Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Betting Preview: Point Spread, Moneylines, Odds

The Miami Heat (20-18) face the Los Angeles Lakers (16-21) as 3.5-point favorites on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN, SportsNet LA, and BSSUN.

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Heat vs. Lakers Game Time and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, January 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN, SportsNet LA, and BSSUN
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Arena: Arena
  • Moneyline favorite: Heat (-155)
  • Spread: Heat (-3.5)

Heat vs. Lakers Betting Stats and Trends

  • The Heat have covered the spread 14 times this season (14-22-2).
  • Miami has an ATS record of 5-13 when playing as at least 3.5-point favorites.
  • This season, 18 of the Heat’s games have gone over the point total out of 37 chances.
  • The Lakers have covered the spread in a game 15 times this season (15-21-1).
  • In games it has played as 3.5-point underdogs or more, Los Angeles has an ATS record of 3-15-1.
  • Lakers games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under 22 times this season.

Heat vs. Lakers Statistics and Rankings

Heat Rank Heat AVG Lakers AVG Lakers Rank
30th 109.0 Points Scored 116.1 7th
3rd 109.4 Points Allowed 117.6 27th
27th 40.7 Rebounds 45.1 7th
21st 9.5 Off. Rebounds 9.3 22nd
12th 12.5 3pt Made 10.4 29th
21st 23.9 Assists 25.0 13th
5th 12.8 Turnovers 14.2 16th

Heat vs. Lakers Stats and Trends

  • The Heat have covered the spread five times in their past 10 contests while putting up a 7-3 record straight-up in those games.
  • The final score of the past 10 Miami games has surpassed the set total four times.
  • During their last 10 games, the Heat have a points-per-game average 3.3 points above their season-long scoring average.
  • The Lakers have gone 5-5 in their last 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span.
  • In its past 10 contests, Los Angeles has gone over the total six times.
  • In their last 10 games, the Lakers’ per-game scoring average is 119.2, 3.1 points higher than their season-long per-game average.

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