Free NBA Hoops Pick: Hawks vs Heat Odds
Weekly NBA betting sees the Atlanta Hawks taking on the Miami HeatSunday January 31 at The Toyota Center in Miami, FL. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NBA basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE NBA hoops predictions.
Atlanta Hawks (27-21-12-13 A) vs. Miami Heat (26-21-15-9 H)
Date: Sunday January 31
Time:6:00 PM EST
Venue: Toyota Center Miami, FL
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
NBA Betting Odds: Heat -1
NBA Betting Total: 194
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This is an Eastern Conference battle between the Atlanta Hawks and the Miami Heat.
The Hawks are looking to get to playing the level of basketball as they were last year.
The Heat are looking to improve their record to get some breathing room for the playoffs.
The Atlanta Hawks are not performing to their expectations after the great season that they had last season.
The Hawks have been struggling as of late in which they are 1-4 in their past 5 games. In that span of games, the Hawks are averaging 95.4 points per game and giving up 98 points per game.
The Hawks are led by their big men including all-star Paul Milsap who is averaging a solid 18 points and 8.8 rebounds a game and Al Horford averaging 15.2 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game.
The Hawks were in action on the road against the Indiana Pacers in which they got beat by a score of 111-92.
Jeff Teague paced the Hawks with 20 points and 5 rebounds. They have been playing well against the Eastern Conference with a record of 16-12.
The Hawks are currently sitting in 4th place in the Eastern Conference but look to even their road record out against the Heat in which they are 12-13 on the road.
The Miami Heat have been playing better as of late, and with the return of point guard Goran Dragic they are expecting more wins overall.
The heat are 3-2 in their past five games averaging 95.2 points per game while giving up 98.4 points per game during that stretch.
The Heat are led by typical faces including all-star Chris Bosh. Bosh is averaging 19.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per game after returning from the injury that kept him out for the second half of the season last year.
Also pacing the Heat is Dewayne Wade who seems to finally be staying healthy. Wade is averaging 18.8 points per game. The third leg of the new “Big Three” in Miami is big man Hassan Whiteside.
The big man is averaging 12.3 points and 11.2 rebounds per game.
The Heat were in action on Friday in Milwaukee and they got the win on the road 107-103. They were led by captain Dewayne wade with a 24 point 7 assist game.
Goran Dragic made his return from his calf injury, getting 12 points and 8 assists.
The Heat currently stand 6th in the Eastern Conference. The Heat have been playing well at home this season, with a record of 15-9 while in Miami.
But, they look to improve against Eastern Conference teams in which they were a mere 14-15.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Under is 5-2 in Heat last 7 overall.
- Heat are 39-18-2 ATS in their last 59 Sunday games.
- Under is 6-2 in Hawks last 8 overall.
- Hawks are 2-6-2 ATS in their last 10 Sunday games.
Free NBA Prediction:
In the battle of two future playoff teams with both good inside games, look for the tall Whiteside and the veteran Chris Bosh to be too much for Milsap, Horford, and the Atlanta Hawks in Miami.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Hawks ATS
NBA Free Score Prediction: Atlanta 94- Miami 98
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