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Nets vs Hawks Betting Matchup Report

Atlanta HawksNew Jersey Nets
Jan 9, 7:30 PM | Prudential Center

Atlanta Hawks vs New Jersey Nets Odds


The New Jersey Nets host Atlanta on Monday, looking to build on their 2-7 mark against the 6-3 Hawks in NBA action at Prudential Center.

Supporters of the Hawks have seen them go 6-3 and 6-3 ATS so far this season, while the Nets are at 2-7 and 3-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Nets are 4-5, while the Hawks are 4-5.

View Atlanta vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Nets installed as 6-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 178.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nets - Hawks odds would favor the Hawks if the lines were set according to power ranks. New Jersey is rated No. 28 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Hawks sit at No. 14. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 101-82 win for the Hawks.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New Jersey's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 85.4 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 6 at 91.1 PPG. The Nets field goal percentage has averaged 38.1% so far, less than the Hawks shooters have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Hawks own the league's No. 2-rated mark, allowing 85.8 points per game when on the road. New Jersey, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in home scoring.

Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 109-94 winner as they battled the Bulls at home. The Hawks covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 203 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Atlanta got 25 points from Josh Smith en route to a 109-94 victory over Chicago on Saturday at Philips Arena.

New Jersey was a 101-90 loser in its last match at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 191 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Kris Humphries scored 25 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 101-90 against Miami in NBA action at Prudential Center.

Atlanta Hawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Indiana are 5-5
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

New Jersey Nets Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Denver are 3-7
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

A few Hawks at Nets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
Atlanta is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
New Jersey is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games

Next up:
Atlanta at Indiana, Wednesday, January 11
New Jersey at Denver, Wednesday, January 11