Miami takes road win streak into matchup with New York
Miami Heat (38-21, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (25-34, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Knicks -4.5; over/under is 213.5
BOTTOM LINE: Miami will try to keep its five-game road win streak alive when the Heat face New York.
The Knicks are 14-22 in conference games. New York is 9-17 against opponents over .500.
The Heat are 24-12 in Eastern Conference play. Miami is seventh in the Eastern Conference scoring 108.9 points per game and is shooting 46.0%.
The teams square off for the second time this season. The Heat won the last meeting 110-96 on Jan. 27, with Duncan Robinson scoring 25 points in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Julius Randle is shooting 42.1% and averaging 19.8 points for the Knicks. Evan Fournier is averaging 4.4 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for New York.
Tyler Herro is scoring 20.0 points per game and averaging 4.8 rebounds for the Heat. Jimmy Butler is averaging 22.4 points and 7.9 rebounds over the last 10 games for Miami.
LAST 10 GAMES: Knicks: 2-8, averaging 111.4 points, 48.5 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 7.2 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 42.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.0 points per game.
Heat: 6-4, averaging 109.2 points, 46.4 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 8.5 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.9 points.
INJURIES: Knicks: RJ Barrett: day to day (ankle), Nerlens Noel: day to day (knee), Derrick Rose: out (ankle).
Heat: Victor Oladipo: out (right knee), Caleb Martin: day to day (achilles), Markieff Morris: out (reconditioning), Dewayne Dedmon: day to day (personal), Tyler Herro: day to day (knee).