Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat Prediction, 3/26/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Brooklyn Nets vs Miami Heat
Date: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Location: FTX Arena in Miami, FL
TV: NBA TV
The Miami Heat (47-26) are welcoming the Brooklyn Nets (38-35) at FTX Arena on Saturday.
The Nets took the court against the Grizzlies and took a loss by a score of 132-120 in their last contest. Brooklyn ended the game having earned a 49.4% FG percentage (43 out of 87) and made 9 of 25 shots from beyond the perimeter. From the charity stripe, the Nets knocked down 25 of 27 attempts for a percentage of 92.6%. When talking about rebounding, they compiled 39 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 18 assists in the game while forcing 7 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In regard to defense, Brooklyn allowed the other team to go 46.5% from the field on 47 of 101 shooting. Memphis earned 46 assists and had 28 steals in the matchup. Additionally, Memphis grabbed 30 boards (16 offensive, 14 defensive) and had 10 blocks. Memphis walked away from this one shooting 86.4% when shooting free throws by burying 19 of their 22 shots. They also buried 19 of 38 attempts from distance. Concerning fouls, the Nets walked away with 20 and the Grizzlies had 12 fouls.
Kyrie Irving is a guy who was a contributor in this game. Irving finished the contest at 55.6% from the field and totaled 8 assists. He was on the court for 44 mins played and collected 2 rebounds. He ended up scoring 43 points on 15 of 27 shooting.
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Brooklyn will enter this matchup with a win-loss mark of 38-35 so far this season. They turn it over 13.9 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 20.1 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Brooklyn is collecting 44.1 boards per contest and is sitting with 1,833 assists for the year, which has them ranked 11th in the league in terms of passing. The Nets are shooting 35.8% on shots beyond the perimeter (823 of 2,301) and 80.2% from the free throw line. They average 112.2 pts per game (9th in the league) while shooting 47.4% from the floor.
On the defensive end of the court, the Nets are able to force 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 19.6 fouls. They are ranked 11th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,754 surrendered on the campaign. The Nets are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.3% (2,982 of 6,580) and they relinquish 44.2 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are conceding 34.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 20th in the league in PPG allowed (112.0).
In their last game, the Heat walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 118-104 when they faced the Warriors. The Heat collected 26 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 34 for the contest. They also gave up possession 9 times, while recording 8 steals for this game. The Warriors were called for 11 fouls for this game which took the Heat to the free throw line for 21 shots. They were able to knock down 16 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 76.2%. When discussing three-point attempts, Miami made 14 out of their 36 tries (38.9%). When the game finished, the Heat walked away from this one shooting 37 for 85 from the field which gave them a rate of 43.5%. The Heat allowed the Warriors to make 40 of 77 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 51.9% in this contest. They finished 41.7% from distance by shooting 15 out of 36 and walked away from this one shooting 23 out of 27 at the charity stripe (85.2%). In regard to rebounding, Miami permitted Golden State to pull down 38 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Kyle Lowry pitched in for the Heat for this game. Lowry had 26 points in his 38 minutes on the hardwood and had 9 dimes for the game. He converted 9 of 14 in the matchup for a field goal rate of 64.3%, and totaled 1 rebound.
Miami has a mark of 47-26 this season. The Heat are committing 20.5 personal fouls every game and they connect on 81.2% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 25.6 times per contest (7th in the league) and they cough up possession 14.4 times per contest. Miami has accumulated 7,986 pts for the campaign (109.4 per game) and they grab 44.1 boards per contest. As an offensive unit, the Heat are shooting 46.2% from the field, which is ranked 14th in basketball.
The Miami defense allows 34.1% on three-point shots (949 of 2,780) and opponents are connecting on 77.5% of their free throw shots. They allow 23.1 assists and 41.9 rebounds per contest, which ranks 4th and 2nd in basketball. The Heat on the defensive side of the court are 5th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 105.1. They are able to force 15.1 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.5% from the floor (4th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami
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