The Miami Heat (0-2) host the Toronto Raptors (2-0), with the matchup beginning at 8:00 PM ET from FTX Arena on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The Heat are 3-point favorites in the game. The over/under is 216.5 points for this matchup.
Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Heat as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Heat have -150 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +127 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 216.5 points.
Heat vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, October 22, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: SUN
- Location: Miami, Florida
- Arena: FTX Arena
Heat vs. Raptors Betting Trends
The Heat had 46 wins in 82 games against the spread last year. Miami was the moneyline favorite 59 total times last season. It finished 39-20 in those games. Last year, 48 of the Heat’s 82 games hit the over.
The Raptors had 47 wins in 82 games against the spread last season. Toronto was underdogs in 36 games last season and won 17 (47.2%) of those contests. The Raptors had 41 of their 82 games go over the point total last year.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Heat vs. Raptors Injury Report
Heat: Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)
Raptors: Chris Boucher: Out (Hamstring), Khem Birch: Probable (Knee), Otto Porter: Out (Hamstring)
What you need to know about the Miami Heat
Offensively, Miami was the 17th-ranked squad in the NBA (110 points per game) last season. On defense, it was fourth-best (105.6 points conceded per game). In home games, the Heat put up 1.5 more points per game (110.8) than they did on the road (109.3).
Miami was sixth in the league in 3-pointers made (13.6 per game) and best in 3-point percentage (37.9%) last season. The Heat attempted 42.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc last season, and 34.3% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they took 57.8% of their shots, with 65.7% of their makes coming from there.
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
With 109.4 points per game on offense, Toronto was 20th in the NBA last season. On defense, it ceded 107.1 points per contest, which ranked seventh in the league. In 2021-22, the Raptors averaged 3.2 more points per game at home (111) than away (107.8).
Toronto made 11.9 treys per game (19th-ranked in league). It had a 34.9% shooting percentage (20th-ranked) from three-point land. The Raptors took 62.5% two-pointers and 37.5% from beyond the arc last season. Of the team’s baskets, 70.6% were two-pointers and 29.4% were threes.
Heat vs. Raptors Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is the Heat, and we expect that Heat will cover the spread (Heat -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 216.5 points.
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