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    The Miami Heat (24-21) play the New Orleans Pelicans (26-18) as just 1.5-point favorites on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET on BSNO and BSSUN. The matchup’s over/under is set at 221.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Heat vs. Pelicans

    • Game Day: Wednesday, January 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BSNO and BSSUN
    • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Arena: Smoothie King Center
    Heat vs Pelicans Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Heat -1.5 221.5

    Heat Betting Stats & Information

    • The Heat have been the moneyline favorite 31 total times this season. They’ve finished 20-11 in those games.
    • Miami has gone 20-11 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -116 or shorter (winning 64.5%).
    • The Heat have a 17-25-3 record against the spread this season.
    • The Heat have an 8-19-3 record against the spread this season when favored by 1.5 points or more.
    • The average point total in Miami’s games this year is 3.8 fewer points than the over/under of 221.5 in this matchup.
    • The teams have hit the over in 20 of the Heat’s 44 games with a set total.

    New Orleans Betting Stats & Info

    • The Pelicans have entered the game as underdogs 19 times this season and won eight, or 42.1%, of those games.
    • New Orleans has a record of 7-11, a 38.9% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by -103 or more by sportsbooks this season.
    • The Pelicans have compiled a 22-22-0 record against the spread this year.
    • In games this season when an underdog by 1.5 points or more, the Pelicans have gone 8-11 against the spread.
    • The average point total for New Orleans this season is 8.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.
    • This season, 25 of the Pelicans’ games have gone over the point total.

    Heat vs. Pelicans Season Stat Comparison

    Heat Rank Heat AVG Pelicans AVG Pelicans Rank
    30th 108.9 Points Scored 117.0 6th
    2nd 108.8 Points Allowed 113.3 15th
    27th 41.4 Rebounds 44.9 6th
    15th 10.1 Off. Rebounds 11.4 10th
    13th 12.1 3pt Made 11.2 22nd
    22nd 23.6 Assists 26.0 9th
    6th 12.9 Turnovers 14.5 23rd

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Miami Heat Leaders

    • Bam Adebayo averages 21.4 points, 10.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game.
    • Kyle Lowry’s averages this season are 13.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game.
    • The Heat get 2.7 three-pointers per game out of Max Strus.

    New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

    • CJ McCollum averages 21.3 points per game. He also records 4.6 rebounds and dishes out 5.8 assists per game.
    • Jonas Valanciunas’ statline of 9.8 rebounds, 14.7 points and 1.8 assists adds to the team’s efforts.
    • McCollum is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Pelicans (among active players), hitting 3.0 threes per game.

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