Arena and City where Heat vs. Lakers will be playing
The Heat and Lakers will face off on November 06th, 2023, in an NBA game in Miami, FL at FTX Arena, and be sure to check out the picks and predictions to win with your bets.
Introduction to the Heat vs. Lakers betting tip and prediction
This NBA matchup on November 06th, 2023, at 18:30 features a collision between the Eastern Conference and Western Conference. The Heat enters as -1 point favorites in the contest. The previous game between these two teams was a pick’em and the Heat won, 112-109. The over/under for the upcoming game is 222.5 points.
In the 2023-2024 basketball season, we’re all familiar with the significance of the 3-point shot in the game. Let’s explore how different teams are succeeding from long distance. The Heat is currently knocking down 39.1% of their 3-pointers, displaying their accuracy from beyond the arc. On the other hand, the Lakers are converting 29.7% of their shots from long range, highlighting their proficiency in this aspect. The Heat is dedicating 37% of their attempts to 3-pointers, while the Lakers are taking 37% of their field goal attempts from downtown.
How is the Heat playing this season?
The Heat comes into this game with a 2-4 record, and they are currently 11th in the Eastern Conference standings.
Best scorer for the Heat
The leading scorer for the Heat this season is Tyler Herro, who is averaging 25.8 points per game. Herro also is the team leader in minutes played per game with 38.21. In the last game, he scored 56 points in DraftKings and 52.5 fantasy points in FanDuel.
Other Team Leaders for the Heat
Coming into the November 06th, 2023 contest, Kevin Love leads the Heat with 8 rebounds per game Tyler Herro has a team-high 5 assists per game. He scored 56 DraftKings points and 52.5 FanDuel fantasy game points in the last game. The steals leader for the Heat is Kyle Lowry (1.5 steals per game). He has 20.75 DraftKings fantasy points and 21.1 FanDuel fantasy points for the last game. In terms of swatting shots, Bam Adebayo is leading the way for the Heat with 1.2 blocks per game. His DFS production in the last game is as follows: 25.5 DraftKings fantasy points and 23.3 FanDuel fantasy points per game.
Heat Team Analysis
The Heat’s point differential this season is -4.7 points per game, which ranks 23rd in the NBA. They are averaging 107.3 points per game while allowing 112 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Heat is making 12.5 shots per game, which ranks 14th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Heat is making 15.5 per game, which ranks 21st in the NBA.
Projected Heat Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Lakers, the Heat’s starting lineup consisted of Bam Adebayo, Jimmy Butler, Caleb Martin, Tyler Herro and Kyle Lowry. For the upcoming matchup, the Heat has the following injury: Caleb Martin is out (knee).
Los Angeles Lakers
How are the Lakers playing this season?
The Lakers head this game with a 3-3 record, and they are currently 8th in the Western Conference standings.
Best scorer for the Lakers
The leading scorer for the Lakers this season is Anthony Davis, who is averaging 26.3 points per game. Anthony Davis also leads the team in minutes played per game with 38.84. In the last game, scored 62.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 65.1 FanDuel fantasy points.
Other Team Leaders for the Lakers
Anthony Davis is leading the way with 13 rebounds per game. In his last game of the season, he scored 62.25 points in DraftKings and 65.1 in FanDuel. D’Angelo Russell is dishing out a team-high 6.5 assists per game. He has 22 DraftKings fantasy points and 20.8 FanDuel fantasy points scored in the last game. In terms of steals, the Lakers’ leader is LeBron James with 1.7 steals per game. His DFS points in the last match were the following: 48.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 48.3 FanDuel fantasy points. The blocks’ leader for the Lakers is Anthony Davis, who is sending back 3.7 shots per game. He scored 62.25 DraftKings fantasy points and 65.1 FanDuel fantasy points in his last game.
Lakers Team Analysis
The Lakers’ point differential this season is -3.9 points per game, which ranks 22nd in the NBA. They are averaging 111.8 points per game while allowing 115.7 points per game. In terms of 3-pointers, the Lakers are making 9.5 shots per game, which ranks 28th in the NBA. From the free-throw line, the Lakers are making 20.7 per game, which ranks 4th in the NBA.
Projected Lakers’ Starting Lineup and Injuries
In their last meeting against the Heat, the Lakers’ starting five were Thomas Bryant, Troy Brown Jr., Austin Reaves, Patrick Beverley and Dennis Schroder.
Bet suggestions for this game
Spread betting suggestion
According to Vegas, it is a toss-up for the Heat and Lakers game. Although it is a pick’em, the suggestion is to bet at the Lakers.
Money Line betting suggestion
Heat is a -1 money line favorite for the game against the Lakers, and the suggestion is to pick the Lakers.
Over/Under betting suggestion
The over/under for the Heat and Lakers is 222.5 points, so the suggestion is to take the under.
Will there be Overtime?
The Heat and Lakers have combined for an impressive 2 overtime games this season, and therefore, there is value in betting if there will be overtime for this contest.
Heat vs Lakers betting tip: FAQs
The game will be played on November 06th, 2023.
The contest will take place at FTX Arena in Miami, FL.
The Heat have a 2-4 record thus far this season, they are the 11th seed in the Eastern Conference standings. Meanwhile, the Lakers are 3-3, they own the 8th spot in the Western Conference.
The last time that the Heat and Lakers played, the Heat won, 112-109.
This Heat and Lakers game is a pick’em. In the previous meeting, the Heat was a 0 point favorite. They won the game against Lakers, 112-109.
The over/under is 222.5 points for the November 06th, 2023 game.
The matchup on November 06th, 2023, is the first game between the Heat and Lakers this season. The next contest between these two teams will be on January 04, 2024 at the Crypto.com Arena.