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NBA BASKETBALL

Houston Rockets vs. Atlanta Hawks

The Houston Rockets and the Atlanta Hawks will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Philips Arena.

In their last action, Houston was a 113-99 winner at home against the Lakers. They covered the 13.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (212) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Atlanta won its last outing, a 97-87 result against the Pacers on January 8. The Hawks covered in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 184 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Houston:
Team record: 23-13 SU, 18-15-3 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Atlanta:
Team record: 19-17 SU, 20-16 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games at home

When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Memphis are 9-1
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Houston at Washington, Saturday, January 11
Atlanta at Memphis, Sunday, January 12