Get ready for a Southeast Division battle as the Atlanta Hawks and the Miami Heat will face off at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. Miami is 17-6 overall and 10-0 at home, while Atlanta is 6-17 overall and 3-9 on the road. The Heat beat the Hawks twice in a three-day, home-and-home series in October, winning 112-97 on Oct. 29, then 106-97 two days later. The Hawks have won two of their past three games but have lost five of eight overall. The Heat have won five of their past six. Miami is favored by nine points in the latest Heat vs. Hawks odds, while the over-under is set at 218.5. Before entering any Hawks vs. Heat picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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It may have taken overtime to finish the job, but Miami ultimately got the desired result on Sunday. The Heat secured an 110-105 win over Chicago. The Heat have won their first 10 games at home, and are off to their best start in franchise history on their turf.
The game between Atlanta and Charlotte was still a pretty decisive one, as Atlanta wrapped it up with a 122-107 victory. The Hawks can attribute much of their success to Trae Young, who had 30 points and nine assists along with six boards. Young has scored 69 points in his last two games. He is averaging 34.4 points over his last eight games.
Jabari Parker had 19 points and seven rebounds. He has scored in double figures in all but two games since he moved to the starting unit.
The Heat have allowed their opponents an average of 8.6 steals per game, the fourth most in the league. The Hawks enter the contest with 8.74 steals per game on average, good for fourth best in the league.
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