Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL
When: Friday, January 24, 8:00 PM. ET.
The Miami Heat will be going for their third consecutive win when they take on the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.
Clippers Going For Fifth Win In Six GamesThe Clippers had their four-game winning streak snapped by the Atlanta Hawks in their last game and will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Heat, which will give them their fifth win in their last six games.
Los Angeles has played well offensively, averaging 115.6 points per game. The team is shooting 46 percent from the field and 35 percent from three-point range. They finished with 95 points in their last game and will need a much better performance to get past the Heat.
Montrezl Harrell led the way for the Clippers with 30 points and seven rebounds. Lou Williams finished with 18 points, six rebounds, and seven assists, while Landry Shamet added 13 points and two rebounds for the Clippers.
Kawhi Leonard sat out the game against the Hawks but is expected back in the lineup for this game.
Los Angeles hasn’t played as well on the defensive end, giving up 109.4 points per game. They gave up 102 points in their last game and will need a similar performance to get past the Heat.
Heat Trying To Continue Home DominanceThe Heat have played well this season, but they have been dominant at home, winning 20 of the 21 games they have played at the American Airlines Arena. They will be trying to continue to dominate opponents at home and pick up their 21st home win of the season when they play the Clippers on Friday.
Miami has done a good job offensively, averaging 112.1 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range. They finished with 134 points in their last game and will need another solid offensive performance if they want to beat the Clippers.
Tyler Herro led the way for the Heat with 25 points and three rebounds. Jimmy Butler finished with 24 points, seven rebounds, and 10 assists, while Goran Dragic added 22points, six rebounds, and 10 assists for the Heat.
Miami has also played well defensively, holding opponents to 108.4 points per game. They gave up 129 points in their last game and will need a significantly better effort to get past the Clippers.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Los Angeles is:
- 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
- 10-12 ATS in their last 22 road games.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Miami is:
- 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division.
- 14-6-1 in their last 21 home games.