Atlanta Hawks vs Brooklyn Nets NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Atlanta Hawks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction 3/2/2024

The Atlanta Hawks (26-33) travel to face off against the Brooklyn Nets (23-36) on Saturday, March 2nd. This game will be played at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and televised on YES. The Nets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Hawks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Hawks. Tip-off is set for 3:00 ET.

Hawks vs Nets

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The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Hawks lost to the Nets with a final score of 124-97. Despite trailing at halftime by a score of 56-50, the Hawks picked up the win.

With a record of 26-33, the Hawks are below .500 as they look to defeat the Nets. In the Eastern Conference, the Hawks are 10th and hold the 3rd spot in the Southeast division.

Atlanta’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 19-40 for the season. Currently, the Hawks have a two game ATS win streak when they are favored, and they are 8-18 against the spread as underdogs.

The Nets Are Coming Off A Win

The Nets beat the Hawks in their most recent game, ending with a score of 124-97. As the second half got underway, the Nets were leading by a score of 56-50.

Across the Nets’ last ten games, they are 3-7 and have an overall record of 23-36. In their Eastern Conference matchups, the Nets are 15-19 while going 8-17 against non-conference opponents.

Brooklyn currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 26-30 at this point. Currently, the Nets have a three game ATS win streak when they are favored, and they are 14-23 against the spread as underdogs.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

The Hawks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 120.7 points per game (5th).

Atlanta’s offense has been one of the most potent in the NBA this season, averaging 120.7 points per game (5th). However, their scoring has been slightly lower on the road at 117.7 PPG (7th).

The Hawks’ offense has been efficient from the free-throw line, ranking 3rd in both free throws made (20.2) and attempted (24.9) per game. They have also been one of the most aggressive three-point shooting teams, ranking 7th in attempts (37.7) and makes (13.6) per game.

When it comes to pace, Atlanta is 4th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, they are 21st at 46%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 20th at 53%.

Nets Offense Breakdown

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The Nets come into today’s game as the 24th ranked scoring offense at 112.1 points per game.

This season, the Nets have been one of the NBA’s most prolific three-point shooting teams. They are 6th in the league in three-pointers made per game at 13.7. However, their overall field goal percentage is just 27th in the NBA at 45%. At home, they are averaging 114.3 points per game, which is 20th in the league.

So far, Brooklyn has outscored the NBA scoring average in 40.7% of their games. In terms of pace, the Nets are 24th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game. In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 15th in the NBA at 26.6 per game.

When it comes to free throws, the Nets are 27th in both attempts and makes per game. In terms of offensive rebounding, they are 6th in the league at 11.6 per game.

Hawks Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Hawks’ defense is giving up an average of 122.9 points per contest. The Atlanta defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.1% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Atlanta.

Nets Team Defense

So far, the Nets’ defense is ranked 16th in the league at 114.5 points per contest. In the terms of takeaways, Nets are causing 11.9 turnovers per game, ranking 7th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 15th in rejections, averaging 5.1 blocked shots each game.

Key Players For The Hawks And Nets

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Dejounte Murray is set to be the main scorer for the Hawks, recording 21 points and shooting 8/18 from the field. This season, he is averaging 21.6 points per game along with 5.3 boards.

As for Brooklyn, Mikal Bridges is projected to be the primary scorer for the Nets. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 16, and adding 5 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 44.5%, and he is contributing 20.9 points per game on average.

Hawks vs Nets Trends

  • Although Atlanta has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 3-7. The team averaged 112 points per game in these games.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Brooklyn has an ATS mark of 3-7. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-7 while averaging 104 points per game.
  • The last five games that Atlanta was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • The Nets have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.

Hawks vs Nets Prediction

Coming in as the underdogs at +1.5, we have the Hawks as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 220.5 and given that our model is projecting 209 points between the teams, we like the under.

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