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LA Lakers vs Miami Heat 10/6/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds & Info

Game Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers
Date & Time Tuesday October 6, 2020, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Walt Disney World Resort
Latest odds
LAL -7.5 ; Total 218.5
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The NBA Finals will continue on Tuesday night, when the Los Angeles Lakers battle the Miami Heat from the Walt Disney World Resort. On Sunday, Los Angeles was outscored in each quarter of a 115-104 loss. The Lakers were plagued by 20 turnovers and missed 28 of their 42 three-point attempts. 

LeBron James led Los Angeles with 25 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists. Markieff Morris and Kyle Kuzma contributed 19 points apiece off the bench. Anthony Davis was hampered by foul trouble and finished with 15 points in 33 minutes.

The Miami Heat were staring at a 2-0 deficit heading into Game Three, but turned things around despite missing starters Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic. The Heat tightened up their interior defense and outscored the Lakers by a 52-34 margin in the paint. Miami converted 21 of their 23 free throw attempts and shot 51 percent from the floor.

Miami G/F Jimmy Butler exploded for a game-high 40 points to go along with 13 assists and 11 rebounds. Kelly Olynyk chipped in 17 points and seven rebounds in 31 minutes off the Heat bench.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Lakers are 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games as a favorite.
  • Lakers are 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
  • Heat are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up win of more than 10 points.
  • Over is 4-1 in Lakers last 5 overall.
  • Over is 5-2 in Heat last 7 overall.

Free NBA Pick:

Los Angeles Lakers -7.5

Miami C Bam Adebayo (shoulder) did not play in Game Three and is expected to suit up for this contest. The Heat predictably showed up to make this a series on Sunday. Look for the Lakers to put together a much better effort in Game Four to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win and cover ATS 116-104.

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