Free NBA Picks Today: Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/14/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Miami Heat vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/14/23
Sat 14th January 2023

The Milwaukee Bucks (27-15, 11-10 Away) will try to overcome one of the league’s top scoring defenses when they are on the road to face the Miami Heat (23-20, 13-9 Home) on Saturday. The teams meet for their second consecutive game against each other. Miami beat Milwaukee 108-102 at FTX Arena on Thursday.

Gabe Vincent led the Heat with 28 points and six assists. Jrue Holiday had 24 points, 11 assists, and six rebounds in defeat. The Bucks are third in the Eastern Conference, 2.5 games behind the Boston Celtics. The Heat are the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference.

The Heat’s win on Thursday was the only previous game between the teams this season. The Bucks have been led this season by Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is averaging 31.0 points per game, third-highest in the league. Antetokounmpo also has grabbed 11.9 rebounds per game, third-most in the NBA.

Meanwhile, Holiday is dishing 7.2 assists. Bam Adebayo (21.5 ppg) and Tyler Herro (21.2) have been the primary providers for the Heat on offense. Adebayo also has posted 10.0 rebounds per game. Kyle Lowry has recorded 5.6 assists per game.

The Heat rank as one of the top scoring defenses in the NBA, third-best with 108.8 points per game allowed. The Bucks are 4-6 in their last 10 games at FTX Arena. Milwaukee is 5-5 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -5.0 (111.2-116.2). Miami has a 7-3 record over the last 10, scoring 111.4 points per game on average while allowing 107.8 (+3.6 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Pat Connaughton: 17.2 | 12.6 | +4.6
Points per game:
Giannis Antetokounmpo: 17.0 | 31.0 | -14.0
Rebounds per game:
Brook Lopez: 9.0 | 6.5 | +2.5


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Victor Oladipo: 25.2 | 18.5 | +6.7
Kyle Lowry: 15.3 | 23.1 | -7.8
Points per game:
Kyle Lowry: 8.3 | 13.1 | -4.7
Rebounds per game:
Tyler Herro: 4.0 | 6.0 | -2.0
Assists per game:
Jimmy Butler: 3.4 | 5.4 | -2.0

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Miami Heat (-190)

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