Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat 4/8/2021 Betting Odds
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
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games.
Miami are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James SF Ankle is out indefinitely
KZ Okpala SF Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs LA Lakers
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