Heat vs Raptors Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, October 24

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The Miami Heat (1-2) host the Toronto Raptors (2-1), with the matchup beginning at 7:30 PM ET from FTX Arena on Monday, October 24, 2022. The Heat are 3.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s over/under is 215.

Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Heat as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Heat have -167 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at +140 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 215 points.

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Heat vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, October 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 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 season. Miami won 39 of the 59 games it was listed as the moneyline favorite last season (66.1%). In 82 Heat games last season, 48 of them went over the total.

The Raptors beat the spread 47 times in 82 games last season. Toronto won 17, or 47.2%, of the 36 games it played as underdogs last season. Last season, 41 of the Raptors’ 82 games hit the over.

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Heat

Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 57 21.4 5.9 5.5 1.6 0.5 0.5
Tyler Herro 66 20.7 5 4 0.7 0.1 2.7
Bam Adebayo 56 19.1 10.1 3.4 1.4 0.8 0
Kyle Lowry 63 13.3 4.4 7.4 1.1 0.2 2.3
Victor Oladipo 8 12.4 2.9 3.5 0.6 0.1 1.9

Raptors

Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 68 22.8 8.6 5.3 1.3 0.6 1.1
Fred VanVleet 65 20.3 4.4 6.7 1.7 0.5 3.7
Gary Trent Jr. 70 18.3 2.7 2 1.8 0.3 3
OG Anunoby 48 17.1 5.5 2.6 1.5 0.5 2.4
Chris Boucher 80 9.4 6.2 0.3 0.6 0.9 0.9
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Heat vs. Raptors Injury Report

Heat: Omer Yurtseven: Out (Ankle), Victor Oladipo: Out (Knee)

Raptors: Scottie Barnes: Questionable (Ankle), Chris Boucher: Questionable (Hamstring), Otto Porter: Out (Hamstring)

What you need to know about the Miami Heat

Miami was 17th in the NBA in points scored (110 per game) and fourth-best in points allowed (105.6) last year. The Heat put up 110.8 points per game last year in home games, which was 1.5 more points than they averaged when playing on the road (109.3).

Beyond the arc, Miami was sixth in the league in 3-pointers made per game (13.6) last year. It was best in 3-point percentage at 37.9%. The Heat attempted 42.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line last season, and 34.3% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they attempted 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 ranked 20th in the NBA last year. At the other end of the court, it allowed 107.1 points per contest, which ranked seventh in the league. In 2021-22, the Raptors scored 3.2 more points per game at home (111) than on the road (107.8).

With 11.9 threes per game, Toronto was 19th in the NBA. It had a 34.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranked 20th in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Raptors took 62.5% two-pointers (accounting for 70.6% of the team’s buckets) and 37.5% three-pointers (29.4%).

Heat vs. Raptors Predictions and Pick

Our prediction to win this game is the Heat, and we project that Heat will cover the spread (Heat -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 215 points.

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How to bet Heat vs. Raptors

You can bet on Heat vs. Raptors at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Smullen

Hailing all the way from Dublin, Ireland, Dan Smullen has BSC. in the Sports and Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick. He is data obsessed. In the past he has worked both as a video performance analyst and provided biometric performance testing and analysis for professional rugby teams. Dan is obsessed about helping the average punter become more successful at sports betting through the assistance of good sports betting data analysis. He has worked with over 200 journalists at multiple editorial teams in his previous role as Head of Search for the largest national news publisher in Ireland.

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