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Atlanta HawksPortland Trail Blazers
Feb 27, 10:30 PM | Rose Garden

Atlanta Hawks vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

35-23TEAM RECORD33-25

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Atlanta when they hit take on the Trail Blazers on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.

The Trail Blazers bring a 33-25 record (28-26-4 ATS) to the battle against the 35-23 Hawks, who are 26-32 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Portland go 29-28-1 so far and the Hawks go 25-33.

View Atlanta vs Portland Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 23-rated Trail Blazers and the No. 17-rated Hawks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 99-97 win for the Trail Blazers on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Portland's No. 23-ranked offense (96.5 PPG) against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 7 at 95.5 PPG. The Trail Blazers have averaged 44.6% from the field per game, less than the Hawks have managed so far this season (46.3% on average).

Defensively, the Hawks feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 94.4 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 in the league in scoring at home.

The Hawks were a 95-79 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Warriors. They covered the 3–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (174) made winners of UNDER bettors. Josh Smith scored 26 points for Atlanta on Friday, leading the Hawks to a 95-79 victory over Golden State at Oracle Arena.

Last time out for Portland, they were a 107-106 winner as they battled the Nuggets at home. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 213 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Portland over Denver, 107-106, on Friday at Rose Garden.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Denver are 4-6
After playing Golden State are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 3-7
After playing Denver are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Hawks at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing Portland
Portland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Portland's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Portland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
Atlanta at Denver, Monday, February 28
Portland home to Houston, Tuesday, March 1

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