Miami Heat vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 10/27/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Miami Heat vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Chase Center is where the Golden State Warriors will compete against the Miami Heat on Thursday.
The Heat faced off with the Raptors and took home the win by a score of 112-109 in their last game. Miami ended the contest with a 50.0% FG percentage (38 out of 76) and made 11 out of their 30 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Heat converted 25 of their 27 shots for a rate of 92.6%. Concerning rebounding, they earned 44 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 28 assists in this matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 6 turnovers and earning 2 steals. In relation to defending, Miami allowed their opponent to shoot 42.5% from the field on 37 out of 87 shooting. Toronto recorded 24 dimes and had 9 steals in this game. On top of that, Toronto collected 37 boards (8 offensive, 29 defensive) and got 2 blocks. Toronto ended up going 75.0% from the charity stripe by making 21 of their 28 attempts. They made 14 of 39 shots from beyond the arc. Concerning personal fouls, the Heat walked away with 26 while the Raptors finished the game with 25 personal fouls.
Max Strus is one player who played a role in this contest. Strus finished the contest at 57.1% from the field and distributed 3 dimes. He was on the court for 37 mins and collected 5 boards. He totaled 20 points on 8 of 14 shooting.
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Miami heads into this matchup with a win-loss record of 1-2 on the campaign. They turn the ball over 15.0 times per game and as a team are committing 22.7 fouls per game. As a unit, Miami is pulling down 42.0 rebounds per game and has earned 72 assists for the season, which is 15th in the league in terms of passing. The Heat are shooting 36.9% on 3-pointers (31 of 84) and 84.3% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 108.0 pts per contest (23rd in the NBA) while hitting 47.2% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Heat are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per game and they draw 24.7 fouls. They rank 9th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 64 surrendered for the season. The Heat defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 45.9% (119 of 259) and they surrender 42.0 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are giving up 38.0% on shots from distance while they are 14th in the NBA in points per game allowed (112.0).
The last time they took the court, the Warriors got the victory with a final of 130-125 when they played the Kings. The Warriors were able to collect 31 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 in the game. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while getting 7 steals for this game. The Kings were called for 29 personal fouls for the contest which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for 36 shots. They were able to make 26 of the free throws for a clip of 72.2%. With respect to shooting from distance, Golden State knocked down 14 out of their 33 tries (42.4%). When the final whistle blew, the Warriors finished the game shooting 45 for 87 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 51.7%. The Warriors allowed the Kings to knock down 47 of 100 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 47.0% for the game. They finished 25.6% from 3-point land by hitting 11 out of 43 and ended up going 20 out of 25 from the free throw line (80.0%). With respect to how they cleaned up the glass, Golden State allowed Sacramento to collect 51 overall (13 on the offensive glass).
Stephen Curry ended up being a factor for the Warriors for the matchup. He knocked down 11 out of 22 for this contest giving him a rate of 50.0%, and totaled 5 rebounds. Curry totaled 33 points in his 31 mins on the hardwood and totaled 2 dimes in the matchup.
Golden State has a mark of 2-1 this season. The Warriors commit 22.3 personal fouls every game while shooting 77.9% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 29.7 times per contest (2nd in basketball) and they turn it over 16.7 times per contest. Golden State has accumulated 376 points on the season (125.3 per game) and they collect 40.0 boards per game. When it comes to offense, the Warriors are hitting on 48.2% from the field, which has them ranked 8th in basketball.
The Golden State defense gives up 30.8% on shots from beyond the arc (36 of 117) and opponents are converting on 80.0% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 28.0 assists and 46.7 boards every game, which ranks 26th and 20th in the NBA. The Warriors on the defensive side of the court are 24th in basketball in points given up per game with 120.7. They are forcing their opponents into 19.3 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 47.5% from the field (19th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Miami
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