NBA Matchups  >>  Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Preview 01/09/2013

 
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The Atlanta Hawks and the Cleveland Cavaliers will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Quicken Loans Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Hawks listed as 4½-point favorites versus the Cavaliers, while the game's total is sitting at 192½.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 108-103 result against the Timberwolves on January 8. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 211 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 118-92 loser as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Cavaliers failed to cover in the match as an 8-point underdog, while 210 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta:
Team record: 20-13 SU, 13-19-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Cleveland
is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road

When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Cleveland:
Team record: 8-28 SU, 15-21 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Atlanta

When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Denver are 7-3
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8


NEXT UP:
Atlanta home to Utah, Friday, January 11
Cleveland at Denver, Friday, January 11