NBA odds preview - Hawks vs. Warriors
Atlanta Hawks vs Golden State Warriors Odds
The Warriors will be trying to slam the Hawks on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Oracle Arena in NBA betting action.
The Warriors bring a 3-4 record (3-3-1 ATS) to the battle against the 3-3 Hawks, who are 2-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 4-3 so far and the Hawks go 1-4-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Warriors) and the No. 11 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 94-92 result in favor of the Hawks is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 95.9 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 12 at 93.5 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Hawks shooters have achieved on the year, 44.8% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hawks own the league's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 90.3 points per game when playing on the road. Golden State, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring on their home court.
The Hawks were a 95-87 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (182) made winners of UNDER bettors. Atlanta got 19 points from Josh Smith en route to a 95-87 victory over Portland on Monday at Rose Garden.
The Warriors were a 107-101 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (208) made winners of OVER bettors. Golden State got 23 points from Klay Thompson but lost anyway 107-101 against the Nuggets on Saturday at Oracle Arena.
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing Portland are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 1-9
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Hawks at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Golden State
Atlanta is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Golden State's last 19 games at home
Golden State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Golden State's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta at Sacramento, Friday, November 16
Golden State at Minnesota, Friday, November 16