Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Atlanta Hawks vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction 2/9/2024

The Atlanta Hawks (22-29) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (30-20) on Friday, February 9th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. Both the Hawks and 76ers will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Hawks vs 76ers

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The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Atlanta’s most recently played the Celtics and lost with a final score of 125-117. Despite losin the game straight-up, the Hawks did cover the spread as +12 point underdogs. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 242 points ended up below the over/under line of 245.5.

So far this season, the Hawks are 22-29 overall and have gone 1-2 in their last three games. At home, the Hawks are 12-14 compared to their 10-15 record on the road.

So far, Atlanta’s ATS record is below .500 at 15-36. Atlanta has gone 7-19 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 8-17 when playing as underdogs.

The 76ers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the 76ers fell to the Warriors by a score of 127-104. In addition to their straight-up loss, the 76ers couldn’t cover the spread as +4 point underdogs. When it comes to the over/under, the total of 231 points ended up falling short of the over/under line set at 236.

In their last five games, the 76ers are 1-4 and have an overall record of 30-20. In the Eastern Conference, the 76ers are currently 5th and in the Atlantic division, they are 3rd.

Currently, Philadelphia holds an above .500 ATS record of 30-20 so far this year. In their last two games as underdogs, the 76ers have faced ATS losses, and they have a 24-12 record against the spread as favorites.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

Heading into play, the Hawks’ offense is rated 3rd in the league in scoring, averaging 121.5 points per contest.

When it comes to scoring, the Hawks are one of the top teams in the league, averaging 121.5 points per game (3rd). On the road, they are averaging 118.9 points per game (5th).

Atlanta’s offense has been effective at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 2nd in the league in free throws made per game (20.1). In terms of pace, the Hawks are 3rd in the NBA at 101.6 possessions per game.

So far this season, Atlanta has outscored the NBA scoring average in 62.7% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, the Hawks are 23rd in the league at 46%.

76ers Offense Breakdown

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The Philadelphia offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 8th ranked offense at 118.5 points per game.

When playing at home, the Sixers are averaging 119.7 points per game, which is 9th in the NBA. Overall, they are 8th in the league, scoring 118.5 points per game.

So far this season, the Sixers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56% of their games. They are 18th in field goal percentage at 47% and have made the most free throws in the league (22.4 per game).

Philadelphia is 27th in three-pointers made per game (11.4) and 25th in three-point shooting percentage (36%). In terms of pace, they are 17th in the NBA, averaging 98.6 possessions per game.

Hawks Team Defense

On defense, the Hawks are ranked 30th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 80.4% of their games. In the terms of takeaways, Hawks are causing 12.7 turnovers per game, ranking 15th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 25th in rejections, averaging 4.3 blocked shots each game.

76ers Team Defense

The 76ers’ defense is presently ranked 14th in the league, allowing an average of 113.7 points per contest. Opponents are hitting 54.9% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 34.7% of their three-point attempts.

Key Players For The Hawks And 76ers

Our game forecasts for today suggest that Trae Young is set to be the main scorer for the Hawks, recording 26 points and shooting 8/19 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 27.1 points per game, along with 2.8 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Tyrese Maxey to be the top scorer for the 76ers. Our projection has him finishing the game with 24, and he is expected to secure 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 44.8% and is averaging 25.6 points per contest.

Hawks vs 76ers Trends

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Atlanta has an ATS record of 3-7 while averaging 116 per game. The team went 3-7 overall in these games.
  • Through their last ten home games, Philadelphia has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 114 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the 76ers have gone 2-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-4.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Atlanta has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 6-4 straight up.

Hawks vs 76ers Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +3.5, we recommend going with the 76ers on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 242, and our model predicts the Hawks and 76ers to score a combined 225 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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