San Antonio Spurs at Miami Heat: Prediction, Key Players, Injuries

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Feb 6, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Patty Mills (8) shoots the ball past Miami Heat small forward

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(32) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

The San Antonio Spurs take on the Miami Heat on Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

The game is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. CT and will be televised on TNT. The game can also be heard on the radio on WOAI 1200 AM.

This is the second and final matchup between the two teams. The Spurs won the first matchup 98-85 on February 6th. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 24 points.

How will the Spurs fare against the Heat? We take a look at recent history, injuries, and key factors to predict the outcome of the game!

Recent Games

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are 18-18 on the road and 47-26 overall. The Spurs are coming off a 103-89 win against the Memphis Grizzlies. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 25 points and 10 rebounds.

Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are 18-18 at home and 34-39 overall. The Heat are coming off a 109-102 win against the Detroit Pistons. Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 40 points.

Injuries

San Antonio Spurs

No significant injuries.

Miami Heat

Chris Andersen– Chris Andersen is questionable with a calf injury.

Michael Beasley– Michael Beasley is questionable with an elbow injury.

Luol Deng– Luol Deng is questionable with a knee injury.

Hassan Whiteside– Hassan Whiteside is a game time decision.

Heat Players to Watch

Dwyane Wade- Dwyane Wade is out of his prime but he is still one of the best shooting guards in the league. In the month of March he averaged 25.2 points and 4.5 assists on 50% field goals. His season averages are 21.8 points and 5.1 assists.

Goran Dragic– One way to describe Goran Dragic is efficient. He is shooting 50% from the field this season. On the year he is averaging 16.2 points and 4.4 assists.

Prediction

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The Spurs will come away with a close win by a possession. The Spurs will take advantage of a much better bench to lead them to victory.

Next: The Foreign Players of the San Antonio Spurs

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