Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 1/12/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Atlanta Hawks (17-22) will take on the Miami Heat (25-15) at State Farm Arena on Wednesday.
The Heat faced the Suns and took home the win by a score of 123-100 in their last game. When it comes to personal fouls, the Heat ended up with 18 while the Suns recorded 15 personal fouls. They knocked down 14 out of their 34 tries from distance. Phoenix finished the contest at 89.7% when shooting free throws by converting 26 of their 29 attempts. In addition, Phoenix snagged 29 rebounds (6 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 1 block. Phoenix totaled 35 dimes and had 24 steals for this contest. In relation to defending, Miami allowed 38.0% from the floor on 30 of 79 shooting. They also doled out 33 assists in this matchup while forcing the other team into 1 turnovers and having 9 steals. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they collected 49 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. At the charity stripe, the Heat knocked down 13 of their 15 attempts for a rate of 86.7%. Miami walked away from the game having earned a 50.0% field goal percentage (44 of 88) and made 22 out of their 44 shots from distance.
Tyler Herro is someone who was a factor in the game. He was able to score 33 points on 12 of 20 shooting. He was on the court for 34 minutes played and also collected 5 rebounds. Herro ended up going 60.0% from the field and recorded 3 dimes.
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Miami will enter this contest with a mark of 25-15 on the year. They are turning it over 14.5 times per contest and as a group they are committing 19.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Miami is grabbing 44.8 boards per contest and has totaled 1,020 dimes on the year, which ranks 6th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. The Heat are shooting 37.6% on shots from distance (545 of 1,448) and 79.8% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 108.4 pts per game (15th in the NBA) while shooting 45.9% from the field.
On defense, the Heat are forcing 15.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 19.8 personal fouls. They are ranked 13th in the league in allowing assists to the opposition with 937 relinquished for the campaign. The Heat defense is allowing a FG percentage of 44.2% (1,476 of 3,341) and they relinquish 41.5 boards per contest as a team. They are giving up 35.0% from 3-point land and they rank 4th in the NBA in points per game allowed (104.2).
When they last played, the Hawks took a loss by a final score of 106-93 when they played the Clippers. The Hawks earned 33 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 39 for this contest. They also turned it over 13 times, while earning 6 steals in the game. The Clippers had 12 personal fouls for this contest which got the Hawks to the charity stripe for 19 shots. They were able to knock down 16 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 84.2%. When talking about shooting from distance, Atlanta buried 7 of 26 tries (26.9%). When the final whistle blew, the Hawks went 35 out of 78 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.9%. The Hawks permitted the Clippers to bury 44 of 92 attempts from the field which had them shooting 47.8% for the matchup. They went 36.4% from downtown by shooting 12 out of 33 and finished the contest at 6 out of 7 from the free throw line (85.7%). When discussing rebounding, Atlanta permitted Los Angeles to pull down 34 in all (13 offensive).
Bogdan Bogdanovic ended up being a major contributor for the Hawks in this game. He converted 8 out of 16 for the contest giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and had 6 rebounds. Bogdanovic accumulated 19 points in his 31 mins on the court and earned 3 assists in the matchup.
Atlanta has a mark of 17-22 this year. The Hawks commit 17.7 personal fouls per contest while shooting 80.2% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 23.7 times per game (17th in the league) and they are giving up possession 12.2 times per game. Atlanta has totaled 4,322 points for the campaign (110.8 per contest) and they snag 45.4 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Hawks are shooting 46.1% from the floor, which is ranked 13th in basketball.
The Hawks defensively are ranked 25th in the league in PPG given up with 111.5. They are forcing 11.7 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.7% from the field (25th in the league). The Atlanta defense gives up 35.7% on 3-point shots (506 of 1,417) and their opponents are making 79.5% of their foul shots. They allow 25.9 dimes and 43.4 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 29th and 8th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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