The Atlanta Hawks will be on the road Tuesday taking the court against the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. The Hawks will be looking for back-to-back wins after beating the Hornets 122-107 in Charlotte on Sunday. The Heat will be looking for a third consecutive win after beating the Bulls 110-105 at home in overtime their last time on the court.
The Atlanta Hawks are now 6-17 following a 122-107 win in Charlotte against the Hornets. Trae Young was able to drop 9 of 20 from the field to lead the Hawks with 30 points while passing the ball for a team-high nine assists. Alex Len pulled won 10 rebounds. Atlanta had six different players finish the game with a double-digit scoring night.
The Hawks have been good for an average of 108.7 points per game on the offensive end of the court while hitting 45.5 percent from the field. They have been able to pass the ball for an average of 23.5 assists per night while grabbing 42.0 rebounds. Defensively, they allow an average of 117.3 points per game to their opponents. Atlanta has been taking the ball away for 8.7 steals every time they are on the court to go along with 5.0 blocks. They will be looking for back-to-back wins.
The Miami Heat are now 17-6 following a 110-105 win at home in overtime against the Chicago Bulls. Tyler Herro was able to knock down 10 of 22 from the field to lead the Heat with 27 points. Jimmy Butler passed the ball for a team-high seven assists while Bam Adebayo pulled down 13 rebounds. Miami had four different players score at least 18 points in the game.
The Heat have been able to put the ball in the net for an average of 111.0 points per game this season while shooting 47.3 from the field. Miami has passed the ball for an average of 24.9 assists per night with 45.0 rebounds. On the defensive end of the floor, Miami gives up 105.5 points per night. The Heat average 8.5 steals per game to go along with 4.6 blocks. They will be looking for a third consecutive win.
As of Monday night, both the point spread and the total were off for this game. I’m liking Miami to win this one at home. They have been putting up better numbers on the defensive side of the court and they are scoring a couple more points per game. They shoot a high percentage from the field, pull down more rebounds, and pass for more assists. I like Miami winning at home in this one.
NBA Stats and Trends:
- Atlanta is 2-11 SU in their previous 13 games.
- Atlanta is 4-8 SU in their previous 12 games vs. Miami.
- Atlanta is 1-7 SU in their previous eight games on the road.
- Miami is 5-1 SU in their previous six games.