Toronto faces off against Miami with both teams on 3-game losing streaks

The Toronto Raptors (25-56, 12th in the Eastern Conference) will face off against the Miami Heat (45-36, eighth in the Eastern Conference) in Miami on Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT. Toronto is looking to end their three-game losing streak with a win over Miami.

The Heat have a solid record of 31-20 against Eastern Conference opponents and boast a 20-15 record in games decided by 10 or more points. On the other hand, the Raptors are 18-33 against Eastern Conference opponents and allow 118.8 points to opponents while being outscored by 6.3 points per game.

Miami averages 12.5 made 3-pointers per game this season, slightly lower than the 13.7 made by their opponents like the Raptors. However, the Raptors average 112.5 points per game, which is 4.0 more than the 108.5 points the Heat give up.

This will be the fourth time the teams face each other this season, with the Heat winning the last matchup 125-103 on April 13. Bam Adebayo leads the Heat with averages of 19.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, and 3.9 assists, while Immanuel Quickley is putting up 17 points and 4.9 assists for the Raptors.

In terms of recent performances, the Heat have won six of their last 10 games, averaging 113.5 points per game. In comparison, the Raptors have won just two of their last 10 games, averaging 108.0 points.

Injury reports show that Terry Rozier is out for the Heat with a neck injury, while Josh Richardson and Duncan Robinson are also out for different reasons. For the Raptors, Jakob Poeltl, Chris Boucher, Scottie Barnes, Jontay Porter, and D.J. Carton are all dealing with various injuries and personal reasons.

By Samantha Robertson

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