NBA Matchups  >>  Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers Preview 02/01/2013

 
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The Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Oddsmakers currently have the Heat listed as 2½-point favorites versus the Pacers, while the game's total is sitting at 185½.
Miami won its last outing, a 105-85 result against the Nets on January 30. The Heat covered in that game as a 2.5-point favorite, while the 190 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Indiana won its last outing, a 98-79 result against the Pistons on January 30. The Pacers covered in that game as an 8.5-point favorite, while the 177 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Miami:
Team record: 29-13 SU, 21-21 ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Indiana
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Indiana

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Indiana:
Team record: 27-19 SU, 24-22 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games at home
is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of last 16 games

When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Chicago are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Miami at Toronto, Sunday, February 3
Indiana home to Chicago, Monday, February 4