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NBA Betting Preview: Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat

Favorite: Miami Heat (44-29)

Underdog: Indiana Pacers (45-28)

When does the game start? Saturday at 3:30 PM ET

Broadcast: TNT, SUN, FS-IN

Jimmy Butler will lead Miami against TJ Warren and Indiana on Saturday.

Betting Odds

Line: Miami -5

Moneyline: -215

Over/Under: 214

Movement Analysis: The total is holding at its original mark, indicating no major swings. Miami has a record of 27-18 against the spread when listed as the favorite, while Indiana is 14-12 against the spread as underdogs this year.
Heat vs Pacers: Against the Spread, Over/Under, and Straight Up Bet Types
Team ATS O/U SU
Miami Heat 36-33 38-31 46-29
Indiana Pacers 38-34 35-36 45-30

Heat Preview

Impact Players

Butler is a major contributor, responsible for 17.9% of the Heat total offense, while taking an average of 13.1 field goal attempts. Adebayo is a force in the low block, he averages 2.4 offensive boards a game and grabs 23.1% of his team's rebounds. The Heat offense is orchestrated by Butler, who is responsible for 23.2% of all assists, while turning the ball over 2.2 times a game.

Insights

Miami is a dismal 13-20 when they fail to reach their scoring average, Indiana allows 107.6. The Heat will need make their open shots, they are a dismal 16-23 when failing to hit at their season rate of 47%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Miami, who has a record of 20-16 when they turn the ball over more than their 13.9 season average. Indiana causes 14 turnovers per contest.

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Pacers Preview

Impact Players

Warren powers the attack, accounting for 18.1% of the Pacers total offense, while taking an average of 14.9 shots per game. Sabonis is a force down low, he averages three offensive rebounds a game and collects 29.1% of his team's rebounds. The Pacers offense is conducted by Warren, who is responsible for 5.8% of all assists, while turning the ball over 1.3 times a game.

Insights

Indiana is a dismal 15-20 when they fail to reach their scoring average. Miami allows 108.9 a contest. The Pacers are 17-19 when they shoot below their 36% season average from three. The Heat allow opponents to shoot 35%. While ball security is typically vital, it rarely spells the end for Indiana who have a record of 21-19 when they turn the ball over more than their 12.7 season average, Miami forces 13.6 turnovers a game.

Trends

Prediction

Miami : 112

Indiana : 107

Previous Betting Results (Regular Season)

Heat vs Pacers previous results: straight up, ATS, Over/Under
Date Home Home Score Away Away Score Spread Cover Over/Under Result
08-14-2020 Pacers 109 Heat 92 +2 Y 220.5 U
08-10-2020 Heat 114 Pacers 92 -4.5 Y 223 U
01-08-2020 Pacers 108 Heat 122 -0.5 N 211 O
12-27-2019 Heat 113 Pacers 112 -5 N 211.5 O
02-02-2019 Heat 88 Pacers 95 -2.5 N 204.5 U
11-16-2018 Pacers 99 Heat 91 -5 Y 213.5 U
11-09-2018 Heat 102 Pacers 110 +2 N 206.5 O
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Team Records
  IND MIA  
45-32
All
56-33
25-13
Home
34-9
20-19
Away
22-24
35-15
as Fav
41-14
10-17
as Dog
15-19
38-36
ATS
47-39
17-18
ATS Home
26-15
21-18
ATS Away
21-24
39-38
O/U
51-38
21-17
O/U Home
28-15
18-21
O/U Away
23-23
Leaders
Points per Game
Warren Photo
Indiana Pacers
19.8
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
19.9
Rebounds per Game
Sabonis Photo
Indiana Pacers
12.4
Adebayo Photo
Miami Heat
10.2
Assists per Game
Warren Photo
Indiana Pacers
1.5
Butler Photo
Miami Heat
6.0
Last 5 Games
Pacers
Date Opp Result
08/24 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 87-99
08/22 @
Heat logo
MIA
L 115-124
08/20 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 109-100
08/18 vs
Heat logo
MIA
L 113-101
08/14 vs
Heat logo
MIA
W 92-109
Heat
Date Opp Result
09/30 @
Lakers logo
LAL
L 98-116
09/27 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
W 113-125
09/25 @
Celtics logo
BOS
L 108-121
09/23 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
W 109-112
09/19 vs
Celtics logo
BOS
L 117-106