Sacramento Kings vs Miami Heat Prediction, 11/2/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Sacramento Kings vs Miami Heat
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Location: FTX Arena in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Miami Heat will go up against the Sacramento Kings at FTX Arena on Wednesday.
The Kings faced off with the Hornets and took home the win by a score of 115-108 in their last game. In reference to fouls, the Kings ended up walking away with 19 while the Hornets accounted for 26 fouls. They also converted 14 out of their 29 tries from beyond the arc. Charlotte ended up going 57.1% at the charity stripe by burying 8 of 14 tries. In addition, Charlotte snagged 38 rebounds (6 offensive, 32 defensive) and earned 4 blocked shots. Charlotte distributed 31 assists and had 11 steals in the game. In relation to defending, Sacramento let their opponent shoot 51.2% from the field on 43 of 84 shooting. They also recorded 26 dimes in the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 20 turnovers and earning 8 steals. In reference to rebounding, they collected 42 with 10 of them being offensive. From the free throw line, the Kings buried 24 of their 28 attempts for a percentage of 85.7%. Sacramento finished the game having earned a 43.5% field goal percentage (37 out of 85) and converted 17 of their 44 shots from distance.
Kevin Huerter is one guy who was a contributor in the game. Huerter shot 50.0% from the floor and also totaled 5 assists. He was on the hardwood for 36 mins and collected 2 boards. He ended up scoring 26 points on 8 of 16 shooting.
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Sacramento heads into this contest with a mark of 2-4 this season. They are losing possession via turnover 16.2 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 23.8 personal fouls per contest. As a unit, Sacramento is grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game and has accounted for 163 dimes this year, which ranks 18th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Kings are hitting 36.2% on three-point shots (85 of 235) and 74.5% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 114.3 points per game (16th in the league) while hitting 47.7% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Kings are able to force 13.5 turnovers per game and they draw 21.3 personal fouls. They are ranked 7th in the NBA in giving up assists with 144 relinquished so far this year. The Kings defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 48.9% (255 of 521) and they surrender 39.3 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are giving up 42.2% from 3-point land while they are 23rd in basketball in points per game from their opponents (117.0).
When they last stepped on the court, the Heat took a loss by a final score of 119-113 when they played the Kings. The Heat earned 25 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 in the matchup. They gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while earning 7 steals in the game. The Kings earned 29 personal fouls in this game which took the Heat to the charity stripe for 31 tries. They were able to knock down 26 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 83.9%. When talking about three-point shots, Miami made 11 out of their 28 attempts (39.3%). When the game finished, the Heat went 38 for 89 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 42.7%. The Heat allowed the Kings to convert 42 of 76 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 55.3% in the game. They finished shooting 45.2% from three-point range by going 14 out of 31 and ended up going 21 of 29 from the free throw line (72.4%). When it comes to rebounds, Miami permitted Sacramento to get 43 in all (6 offensive).
Tyler Herro ended up having an impact for the Heat in the matchup. He knocked down 13 out of 22 for the game for a rate of 59.1%, and added 3 rebounds. Herro earned 34 points in his 35 minutes on the court, but left the arena with no assists.
Miami has a win-loss record of 2-5 this season. The Heat have committed 20.7 fouls every game and they hit 84.6% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 24.0 times per contest (18th in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 13.7 times per game. Miami has totaled 756 pts on the season (108.0 per game) and they pull in 40.4 rebounds per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Heat are shooting 44.9% from the field, which is 25th in the NBA.
The Miami defense gives up 39.0% on shots from beyond the arc (99 of 254) and their opposition knocks down 77.6% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 23.3 assists and 44.1 rebounds on a nightly basis, ranking them 9th and 16th in the league. The Heat on the defensive side of the court are 11th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 110.6. They are able to force 16.3 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.5% from the floor (17th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Sacramento
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