The Brooklyn Nets (6-7) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (6-7) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in State Farm Arena and televised on BSSE. Both the Nets and Hawks will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 ET.
Nets vs Hawks
The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
During their most recent game, the Nets tell to the 76ers by a score of 121-99. In addition to their straight-up loss, the Nets couldn’t cover the spread as +3.5 point underdogs. For the over/under, the combined 220 points was below the over/under line of 223.5.
The Nets head into today’s action with an overall record of 6-7 and have gone 1-2 over their previous three games. So far, the Nets have gone 5-6 when playing against Eastern Conference teams and 1-1 in non-conference contests.
Presently, Brooklyn boasts an ATS record of 9-3, which is above .500 against the spread. This season, Brooklyn has a 3-0 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 6-3 when playing as underdogs.
The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
The Hawks’ most recent game versus the Pacers saw Trae Young lead the Hawks with 38 points while shooting 13/17 from the field. While Dejounte Murray was 2nd on the team with 28 points, Atlanta fell short in the game with a final score of 157-152.
Getting ready to face the Nets, the Hawks hold an overall record of 6-7 and need a win to break their three game losing streak. This season, when playing on the road, the Hawks have a 4-2 record, while their record at home is 2-5.
So far, Atlanta’s ATS record is below .500 at 4-9. During this season, Atlanta has a 1-6 record against the spread as favorites and 3-3 as underdogs.
Nets Offense Breakdown
Through 13 games the Nets are averaging 113.1 points per contest, placing them 19th in the NBA. When looking at the team’s pace of play, the Nets are currently below the league average in possessions per game, averaging just 97.7 per contest. Although the Nets have a current effective field goal percentage of 55%, their below average pace of play is a key factor behind their mediocre scoring numbers.
Hawks Offense Breakdown
The Hawks step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 122.4 points per game (3rd). In terms of pace, the Hawks are one of the top units in the NBA, averaging 101.1 possessions per game. Not only is the team ranked near the top of the league in possessions, but this fast-paced style has translated to an increased number of made shots, as they are 6th in the league in made field goals per game.
Nets Team Defense
The Nets’ defense is presently ranked 17th in the league, allowing an average of 113.8 points per contest.
For the season, Brooklyn is ranked 23rd in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 20.8 free-throws per game vs. the Nets and have an overall field goal percentage of 45.7%.
Hawks Team Defense
The Hawks’ defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 120.9 points per contest.
Inside the arc, the Hawks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 57.3% and 37.9% from three-point territory.
Key Players For The Nets And Hawks
In today’s game, we anticipate Mikal Bridges leading the scoring for the Nets, contributing 16 points while shooting 6/14 from the field. This season, he is averaging 20.3 points per game along with 5.8 boards.
As for Atlanta, Dejounte Murray is projected to be the primary scorer for the Hawks. Our forecast has him finishing the game with 15, and adding 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 49.3%, and his scoring average is 21.8 points per game.
Nets vs Hawks Trends
- In their last ten games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 110 points per game in this stretch.
- Although Atlanta has a straight up record of 2-1 in their last three home games, they have not held up as well vs. the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 121 points per game in these games.
- As the betting underdog, the Nets have an ATS mark of just 2-3 in their last five games. Brooklyn posted a straight up mark of 1-4 in these matchups.
- The last ten games that Atlanta was favored, they have an ATS mark of 2-8 while going 5-5 straight up.
Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +4, the Nets is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.
Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 233.5, and our model predicts the Nets and Hawks to score a combined 219 points. We recommend betting on the under.
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