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Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4-8-2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021 – A non-conference game is all set to get underway as Los Angeles Lakers take on Miami Heat from American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Lakers dropped to the fifth position in the Western Conference play and they have a hard battle ahead to the top three. Miami Heat turned out to be one of those teams that rebound well with their hard effort. Miami is holding the sixth position in the Eastern Conference play and they look forward to breaking their losing record. The NBA bets today are up and running as these teams battle to increase their overall record.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021

When: April 8, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Lakers +9 (-110) 206 o (-110) +300
Miami Heat -9 (-110) 206 u (-110) -400
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Los Angeles Lakers Betting

The Lakers are coming into this game after winning their last battle against Toronto Raptors. The Lakers scored 110 and gave up 101 to the Raptors. Los Angeles is trailing the Nuggets one full game and is ahead of the Trail Blazers. Talen Horton-Tucker netted 17 points with six assists in just 26 minutes off the bench. Dennis Schroder tossed in a dozen points with nine assists for the Lakers. The Lakers will need more power with their scoring offense in order to get past Miami’s defensive unit.

Players to watch: L. James SF 41 GP 41 GS 33.9 MIN 25.4 PTS 0.6 OR 7.3 DR 7.9 REB 7.9 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.7 TO 1.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 28.89 PER

A. Davis PF 23 GP 23 GS 32.8 MIN 22.5 PTS 2 OR 6.3 DR 8.4 REB 3 AST 1.3 STL 1.8 BLK 2 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 28.75 PER

D. Schroder PG 47 GP 47 GS 31.7 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 5.2 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2.7 PF 1.9 AST/TO 15.64 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

Miami Heat improved their overall performance the past month and they seem to be keen on making it to the top five spots. Heat won 26 and dropped 25 games on the season. The Heat is one game ahead of the .500 mark. In their last game, Miami gave up 124 to Memphis Grizzlies and scored just 112 in return. Jimmy Butler tossed in 28 points and went 11 for 16 with his shooting attempts. Bam Adebayo was the other player to score 18 points and 10 assists in their defeat.

Players to watch: J. Butler SF 36 GP 36 GS 33.7 MIN 21.4 PTS 2 OR 5.4 DR 7.4 REB 7.3 AST 2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 3.4 AST/TO 30.6 PER

B. Adebayo C 45 GP 45 GS 33.6 MIN 19.2 PTS 2.4 OR 7.2 DR 9.6 REB 5.4 AST 0.9 STL 1.2 BLK 2.6 TO 2.2 PF 2.1 AST/TO 27.19 PER

T. Herro PG 40 GP 14 GS 31.7 MIN 15.6 PTS 0.5 OR 4.6 DR 5.1 REB 3.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 1.4 PF 1.7 AST/TO 14.77 PER.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Los Angeles Lakers

LA Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Lakers’ last 7 games.
LA Lakers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
LA Lakers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Miami.
Lakers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of LA Lakers’ last 20 games on the road.
LA Lakers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Lakers’ last 11 games this season.
LA Lakers are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
LA Lakers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games.
Miami are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games against LA Lakers.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games at home.
Miami are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Lakers.
Heat are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games this season.
Miami are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.
Miami are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games played in April.

Injuries

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Jared Dudley PF Knee is out indefinitely
Andre Drummond C Toe is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Miami
Anthony Davis PF Achilles is out indefinitely
Kyle Kuzma SF Calf is probable Thursday vs Miami

Miami Heat

KZ Okpala SF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
Tyler Herro SG Foot is probable Thursday vs LA Lakers
Gabe Vincent PG Knee is probable Thursday vs LA Lakers

Head-to-Head
Los Angeles Lakers Miami Heat
24-27-0 Against the Spread 22-28-1
17-34-0 Straight Up 24-27-0
110 Points per Game 107
106 Points Allowed per Game 107
47.68 Offensive FG% 46.02
74.1 Offensive FT% 78.75
35.31 Offensive 3PT% 34.59
45.34 Defensive FG% 44.73
76.39 Defensive FT% 78.76
34.93 Defensive 3PT% 36.31

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The NBA odds are intact for Miami to win this game and cover the spread. Los Angeles Lakers have declined in the past and they will struggle to make it past the Heat. Back Miami to secure a victory with the advantage at home.

Moneyline: The ML for the Lakers is +300 and the ML for the Heat is -400.

ATS: A spread of +9- (-110) is set for the Lakers and a spread of – 9(-110) is set for the Heat.

TOTALs: The total will go over 206 (-110) for the Lakers and the same will go under for Heat.

Score Prediction: 103 – 89, Heat