NBA Matchups  >>  Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets Preview 12/31/2012

 
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The Atlanta Hawks and the Houston Rockets will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Toyota Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rockets listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Hawks, while the game's total is sitting at 206½.
The Hawks were a 109-100 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pacers. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (209) made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, Houston was a 124-94 loser at home against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (218) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Atlanta:
Team record: 19-9 SU, 12-15-1 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston

When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing New Orleans are 8-2
After playing Indiana are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Houston:
Team record: 16-14 SU, 16-13-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta

When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing New Orleans are 3-7
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5


NEXT UP:
Atlanta at New Orleans, Tuesday, January 1
Houston home to New Orleans, Wednesday, January 2