Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Lakers versus the Heat? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBA. The game will be played at Kaseya Center in Miami, FL. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 222.5 points, and the Heat are favored to win at home vs. the Lakers.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS MIAMI HEAT BETTING PICK
The Pick: Miami Heat -1
This game will be played at Kaseya Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, November 6th.
WHY BET THE MIAMI HEAT:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 108-106 in favor of the Heat.
- Our projections have Tyler Herro finishing with Tyler Herro points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Heat finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.6% and knocking down 12 threes.
Can Los Angeles Secure a Road Victory?
With a current standing at 3-3, the Lakers are preparing to face the Heat, hoping to surpass a .500 record. In away games this season, the Lakers have yet to secure a victory, going 0-3, while at home they boast a perfect 3-0 record.
Los Angeles currently stands at 1-5 in their ATS record, below .500. As the favorite this season, Los Angeles is 1-3 vs. the spread, while going 0-2 as the underdog.
The Lakers’ leading scorer is Anthony Davis, who has an effective field goal percentage of 56.1%, points per game of 26.3, and double doubles of 5 so far this season (2023-2024). In 6 games played, he has a field goal percentage of 55.1%, two-point field goal percentage of 56%, three-point field goal percentage of 42.9%, assists per game of 3.2, rebounds per game of 13, and no triple doubles.
This year’s Los Angeles offense is averaging 111.8 points per game, ranking 17th in the NBA. They have also recorded 103 possessions per game, ranking 2nd in the league. Moreover, the Lakers hold the highest number of free throw attempts per game at 26.3 in the NBA.
This season, the Lakers’ defense is ranked 21st in the league for allowing an average of 115.7 points per game. They also rank 26th in the league for allowing an average of 7.7 steals per game. Additionally, their three point percentage allowed is 37.2, ranking 19th in the league.
Can the Heat Secure a Win at Home?
Seeking to come out on top against the Lakers, the Heat currently have a below .500 record of 2-4. In the Eastern Conference, the team is ranked 12th, and they are 4th in the Southeast division.
Miami, with an ATS record of 1-5 for the season, arrives at this point. In their last two road games, Miami has failed to cover the spread, holding an ATS record of 1-2 on the road compared to 0-3 at home.
So far, the Heat’s leading scorer is Tyler Herro, who has an effective field goal percentage of 54.7%, assists of 5 per game, and points per game of 25.8 in the 2023-2024 season.
Miami’s offense is ranked 29th in the NBA for possessions per game (98.7), 26th for field goal percentage (45%), and 25th for points per game (107.3) in the 2023-2024 season.
Defensively, the Heat rank 27th in the NBA with an effective field goal percentage allowed of 56.8. They also rank 16th in the league by allowing an average of 112 points per game, and 30th by allowing 3 blocked shots per game.