Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Miami Heat (4-5) play the Indiana Pacers (3-5) as 3.5-point favorites on Friday, November 4, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET on BSSUN and BSIN. The over/under in the matchup is 227.

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Heat vs. Pacers Game Time and Odds

Game Day: Friday, November 4, 2022Game Time: 7:00 PM ETTV Channel: BSSUN and BSINLocation: Indianapolis, IndianaArena: Gainbridge FieldhouseMoneyline favorite: Heat (-163)Spread: Heat (-3.5)Total: 227

Heat vs. Pacers Betting Stats and Trends

The Heat have covered the spread only twice over nine games with a set spread. Miami has not covered the spread when it is at least a 3.5-point favorite (0-5). Heat games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under four times out of eight chances this season. Miami and its opponents have combined for more than 227 points just twice this year. The average total in Heat games this season is 219.1, 7.9 points fewer than Friday’s total of 227. The Pacers have put together a record of 4-4-0 against the spread this season. In games it was an underdog in by 3.5 points or more so far this season, Indiana went 3-2 against the spread. This season, four of the Pacers’ games have gone over the point total. Indiana has combined with its opponents to score more than 227 points in five of eight games this season. In 2022-23, games involving the Pacers have averaged a total of 237.5 points, 10.5 more than the set total in this contest.

Heat vs. Pacers Statistics and Rankings

Heat Rank
Heat AVG

Pacers AVG
Pacers Rank

26th
109.1
Points Scored
117.6
4th

9th
110
Points Allowed
119.9
28th

28th
40.9
Rebounds
45
13th

23rd
9.2
Off. Rebounds
12.3
6th

17th
11.8
3pt Made
14.9
3rd

12th
25.2
Assists
27.9
6th

7th
13
Turnovers
14.8
20th

Heat vs. Pacers Stats and Trends

The Heat scored 110.8 points per game last year at home, which was 1.5 more points than they averaged in road games (109.3). Miami gave up 105.2 points per game last season when playing at home, which was 0.7 fewer points than it allowed when playing on the road (105.9). When it comes to three-point shooting, the Heat fared worse in home games last season, making 13.1 three-pointers per game with a 37.7% three-point percentage, compared to 14 per game with a 38.2% percentage on the road. At home, the Pacers scored 114.2 points per game last season. On the road, they scored 108.7. At home, Indiana conceded 114.8 points per game last season. On the road, it gave up 115.1. At home, the Pacers made 12.3 triples per game last season, 0.3 more than they averaged on the road (12). Their 3-point shooting percentage was also higher at home (34.8%) than on the road (34%).

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