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The Atlanta Hawks will try and do what no other NBA team has been able to do over the Heat’s last 18 games; win. Making matters worse, they come into this Southeast Division rivalry with a two-game losing streak of their own. The Hawks are now 34-28 straight-up on the season and 28-32-2 against the spread after failing to cover in four of their last six games.
Miami’s current winning streak survived a close-call at Madison Square Garden on Sunday in a thrilling 99-93 victory against New York as a 4.5-point road favorite. The total stayed UNDER the 196.5-point line after going OVER in its previous four games. The victory also tied a franchise record for consecutive wins at 14. The Heat are now 43-14 straight-up and 30-27 against the spread.
Arch rivals from the Eastern Conference are going to meet in NBA betting action on Sunday afternoon in one of the showcase games of the season, as the New York Knicks look to tame the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden.
Memphis extended its current winning streak to eight games with a 90-84 victory over Dallas this past Wednesday night as a 7.5-point favorite at home. It will try and keep it going on the road where it has gone 15-10 both straight-up and against the spread this season. The Grizzlies are now 38-18 SU overall and 32-23-1 ATS. The total has stayed UNDER in their last four games.
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Miami remained hot off the All-Star break with a 103-90 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday night as a 5.5-point favorite on the road. It was its eighth win in a row with the last two coming on the road. The Heat are now 37-14 straight-up on the year and 14-11 on the road. They have covered in their last five games to improve to 27-24 against the spread.
If there was ever any question about LeBron James’ MVP credentials they should have all been answered given his performance over the past six games. In Miami’s 117-104 victory over Portland on Tuesday night as an 11-point home favorite, he scored more than 30 points while shooting at least 60 percent from the field for the sixth-straight game to set a new NBA record.
The Los Angeles Lakers will have a shot to get their acts back together on Sunday afternoon on national television for NBA betting action against the Miami Heat in South Beach.
The Clippers have been treading water during their current eight-game road trip with a 2-3 record in the first five games. This is actually an impressive performance considering that Chris Paul continues to recover from a bruised knee cap and Blake Griffin has missed the last two games due to a strained hamstring. Both players remain questionable for Friday night’s game.
Miami may only be 11-10 straight-up (9-12 against the spread) on the road this season, but it got its record over .500 in impressive fashion with a 105-85 beatdown of Brooklyn this past Wednesday night as a 2.5-point road favorite. The Heat are now 29-13 SU on the year and 21-21 ATS. The total stayed UNDER the 191 line against the Nets after it had gone OVER in five of their previous seven games.