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Hawks vs Nets Betting Matchup Report

New Jersey NetsAtlanta Hawks
Dec 30, 7:30 PM | Philips Arena

New Jersey Nets vs Atlanta Hawks Odds


Philips Arena features an NBA battle between the host Atlanta Hawks and the visiting New Jersey Nets in betting action on Friday.

The Hawks sport records of 2-0 and 2-0 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Nets sit at 1-2 and 1-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-2 for the Hawks and 0-3 for the Nets.

View New Jersey vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening line for this matchup, the Hawks sat as 11.5-point favorites. The total had been pegged by the oddsmakers at 175.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 19 (Hawks) and the No. 26 (Nets) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 115-73 result in favor of the Hawks is predicted by handicapping models.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Atlanta's No. 2-rated squad against New Jersey's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Atlanta rates No. 1 in the league with 10.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 19 with 5.7 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Nets own the league's No. 8-rated mark, allowing 89 points per game when on the road. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in home scoring.

Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 94-78 loser as they battled the Magic on the road. The Nets failed to cover in the match as a 11-point underdog, while 172 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New Jersey suffered a 94-78 loss against Orlando on Thursday, getting 17 points from MarShon Brooks in a losing effort at Amway Center.

The Hawks were a 101-83 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Wizards. They covered the 8.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (184) made winners of UNDER bettors. Atlanta earned a 101-83 victory over Washington on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Joe Johnson at Philips Arena.

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 2-8
After playing Orlando are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Nets at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Jersey's last 8 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Atlanta's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
Atlanta is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing New Jersey

Next up:
New Jersey at Cleveland, Sunday, January 1
Atlanta at Houston, Saturday, December 31