Heat vs. Magic Sleeper Picks for Wednesday, December 20

Read more to learn why we like Tyler Herro, Kyle Lowry and Bam Adebayo tonight vs. Orlando
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There will be stars aplenty on the court tonight as the Heat and Magic meet, and it’s up to you to pick which ones will shine!

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Now let’s get into our best picks for Heat vs. Magic.

Tyler Herro More Than 26.5 Points + Assists

Herro has been astonishingly consistent when healthy this season, scoring at least 16 points in every game (excluding an 8-minute night vs. Memphis).

He’s scored at least 22 points in seven of nine games this season and there’s no reason for him to stop shooting tonight with Jimmy Butler out of the lineup. 

Herro has also been a solid distributor at times, averaging 4.3 assists per game, including five games with 5+ assists. 

Orlando is allowing just 109.9 points per game (4th best in NBA), but it’s struggled defending point guards this season – allowing 24.6 points and 6.9 assists to that position per game.

Kyle Lowry More Than 4.5 Assists

It may seem counterintuitive to take both Miami guards, but this plays into Orlando’s weakness against the position.

Lowry sat out Monday with general soreness, but should be well-rested and ready to play a significant role after getting cleared from the injury report on Wednesday morning. 

With Herro finally back in the lineup, Lowry shouldn’t be asked to score as much as he was in his absence – instead setting up players like Herro.  

Lowry has had 5+ assists in just 11-of-25 games this season, including six-of-nine times with Herro on the court.

Bam Adebayo More Than 0.5 Double-Doubles

This is a way to take Adebayo’s rebounds while getting the number down to 9.5 rather than its current line of 10.5.

Adebayo has scored 10+ points in 16-of-17 games this season, only missing the mark on a night in which he scored 7 points in 12 minutes against the Pacers. 

That makes one side of the double-double a virtual certainty, which then means we need him to get at least 10 rebounds here.

He’s recorded 10+ rebounds in 10 of 17 games this year and has averaged 10.2 rebounds per game playing without Butler over the last two seasons. 

Orlando is allowing just 50.1 rebounds per game (5th best in NBA), but someone has to rebound, and there aren’t too many good options after Bam with Butler sidelined.

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