NBA Odds: Heat vs Raptors prediction, odds and picks

By | November 16, 2022

The Miami Warmth will cross the border to face the Toronto Raptors in an NBA sport on Wednesday night time at Scotiabank Area in Toronto. That stated, now is a superb time to take a look at our NBA odds sequence, which features a Warmth-Raptors prediction and decide, featured under.

Miami is 7-7 this season, together with a three-game successful streak. Miami now sits tenth within the Japanese Convention. Head coach Erik Spoelstra has been accountable for Miami for 15 seasons, making 11 playoff appearances highlighted by two championships.

Toronto began its season at 8-7, sixth place within the Japanese Convention. The Raptors snapped a two-game dropping streak with a victory over Detroit on Monday night time. Head coach Nick Nurse is in his fifth season with Toronto, making three playoff appearances, together with an NBA championship in his first season.

Listed below are the Warmth-Raptors’ NBA odds, courtesy of FanDuel

NBA Odds: Warmth-Raptors Odds

Miami Warmth: -1.5 (-110)

Toronto Raptors: +1.5 (-110)

Over: 216 (-110)

Minus: 216 (-110)

Why warmth might cowl the unfold

Jimmy Butler leads the workforce with 21.6 factors, 6.2 assists and 1.8 steals per sport. Merely, the Warmth goes like Jimmy Butler goes. Now, with Tyler Herro on the verge of working out of time with an ankle harm, Butler’s contributions have gotten more and more vital for Miami. Bam Adebayo, who’s questionable for tonight’s sport, leads the workforce with 9.1 rebounds per sport and is third with 19.1 factors per sport. Adebayo shoots a formidable 53.1% from the sphere. Level guard Kyle Lowry is second on the workforce with 5.8 assists per sport, averaging 13.1 factors per sport. Lowry has gone again in time and can now have a chip on his shoulder in opposition to his former workforce. Max Strus has seen his taking part in time improve with accidents surrounding the workforce, beginning his final seven appearances. Strus averaged 14.7 factors per sport whereas taking pictures 45.5 % from the sphere.

Miami ranks eighth within the league with 8.0 steals per sport, although Toronto runs the ball on the league’s fewest. Miami is averaging 110.7 factors per sport, which ranks twentieth within the league. The Warmth lead the league in making their free throws at an 86.8% clip. Toronto fouls opponents 20.7 occasions per sport.

Why the Raptors might cowl the unfold

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Pascal Siakam leads the workforce with 24.8 factors, 9.3 rebounds and seven.7 assists per sport. Siakam is out for at the very least one other week with an adductor pressure, which implies others should step in in his absence. OG Anunoby leads the workforce with 2.7 steals per sport, rating third with 17.3 factors per sport. Fred VanVleet ranks second with 18.4 factors, 6.8 assists and a couple of.3 steals per sport. VanVleet is questionable with a illness. Scottie Barnes dished out 4.9 assists whereas pulling 6.5 rebounds whereas scoring 13.4 factors per sport. Gary Trent, Jr. averaged 16.6 factors per sport on 41.5 % taking pictures.

Toronto leads the league with 10.7 steals per sport, though Miami does not flip the ball round fairly often. Toronto can be the perfect workforce within the league to restrict their time losses. Toronto is averaging 111.9 factors per sport, which ranks it sixteenth within the league. Miami’s protection has been stable although, so Toronto would possibly battle to attain a bit. The Raptors have been wonderful on protection, rating ninth in giving up 109.5 factors per sport.

Closing Warmth-Raptors Prediction and Choice

Two good defenses ought to restrict the rating on this one. Each groups have vital accidents, however Toronto has fewer.

Closing Warmth-Raptors prediction and choice: Toronto +1.5 (-110), below 216 (-110)