Sunday, January 31, 2016
American Airlines Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to American Airlines Arena to play the Miami Heat on Sunday, January 31, 2016. The opening line for this game has Miami as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 202.
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The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 27-21 and a road record of 12-13. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2 as they are averaging 101.9 points per game while giving up 99.9 per contest. Atlanta is 6-2 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 16-12. They are 4-6 in their last 10 games. The Heat have an overall record of 26-21 and a home record of 15-9. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 95.7 points per game and surrendering 95.7, good for a point differential of 0. Miami has a division record of 4-4 and a conference record of 14-15. In their last 10 games they are 4-6.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Paul Millsap averages 18 points per game in 32.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 8.8 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Dwyane Wade averages 18.8 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Heat. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Chris Bosh averages 19.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Atlanta averages 101.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 20th in the league. They average 47.7 rebounds per game and 25.4 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 15 per game. The Hawks allow 99.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.2 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 22 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Miami averages 95.7 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 7th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 27th in the NBA. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 26th respectively. In the turnover department the Heat rank 12th with 14.3 per game. The Heat allow 95.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 5th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 20.4 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. The Heat force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
The Hawks average 100.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 98 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.3 per contest. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 105 and a defensive rating of 103. In terms of pace they average 96.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Heat score 98.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 99.3 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3 points per game. The Heat rating on offense is 103.1 and they have a defensive rating of 103.2. They get 92.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 24% of their shot attempts. Miami turns the ball over on 13.9 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-24-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 24-24-0 against the over/under
Miami Heat Betting Trends
The Miami Heat are 23-23-1 against the spread
The Miami Heat are 16-31-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
01/30/16 F Paul Millsap Ankle injured last game, "?" Sunday vs. Miami
Miami Heat Injuries
01/30/16 C Hassan Whiteside Oblique "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
01/30/16 G Tyler Johnson Shoulder "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
01/19/16 F Chris Andersen Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Miami
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