Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat NBA Tips 3/10/2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019
American Airlines Arena
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The Toronto Raptors travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Sunday, March 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Toronto as 1 point favorites.
The Raptors have a record of 47-19. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 5.3 as they average 114.1 points per game while giving up 108.8 per contest. The Heat have an overall mark of 31-34. They currently are 1st in the Southeast Division. They total 106.1 points per contest and give up 106.3, which is a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 28-36-2 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 36-30-0 against the over/under
Important Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 34-30-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 34-30-0 against the over/under
Key Toronto Raptors Injuries
02/13/19 PG Fred VanVleet Thumb is out indefinitely
Key Miami Heat Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Kawhi Leonard averages 27.1 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 7.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Josh Richardson averages 17.4 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Justise Winslow averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Toronto averages 114.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 45.2 rebounds per game and 24.8 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 13.8 per game. The Raptors allow 108.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 8th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.7 rebounds a game which ranks 13th and they give up 24.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 25th in the league with 106.1 points per game this year. They are 20th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 10th in the NBA. They are 8th in the league in rebounding with 46.2 boards per game, and 17th in assists per contest with 24.1. The Heat are 6th in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Heat surrender 106.3 points per contest, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 4th with 22.9 assists allowed per contest and 4th with 43.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Heat were 15th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game last season.
The Raptors are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.8, and their defensive rating of 107.5 is ranked 7th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 100.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 4th. As a team they are 6th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 12th in the league. Toronto is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 24th in the league.
Miami is 5th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Heat are 22nd in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 108.1 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 25th in the league with 98.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 19th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Raptors/Heat NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto -1
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