Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Los Angeles Lakers
Final
112:109
Miami Heat
Highlights and Stats


The LA Lakers will take on the Miami Heat on Wednesday, 11:00 PM EST at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The Lakers are positioned at #13 in the standings of Western Conference with a 16-21 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 7th place in the Eastern Conference, after winning 20 and losing 18 so far.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-28-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
25 27 26 20 98
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
33 28 34 17 112

The two teams last met in December, when the Miami Heat recorded a 112-98 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on home floor. Jimmy Butler tormented the Lakers whenever he was on the court, ending as the Heat’s stand-out performer on the night after scoring 27 points, delivering four final passes, and grabbing five rebounds. LeBron James led the Lakers, finishing with 27 points, 6 dimes, and 9 boards, but these proved insufficient for the win. The latest five head-to-head clashes between the organizations ended in one win for the Los Angeles Lakers and four for the Miami Heat. Those five games finished with an average of 214.2 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-28-202201-23-202211-10-202104-08-202102-20-2021
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
98107120 10494
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
112 113 117110 96

Los Angeles Lakers Form

*Last 10 Los Angeles Lakers Games - 5:5
01-02-202312-30-202212-28-202212-27-202212-25-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-202212-18-202212-16-2022
115:121@ Charlotte Hornets121:130@ Atlanta Hawks112:98@ Miami Heat110:129@ Orlando Magic124:115@ Dallas Mavericks130:134vs Charlotte Hornets134:120@ Sacramento Kings130:104@ Phoenix Suns119:117vs Washington Wizards126:108vs Denver Nuggets

In their most recent game, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 115-121 away from home on January 2. LeBron James had the biggest impact for his team. He contributed with 43 points, six dimes, and 11 rebounds. The Lakers shot an average of 48.4% from the floor, 70.0% from the free throw line, and a poor 33.3% from beyond the arc. They hold a 5-5 balance across the last 10 meetings and at the moment are on a two-match winning run. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the Crypto.com Arena with an 8-8 home record. The Lakers franchise will come up against the Atlanta Hawks in their next game, which is set for January 6, 2023.

Los Angeles Lakers Averages this Season

  • Points For
    116.00
  • Points Against
    117.40
  • Assits
    24.67
  • Rebounds
    45.33
  • Steals
    6.56
  • Turnovers
    15.28
  • Blocks
    5.02
  • Points Difference
    -1.40

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Los Angeles Lakers Standout Performer

  • LeBron James

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been LeBron James. He is leading with 29.0 points, 6.6 assists and 8.2 rebounds per 36.0 minutes spent on the floor. He has been sideliend since 01/03.

Los Angeles Lakers Missing Players

  • Anthony Davis
    Foot
  • Lonnie Walker IV
    Knee
  • LeBron James
    Illness

Miami Heat Form

*Last 10 Miami Heat Games - 7:3
01-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-202212-20-202212-17-202212-15-202212-14-2022
100:110@ Los Angeles Clippers123:126@ Utah Jazz124:119@ Denver Nuggets112:98vs Los Angeles Lakers113:110vs Minnesota Timberwolves108:111vs Indiana Pacers103:113vs Chicago Bulls101:111@ San Antonio Spurs108:111@ Houston Rockets108:110@ Oklahoma City Thunder

The Miami Heat’s previous meeting was on Monday, January 2nd, when they played the Los Angeles Clippers away from home and ended in a 100–110 win. Bam Adebayo led the Heat, as he popped up with 31 points, 1 assist, and 13 rebounds. 45.9% of the Miami Heat’s field goal shots ended up finding the basket, as they also averaged 83.3% from the foul line and 33.3% from three-point range. The team has won seven of the last ten meetings while losing three, and is currently on a run of two back-to-back wins. Miami has been performing poorly when visiting this campaign, with a balance of 9–10 on the road. The Heat’s next game will be against the Phoenix Suns on January 6, 2023, when they visit the Footprint Center.

Miami Heat Averages This Season

  • Points For
    109.00
  • Points Against
    109.50
  • Assits
    24.36
  • Rebounds
    41.20
  • Steals
    8.61
  • Turnovers
    13.64
  • Blocks
    3.30
  • Points Difference
    -0.50

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Miami Heat Standout Performer

  • Bam Adebayo

    Bam Adebayo is the organization's star performer for this term, averaging 21.5 points. He stays 35.2 minutes on court, helps with 3.2 final passes and catches 9.9 rebounds.

Miami Heat Missing Players

  • Omer Yurtseven
    Ankle
  • Nikola Jovic
    Back
  • Duncan Robinson
    Finger

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
32 20 27 33 112
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
23 25 30 31 109
Los Angeles LakersMiami Heat
  • Score

    112
    109
  • Field Goals Made

    40
    43
  • Field Goals Attempts

    81
    95
  • 3 pts Made

    8
    8
  • 3 pts Attempts

    27
    29
  • Free Throws Made

    24
    15
  • Free Throws Attempts

    30
    21
  • Rebounds Total

    42
    43
  • Rebounds Offence

    9
    14
  • Rebounds Defence

    33
    29
  • Assists

    20
    24
  • Steals

    10
    9
  • Blocks

    4
    4
  • Turnovers

    17
    13
  • Personal Fouls

    18
    20

Player Ratings

Los Angeles Lakers

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Dennis Schroder4081553.34757.1121485.70442401032+6
Russell Westbrook3681844.42633.33650.01789307321+12
Austin Reaves3231127.3040.055100.01453002311+15
Thomas Bryant2891181.800033100.03691012121+3
Patrick Beverley262540.0020.0000011311144-7
Juan ToscanoAnderson231250.0010.0000123011232-16
Wenyen Gabriel204666.711100.01250.004400113100
Kendrick Nunn154944.41333.3000213000009-6
Troy Brown Jr.141250.0010.0000134110002+9
Max Christie7020.0020.0000011100110-1

Miami Heat

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Bam Adebayo38132356.50004580.067133232230+2
Tyler Herro3541428.61520.0000044300439-6
Jimmy Butler34112250.02540.03475.03144302027-1
Victor Oladipo3241040.02633.32450.02575003312-8
Kyle Lowry314757.11425.022100.01124000311-3
Max Strus232825.01616.733100.0134320028+1
Caleb Martin213837.51250.01250.0145100038+5
Gabe Vincent171250.0010.0010.00111100020
Dewayne Dedmon711100.0000000033001132-3
Orlando Robinson4000000000000010110-2

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