Where: Barclays Center
When: Friday, January 10, 2020, 7:00 pm ET
We have an Eastern Conference NBA matchup to consider for Friday when the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets meet for game two of their three-game season series. The Heat leads the Southeast Division and enters this matchup riding a two-game winning streak. Brooklyn is fourth in the Atlantic Division standings and is hoping to end a seven-game losing streak when they host the Heat.
Heat Two Game Winning StreakMiami has won eight of its past ten games and if the regular season were to end today, the Heat would be the second seed in the Eastern Conference. Miami enters this matchup riding a two-game winning streak and appears to be fully healthy for its matchup with the Nets.
The Heat score 111.4 points while allowing 107.3 points per game and is shooting a league-worst 46.9 percent from the field, a second-best 37.8 percent from downtown and is knocking down 76.8 percent from the charity stripe this season.
Miami has seven players scoring in double digits and is led by guard Jimmy Butler. The All-Star guard is averaging 20.2 points per game with 6.9 caroms and a team-high 6.6 assists per game. Butler is coming off a 14 point, six rebounds with seven dimes kinda night in the Miami victory over Indiana.
Nets Seven Game Winning StreakBrooklyn has dropped eight of its last ten games and if the regular season were to end today, the Nets would be the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. Kyrie Irving remains out with a shoulder injury without a timetable for return and he appears to be the only Brooklyn player on the injury report for Friday night’s game with the Heat.
The Nets score 109.6 points and allow 111.7 points per game while shooting 43.7 percent from the floor, 32.8 percent from downtown and 74.6 percent from the charity stripe this season.
Washington has seven players scoring in double figures and is led by guard Spencer Dinwiddie. The veteran guard scores an average of 22.4 points per game with 5.4 rebounds alongside a team high 6.2 assists this season. Dinwiddie scored 14 points with five caroms and six assists in the Nets overtime loss to Oklahoma City.
- 0-7 ATS last 7 overall.
- 0-6 ATS last 6 after an ATS loss.
- 9-3 ATS last 12 on the road in series.