Today’s matchup: Heat looking to stay hot against Jazz before hitting road for 11 of next 14 games

Miami’s Hassan Whiteside loses the ball as Utah’s Rudy Gobert and Ricky Rubio defend during the Heat’s victory in November. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

UTAH JAZZ at MIAMI HEAT

When: Sunday, 3:30 p.m.

Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami

TV/Radio: Fox Sports Sun/WAXY 790AM, WAQI 710AM (Spanish)

Records: Miami 21-17, Utah 16-23

Line: Miami is favored by 4.5 points.

PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS

Heat

F: Josh Richardson

F: Kelly Olynyk

C: Hassan Whiteside

G: Tyler Johnson

G: Goran Dragic

Jazz

F: Joe Ingles

F: Thabo Sefolosha

C: Derrick Favors

G: Donovan Mitchell

G: Ricky Rubio

Scouting report: The Jazz have lost 12-of-15 games. … The teams met in November in Salt Lake City with the Heat winning 84-74, holding Utah to just 33.8 percent shooting. The game marked a season-low in points for a Heat opponent and Utah’s lowest output of the season. … Donovan Mitchell, selected 13th, one spot ahead of the Heat’s Bam Adebayo, leads all rookies in scoring with 18.2 points per game. … The Jazz are without Rudy Gobert (knee), Raul Neto (concussion, knee) and Dante Exum (shoulder). Gobert originally was injured against the Heat when Dion Waiters rolled into him pursuing a loose ball. He missed 11 games, returned for six and has missed the last eight. … With a season-high 42 3-point attempts in Friday’s victory over New York, Miami is sixth in the league with 31.6 threes a game. The Heat are tied for 11th in 3-point percentage, .369. … The Heat are without Waiters (sprained left ankle), Justise Winslow (strained left knee), Rodney McGruder (left tibia surgery) and Okaro White (left foot surgery). … Miami has won 10 of its last 14 games.

[As Heat get healthier, Erik Spoelstra’s rotation decisions get tougher … especially in the frontcourt]

[The 3-pointer has become a very popular shot in the NBA, and the Heat are joining the frenzy]

[Erik Spoelstra shakes off Michael Beasley’s comments: ‘Jeez, Beas. You threw me under the bus, man’]

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