Lakers vs. Heat: NBA Betting Preview – October 9, 2020

Posted By Staff on October 7, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers (52-19, 15-4) take the court as 7.5-point favorites (per DraftKings) against the Miami Heat (44-29, 13-6) on October 9, 2020.

The betting insights in this article reflect data as of October 7, 2020, 1:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Lakers vs Heat Betting Odds

Injury Report as of October 7

Lakers: Avery Bradley Jr.: Out (Personal)

Heat: Goran Dragic: Out (Foot)

Head to Head

Los Angeles has taken five of its six games against Miami this year. The Heat have covered the spread more often than not against the Lakers, holding a 4-2 record ATS in head-to-head meetings.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
10/6/2020 Lakers Heat -7.5 218.5 -336 272 102-96 LAL*
10/4/2020 Lakers Heat -9.5 219.5 -455 345 115-104 MIA*
10/2/2020 Lakers Lakers -10.5 216.5 -625 463 124-114 LAL*
9/30/2020 Lakers Lakers -4.5 217.5 -196 162 116-98 LAL
12/13/2019 Lakers Heat -5.5 212.5 -233 192 113-110 LAL*
11/8/2019 Lakers Lakers -8 218 -340 272 95-80 LAL
  • 10/6/2020 DNP – Heat: Goran Dragic
  • 10/4/2020 DNP –  Heat: Goran Dragic, Bam Adebayo
  • 10/2/2020 DNP –  Heat: Goran Dragic, Bam Adebayo
  • 12/13/2019 DNP – Lakers: Kyle Kuzma; Heat: Goran Dragic

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles regularly does not hit the over, only topping the points total in 43 of 90 games (47.8%).
  • Los Angeles has a 46-42-2 record against the spread this season.
  • The Lakers’ record against the spread as a 7.5-point favorite is under .500 at 18-19-1.

Heat Betting Information

  • Miami has a winning record (50-37-3) against the spread this season.
  • The Heat are 6-2 against the spread this season when they’re at least 7.5-point underdogs.
  • Miami hit the over in a majority of its matchups this season: 51 of 92 games (55.4%).
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Lakers Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Anthony Davis 62 26.1 9.3 3.2 1.5 2.3 1.2
LeBron James 67 25.3 7.8 10.2 1.2 0.5 2.2
Kyle Kuzma 61 12.8 4.5 1.3 0.5 0.4 1.4
Dion Waiters 10 11.1 2.4 2.0 0.4 0.6 1.5
Markieff Morris 58 9.7 3.8 1.3 0.5 0.3 1.5

Heat Leaders

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jimmy Butler 58 19.9 6.7 6.0 1.8 0.6 0.5
Goran Dragic 59 16.2 3.2 5.1 0.7 0.2 2.1
Bam Adebayo 72 15.9 10.2 5.1 1.1 1.3 0.0
Kendrick Nunn 67 15.3 2.7 3.3 0.8 0.2 2.0
Duncan Robinson 73 13.5 3.2 1.4 0.5 0.3 3.7

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