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Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers 10/23/2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

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Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers 10-23-2021 NBA Picks and Game Analysis

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers 10/23/2021 – The Indiana Pacers lost their first two games of the season and they wish to secure their first win in this upcoming game. They will be battling the Miami Heat as they visit the Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana this coming Saturday, October 23. The game begins at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television through NBATV. Basketball fans can enjoy the match through an online live stream by subscribing to NBA League Pass. The Miami Heat coming to this game is given the edge by NBA game odds over the Indiana Pacers.

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers 10/23/2021

When: October 23, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers 10/23/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Miami Heat -2 (-110) 223 o (-110) -157
Indiana Pacers +2 (-110) 223 u (-110) +142
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Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat faced the defending champions for their first game of the NBA season and was demolished by as much as 42 points, 95-137. The silver lining of that match was Tyler Herro stepping up from the bench and leading the Heat with 27 points, six rebounds and five assists. Jimmy Butler tallied 21 points and six assists while Bam Adebayo is not far behind with a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds. Kyle Lowry on his first game for the Heat was very underwhelming as he shot 1-of-8 from the field. He finished the game with just five points and six assists.

Players to watch: T. Herro PG 1 GP 0 GS 24 MIN 27 PTS 1 OR 5 DR 6 REB 5 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 1 PF 2.5 AST/TO 74.62 PER

J. Butler SF 1 GP 1 GS 29 MIN 21 PTS 1 OR 3 DR 4 REB 6 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 3 PF 6 AST/TO 59.90 PER.

Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers had played two games already and they lost both by just one point. The first was against the Charlotte Hornets and the more recent was in overtime against the Washington Wizards. Leading the Pacers was Myles Turner who posted elite numbers with 40 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis both contributed 28 points each. Rookie Chris Duarte after a stunning NBA debut was able to contribute 15 points, five assists and four rebounds against the Wizards.

Players to Watch: D. Sabonis PF 1 GP 1 GS 39 MIN 33 PTS 3 OR 12 DR 15 REB 2 AST 0 STL 0 BLK 6 TO 4 PF 0.3 AST/TO 24.32 PER

M. Brogdon PG 1 GP 1 GS 40 MIN 28 PTS 0 OR 4 DR 4 REB 11 AST 0 STL 1 BLK 1 TO 2 PF 11 AST/TO 23.90 PER

C. Duarte SG 1 GP 1 GS 33 MIN 27 PTS 0 OR 5 DR 5 REB 1 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 4 PF 1 AST/TO 25.51 PER.

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers 10/23/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Miami Heat

The total has gone OVER in 14 of Miami’s last 18 games.
Miami are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Heat are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Indiana.
Miami are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against Indiana.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Miami’s last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana.
Miami are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Heat are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Miami are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games played in October.

Indiana Pacers

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana’s last 7 games.
Indiana are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indiana’s last 9 games against Miami.
Indiana are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games when playing at home against Miami.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Indiana are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Pacers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played in October.
Indiana are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

Miami Heat

Kyle Lowry PG Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Indiana
Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out indefinitely
Dewayne Dedmon C Ankle is “?” Saturday vs Indiana

Indiana Pacers

T.J. Warren PF Foot is out indefinitely
Caris LeVert SF Back is OUT first 4 games of regular season
Kelan Martin SG Hamstring is “?” Saturday vs Miami

Head-to-Head
Miami Heat Indiana Pacers
1-0-0 Against the Spread 0-2-0
1-0-0 Straight Up 2-0-0
137 Points per Game 128
95 Points Allowed per Game 129
53.13 Offensive FG% 46.67
64.52 Offensive FT% 87.5
42.86 Offensive 3PT% 36.17
38.1 Defensive FG% 42.99
65.52 Defensive FT% 66.67
28.57 Defensive 3PT% 41.94

Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

The Miami Heat already have a strong system intact and they are expected to bounce back hard in this game against the Indiana Pacers. They are going to be the safe bet to take according to the top online sportsbook and hand the Pacers their third loss.

Moneyline: The Heat as the visiting team is given an ML of -157 while the Pacers are +142 if they win at home.

ATS: It is just two points on the ATS between both teams with the Pacers having the +2 while the Heat is at -2.

TOTALs: The total set for this matchup is at 223 points with the Pacers going under and the Heat is under.

Score Prediction: 117 – 114, Heat