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Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 12/27/2019 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

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Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 12-27-2019 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 12/27/2019 – The Miami Heat are one of the toughest team to beat in their home court at the American Airlines Arena. In 14 games, they just lost once and it was against the Los Angeles Lakers just this December 13. They will be visited by another playoff-bound in the Eastern Conference with the Indiana Pacers. This match will happen on Friday, December 27 at 8 pm Eastern Time and it will be aired on TV by the Fox Sports Sun. NBA League Pass subscribers will have the luxury of watching the game via streaming. NBA Run Line forecasts the Miami Heat prevailing over the Indiana Pacers.

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 12/27/2019

When: December 27, 2019 8:00 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami Florida
TV: Fox Sports Sun
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 12/27/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Indiana Pacers +5 (-110) 213.5 o (-110) +175

Miami Heat
-5 (-110) 213.5 u (-110) -210
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Indiana Pacers Betting

Every NBA fan is looking at the Pacers saying in their minds, “What if Victor Oladipo is healthy” right now. The Pacers are now fifth in the East right now behind the Bucks, Celtics, Heat and Sixers even without Oladipo. They are coming off an overtime victory against the gritty Toronto Raptors. Myles Turner looking like his old self with 24 points, seven rebounds and made five three-point shots during that game. TJ Warren is making a good case to become an NBA All-Star after doing 24 points, eight rebounds and six assists against the Raptors. Against the Heat, they would need all the legs to catch up as Miami runs hard and spreads the floor well with their shooters.

Players to watch: D. Sabonis PF 29 GP 29 GS 34.4 MIN 17.8 PTS 3.4 OR 10.1 DR 13.5 REB 3.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 3.7 PF 1.5 AST/TO 19.66 PER
T.J. Warren SF 31 GP 31 GS 32.5 MIN 17.7 PTS 0.9 OR 2.8 DR 3.6 REB 1.2 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 2.6 PF 0.9 AST/TO 15.3 PER
J. Lamb SG 20 GP 20 GS 30.5 MIN 13.9 PTS 0.6 OR 4.1 DR 4.7 REB 2.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 1.5 TO 2.2 PF 1.7 AST/TO 14.57 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat continue to make noise in the NBA led by Jimmy Butler and they are coming off a three-game winning streak after a nail-biter with the Utah Jazz. Butler and Bam Adebayo are the most consistent players in the team but other players are making this team exciting to watch as well. During their win against the Jazz, rookie Tyler Herro and Goran Dragic came off the bench with immediate impact. Sixth-man of the year candidate Goran Dragic had 15 points, 6 rebounds and three three-point shots. Herro had 17 points and six rebounds as well. The Heat’s depth along with their fearless rookies are a glimpse of better things coming along the team since the LeBron James era. Protecting their homecourt has been one of the reasons why they are on the top four consistently for this season.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 26 GP 26 GS 35.3 MIN 20.4 PTS 1.9 OR 4.5 DR 6.5 REB 6.6 AST 2.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.6 TO 1.3 PF 2.6 AST/TO 23.46 PER
K. Nunn SG 30 GP 30 GS 30.9 MIN 16.2 PTS 0.3 OR 2.4 DR 2.7 REB 3.6 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 13.44 PER
G. Dragic PG 20 GP 1 GS 28.6 MIN 16 PTS 0.4 OR 2.9 DR 3.3 REB 5 AST 0.7 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 2 AST/TO 16.86 PER.

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat 12/27/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Indiana’s last 11 games.
Indiana are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Pacers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Miami.
Indiana are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana’s last 5 games on the road.
Indiana are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Indiana are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games this season.
Pacers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Indiana are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami’s last 8 games.
Miami are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games against Indiana.
Miami are 14-1 SU in their last 15 games at home.
Miami are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games this season.
Miami are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Central division.
Miami are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played in December.

Injuries

Indiana Pacers

Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out indefinitely
Malcolm Brogdon PG Groin is “?” Friday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Justise Winslow PF Back is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Indiana

Head-to-Head
Indiana Pacers Miami Heat
40-45-1 Against the Spread 42-38-2
35-50-1 Straight Up 42-38-2
107 Points per Game 105
104 Points Allowed per Game 105
46.74 Offensive FG% 47.39
80.47 Offensive FT% 76.55
36.3 Offensive 3PT% 38.54
43.56 Defensive FG% 44.09
76.15 Defensive FT% 75.6
33.61 Defensive 3PT% 32.36

Indiana Pacers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Miami Heat are expected to win this according to Online Sports Betting. Indiana will fight well in this game with Turner, Sabonis and Warren but this Heat team is just to much for them to matchup. After this game, the Heat are going to go home with a four-game winning streak and they will look to add up to that.

Moneyline: Miami has the edge over Indiana so they are given an ML of -210. The Pacers is given a +175 if they win this match.

ATS: The spread between both teams is five points with Indiana carrying the +5 while Miami is at -5.

TOTALs: A total of 213.5 is expected for the teams to reach in this game with Miami going under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 107 Miami