Heat at Clippers - 1/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Heat (22-16) at Los Angeles Clippers (25-13)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 10:30 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Clippers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, SUN, FSW2
The Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers square off late Wednesday night at the Staples Center.
The Miami Heat are looking for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Miami Heat are averaging 97.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 95.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Chris Bosh is averaging 19.1 points and eight rebounds while Dwyane Wade is averaging 18.5 points and 4.6 assists. Goran Dragic is dishing five assists and Luol Deng is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Heat are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 12.3 turnovers per game. The Miami Heat have won five of their last eight road games. Hassan Whiteside is questionable with a knee injury.
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The Los Angeles Clippers look to build on their impressive nine-game winning streak. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 103.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 100.3 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Chris Paul is averaging 18.1 points and 9.5 assists while J.J. Redick is averaging 15.9 points and 1.6 rebounds. Jamal Crawford is dishing 2.2 assists and Deandre Jordan is grabbing 13.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Clippers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14 turnovers per game. The Los Angeles Clippers have won five of their last six home games.
The Heat are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Clippers are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Heat are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Los Angeles.
The Heat have a banged p Whiteside and now Dragic was sent home for an MRI. Have to side with the healtheir and hotter Clippers team.