Raptors at Heat Game 6 - 5/13/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (63-31) at Miami Heat (54-40)
NBA Basketball: Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm (AmericanAirlines Arena)
The Line: Miami Heat -4.5 -- Over/Under: 190 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat clash Friday for game six at the American Airlines Arena.
The Toronto Raptors can advance to their first ever conference finals with a victory here. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 93.3 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 93.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 19.1 points and 4.3 rebounds while Kyle Lowry is averaging 15.8 points and 6.8 assists. Bismack Biyombo is grabbing eight rebounds and Cory Joseph is dishing 2.7 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Raptors are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Toronto Raptors have split their last 12 road games. DeMarre Carroll is questionable with a wrist injury.
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The Miami Heat need a victory here in order to force a game seven on Sunday. The Miami Heat are averaging 97 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 92.1 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Dwyane Wade is averaging 21.8 points and 4.3 assists while Joe Johnson is averaging 12 points and 4.9 rebounds. Goran Dragic is dishing 3.6 assists and Justise Winslow is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 76.1 percent from the free throw line. The Heat are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.7 rebounds per game. The Miami Heat have won 10 of their last 12 home games. Luol Deng is questionable with a wrist injury.
The Raptors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win. The Heat are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.
I've been picking the Heat this whole series, so I might as well stick to it considering it's made us money with a 3-2 record ATS. The Heat play their best basketball at home and coach Erik Spoelstra is 7-1 in elimination games at home throughout his career. Expect Miami's roll players to perform better and for the Heat to force a game seven on Sunday.