Miami seeks to extend winning streak to 4 against Philadelphia

Miami seeks to extend winning streak to 4 against Philadelphia

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

The Heat have a record of 29-18 in Eastern Conference games and are 21-23 against opponents with a winning record. On the other hand, the 76ers have gone 27-21 against Eastern Conference opponents and average 114.3 points per game while outscoring their opponents by 2.2 points per game.

Both teams have a shooting percentage of 46.4% from the field this season. The Heat allow their opponents to shoot 47.2%, while the 76ers hold their opponents to 46.9%. The last meeting between these teams ended with a 98-91 victory for the 76ers on March 18, with Tyrese Maxey scoring 30 points in the win.

Jimmy Butler is the top performer for the Heat, averaging 21.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Terry Rozier has been performing well for the Heat, averaging 20.4 points and 4.5 rebounds in the last 10 games. Maxey has been a key player for the 76ers, averaging 25.6 points and 6.2 assists.

In the last 10 games, the Heat have a record of 7-3, averaging 108.1 points per game, while the 76ers have a record of 5-5, averaging 108.5 points per game. Both teams will be dealing with several injuries, with players like Tyler Herro and Joel Embiid listed as out for their respective teams.

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