Atlanta Hawks vs Miami Heat Prediction, 1/14/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Miami Heat
Date: Friday, January 14, 2022
Location: FTX Arena in Miami, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Miami Heat (26-15) host the Atlanta Hawks (17-23) at FTX Arena on Friday.
The Hawks stepped onto the hardwood against the Heat and ended up losing by a score of 115-91 in their last game. Atlanta ended with a 37.8% FG percentage (31 of 82) and converted 13 out of their 45 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Hawks buried 16 of their 23 attempts for a rate of 69.6%. Pertaining to grabbing boards, they earned 37 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 20 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing the other team into 4 turnovers and having 8 steals. Concerning defense, Atlanta allowed the other team to go 47.8% from the floor on 43 of 90 shooting. Miami recorded 54 assists and had 28 steals in this matchup. Furthermore, Miami pulled down 44 rebounds (10 offensive, 34 defensive) and added 3 blocks. Miami finished the contest at 92.9% from the charity stripe by burying 13 of 14 attempts. They also made 16 of 45 tries from beyond the arc. In relation to fouls, the Hawks ended up walking away with 15 and the Heat finished the game with 14 fouls.
John Collins is a player who was a contributor for the contest. He recorded 16 points on 6 out of 9 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 33 mins and pulled down 11 rebounds. Collins finished the game shooting 66.7% from the field and also recorded 2 assists.
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Atlanta steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 17-23 for the campaign. They have an average of 110.3 points per contest (10th in the league) while connecting on 45.9% from the floor. The Hawks are shooting 37.1% on 3-point shots (488 of 1,314) and 79.9% from the free throw line. As a team, Atlanta is snagging 45.2 rebounds per game and has totaled 945 assists so far this season, which is 21st in the league in terms of passing. They are turning it over 12.3 times per game and as a unit they commit 17.7 fouls per game.
Defensively, the Hawks are able to force 11.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 19.5 fouls. They concede 35.7% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 25th in the league in points per game allowed (111.6). The Hawks defensively are allowing a FG percentage of 46.8% (1,677 of 3,586) and they relinquish 43.7 rebounds per game as a unit. They are currently ranked 23rd in the league in allowing assists to their opponents with 1,039 surrendered this year.
For their last game, the Heat walked away with a victory by a final of 115-91 when they played the Hawks. The Heat snagged 44 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 54 for the game. They turned the ball over 14 times, while getting 7 steals in this matchup. The Hawks had 14 fouls in this contest which took the Heat to the charity stripe for a total of 14 shots. They were able to convert 13 of the free throws for a percentage of 92.9%. In regard to shots from 3-point land, Miami made 16 out of their 45 tries (35.6%). At the conclusion of this game, the Heat finished the game shooting 43 out of 90 from the floor which had them shooting 47.8%. The Heat allowed the Hawks to make 31 out of their 82 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 37.8% in this contest. They shot 28.9% from beyond the perimeter by going 13 of 45 and finished the contest at 16 of 23 from the free throw line (69.6%). Regarding cleaning the glass, Miami allowed Atlanta to pull down 31 overall (6 on the offensive side).
Tyler Herro was important for the Heat for this contest. He buried 9 of 19 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 47.4%, and accounted for 9 rebounds. Herro earned 21 points in his 36 minutes on the court and totaled 11 dimes in the game.
Miami has a record of 26-15 for the season. The Heat have committed 19.9 personal fouls every game and they shoot 80.1% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 25.6 times per game (7th in the league) and they are giving up possession 14.5 times per contest. Miami has accounted for 4,452 pts on the year (108.6 per contest) and they average 45.0 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Heat are connecting on 45.9% from the floor, which ranks them 13th in basketball.
The Heat on defense are ranked 4th in the league in points allowed per contest with 103.9. They have forced 15.3 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.0% from the floor (7th in basketball). The Miami defense gives up 34.9% from downtown (559 of 1,603) and opponents are making 78.4% of their free throw shots. They give up 23.3 dimes and 41.4 boards per contest, which ranks them 11th and 1st in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta
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