Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Parlay 11/8/2019
Friday, November 8, 2019
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Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat (5-2, 1st in the Southeast Division) travel to Staples Center on Friday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Lakers (6-1, 1st in the Pacific Division). The spread on this game has Los Angeles as 8 point favorites. The O/U is set at 215.5.
The Heat are covering the spread 83.3% of the time, having gone 5-1-1 ATS. Los Angeles covers the spread 71.4% of the time, going 5-2-0 against the spread.
Key Miami Heat Injuries
11/6/2019 KZ Okpala SF Achilles Expected to be out until at least Nov 8
11/6/2019 Jr SF Groin Game Time Decision
Key Los Angeles Lakers Injuries
11/6/2019 Talen Horton-Tucker SG Foot Game Time Decision
11/6/2019 Rajon Rondo PG Calf Game Time Decision
11/6/2019 Avery Bradley PG Lower Leg Game Time Decision
8/15/2019 DeMarcus Cousins C Knee Expected to be out until at least May 15
Bam Adebayo averages 12.7 points per contest in 30.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.9 assists per game and 9.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%. Goran Dragic comes into this game averaging 15.1 points per contest while playing 27.0 minutes per night. He grabs 3.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Anthony Davis averages 26.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 10.9 rebounds per game and dishes 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 89%. LeBron James scores 26.1 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.3 rebounds per contest and has 11.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Heat allow 106.6 points per contest which is 10th in the NBA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 43.0 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they allow 24.3 assists per game which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 19.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Miami averages 113.7 points per contest, which is 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 9th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 46.6 boards per contest and 26.4 assists per game, which ranks them 10th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 2nd with 19.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lakers give up 101.1 points per game, which ranks them 5th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 5th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 21.4 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 46.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Lakers are 26th in the league in forcing turnovers with 18.7 per contest. Los Angeles is 16th in the NBA with 111.0 points per contest this season. They are 6th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 26th in the league. They are 13th in the NBA in rebounding with 45.7 boards per contest and 17th in assists per game with 23.6. The Lakers are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 15.1.
The Heat are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 99.8, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 4th. They are 8th in the NBA in pace with 105.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 7th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 10th in the NBA. Miami is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 21st in the NBA.
Los Angeles is 20th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 28th in the league. The Lakers are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 98.1 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 13th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Los Angeles +8 and under 215.5 total points
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