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 – 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
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 1/23/2022 Betting Odds
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
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Miami are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
Anthony Davis PF MCL is upgraded to “?” Sunday vs Miami
P.J. Tucker PF Knee injured last game, is “?” Sunday vs LA Lakers
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