Miami faces Utah on 3-game road slide

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Miami Heat (7-5, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (8-4, third in the Western Conference)

Salt Lake City; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Miami visits Utah looking to end its three-game road skid.

The Jazz are 4-1 on their home court. Utah averages 110.6 points and has outscored opponents by 7.7 points per game.

The Heat are 3-4 on the road. Miami scores 110.6 points while outscoring opponents by 6.7 points per game.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Heat won 118-115 in the last matchup on Nov. 6. Tyler Herro led the Heat with 29 points, and Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 37 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mitchell averages 3.4 made 3-pointers per game for the Jazz, scoring 25.9 points while shooting 32.2% from beyond the arc. Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 16.3 points over the last 10 games for Utah.

Bam Adebayo is averaging 20.3 points, 11.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals for the Heat. Duncan Robinson is averaging 2.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Miami.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 6-4, averaging 111.0 points, 46.4 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.8 points per game.

Heat: 6-4, averaging 109.9 points, 47.4 rebounds, 24.2 assists, 7.7 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.0 points.

INJURIES: Jazz: Rudy Gay: out (right heel).

Heat: Victor Oladipo: out (right knee), Markieff Morris: out (neck), Jimmy Butler: out (ankle).

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

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