Thunder home to Hawks in NBA betting action
Atlanta Hawks vs Oklahoma City Thunder Odds
The Thunder will be trying to slam the Hawks on Sunday when the teams tip off at Chesapeake Energy Arena in NBA betting action.
The Hawks will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Thunder are 1-0-1 ATS. Atlanta is 1-0 on the totals; Oklahoma City is 0-2.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Hawks before tip-off in this one will find them as 8.5-point underdogs, while the total sits at 202.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 10-rated Hawks taking on the No. 2-rated Thunder in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 105-92 win for the Thunder on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hawks rank No. 30 in the league with 36 per game. That compares with Oklahoma City’s No. 6 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oklahoma City is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Hawks rate No. 8 with 7 per contest.
Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Oklahoma City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the league in scoring at home.
The Hawks were a 109-102 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (211) made winners of OVER bettors. Lou Williams scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Hawks to victory (they lost 109-102 to Houston at Philips Arena on Friday).
The Thunder were a 106-92 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Trail Blazers. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (198) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Trail Blazers were burned for 32 points by Russell Westbrook on Friday as the Thunder picked up a 106-92 win at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Houston are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Oklahoma City Thunder Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Portland are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Hawks at Thunder trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Atlanta's last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma City
Atlanta is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Oklahoma City is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Oklahoma City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Oklahoma City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma City's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Atlanta home to Indiana, Wednesday, November 7
Oklahoma City home to Toronto, Tuesday, November 6