Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Miami Heat
Final
112:111
Oklahoma City Thunder
Highlights and Stats


The Oklahoma City Thunder visit Miami for a game against the Heat, scheduled to take place at the FTX Arena on 01/10 at 08:30 PM EST. The Miami Heat are #8 in the Eastern Conference with a balance of 21-20 and OKC is on the 13th spot in the Western Conference, with a record of 18-22.

Miami Heat vs Oklahoma City Thunder Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 12-14-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
31 33 22 24 110
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
31 21 32 24 108

The two franchises previously faced each other on December 14th, with the Miami Heat defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-108 away from home. Tyler Herro had a great game and finished scoring 35 points, grabbing three rebounds, and providing two assists. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had the leading role for the Oklahoma City Thunder, ending the game with 27 points, 7 assists, and 8 rebounds, but obviously his exploits were not enough to secure the win. The balance of the last five meetings between the two franchises shows that the Oklahoma City Thunder have recently been one of the Miami Heat’s favorite opponents, having won all five previous games. These five match-ups finished with an average of 209.8 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team12-14-202203-18-202211-15-202102-22-202101-04-2021
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
110120 103108118
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
108 10890 94 90

Miami Heat Form

*Last 10 Miami Heat Games - 5:5
01-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-202212-23-202212-20-2022
101:102vs Brooklyn Nets96:104@ Phoenix Suns112:109@ Los Angeles Lakers100:110@ Los Angeles Clippers123:126@ Utah Jazz124:119@ Denver Nuggets112:98vs Los Angeles Lakers113:110vs Minnesota Timberwolves108:111vs Indiana Pacers103:113vs Chicago Bulls

The Miami Heat were up against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, January 8th, losing 101-102 at home. Jimmy Butler was the team’s standout performer on the night and finished the game with 26 points, 1 dime, and 8 rebounds. The Heat shot an average of 41.3% from the floor, 70.6% from the free throw line, and a common 37.1% from beyond the arc. Miami owns a 5-5 record for the last ten meetings and is currently on a L1 streak. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the FTX Arena with an 11-9 home record. The Miami Heat’s next game is on Thursday, January 12th, at home against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Miami Heat Averages this Season

  • Points For
    108.70
  • Points Against
    109.00
  • Assits
    24.06
  • Rebounds
    41.11
  • Steals
    8.66
  • Turnovers
    13.72
  • Blocks
    3.32
  • Points Difference
    -0.30

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Miami Heat Standout Performer

  • Jimmy Butler

    The franchise's best player this campaign has been Jimmy Butler. He averages 21.6 points, 5.6 assists and 6.4 rebounds per 34.7 minutes spent on the floor.

Miami Heat Missing Players

  • Omer Yurtseven
    Ankle
  • Nikola Jovic
    Back
  • Duncan Robinson
    Finger
  • Caleb Martin
    Quadriceps
  • Tyler Herro
    Knee
  • Kyle Lowry
    Knee

Oklahoma City Thunder Form

*Last 10 Oklahoma City Thunder Games - 6:4
01-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-03-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-202212-21-202212-19-2022
120:109vs Dallas Mavericks127:110vs Washington Wizards126:115@ Orlando Magic150:117vs Boston Celtics96:115vs Philadelphia 76ers121:113@ Charlotte Hornets130:114vs San Antonio Spurs125:128vs New Orleans Pelicans101:98vs Portland Trail Blazers123:121vs Portland Trail Blazers

In their latest outing, the Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a 120-109 win versus the Dallas Mavericks, played on January 8, 2023, at home. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the way, as he popped up with 33 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. The Thunder ended that meeting shooting an average of 48.4% FG, 80.0% FT, and 42.9% from the perimeter. The team has a 6-4 record in its last ten games and is currently on a two-game winning streak. OKC have a negative 5-13 record when playing on the road this season. The Oklahoma City Thunder are scheduled to next face the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, January 12th, away from home.

Oklahoma City Thunder Averages This Season

  • Points For
    116.50
  • Points Against
    116.70
  • Assits
    24.60
  • Rebounds
    44.91
  • Steals
    8.23
  • Turnovers
    14.62
  • Blocks
    5.17
  • Points Difference
    -0.20

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Oklahoma City Thunder Standout Performer

  • Shai GilgeousAlexander

    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has been the Oklahoma City Thunder main weapon this season, averaging 30.9 points, 5.6 assists and 4.8 rebounds for 35.7 minutes of playing time.

Oklahoma City Thunder Missing Players

  • Chet Holmgren
    Foot
  • Ousmane Dieng
    Wrist

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
31 32 26 23 112
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
26 30 32 23 111
Miami HeatOklahoma City Thunder
  • Score

    112
    111
  • Field Goals Made

    31
    44
  • Field Goals Attempts

    79
    91
  • 3 pts Made

    10
    9
  • 3 pts Attempts

    33
    35
  • Free Throws Made

    40
    14
  • Free Throws Attempts

    40
    21
  • Rebounds Total

    41
    44
  • Rebounds Offence

    13
    14
  • Rebounds Defence

    28
    30
  • Assists

    18
    27
  • Steals

    10
    8
  • Blocks

    4
    3
  • Turnovers

    20
    19
  • Personal Fouls

    19
    27

Player Ratings

Miami Heat

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Max Strus4281942.141233.322100.05273102322-1
Gabe Vincent3931225.01616.766100.00444107213+2
Jimmy Butler3861735.3010.02323100.02574432135+5
Victor Oladipo3471643.83837.522100.00444203219+2
Jamal Cain333650.01250.055100.023530013120
Haywood Highsmith242728.61425.0000325010335-1
Orlando Robinson2422100.0000000156011154+1
Dewayne Dedmon500000022100.0033000002-3

Oklahoma City Thunder

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Shai GilgeousAlexander3991850.02450.06785.70444306226+2
Jalen Williams325955.61250.01250.00005211412-3
Luguentz Dort3241330.81616.72450.04482002611-1
Josh Giddey3281844.4040.022100.0781510016418-4
Kenrich Williams246875.01333.3020.01341100013+6
Eugene Omoruyi162366.7000000112200024-7
Isaiah Joe162728.62728.6000033200026+4
Mike Muscala1611100.0000000022111002+3
Lindy Waters III132633.32633.33475.0055000129-1
Aaron Wiggins133560.0020.0000101000136-1
Tre Mann82366.7010.0000000010124-3

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