Miami Heat versus Toronto Raptors Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 1-23-2013

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The 15-26 Toronto Raptors will be the road team when they face the 26-12 Miami Heat in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Miami is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.

The odds from this pro basketball game has the home team Miami Heat favored by -11 ½ points with the over under line of 196 points. There has been no line movement since the NBA odds came out a few hours ago.

The teams met three times during the lockout year with Miami winning all three games. The Heat covered the spread in two of the three games.

Toronto is 4-17 on the road this season. They broke a four game losing streak on Sunday in a 108-103 home win against the LA Lakers as a +4 ½ point underdog. The total came in at over 201 ½ point. The Raptors built up the 13 point lead after three quarters. Toronto shot just under 55% from the floor in the win. They outworked the bigger Lakers by grabbing three more rebounds. Jose Calderon led the team with 22 points and dishing out 9 assists on 9 of 15 shooting. Toronto is a bottom third team in both offensive and defensive field goal percentage. The Raptors hit on 44% of their shots and allow 46% to their opponents.

The Miami Heat is 16-3 at home this season. They return home from a six game west coast road trip with a 3-3 record. They won their final two games on the trip with a blowout win at Golden St and followed that up with a 99-90 road win way back on Thursday to the LA Lakers as a +3 point underdog. The total came in at under 206 ½ points. The Heat shot 48.2% from the floor in the win and took good care of the basketball with just six turnovers while forcing 20 Lakers miscues. Lebron James poured in 39 points and dished out 8 assists in the win. Miami is the top shooting team in the league as they hit on just under 49% from the floor. The Heat offense is outstanding at home as they make over 50% of their shots and scores just under 106 points a game.