Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 12/13/19 NBA Previews and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 12/13/19 – An interesting NBA game between two strong teams is all set to take place on Friday from American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Los Angeles Lakers will take the road to square-off against Miami Heat. The NBA over and under picks are flourishing as the No 1 ranked Lakers in the Western Conference takes on the No 2 ranked Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference. Both these teams have performed some incredible basketball this season, but the biggest question is if Miami has the potential to defeat Lakers at home.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 12/13/19
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 12/13/19 Betting Odds
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
Los Angeles Lakers won 22 of their 25 games this season and they are all set to continue their winning streak. Lakers won five games straight and their last game against Orlando was successful when they scored 96 points to victory. From the defensive end, the Lakers restricted Orlando Magic to 87 points. However, playing against the 2nd best team in the Western Conference is not going to be an easy task.
Players to watch: A. Davis PF (23 GP 23 GS 34.4 MIN 27.7 PTS 2.4 OR 6.6 DR 9 REB 3.3 AST 1.5 STL 2.7 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 30.41 PER)
Miami Heat Betting
Miami Heat battled their way through to secure the 2nd spot and are now just four games behind Milwaukee Bucks. The Heat was strong enough to get past Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers. Miami has a potential unit that has been good in scoring, but they are dealing with the Lakers who have never given up right from the start. In their last outing, Miami managed to defeat Atlanta Hawks with a final score of 135-121.
Players to watch: J. Butler SF (20 GP 20 GS 35.1 MIN 20.6 PTS 2.1 OR 4.8 DR 6.9 REB 7 AST 2.1 STL 0.8 BLK 2.6 TO 1.4 PF 2.7 AST/TO 24.51 PER)
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 12/13/19 Betting Numbers
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
Miami are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
Rajon Rondo PG Hamstring is upgraded to probable Friday vs Miami
Goran Dragic PG Groin is downgraded to OUT Friday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks
The Lakers are missing out on some of their players, but that will still not create a major impact. Despite playing on the road against Miami, the NBA game odds are on the side of Los Angeles to win this game.
Moneyline: Los Angeles has a moneyline of -200 in this game. Whereas, Miami has a moneyline of +170.
ATS: Both teams have an ATS of 5 with Los Angeles holding -5 and Miami holding +5.
TOTALs: The total will go over 228.5 for Los Angeles and under 228.5 for Miami.
Score Prediction: 118 – 107 Lakers