The Miami Heat have won eight consecutive games against the Atlanta Hawks, which is important to consider when making your NBA picks Monday, as the two teams prepare to meet at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Sports bettors will find that the Heat are 8.5-point home favorites in the pro basketball odds, with the betting total sitting at 205.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Eastern Conference matchup from a sports betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
Gambling stats via SBR Forum
The Atlanta Hawks have won and covered the number in their last three games, with the offense averaging 118.7 points over that span.
NBA handicappers will find that the Hawks are 0-2 against the spread as road underdogs of 6.5 to nine points this season.
The Miami Heat have won four games in a row, with each of those affairs going OVER the betting total.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Heat are 34-8 straight up and 25-17 against the spread as home favorites of 6.5 to nine points.
I'm going to recommend that readers play the total, as the UNDER is 21-7 in the last 28 meetings between the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat.
NBA Pick: Under 205.5 Points
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