Take #502 Miami Heat +6.5 over Toronto Raptors (7:30 PM ET Tuesday, January 9)
The Miami Heat try for their fifth straight victory when they visit the Toronto Raptors. Game time is 7:30 PM ET.
Miami (22-17, 10-8 road) extended their winning streak with a 103-102 decision of Utah on Sunday. Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson scored 16 points each to lead six Miami players in double figures.
Toronto (27-10, 14-1 home) escaped with a 114-113 overtime victory in Brooklyn on Monday. DeMar DeRozan, who was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, scored 35 points, including a go-ahead three-point play late in overtime. Kyle Lowry had 18 points before the leaving the game with an “acute back spasm”. He’s listed as doubtful for tonight’s game.
*Red hot streak alert! We're a documented 5-0 in 2018 including Monday's Minnesota blowout of Cleveland.
The home team is 6-2 ATS in the last eight meetings while the favorite is 6-2 ATS last eight. The Raptors are 4-1 ATS in their past five home games and 8-3 ATS past 11 overall. Toronto is also 5-0 vs. the number last five vs. the Southeast Division and 7-1 last eight against the Eastern Conference.
The Heat are 5-1 ATS in their last six road games and 7-3 ATS past ten vs. the Eastern Conference.
The UNDER is 4-0 in the last four meetings. The Raptors are 4-1 to the low side in their past five home games and 5-2 in their last seven vs. the Eastern Conference. The Heat are 8-2 to the UNDER in their past 10 vs. the Atlantic Division.
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