Raptors at Heat Game 3 - 5/7/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (61-30) at Miami Heat (53-38)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat -4 -- Over/Under: 188 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat meet Saturday afternoon for game three at the American Airlines Arena.
The Toronto Raptors hope to regain home court advantage by snagging this road victory. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 93.1 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allowing 94.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 18.6 points and 4.3 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 13.6 points and 7.2 assists. Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 12.1 rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing 2.6 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 27.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 40.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.4 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have split their last 10 road games.
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The Miami Heat hope to take control of this series by winning and taking a 2-1 lead. The Miami Heat are averaging 98.7 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 91.6 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Dwyane Wade is averaging 19.3 points and 4.7 assists while Hassan Whiteside is averaging 12.7 points and 12.2 rebounds. Goran Dragic is dishing four assists and Luol Deng is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 42.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Heat are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.4 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have won 13 of their last 15 home games.
The Raptors are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 1 days rest and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Heat are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
I keep telling you guys the Raptors aren't a good playoff team, and we've won the first two bets of this series fading them. Now, the Heat are home where they play at a another level than they do on the road. Don't expect a ton of turnovers here, the only thing keeping Toronto in this series. Miami rolls the Raptors here.