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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Atlanta Hawks and the Miami Heat meet at AmericanAirlines Arena.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 93-80 loser at home against the Nets. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (173) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 105-91 winner as they battled the Pacers at home. The Heat covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 196 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Atlanta:
Team record: 34-28 SU, 28-32-2 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Miami:
Team record: 47-14 SU, 32-29 ATS
Current streak: won 18 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a win are 10-0

Next up:
Atlanta home to LA Lakers, Wednesday, March 13
Miami at Philadelphia, Wednesday, March 13