Hawks on the road versus the Clippers
The Atlanta Hawks will be looking for another upset victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday as those teams hook up in NBA betting action at the sportsbooks at Staples Center.
Atlanta topped Los Angeles 107-97 as a 2.5-point home underdog on the NBA odds when the teams last met back on December 4. That result improved the Hawks to 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against the Clippers since 2009.
The Clippers bring a 43-20 record (37-26 ATS) to the battle against the 26-34 Hawks, who are 27-32-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Los Angeles go 35-26-2 so far and the Hawks go 36-23-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The Clippers sit at No. 1 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Hawks are at No. 25 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Clippers will win this game 102-94.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 111-97 result against the Warriors on March 7. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a 9-point underdog, while the 208 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Hawks endured a 111-97 loss at the hands of the Warriors on Friday, despite a 16-point effort from Paul Millsap at Oracle Arena.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hawks rank No. 27 in the league with 40.25 per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 14 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Los Angeles is the NBA’s No. 11-ranked team at 8.32 per game, while the Hawks rate No. 1 with 9.43 per contest.
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