Things are heating up on the basketball court with the Miami Heat taking on the LA Lakers at Staple Center. Thus, this is the game to watch as #1 in the Western Conference takes on #2 in the Eastern Conference. Our Heat vs. Lakers Betting Pick from our betting pick experts will help make the game more exciting and profitable!
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Heat vs. Lakers Betting Prediction and Analysis for 11/08/2019
According to the latest sports betting odds, the LA Lakers are the favorite tea at -8.5. However, does this mean that they will automatically win the game? Let’s find out!
The Miami Heat are playing consecutive games away from home as they play in Lakers territory. However, Miami did win their last game against the Phoenix Suns in a 108-124 victory. The Heat are now at 5-2 and rank second in the NBA Eastern Conference.
The Los Angeles Lakers on the other hand are on a winning streak with three straight games. Their last victory was against the Chicago Bulls where they won in a 118-112 victory. Lakers fans were very happy watching the game. This is because the Lakers were trailing by 14 points during the beginning of the fourth quarter. However, Kyle Kuzma made 11 points to make up the deficit which led the Lakers to a win.
Kendrick Dunn leads the Heat in points averaging 18.3 points per game. On the other hand, Justise Winslow leads in assists with an average of 4.8 per game. Bam Adebayo is the main rebounder for the Heat with an average of 9.3 rebounds per game. Furthermore, seven players from the Heat are averaging double digits figures in scoring.
Anthony Davis is driving the Lakers in terms of scoring and rebounds. This is because he averages 26.6 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. LeBron James is second in scoring and leads the team in with an average of 26.1 points and 11.1 assists per game. Danny Green is also noteworthy with 10.6 points per game and is the only other Laker that averages double digits per game.
Heat vs. Lakers Betting Pick
Game time: 11/08/2019 at 10:30 PM ET
Bet on the L.A. Lakers at -8.5
Los Angeles is a team with a lot of experience and will give the Heat problems. This is because Davis, LeBron and Kuzma will take care of the offense while Davis take care of the defense. Furthermore, the Heat will be playing back-to-back away games and that will affect their performance. Thus, our final score predictions is that the L.A. Lakers will win 125-113 win.