Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Odds

The Heat will play the Lakers on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 10:10 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Now that the 2023-24 NBA season is in full swing, let's gear up for a game between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers set for Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024. Make sure to review each team's performance stats below as you handicap this matchup. We've included a few key metrics we think will be most helpful. At this point in the season, statistical trends should begin to firm up.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Miami Heat currently have a 91.00 power ranking. The power ranking for the Los Angeles Lakers is 88.00. Continue monitoring these figures as the season progresses.
  • Away Miami Heat - The Miami Heat currently have a 10-8 record as an away team. That standing puts them 2nd in the league for away team wins.
  • Home Los Angeles Lakers - The Los Angeles Lakers start this matchup with a 11-4 record as a home team. They now rank 5th in the league for home team wins so far in the 2023-24 NBA regular season.
  • Average Points Per Game - The Miami Heat currently rank 19th (113.0) for average points scored per game. On the other side of the court, the Los Angeles Lakers stand at 15th averaging 114.2 PPG.
  • Average Opponent Points Per Game - Opponents have scored an average of 112.0 points against the Miami Heat, ranking them 22nd in the league. The Los Angeles Lakers currently rank 15th in the league for points scored against them, with a current standing of 114.7 OPPG.
  • Team Division Records - The Miami Heat have notched a 7-0 Eastern Southeast Division division record, while the Los Angeles Lakers possess a 4-2 Western Pacific Division standing.
  • Overall Team Records - The Miami Heat have a 19-14 overall record, while the Los Angeles Lakers have a 17-17 standing.

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Avast, mateys! Brace yourselves for another clash on the high seas...err, basketball court. The Miami Heat be sailin' into the Los Angeles Lakers' home port on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024 in this thrilling matchup of the 2023-24 NBA regular season.

When it comes to the fans in the Lakers' arena, ye can expect pandemonium. They be roarin' like a thunderous tempest, makin' the ground quake beneath their feet. The Lakers faithful be boastful and rowdy, supportin' their team with fervor unmatched in all the seven seas.

The Miami Heat, with a 19-14 overall record, be lookin' to continue their hot streak. They be undefeated in the Eastern Southeast Division, goin' 7-0 so far this season. The Los Angeles Lakers, on the other hand, be sittin' at a 17-17 overall standing, with a 4-2 record in the Western Pacific Division.

Both teams be scorin' at a fast and furious pace. The Heat be averagin' 113.0 points per game, while the Lakers be just a whisker ahead with 114.2 points per game. It be a battle of firepower, with no quarter given nor asked.

So, me hearties, see you courtside at today's game. Be sure to review the best point spread, moneyline, and total bets from our featured sportsbooks. And as ye wait for tip-off, take a gander at this game's prop bets below. Hoist the anchor, raise the sails, and let the game begin!

Best Heat at Lakers Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Miami Heat
Favorite

Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers have a -5.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. The Miami Heat have a +5.5 -109 point spread at BetRivers VA. The Miami Heat are the point spread underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 228.5 points. Risk $108 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 228.5 points. Risk $105 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Miami Heat
Favorite

Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers are the -225 moneyline favorite. Risk $225 to win $100 on the Los Angeles Lakers at BetMGM. The Miami Heat are the +190 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $190 on the Miami Heat. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024?

The Los Angeles Lakers are -5.5 -110 point spread favorites at BetMGM, while the Miami Heat are +5.5 -109 point spread underdogs at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024?

The best over line is 228.5 -108 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $108 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 228.5 -105 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024?

The Los Angeles Lakers are the -225 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Miami Heat are the +190 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

NBA Odds Example

NBA Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Heat
Lakers
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
+5.5 -109-5.5 -112
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Underdog Miami Heat - Miami Heat bettors risk $100 to win $91.74 at -109 odds.

A +5.5 Miami Heat underdog bet wins if they lose by 5 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 6 or more.

Favorite Los Angeles Lakers - Los Angeles Lakers bettors risk $100 to win $89.29 at -112 odds.

A -5.5 Los Angeles Lakers favorite bet wins if they win by 6 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 5 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Miami Heat at Los Angeles Lakers Prop Bets

NBA Prop Bets
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BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Bet
Lakers
Team Total Points
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
117.5 o -108117.5 u -121Bet
Heat
Team Total Points
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
110.5 o -121110.5 u -107Bet
Anthony Davis
Points Scored
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
28.5 o -12528.5 u -107Bet
Anthony Davis
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
44.5 o -12544.5 u -106Bet
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Bam Adebayo
Points Scored
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
22.5 o -12722.5 u -105Bet
Bam Adebayo
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
38.5 o -11238.5 u -120Bet
Jaime Jaquez Jr
Points Scored
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
16.5 o -12216.5 u -109Bet
Kyle Lowry
Points Scored
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
8.5 o -1038.5 u -130Bet
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Kyle Lowry
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
15.5 o -11515.5 u -115Bet
LeBron James
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
44.5 o -10744.5 u -124Bet
LeBron James
Points Scored
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
27.5 o -12127.5 u -110Bet
Tyler Herro
Points Scored
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
23.5 o -12123.5 u -110Bet
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Tyler Herro
Points, Rebounds & Assists
MIA at LAL
1/03/24 10:10pm EST
34.5 o -10834.5 u -122Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 NBA Regular Season Standings - Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Div Conf PPG Op. PPG Diff Strk L10
xp - Los Angeles Lakers47350.573+17.028-1419-217-1027-25118.0117.4+0.6W27-3
xp - Miami Heat46360.561+18.022-1924-1713-332-20110.1108.4+1.7W27-3

Miami Heat & Los Angeles Lakers Futures Odds

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024 at 10:10 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's NBA page, look for the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's NBA page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Miami Heat vs Los Angeles Lakers Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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