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Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks meet at Philips Arena.

Miami was a 110-100 winner in its last match on the road against the Thunder. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 210 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 108-76 winner on the road against the Magic. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (184) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Miami:
Team record: 36-14 SU, 26-24 ATS
Current streak: won 7 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta

When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 7-3
After playing Oklahoma City are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Atlanta:
Team record: 29-22 SU, 22-27-2 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of last 25 games when playing Miami
is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of last 19 games at home

When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing Orlando are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Next up:
Miami at Chicago, Thursday, February 21
Atlanta home to Sacramento, Friday, February 22