Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat will meet today, February 20, at 8:30 pm (ET) at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles for the 2020/21 NBA season. Here, you'll find all the match information, predictions, odds, and how to watch the game.

Well, it doesn't get better than this. The Miami Heat will have a huge shot at getting back at the Los Angeles Lakers - the team that beat them in the last NBA Finals - at their home when they clash on Saturday night.

LeBron James will once again be asked to do a lot of heavy lifting for the purple and gold, as Anthony Davis will stay on the sidelines for at least one month. The Heat, on the other hand, will be almost at full strength.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat: Match Information

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2021
Time: 8:30 PM (ET)
Location: STAPLES Center, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat: Time By State In The U.S

ET: 8:30 PM
CT: 7:30 PM
MT: 6:30 PM
PT: 5:30 PM

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat: Storylines

The reigning champions are going through a rough patch lately. They lost by 21 points to the Kevin Durant-less Brooklyn Nets and it's clear that they need their role players to step up with Anthony Davis on the shelf.

Jimmy Butler continued to show his leadership after another Herculean performance, this time vs. the Sacramento Kings. Butler is willing the Heat into playoff contention after countless early-season struggles with injuries.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat: Results

Los Angeles Lakers: 22-8 (9-5 at Home)

Miami Heat: 12-17 (5-10 on The Road)

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat: Lineups

Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James (PG)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (SG)
Wesley Matthews (SF)
Kyle Kuzma (PF)
Marc Gasol (C)

Miami Heat

Kendrick Nunn (PG)
Duncan Robinson (SG)
Jimmy Butler (SF)
Kelly Olynyk (PF)
Bam Adebayo (C)

How To Watch Or Live Stream Free Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat In The U.S

The 2020/21 NBA regular-season game between Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat to be played on Saturday 20 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles will be broadcasted in the US by ABC, and NBA League Pass.

Los Angeles Lakers vs Miami Heat: Predictions And Odds

Unsurprisingly, oddsmakers believe that this will be quite a close game, given how both teams have fared recently. Right now, the Lakers are favored by 3.5 points, while the game total is projected at just 211 points.

Handicap Lakers -3.5
Game Total o/u 211

* Odds via FanDuel