Hawks set to pay a visit to the Heat
The Atlanta Hawks are 1-9 SU and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games against the Miami Heat as those Eastern Conference teams meet on the hardwood down in Florida on Tuesday night.
The Heat are riding a 7-0 SU run against the Hawks dating back to January 2012, covering the posted spread at the sportsbooks in all but one of those contests.
The UNDER has paid out in each of the last five games between the teams.
The Heat sit at 7-3 (4-6 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Hawks are currently 6-4 (7-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Miami is 7-3 OU, and Atlanta is 7-3 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
For bettors going with the Heat in this one, they were listed earlier as -8.5-point Favorite on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 206 for Tuesday at shops such as 5Dimes.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 16-rated Hawks taking on the No. 5-rated Heat in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 102-99 win for the Heat on Tuesday.
In their last action, Miami was a 97-81 winner on the road against the Bobcats. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (178) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Charlotte was victimized by LeBron James for 30 points as the Heat defeated the Bobcats 97-81 in NBA action on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hawks rank No. 24 in the league with 41 per game. That compares with Miami’s No. 30 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Miami is the NBA’s No. 6-ranked team at 8.8 per game, while the Hawks rate No. 9 with 8.3 per contest.
A few Hawks at Heat trends to consider:
Atlanta is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Atlanta's last 21 games
Atlanta is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Miami is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Miami's last 15 games
Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta home to Detroit, Wednesday, November 20th
Miami at Orlando, Wednesday, November 20th