April 14, 2024 2:24 pm
Miami seeks to extend winning streak to 4 against Philadelphia

The Miami Heat (42-33, seventh in the Eastern Conference) and the Philadelphia 76ers (41-35, eighth in the Eastern Conference) will face off against each other on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EDT in Miami. The Heat are currently on a three-game winning streak against the 76ers and will be looking to continue their streak.

Both teams have a record of 29-18 in Eastern Conference games this season. However, the Heat has a better overall record against opponents with a winning record, with 21 wins compared to the 76ers’ 20 losses. On the other hand, the 76ers have gone 27-21 against Eastern Conference opponents and average an impressive 114.3 points per game while outscoring their opponents by an average of just over two points per game.

In terms of shooting percentage, both teams are nearly identical this season, with both having shot an average of 46.4% from the field. However, Miami allows their opponents to shoot slightly more than they do themselves, at an average of 47.2%, while Philadelphia holds their opponents to a slightly lower shooting percentage of 46.9%. The last meeting between these teams ended with a close victory for the Heat on March 18th, when Jimmy Butler scored an impressive total of

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