Golden State Warriors vs Atlanta Hawks Odds
Philips Arena will feature Hawks vs. Warriors action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.
The Hawks sport records of 14-6 and 9-10-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Warriors sit at 15-8 and 14-7-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 9-10-1 for the Hawks and 13-10 for the Warriors. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 14-rated Hawks and the No. 10-rated Warriors in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-97 win for the Hawks on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Atlanta's No. 26-rated squad against Golden State's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Atlanta rates No. 4 in the league with 8.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 7 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Warriors own the league's No. 17-rated mark, allowing 99.7 points per game when playing on the road. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 99-85 loser as they battled the Magic on the road. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 184 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State got 25 points from Stephen Curry en route to a 99-85 loss against Orlando on Friday at Amway Center.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 113-90 winner as they battled the Bobcats at home. The Hawks covered in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 203 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Hawks blew out Charlotte on Thursday, running up the score in a 113-90 win at Philips Arena.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing New Orleans are 2-8
After playing Orlando are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Warriors at Hawks trends to consider:
Golden State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Golden State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Golden State's last 18 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Atlanta is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games at home
Atlanta is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Golden State
Golden State home to New Orleans, Tuesday, December 18
Atlanta at Washington, Tuesday, December 18