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Added January 29th, 2011 by Dwight

NBA Picks: Atlanta Hawks vs. Dallas Mavericks

Atlanta Hawks (29-17) @ Dallas Mavericks (30-15)

Time: 8:30 pm EST

Point Spread: Dallas Mavericks -5.5

Over/Under Line: 190

Preview: The Atlanta Hawks will travel to Dallas for a Saturday night affair with the Mavericks.

Atlanta comes into Friday nights game against the Knicks with a 29-17 record overall. Atlanta is in third place in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference. Atlanta is just 2.5 games behind first place Miami. The Hawks are led in scoring by Joe Johnson. The shooting guard is scoring 19.6 points per game, as the team is scoring 97.1 per game. The Hawks also have seen their big man Al Horford grab just shy of 10 rebounds per game. Atlanta has won 15 of 25 games on the road this season, with a 20-8 record against Eastern Conference opponents.

The Dallas Mavericks are 30-15 overall, with three straight wins. The Mavericks are in second place in the Southwest Division, trailing San Antonio by 8.5 games; tied with New Orleans. The Mavericks are led in Dirk Nowitzki and his 23.1 points per game. Dallas ranks 7th in the league defensively, allowing 94.6 points per game. The Mavericks have been good at their home arena; American Airlines Arena. Dallas is 17-8 at home.

My NBA Betting Picks: The Mavericks continue their winning streak and come away with a win over the Hawks. Dallas wins 89-81.

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