Atlanta Hawks vs Miami Heat NBA Picks & Predictions 10/29/2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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AmericanAirlines Arena is the venue where Goran Dragic and the Miami Heat (2-1, 2nd in the Southeast Division) will take on the Atlanta Hawks (2-0, 1st in the Southeast Division) on Tuesday. Atlanta opens this contest as 7.5 point dogs. The O/U has been set at 224.
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/27/2019 Alex Len C Ribs Game Time Decision
10/26/2019 Bruno Fernando PF Ankle Game Time Decision
10/25/2019 Chandler Parsons SF Knee Expected to be out until at least Oct 28
10/18/2019 Allen Crabbe SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Nov 1
Key Miami Heat Injuries
10/27/2019 Jr SF Groin Expected to be out until at least Oct 29
10/27/2019 Udonis Haslem PF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Oct 29
10/25/2019 James Johnson PF Coach's Decision Expected to be out until at least Oct 29
10/25/2019 Jimmy Butler SF Personal Expected to be out until at least Oct 29
Trae Young comes into this contest averaging 38.5 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 9.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. John Collins averages 13.5 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 11.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 40%.
Goran Dragic averages 19.0 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.7 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Justise Winslow averages 19.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 40.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 6.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 110.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 47.0 rebounds per game and 24.5 assists per game, which ranks them 15th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 15.5 per game. The Hawks allow 99.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the league. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 22% average from behind the arc, ranking them 2nd and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 42.5 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 17.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 2nd place in the league. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Miami is 8th in the league with 120.0 points per game this year. They are 7th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They are 11th in the league in rebounding with 48.7 boards per game, and 11th in assists per contest with 25.3. The Heat are 3rd in turnovers per game with 20.7. The Heat surrender 114.3 points per contest, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 9th and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 22.7 assists allowed per contest and 11th with 44.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Heat are 25th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 19.3 per game.
The Hawks are 3rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 101.5 is ranked 11th. In terms of pace they are 29th in the league with 98 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 20th in the league. Atlanta is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 42%, which is 30th in the league.
Miami is 6th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 20th in the league. The Heat are 14th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 10th. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 109.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 5th. As a team they are 7th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Heat NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Miami -7.5
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