Embiid leads Philadelphia in game against Miami | Milwaukee dollars

Miami Heat (47-24, first in Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (43-27, third in Eastern Conference)

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BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia in a game against Miami. He leads the NBA with 29.8 points per game.

The 76ers are 26-17 against conference opponents. Philadelphia ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference in team defense, giving up just 106.5 points while holding opponents to 45.4 percent shooting.

The Heat are 30-13 in Eastern Conference play. Miami is fourth in the league, giving up just 104.8 points while holding opponents to 44.4 percent shooting.

The teams are meeting for the fourth time this season. The Heat won 99-82 in the final game on March 6. Jimmy Butler led the Heat with 21 points and Embiid led the 76ers with 22 points.

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TOP PERFORMERS: Embiid is averaging 29.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists for the 76ers. Tobias Harris is averaging 17.6 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists over Philadelphia’s last 10 games.

Tyler Herro is averaging 21.1 points and 3.8 assists for the Heat. Bam Adebayo is averaging 18.8 points over Miami’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 6-4, averaged 109.4 points, 41.2 rebounds, 22.2 assists, 6.6 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.1% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 109.7 points per game.

Heat: 7-3, averaging 110.2 points, 43.3 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.5 percent from the field. Their opponents average 104.9 points.

INJURIES: 76ers: Jaden Springer: out (groin).

Heat: Gabe Vincent: out (toe), Caleb Martin: day to day (knee), Victor Oladipo: out (back), Jimmy Butler: day to day (ankle).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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