Basketball betting is highlighted on Monday by an NBA-TV contest between the Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat.
It is the second of four NBA betting meetings between the two teams this season. In mid-November the Hawks rolled over the Heat 105-90 as Jo Johnson scored 30 points to lead Atlanta.
Basketball betting has seen Atlanta win the last three games against the Heat. The teams have split the last four games at Miami. Last season the Hawks won three of four against the Heat. Miami has won 29 of the 40 all-time meetings between the two teams in Miami.
Miami is coming off their third straight loss as they fell to Charlotte 107-97 at home on Saturday. Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 29 points and 11 assists while Quentin Richardson added 20 points. Miami has been a very tough team to figure out this season in basketball betting. Sometimes they look great and then other times they can’t even win at home against Charlotte. The Heat have a losing record this season vs. the NBA betting odds. Miami is ranked 10th in the league on defense but their offense has been up and down and ranks 23rd in the league.
Atlanta has been an excellent team on the road this season in basketball betting. In fact, the Hawks have been very good everywhere this season. The Hawks are 11-5 versus the NBA betting odds on the road. The Hawks are 4th in the league in scoring led by Johnson and they are also pretty good on defense, ranking 14th.
The Hawks are 4-0-2 vs. the basketball betting line in their last 6 Monday games. The Hawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The Hawks are 9-4 in basketball betting in their last 13 games overall. The Hawks are 4-14 vs. the basketball betting line in the last 18 meetings in Miami.
The Heat are 4-1 in basketball betting in their last 5 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Heat are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 home games. The Heat are 1-4 vs. basketball betting odds in their last 5 Monday games.
Four of the last five Atlanta games have gone over the basketball betting total. Five of the six Miami games have gone under in NBA betting. In this basketball betting series, the last five meetings in Miami have gone under the total.