Miami Heat vs Brooklyn Nets – 01/26/16 Preview
The Miami Heat (24-21) will be travelling to Brooklyn on Tuesday night to face the Nets (12-33) on Tuesday night at the Barclay Center. Miami are odd favorites to win (line: -3.5). Play in the most exciting daily fantasy basketball, including the newest Point Spread and $10K Grand Action contests only at Fanpicks the premiere daily fantasy sports site.
Miami comes into this game full of confidence off a surprising road victory against the Chicago Bulls on Monday 89-84. With a lot of changes to their lineup and bench players stepping up and making solid contributions helped them. The Heat was led by veteran star player Dwayne Wade who racked up 28 pts, 7 rebounds, 5 assists despite a sore shoulder. Gerald Green, also struggling with a knee tendinitis injury, came off the bench and added 9 pts, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. This was only Miami’s 9th victory in 21 outings. They will be wanting to avenge a 111-105 loss to the same Nets back in December in Miami. The biggest challenge they will face on the second half of a back to back might be containing big man Brook Lopez.
The Nets are also coming off a surprise victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-106 this past Sunday. Brooke Lopez against performed at his standards with a 31 pts, 10 boards double double performance. Thaddeus Young added 14 pts, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal and a block in a stellar performance as well. Brooklyn overall is still struggling having posted only 2 wins out of their 12 past games. The Heat defense, currently ranked third in the league for fewest points allowed per game (95.8).