Preview: Heat head north to take on defending champion Raptors
TV: FOX Sports Sun
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m.
Miami Heat (14-5, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (15-4, second in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto comes into a matchup with Miami as winners of seven consecutive games.
The Raptors are 9-2 in Eastern Conference games. Toronto ranks third in the Eastern Conference with 25.8 assists per game led by Fred VanVleet averaging 7.5.
The Heat are 9-1 against Eastern Conference opponents. Miami has a 14-2 record when scoring more than 100 points.
The teams meet Tuesday for the first time this season.
Pascal Siakam leads the Raptors scoring 25.6 points per game and averaging 8.4 rebounds and 4.0 assists. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is shooting 58.3 percent and averaging 10.5 points over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES
Heat: 8-2, averaging 111.6 points, 44.3 rebounds, 25 assists, eight steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 49.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.8 points on 44.0 percent shooting.
Raptors: 8-2, averaging 111.5 points, 45.3 rebounds, 26.4 assists, 8.4 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 101 points on 40.7 percent shooting.