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Miami Heat vs LA Lakers 10/9/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Odds & Info

Game Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat
Date & Time Friday October 9, 2020, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Walt Disney World Resort
Latest odds
LAL -7 ; Total 216
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The NBA Finals will resume on Friday night, when the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers battle from the Walt Disney World Arena. On Tuesday, Miami was unable to make the plays down the stretch of a 102-96 defeat. The Heat failed to connect on 21 of their 32 three-point attempts and shot just 43 percent overall. 

Miami G/F Jimmy Butler tallied a team-high 22 points to go along with ten rebounds and nine assists. Rookie Tyler Herro added 21 points and seven rebounds in a losing effort for the Heat.

The Los Angeles Lakers stand just one victory away from their 17th NBA Championship in franchise history and their first since 2010. In Game Four, Los Angeles bounced back from their first loss in the series and outrebounded Miami by a 51-44 margin. The Lakers converted 18 of their 21 free-throw attempts and assisted on 25 of their 35 field goals. 

Los Angeles F LeBron James led all scorers with 28 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists. Anthony Davis contributed 22 points (8-16 FG) and nine rebounds for the Lakers.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Heat are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games as an underdog.
  • Heat are 14-4 ATS in their last 18 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Lakers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 NBA Championship games.
  • Over is 5-2 in Heat last 7 games as an underdog.
  • Over is 7-3 in Lakers last 10 Friday games.

Free NBA Pick:

OVER 216

Miami G Goran Dragic (foot) went through warmups prior to Game Four but was unable to give it a go. The Heat have shown throughout this postseason that they have no quit and are worth a look as an underdog. The stronger play is on the over. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win and cover ATS 114-109.

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