The Atlanta Hawks and the Miami Heat will face off in a Southeast Division clash at 8 p.m. ET on Friday at FTX Arena. Miami is 26-15 overall and 12-4 at home, while the Hawks are 17-23 overall and 9-13 on the road. The Hawks have lost three consecutive games and four of five. The Heat have won three straight games.
The teams have split their last six meetings. Miami is favored by 4.5 points in the latest Heat vs. Hawks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 221. Before entering any Hawks vs. Heat picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Heat vs. Hawks spread: Heat -4.5
- Heat vs. Hawks over-under: 221 points
What you need to know about the Heat
In the first of two consecutive games between the teams on Wednesday, the Heat blew past Atlanta 115-91. Miami established an 86-67 advantage after three quarters. Miami scored the first 16 points of the second half. Tyler Herro almost dropped a triple-double on 21 points, 11 assists and nine boards.
Miami enters Friday's game with only 103.9 points allowed per game on average, fourth best in the league. Jimmy Butler (ankle) is questionable for Friday's game. Markieff Morris (conditioning) is out.
What you need to know about the Hawks
John Collins led Atlanta with 16 points on Wednesday. The Hawks were outrebounded by the Heat, 54-37. Trae Young missed 11 of 15 field goal attempts and finished with 15 points. He has not reached the 20-point mark in his past two games.
How to make Hawks vs. Heat picks
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