Free NBA Picks Today: Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks 3/6/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks 3/6/23
Mon 6th March 2023

The Atlanta Hawks (32-32, 14-19 Away) will try to overcome one of the league’s top scoring defenses when they head to face the Miami Heat (34-31, 20-12 Home) on Monday.

The teams meet for their second straight game against each other. Miami beat Atlanta 117-109 at FTX Arena on Saturday. Bam Adebayo led the Heat with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and five assists.

Saddiq Bey had 22 points in the losing effort. The Hawks are the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. The Heat are the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference. Miami has triumphed in two out of three games between the teams this season.

Trae Young is averaging 26.7 points per game, 10th-highest in the league, to lead the Hawks in scoring this season. Young also has dished 10.1 assists per game, second-most in the league. Meanwhile, Clint Capela is grabbing 11.3 rebounds.

Jimmy Butler (21.9 ppg), Adebayo (21.3), and Tyler Herro (20.4) have supplied much of the Heat’s offense. Adebayo also has pulled down 9.7 rebounds per game, while Butler has distributed 5.1 assists per game.

The Heat are one of the stingiest scoring defenses in the NBA, ranking second with 108.8 points per game allowed. The Hawks have struggled in recent visits to FTX Arena, losing nine of the last 10.

Atlanta is 5-5 in the last 10 games with an average margin of +1.8 (120.6-118.8). Miami has a 4-6 record over the last 10, allowing 111.1 points per game on average while scoring only 105.3 (-5.8 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
John Collins: 10.8 | 20.8 | -10.0
Rebounds per game:
John Collins: 3.0 | 6.8 | -3.8


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Victor Oladipo: 10.2 | 16.9 | -6.7
Points per game:
Max Strus: 7.0 | 12.0 | -5.0
Rebounds per game:
Bam Adebayo: 7.2 | 9.7 | -2.5

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Miami Heat (-145)

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