NBA Basketball - Preview
The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers when they take their seats on Wednesday.
Miami won its last outing, a 121-119 result against the Hawks on December 23. The Heat failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point favorite, while the 240 combined points took the game OVER the total.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 117-90 loser on the road against the Suns. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (207) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 21-6 SU, 13-14 ATS
Current streak: won 5 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing LA Lakers
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Sacramento are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Team record: 13-15 SU, 16-12 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing Miami
LA Lakers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 6 games when playing at home against Miami
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Utah are 6-4
After playing Phoenix are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Miami at Sacramento, Friday, December 27
LA Lakers at Utah, Friday, December 27