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Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1/23/2022 Odds Picks and Previews

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1-23-2022 Odds Picks and Previews

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1/23/2022 – The Los Angeles Lakers have been underachieving midway through the season and this team wishes to turn things around very soon. The Miami Heat has been surging in their own conference and will be their next opponent this coming Sunday, January 23. The game begins at exactly 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television through NBA TV. The same feed will be shared to NBA League Pass for those who prefer to watch the game through an online live stream. Having the home-court advantage, the Miami Heat are expected in NBA betting lines to win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1/23/2022

When:January 23, 2022 6:00 PM ET
Where:FTX Arena, Miami, Florida
TV:NBA TV
Stream:NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1/23/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Los Angeles Lakers +5 (-110)216.5 o (-110)+140
Miami Heat -5 (-110)216.5 u (-110)-167
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Los Angeles Lakers are slowly trying to regain their winning rhythm after winning two of their last three games. After a very tough loss against the Indiana Pacers, this team was able to pick up an 11-point victory over the bottom-dwelling Orlando Magic, 116-105. The victory improves their record to an even record 23-23 and are now placed 7th in the NBA Western Conference just below the Denver Nuggets by one game. Against the Magic, LeBron James led the team with 29 points, seven rebounds and four assists while Russell Westbrook had better production with 18 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.

Players to watch: L. James SF 34 GP 34 GS 36.6 MIN 28.9 PTS 1.1 OR 6.5 DR 7.6 REB 6.4 AST 1.6 STL 1.1 BLK 3.2 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 27.23 PER

A. Davis PF 27 GP 27 GS 35.4 MIN 23.3 PTS 2.7 OR 7.1 DR 9.9 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 2 BLK 2.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 23.67 PER

R. Westbrook PG 46 GP 46 GS 34.9 MIN 18.5 PTS 1.4 OR 6.6 DR 8 REB 7.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 4.2 TO 3.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.54 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat after winning back-to-back games against the Toronto Raptors and Portland Trail Blazers failed to convert the momentum to a winning streak after losing to the Atlanta Hawks on the road by just two points, 108-110. This team needs a win to overtake the slumping Chicago Bulls to have the second-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record now at 29-17. During their loss against the Hawks, Bam Adebayo led the team in scoring with 21 points along with six rebounds and four assist while Duncan Robinson tallied 19 points and dropped five three-pointers.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 28 GP 28 GS 33.3 MIN 21.4 PTS 1.8 OR 4 DR 5.9 REB 5.9 AST 1.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 1.3 PF 3 AST/TO 26.01 PER

T. Herro PG 38 GP 10 GS 32.9 MIN 20.7 PTS 0.7 OR 4.2 DR 4.9 REB 4 AST 0.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 1.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 15.94 PER

B. Adebayo C 21 GP 21 GS 32.9 MIN 18.7 PTS 2.6 OR 7.3 DR 10 REB 3.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 3.1 PF 1.1 AST/TO 20.19 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1/23/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 8 games.
LA Lakers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Lakers’ last 6 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Lakers’ last 14 games this season.
LA Lakers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Miami’s last 15 games.
Miami are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
Miami are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home.
Heat are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Miami are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Miami’s last 20 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Miami are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games played in January.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

Anthony Davis PF MCL is upgraded to “?” Sunday vs Miami
Kendrick Nunn PG Knee is out indefinitely
Sekou Doumbouya SF Quarantine is out indefinitely

Miami Heat

P.J. Tucker PF Knee injured last game, is “?” Sunday vs LA Lakers
Kyle Lowry PG Personal is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Markieff Morris PF Neck is out indefinitely
Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out indefinitely
KZ Okpala SF Wrist is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers
Tyler Herro SG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles LakersMiami Heat
19-27-0Against the Spread 27-19-0
25-20-1Straight Up 27-19-0
111Points per Game 109
113Points Allowed per Game 104
46.48Offensive FG% 45.97
73.39Offensive FT% 80.47
35.14Offensive 3PT% 37.42
45.12Defensive FG% 44.32
75.84Defensive FT% 78.51
34.35Defensive 3PT% 35.18

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Miami Heat are very tough to beat and the top online sportsbook sees them bouncing back from their previous loss in this game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The total should be under and the spread is under since this should be a close battle.

Moneyline: The Lakers are the underdogs in this matchup and they are given an ML of +140 while the Heat are -167.

ATS: It is a wide five points separating both teams across the spread with the Lakers getting the +5 while the Heat sitting at -5.

TOTALs: The total set for this game is at 216.5 points with the Lakers going over and the Heat are under.

Score Prediction: 107 – 104, Heat