Free NBA Pick: Hawks vs Cavaliers Lines
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(4-2) Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (6-0)
Eastern Conference rivals clash on Tuesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Atlanta Hawks.
The two teams have met in back to back postseasons, with the Cavaliers coming out on top during both occasions.
The Hawks got back in the win column last time out, as they took it to the Houston Rockets on Saturday.
The Hawks put up 112 in a 112-97 decision, it marked the first time this year they defeated a team that made the postseason last year.
It’s important to note just how good C Dwight Howard has fit in with this Hawks club.
Struggling to find his niche within his teams over the past few seasons, Dwight Howard has put together 4 straight double doubles.
Howard had 20 points and 14 rebounds in the win on Saturday, as he went 8 of 10 from the field.
The huge question mark heading into this season was whether or not he could fill the shoes of Al Horford, who departed for Boston.
Given the early stretch here, Howard is being a force on both sides of the ball and not showing any sort of signs of slowing down.
The Cavaliers are just simply rolling to start the season.
Cleveland comes in after knocking off Philadelphia 102-101 on the road, as Lebron James continues his hot start to the season.
James finished with 25 points, 14 rebounds, and 8 assists in the victory as he stepped up in a huge way as Kyrie Irving was struggling from the field.
The win was the type of game that showed just how good this Cavaliers team is. Despite some of their top players being off, they still managed to find a way to win.
Channing Frye has been huge off the bench for this team. Fyre put up 12 points in the win and has recorded double figures in the last 4 games.
Kevin Love is having no problem scoring, as he has put up 23.3 points per game over the last 3.
NBA Betting Trends:
- Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games.
- Hawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
- Hawks are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games following a straight up win of more than 10 points.
- Cavaliers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game.
- Cavaliers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest.
- Cavaliers are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. NBA Southeast.
Free Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Prediction:
The Hawks have the talent to keep this one close.
It’ll depend on Howard and how he can control the paint, but this is a nice matchup for him.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: ATL ATS
Cleveland will take this one, but Atlanta keeps it close.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Cleveland 109 – Atlanta 105
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