Raptors face the Heat on 3-game win streak

Miami Heat (5-7, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (5-8, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto will look to keep its three-game win streak going when the Raptors take on Miami.

The Raptors are 3-2 against conference opponents. Toronto is seventh in the Eastern Conference scoring 111.8 points while shooting 44.4% from the field.

The Heat are 3-6 in Eastern Conference play. Miami averages 42.1 rebounds per game and is 1-6 when outrebounded by opponents.

The teams match up Wednesday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pascal Siakam is scoring 18.9 points per game and averaging 7.8 rebounds for the Raptors. Chris Boucher is averaging 7.5 rebounds and 17.5 points per game over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Bam Adebayo leads the Heat averaging 19.5 points while adding 9.0 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. Duncan Robinson is averaging 14.1 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting 43.0% over the last 10 games for Miami.

LAST 10 GAMES: Raptors: 5-5, averaging 114.8 points, 43.6 rebounds, 24.1 assists, 8.1 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.7 points on 44.9% shooting.

Heat: 4-6, averaging 110.5 points, 42.7 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 5.5 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.5 points on 45.9% shooting.

INJURIES: Raptors: Patrick McCaw: out (knee), Alex Len: out (personal).

Heat: Jimmy Butler: out (health and safety protocols), Avery Bradley: out (health protocols), Tyler Herro: out (neck), Meyers Leonard: out (shoulder).


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