LA Clippers vs Miamai Heat NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Clippers vs Miami Heat Prediction 2/4/2024

The Los Angeles Clippers (32-15) travel to face off against the Miami Heat (26-23) on Sunday, February 4th. This game will be played at Kaseya Center in Miami and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

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The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

In their last game, the Clippers defeated the Pistons with a final score of 136-125. The start of the second half saw the Clippers in the lead, at 65-59.

Overall, the Clippers are 32-15 on the season and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. On the road, the Clippers are 13-11 while going 19-4 at home.

In terms of the spread, Los Angeles currently holds an ATS record of 26-21, which is above .500. On the road, the Clippers have an ATS record of 12-12 compared to a 14-9 record vs. the spread at home.

The Heat Are Coming Off A Win

The Heat won vs. the Wizards in their most recent game, ending with a score of 110-102. Turning the tide, the Heat picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 59-56.

In their last five games, the Heat are 2-3 and have an overall record of 26-23. As of now, the Heat are 7th in the Eastern Conference and are in first place in the Southeast division.

Miami’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 20-26 for the season. This season, Miami has a 12-15 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 8-11 as underdogs.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Los Angeles offense is the 9th ranked unit in the NBA, at 118.5 points per contest.

So far this season, the Clippers are averaging 118.5 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. When playing on the road, they are averaging 118.2 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Clippers are 5th in the league at 49%. In terms of pace, they are 26th in the league.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Clippers are 13th in the NBA at 39%. So far, they are averaging 13 made three-pointers per game, which is 13th in the league. In terms of free throws, the Clippers are 12th in the league at 18.4 made free throws per game.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 57.4% of their games. When it comes to assists, they are 18th in the league at 26.2 per game. In terms of offensive rebounds, the Clippers are 17th in the NBA.

Heat Offense Breakdown

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This season, the Miami offense is ranked 27th in the NBA in scoring at 110.4 points per game.

At home, the Heat are averaging 113.7 points per game, which is 23rd in the NBA. Overall, they are 27th in the league in scoring at 110.4 points per game. Miami has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 32.7% of their games this season.

So far this season, the Heat are 26th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also 28th in two-point field goal percentage at 51%. From beyond the arc, Miami is 6th in three-point shooting at 37%.

In terms of pace, the Heat are 28th in the NBA at 96.3 possessions per game. When it comes to assists, Miami is 21st in the league at 25.7 per game. In terms of offensive rebounding, they are 25th in the NBA.

Clippers Team Defense

This season, the Clippers’ defense is the 8th ranked defense in the NBA at 8th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 61.7% of their games. In their previous game, the Clippers’ defense struggled against the Pistons, giving up 125 points on a field goal percentage of 59%.

Heat Team Defense

At present, the Heat’s defense is ranked 7th, allowing 111.4 points per game. Miami’s defense is currently forcing 12.3 turnovers per game, which is 10th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 30th in blocked shots, with an average of 3.3 rejections per game.

Key Players For The Clippers And Heat

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Kawhi Leonard will be the primary scorer for the Clippers, with 24 points and going 9/16 from the field. This season, he is averaging 24.1 points per game along with 6.3 boards.

On the other side, Jimmy Butler is our projected leading scorer for the Heat. We have him ending the game with a team-high 21 and grabbing 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 50.2%, and he is contributing 21.5 points per game on average.

Clippers vs Heat Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Clippers offense has averaged 118 points per game while allowing an average of 110. Los Angeles posted an overall record of 7-3 while going 6-4 ATS.
  • In their last three games at home, the Heat have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 0-2-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 102 points per game in these contests.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Heat have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-4.
  • As the betting favorite, the Clippers have an ATS mark of just 7-3 in their last ten games. Los Angeles posted a straight up mark of 9-1 in these matchups.

Clippers vs Heat Prediction

We’re backing the Clippers for a victory, with the projected score at 121-112. Additionally, we favor them to cover the spread, so we recommend placing a bet on the Clippers at -4.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 226, and our model projects the Clippers and Heat to reach a combined total of 233 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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