Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/08/2019 Odds Spread and Previews
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Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/08/2019 – The Miami Heat (6-2) scored their second biggest win on the road this season after toppling the rising Phoenix Suns. Now, it’s time for Jimmy Butler, Kendrick Nunn and the rest of the Heat to test their wares against the Western Conference heavyweights Los Angeles Lakers (6-1). As what the latest Las Vegas betting lines indicate, the Lakers will enter Friday night’s ballgame at Staples Center as the 8.5-point favorites. However, the Heat has proven game after game that they can go toe-to-toe against the best of the NBA.
Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/08/2019
Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/08/2019 Betting Odds
Miami Heat Betting
The Miami Heat bounced back from a 109-89 loss to the Denver Nuggets with a scintillating 124-108 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday. Jimmy Butler dropped 30 of his 34 points in the first half to guide Miami past the Phoenix, who was riding on a three-game winning streak.
Players to Watch: Kendrick Nunn (18.3 PPG, 2.1 RPG, 3.1 APG), Goran Dragic (15.1 PPG, 3.0 RPG, 4.6 APG), Jimmy Butler (15.0 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 6.5 APG)
Los Angeles Lakers Betting
The Lakers have been flexing their muscles in their last six games, scoring 111 points per game and holding opponents to just 101 points. LeBron James and Anthony Davis have been dominant superstar duo right from the start, but the arrival of Kyle Kuzma brings a new dynamic to this team.
Players to Watch: Anthony Davis (26.6 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 2.7 APG), LeBron James (26.1 PPG, 8.1 RPG, 11.1 APG), Avery Bradley (10.7 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 0.7 APG)
Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers 11/08/2019 Betting Numbers
Miami is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Los Angeles Lakers
LA Lakers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Dion Waiters SG Illness is “?” Friday vs LA Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
Rajon Rondo PG Calf is out indefinitely
Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Picks
The Heat have been perplexing teams with their constant ball movement and unselfish plays, norming 25.9 assists per game and 115.0 points per game. Then again, they haven’t faced the kind of star power the Lakers will present to them. Playing against LeBron and now Davis at Staples Center should add pressure for this resurging but still young squad.
Moneyline: Are you in for an NBA Moneyline shocker? Because the Heat is out to stun the Lakers on their home floor. Jimmy Butler is going to drop another masterful performance, leading Miami to a 7-2 record.
ATS: The Heat won’t need the 8.5 points NBA margin because they will take the hearts out of these star-studded Lakers.
TOTALs: This game will go over the projected NBA over/under totals of 215.5 points. The Lakers are going to score. The Heat are going to score more.
Score Prediction: 123-119 Heat