Hawks vs Spurs Betting Matchup Report
San Antonio Spurs vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
The Spurs will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Hawks in Atlanta at Philips Arena on Saturday in NBA action.
Atlanta will face the 31-11 Spurs, who own a 24-17-1 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Hawks are 18-20-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Spurs are 19-23 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 18 (Hawks) and the No. 2 (Spurs) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 106-98 result in favor of the Spurs is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spurs rank No. 20 in the league with 41.6 per game. That compares with Atlanta’s No. 27 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Atlanta is the NBA’s No. 5-ranked team at 8.7 per game, while the Spurs rate No. 4 with 8.7 per contest.
Defensively, the Spurs feature the league's No. 18-rated defense on the road, giving up 100.1 points per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 95-88 winner as they battled the Warriors at home. The Spurs failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point favorite, while 183 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Spurs got a 25-point performance from Tony Parker as San Antonio ran past Golden State 95-88 on Friday at AT&T Center.
The Hawks were a 94-89 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nets. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (183) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Hawks got a 21-point performance from Jeff Teague, who added 10 assists, but Brooklyn still ran past Atlanta 94-89 on Friday at Barclays Center.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After playing Golden State are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Brooklyn are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Spurs at Hawks trends to consider:
San Antonio is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Antonio's last 8 games
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Atlanta's last 17 games when playing at home against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 10 games
San Antonio at Philadelphia, Monday, January 21
Atlanta home to Minnesota, Monday, January 21