Miami Heat: towards a second consecutive victory against Atlanta?
Second in the Eastern Conference with 2 wins behind leader Chicago; the Heat have been in great shape recently and have won 8 of their last 10 games. With 3 consecutive successes and a victory against the Hawks (91-115) at home; Miami will want to continue tonight in front of their fans; while Atlanta is only 12th in the East. follow this meeting NBA tonight at 02:00.
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Miami Heat: news and form
The Heat are having a very good season and have won 26 wins for 15 losses. Winner of their last 3 games; Miami can put pressure on the leader; Chicago; by winning this game; and will have the support of their fans: Erik Spoelstra’s players are very comfortable at home with 12 wins and 4 losses on the clock. . 4th best defense in the league with an average of 103.9 points allowed per game; the Heat will want to be full of confidence offensively; while with 108.6 points scored per game this season Miami is only the 15th offense in the NBA.
Miami Heat: Players to Watch
The Heat have several NBA players; such as Jimmy Butler or Bam Adebayo; but these two players have been injured for several weeks and Miami has had to rely on other elements; such as Tyler Herro. The American player thus had a good season with 20.7 points; 5.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists and led his team to victory in their last game against Atlanta by approaching the triple-double; with 21 points; 9 rebounds and 11 assists. You can also count on the experience of Kyle Lowry to offset the various packages within the team.
Atlanta Hawks: news and form
The Hawks are having a very disappointing season so far: only 12th in the Eastern Conference with 4 wins behind Toronto; 8th; Atlanta has won just 3 of its last 10 games and is still down on 3 straight losses. Uncomfortable on the outside this season with 9 wins and 13 losses away from home; Nate McMillan’s players will have to do better defensively to hope to win tonight: the Hawks are effectively 25th-ranked defense in the league with 111.6 points against on average; but he does better on the offensive end with 110.3 points scored per game; 10th overall in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks: Players to Watch
Like last season; Atlanta can count on Trae Young to lead the team: the American leader is indeed the 4th best scorer in the league with 27.7 points on average; but also the 3rd passer; who achieves 9.4 assists per game this season. In this he is well supported by John Collins; 17.4 points and 8 rebounds on average in 35 games played so far; but also by Clint Capela; comfortable on both ends of the court with 11.8 points and 13.1 rebounds.
Miami is confident and must continue against an Atlanta team that is going through great difficulties and is still in a loss to the Heat. The Hawks are very disappointed this season and are stuck at the bottom of the standings in the East. So a Heat win seems pretty likely.
- Coast: 1.48
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Trae Young is having a great individual season and should lead his team in this game after getting frustrated in the last matchup. So seeing him pull off a double-double would be far from a surprise.
- Coast: 2.40
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