Heat and 76ers Square Off in Pivotal Eastern Conference Clash

Miami aims for fourth consecutive victory against Philadelphia

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

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

Both teams have key players listed as day-to-day or out due to injury, but Miami is shooting an impressive 46.4% from the field this season, while the 76ers are shooting slightly lower at 46.4%.

This will be the fourth meeting between the two teams this season, with Philadelphia winning the last matchup on March 18 with a score of 98-91. Jimmy Butler leads Miami with an average of 21.1 points per game, while Tyrese Maxey is averaging an impressive 25.6 points and six assists for Philadelphia

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