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Atlanta Hawks vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
The Nets will be trying to slam the Hawks on Sunday when the teams tip off at Barclays Center in NBA betting action.
This season the Nets are 38-27 overall and 30-33-2 ATS against the number, while the Hawks are 36-29 and 30-33-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). As for the totals, Brooklyn is 28-37 on the OU, and Atlanta is 32-32-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nets - Hawks odds would favor the Nets if the lines were set according to power ranks. Brooklyn is rated No. 16 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Hawks sit at No. 19. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 97-96 win for the Nets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Brooklyn's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 95.2 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 12 at 96.7 PPG. The Nets field goal percentage has averaged 44.3% so far, less than the Hawks shooters have achieved on the year, 46.2% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hawks own the league's No. 8-rated mark, allowing 96.1 points per game when playing on the road. Brooklyn, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in scoring on their home court.
Atlanta was a 107-94 winner in its last match at home against the Suns. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 201 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Hawks grabbed a 107-94 win over the Suns on Friday, behind a 17-point effort from Josh Smith at Philips Arena.
Brooklyn was a 108-98 winner in its last match at home against the Hornets. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 206 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Brooklyn got 26 points from Brook Lopez en route to a 108-98 victory over New Orleans on Tuesday at Barclays Center.
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Dallas are 7-3
After playing Phoenix are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 0-10
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing New Orleans are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
A few Hawks at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 10 games
Brooklyn is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Brooklyn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta home to Dallas, Monday, March 18
Brooklyn at Detroit, Monday, March 18