Heat vs. Hawks Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Friday, Dec 22

Nov 30, 2023; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) looks on against the Indiana Pacers during the third quarter at Kaseya Center.
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For your Heat vs. Hawks predictions needs, we’ve got you covered as the Hawks hit the road to face the Heat on Friday, Dec 22 at 8:00 ET. Currently, the total sits at 237, with the Heat favored by 1.5 at home. Keep reading to get our Heat vs. Hawks player props and predictions.

Heat vs. Hawks Odds

  • Spread: Heat -1.5
  • Total 237

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Game Info

  • Date: Friday, Dec 22
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Kaseya Center, Miami FL
  • TV: BSSU

Hawks Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Hawks have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • In their last five games away from home, the Hawks have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 124 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Hawks have a straight up record of 2-8 and an ATS mark of 2-8.

Heat Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Heat have an over/under record of 3-2 and are 1-4 vs. the spread.
  • Across the Heat last ten home games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 105. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-3-1, while going 7-3 straight-up.
  • Over the team’s last five games as the favorite, the Heat struggled vs the spread going just 1-4. However, they still had a straight up mark of 3-2.

Do the Hawks Have What it Takes on the Road?

Coming into today’s game against the Heat, the Hawks are 12-15 overall and are looking to get back to .500. On the road, the Hawks are 8-8 while going 4-7 at home.

In their recent matchup, the Hawks offense ended with 134 points against the Rockets. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 51.6% and made 17 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Trae Young, who is averaging 28.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Dejounte Murray also maintains a PPG average of 20 heading into game.

Currently, the Hawks’ defense holds the 28 rank in the NBA, allowing 122.9 points per game.

In their previous game, the Hawks’ defense struggled against the Rockets, giving up 127 points on a field goal percentage of 51%.

Does Miami Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

Looking at the Heat’s overall record, they are 16-12 and have gone 3-2 in their last five games. At home, the Heat are 7-6 compared to their 9-6 record on the road.

The Heat offense is coming off a game in which they scored 115 points vs. the Magic. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.2% while connecting on 15 threes. Jimmy Butler is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 21.5. Meanwhile, Bam Adebayo also brings a PPG average of 22 into the game.

Currently, the Heat’s defense holds the 9 rank in the NBA, allowing 111.8 points per game.

On two point field goal attempts, the Heat’s defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.0% and allowing 37.8% from beyond the arc.

Heat vs. Hawks Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Trae Young and his points prop of 27.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -121 while the under is at -113. In his matchup vs. the Heat, we are recommending to take the under on Trae Young and his prop of 27.5 points. Our player projection model has him falling short of his prop with a projected 23.

  • The Prop: Trae Young Under 27.5 Points (-113)

Heat vs. Hawks Predictions

We’re putting our money on the Heat to win, and have the projected score sitting at 115-112. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Heat at -1.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 237 and our model has the Hawks and Heat finishing with a combined 227 points. Our pick is to take the under.

The Pick: Heat -1.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook


Heat vs. Hawks player props


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