Heat at Warriors - 1/11/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Heat (22-15) at Golden State Warriors (35-2)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 11, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -12.5 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: SUN, CSNB
The Miami Heat and Golden State Warriors square off late Monday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Miami Heat look for a statement win after winning six of their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 97 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 94.8 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Chris Bosh is averaging 19.2 points and 7.9 rebounds while Dwyane Wade is averaging 18.5 points and 4.4 assists. Goran Dragic is dishing five assists and Hassan Whiteside is grabbing 11.1 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Heat are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 12.4 turnovers per game. The Miami Heat have won five of their last seven road games. Tyler Johnson is questionable with a shoulder injury.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their ridiculous 35-2 start to the season. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.5 points on 48.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.5 points and 6.5 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 21.1 points and 3.8 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.4 assists and Festus Ezeli is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14.2 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a home game since January 27th. James Michael McAdoo and Leandro Barbosa are questionable.
The Heat are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up loss and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Warriors are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Southeast. The Heat are 6-2-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Golden State and 0-2-2 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Heat are one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the league, something that doesn't bode well into this game. It'll be like a football team down two touchdowns with no passing game. Warriors in another blowout.