Spurs vs Hawks Betting Matchup Report
Atlanta Hawks vs San Antonio Spurs Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Hawks travelling to San Antonio Saturday to face the Spurs on Saturday.
The Spurs sport records of 56-20 and 39-35-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Hawks sit at 42-35 and 35-40-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 32-43-1 for the Spurs and 38-38-1 for the Hawks. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Spurs rated this week at No. 3 and the Hawks sitting at No. 19. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 106-99 result in favor of the Spurs today.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Antonio's No. 4-ranked offense (103.5 PPG) against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 13 at 97.2 PPG. The Spurs have averaged 48.4% from the field per game, more than the Hawks have managed so far this season (46.5% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hawks own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 96.6 points per game when playing on the road. San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring on their home court.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 101-90 result against the 76ers on April 5. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 191 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Atlanta suffered a 101-90 loss against Philadelphia on Friday, getting 19 points from Josh Smith in a losing effort at Philips Arena.
In their last action, San Antonio was a 100-88 loser on the road against the Thunder. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (188) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Spurs got a 24-point performance from Tim Duncan, who added 11 rebounds, but Oklahoma City still ran past San Antonio 100-88 on Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Denver are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 3-7
After a loss are 9-1
A few Hawks at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
Atlanta is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
San Antonio is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Atlanta
San Antonio is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Antonio's last 7 games
Atlanta at Philadelphia, Wednesday, April 10
San Antonio at Denver, Wednesday, April 10