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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Atlanta Hawks will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Philips Arena.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 98-88 result against the Nuggets on December 4. The Cavaliers covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog, while the 186 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
The Hawks were a 107-97 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Clippers. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (204) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 6-12 SU, 5-13 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Atlanta
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing LA Clippers are 3-7
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
Team record: 10-10 SU, 12-8 ATS
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 10 games when playing at home against Cleveland
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Oklahoma City are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
Cleveland home to LA Clippers, Saturday, December 7
Atlanta home to Oklahoma City, Tuesday, December 10