 points per game, which ranks them 13th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 48% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 9th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 23.5 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 44.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Rockets are 20th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest. Houston is 11th in the NBA with 113.2 points per contest this season. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 23rd in the league. They are 27th in the NBA in rebounding with 41.6 boards per contest and 29th in assists per game with 20.9. The Rockets are 21st in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Heat are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 98.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 23rd. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league. Miami is 6th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 27th in the league.
Houston is 18th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA. The Rockets are 2nd in the league in defensive rating with 112.5, and their offensive rating of 114.6 is ranked 25th. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 97.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 5th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 52% of their shot attempts, ranking 1st in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Miami +11 and over 220.5 total points
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