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Heat at Lakers 11/8/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions

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Game Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat
Date & Time Friday November 8, 2019, 10:30 PM (EST)
Staples Center Los Angeles, CA
Latest odds
LAL -8.5 Total 215
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The Miami Heat complete a road back-to-back on Friday when visiting the Los Angeles Lakers. The Heat plays at Phoenix on Thursday before heading to the Staples Center to play the Lakers. Miami lost its last outing 109-89 to the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday. Jimmy Butler scored 16 in the loss for Miami while Kelly Olynyk scored 12. The Heat fell to 5-2 with the loss.

Los Angeles won its third straight on the road and sixth straight overall with a 118-112 victory against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. Los Angeles trailed by 13 points at the start of the fourth quarter, but Kyle Kuzma scored 11 points during the quarter to help rally the Lakers to the win. Los Angeles is 6-1 on the season and sits in first place in the Pacific division.

Kendrick Dunn leads the Heat in scoring with an average of 18.3 points per game, while Justise Winslow leads in assists with an average of 4.8 per game. Bam Adebayo is the leading rebounder for the Heat with an average of 9.3 per game. Seven members of the Heat are averaging double figures in scoring.

Anthony Davis is leading the Lakers in scoring and rebounding with averages of 26.6 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. LeBron James is second in scoring and the leader in assists with averages of 26.1 points and 11.1 assists per game. Danny Green with an average of 10.6 points per game is the only other Lakers player averaging double-figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Miami is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in each of the Heat’s last 4
  • Los Angeles is 5-1 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 36 of the Lakers last 53 at home
Free Pick:
Los Angeles Lakers -8.5

Los Angles will give the young Heat headaches with Anthony Davis, LeBron James and Kyle Kuzma on the offensive end and Davis will protect the rim defensively. In addition, the Heat will be playing the back half of a back-to-back with both games on the road and that will affect their shooting and defense on tired legs. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win and cover ATS 125-113.

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