New Orleans Pelicans vs Miami Heat – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
New Orleans Pelicans
Final
98:124
Miami Heat
Highlights and Stats


The Smoothie King Center in New Orleans will host the NBA game between the Pelicans and the Miami Heat, who are set to face off on Wednesday, 18th of January, 09:00 PM EST. The Pels are positioned at #3 in the standings of Western Conference with a 26-18 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 7th place in the Eastern Conference, after winning 24 and losing 21 so far.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Miami Heat Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 10-12-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
31 31 21 20 103
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
37 33 30 20 120

The two franchises previously faced each other on October 12th, with the Miami Heat defeating New Orleans 120-103 at home. Bam Adebayo tormented the the Pelicans whenever on the court, ending as the Heat’s top performer on the night after scoring 25 points, delivering five final passes, and grabbing four rebounds. Willy Hernangomez was the leading player on the other end. He replied with 17 points, grabbed 7 rebounds, and provided 1 assist. This, however, proved insufficient, and his team eventually lost. The Miami Heat have been a clear favorite in the last five head-to-head meetings with the New Orleans Pelicans, winning all of them. Those five games ended with an average of 209.6 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team10-12-202202-10-202211-17-202103-04-202112-25-2020
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
10397 9893 98
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
120 112113 103111

New Orleans Pelicans Form

*Last 10 New Orleans Pelicans Games - 4:6
01-16-202301-13-202301-11-202301-09-202301-07-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-2022
113:103@ Cleveland Cavaliers110:116@ Detroit Pistons125:114@ Boston Celtics112:132@ Washington Wizards127:117@ Dallas Mavericks102:108vs Brooklyn Nets119:108vs Houston Rockets120:111@ Philadelphia 76ers116:101@ Memphis Grizzlies127:116vs Philadelphia 76ers

On January 16th, the New Orleans Pelicans faced the Cleveland Cavaliers and were defeated by a 113-103 score. Their main contributor in that clash was C. J. McCollum, who ended up notching 25 points and assisting four times. New Orleans shot a very good 50.7% from the floor, 77.3% from the free throw line, and a common 37.0% from beyond the arc. The franchise has a 4-6 record across its last ten showings and is currently on a L1 run. The team is performing at a great level at the Smoothie King Center with a 17-5 home record. The Pelicans will face the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center in their next outing on Friday, January 20th.

New Orleans Pelicans Averages this Season

  • Points For
    117.00
  • Points Against
    113.30
  • Assits
    26.14
  • Rebounds
    45.16
  • Steals
    8.60
  • Turnovers
    15.42
  • Blocks
    4.42
  • Points Difference
    3.70

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer

  • Zion Williamson

    In spite of being sidelined from 01/02 on, the franchise's best player this campaign has been Zion Williamson. He averages 26.0 points, 4.6 assists and 7.0 rebounds per 33.0 minutes spent on the floor.

New Orleans Pelicans Missing Players

  • E.J. Liddell
    Knee
  • Brandon Ingram
    Toe
  • Zion Williamson
    Hamstring

Miami Heat Form

*Last 10 Miami Heat Games - 6:4
01-16-202301-14-202301-12-202301-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-2022
121:113@ Atlanta Hawks111:95vs Milwaukee Bucks108:102vs Milwaukee Bucks112:111vs Oklahoma City Thunder101:102vs Brooklyn Nets96:104@ Phoenix Suns112:109@ Los Angeles Lakers100:110@ Los Angeles Clippers123:126@ Utah Jazz124:119@ Denver Nuggets

In their previous game the Miami Heat met the Atlanta Hawks on Monday, 16th of January and lost 121-113 away from home. Jimmy Butler was the leading scorer of Miami’s roster, dropping 34 points, grabbing 3 rebounds and delivering the final passes on 3 occasions. Despite his best efforts his team failed to win. 48.3% of the Heat’s field goal attempts hit the basket. They also averaged 95.0% free throws and struggled from deep with 25.8% 3-pts shooting on the night. The team’s balance across the most recent ten encounters stands at 6-4 and the Heat is on a L1 streak at the moment. When visiting, they are 10-12 this season. The Miami Heat are scheduled to face Dallas Mavericks on 01/20 away from home.

Miami Heat Averages This Season

  • Points For
    108.90
  • Points Against
    108.80
  • Assits
    24.25
  • Rebounds
    41.73
  • Steals
    8.73
  • Turnovers
    13.65
  • Blocks
    3.25
  • Points Difference
    0.10

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Miami Heat Standout Performer

  • Jimmy Butler

    The organization's best player this term has been Jimmy Butler, as he has aided the cause with 22.1 points, 5.2 dimes and 6.4 boards for an average of 34.4 minutes spent on court.

Miami Heat Missing Players

  • Omer Yurtseven
    Ankle
  • Nikola Jovic
    Back
  • Duncan Robinson
    Finger
  • Kyle Lowry
    Knee
  • Udonis Haslem
    Achilles

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans Pelicans
23 28 25 22 98
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
36 34 28 26 124
New Orleans PelicansMiami Heat
  • Score

    98
    124
  • Field Goals Made

    37
    50
  • Field Goals Attempts

    80
    94
  • 3 pts Made

    13
    12
  • 3 pts Attempts

    30
    35
  • Free Throws Made

    11
    12
  • Free Throws Attempts

    18
    16
  • Rebounds Total

    38
    43
  • Rebounds Offence

    9
    10
  • Rebounds Defence

    29
    33
  • Assists

    27
    37
  • Steals

    5
    11
  • Blocks

    3
    2
  • Turnovers

    18
    11
  • Personal Fouls

    17
    17

Player Ratings

New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Dyson Daniels334850.0010.011100.0156310529-21
Naji Marshall3241330.81520.033100.00554001112-16
C.J. McCollum3181747.15955.60000224113521-18
Trey Murphy III292922.21616.7000033320105-21
Jonas Valanciunas2581172.70002366.746100004318-21
Jose Alvarado254944.43560.00000111021111-17
Devonte' Graham202366.722100.0020.0033300136-16
Larry Nance Jr.171250.0000020.0112600002-7
Willy Hernangomez112366.70003560.0213210117+1
Jaxson Hayes61333.3010.022100.0112000004+2
Kira Lewis Jr.611100.011100.0000000100103+2
Garrett Temple6010.0000000011000010+2

Miami Heat

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Caleb Martin353742.92450.022100.00330302110+23
Bam Adebayo31111573.30004666.73581212226+16
Jimmy Butler2781361.5010.02366.71237002118+16
Max Strus2761346.241040.000011210001216+11
Gabe Vincent2661442.94850.00000553000216+11
Victor Oladipo253650.01250.0000055401037+13
Tyler Herro2461346.2070.022100.00447201014+17
Kyle Lowry223560.01333.3010.0268410117+15
Orlando Robinson174757.100022100.02241200510+10
Haywood Highsmith6010.0000000101010000-2

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