Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat
Friday, December 27, 2019 at 8:00 PM (American Airlines Arena)
MIA -5.0 . Total 213.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Indiana Pacers are on the road for a battle with the Miami Heat. The Pacers are (21-10), coming off a 120-115 win over the Toronto Raptors. The Heat are (22-8), after upending the Utah Jazz, 107-104.
In the Pacers win over the Raptors, Indiana was guided by by T.J. Warren. Warren connected on 10 of 19 attempts from the floor, making 2 foul shots, totaling 24 points. Domantas Sabonis added a double-double, finishing with 12 points and 17 rebounds. The Pacers shot 47% from the floor and 43% from 3-point range. The Pacers were able to win this nail biting overtime thriller, thanks to their 3-point shooting. The Pacers made 18 3-pointers, while the Raptors made 11.
In the Heat win over the Jazz, Miami was led offensively by Jimmy Butler. Butler converted on 7 of 15 attempts from the floor, hitting 6 foul shots, registering 20 points and 8 rebounds. Miami had two players turn in a double-double in the win. Meyers Leonard contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Bam Adebayo finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds. The Heat shot 41% from the floor and 36% from 3-point range. Miami won the game from the foul line, out scoring the Jazz 24 to 14.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pacers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Pacers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Miami.
The under is 8-3 in Pacers last 11 games overall.
Heat are 5-2 ATS in their last 7games.
Heat are 14-1 SU in their last 15 home games.
The over is 7-1 in Heat's last 8 games.
The Pacers have looked great at home, while being average on the road. Being average on the road, will not get the job done in Miami, as the Heat are a stellar 13-1 at home. The Heat are allowing just 104 points when at home, while the Pacers average 107 offensively on the road. The Pacers have had a solid defense on the road, allowing just 106 points per game. However, the Heat have one of the best home offense's, averaging 118 points of offense. The Heat are 10-3-1 ATS at home, I'll take Miami at home. Final score prediction, Heat will win and cover, 114-107.