Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat - 1/14/22 NBA Picks and Prediction

Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat - 1/14/22 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat (26-15) vs Atlanta Hawks (17-23)

Game Info: Friday, January 14, 2022 at 8:00 pm (FTX Arena)

Betting Odds: Miami Heat -3.5 -- Over/Under: 220 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat meet Friday in NBA action at the FTX Arena. The Atlanta Hawks need a win after losing 11 of their last 15 games. The Miami Heat look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games.

The Atlanta Hawks are averaging 110.3 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 111.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Trae Young is averaging 27.7 points and 4 rebounds, while John Collins is averaging 17.4 points and 2 assists. Bogdan Bogdanovic is the third double-digit scorer, and Clint Capela is grabbing 13.1 rebounds. The Atlanta Hawks are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Atlanta Hawks are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game.

The Miami Heat are averaging 108.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 103.9 points on 44 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 23.2 points and 5.4 assists, while Tyler Herro is averaging 20.7 points and 5.1 rebounds. Bam Adebayo is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Lowry is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Miami Heat are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 80.1 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Heat are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45 rebounds per game.

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The Hawks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Heat are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 13-6 in Hawks last 19 Friday games. The over is 6-1 in Heat last 7 overall. 

These teams just played each other on Wednesday, and the Heat held the Hawks to 91 points on 38 percent shooting from the field. The Miami Heat are holding teams to 43.8 percent shooting from the field in their last five games. The under has hit in 22 of the last 29 meetings between the Hawks and Heat, played in Miami. I'll take my chances with the under in this game given the trend and how the Heats defenses has shown up.


The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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