Spurs get a visit from the Hawks
The San Antonio Spurs are a dominant 9-1 SU and 7-3 ATS in their past 10 games against the Atlanta Hawks as those teams meet for the first time this season on Monday night.
The Spurs are currently riding a five-game winning streak against the Hawks, with San Antonio going 2-0 SU and 1-1 ATS against Atlanta last season.
The UNDER paid out for totals bettors in three of the last four games between the teams.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Spurs are 14-3 so far on the season, and 9-8 ATS vs. the number. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 9-9 and 10-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 9-8 and the Hawks go 9-9 on the totals.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Spurs and the No. 22-ranked Hawks, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 100-90 result in favor of the Spurs.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 108-101 result against the Wizards on November 30. The Hawks failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 209 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Hawks got a 23-point performance from Paul Millsap, who added 10 rebounds, but Washington still ran past Atlanta 108-101 on Saturday at Verizon Center.
The Spurs were a 112-106 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (218) made winners of OVER bettors. San Antonio got 27 points from Tony Parker en route to a 112-106 loss against Houston on Saturday at AT&T Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hawks rank No. 28 in the league with 40.06 per game. That compares with San Antonio’s No. 16 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where San Antonio is the NBA’s No. 10-ranked team at 8.18 per game, while the Hawks rate No. 15 with 7.67 per contest.
Atlanta home to Los Angeles, Wednesday, December 4th
San Antonio at Minnesota, Wednesday, December 4th