The Atlanta Hawks (18-25) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (18-22) on Wednesday, January 24th. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both the Hawks and Warriors will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 10:00 ET.
Hawks vs Warriors
The Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
The Hawks will look to bounce back from a defeat in their last game, losing to the Kings with a final score of 122-107. Alongside their straight-up loss, the Hawks couldn’t cover as +8.5 point underdogs. In terms of the over/under, the combined 229 points was below the over/under line of 238.
Heading into today’s matchup vs. the Warriors, the Hawks are 18-25 on the season. In the Eastern Conference, they are 10th overall and are 3rd in the Southeast division.
Atlanta’s ATS record sits below .500 (11-32). The Hawks have suffered two consecutive ATS losses when playing as underdogs, and they are 5-17 against the spread when they are the favorites.
The Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
The Warriors is coming off a loss to the Grizzlies in their latest game, ending with a score of 116-107. Besides losing the game outright, the Warriors also fell short against the spread, failing to cover as -7.5 point favorites. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 223 points ended up below the over/under line of 226.5.
With an overall record of 18-22, the Warriors are looking to snap their two game losing streak when they take on the Hawks. Currently, the Warriors are ranked 12th in the Western Conference and hold the 5th spot in the Pacific division.
Golden State’s ATS record sits below .500 (18-21). The Warriors have been unable to cover the spread in their last three games as favorites, and they hold a 11-5 record against the spread when playing as underdogs.
Hawks Offense Breakdown
The Atlanta offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 6th ranked offense at 119.7 points per game.
When it comes to scoring, the Hawks have been one of the league’s best. They are currently 6th in the NBA, averaging 119.7 points per game. Interestingly, their scoring has been better on the road (119.3 PPG) compared to at home (120.3 PPG).
So far this season, Atlanta has outscored the NBA scoring average in 58.1% of their games. However, they have struggled recently, going seven straight games without reaching their own scoring average.
In terms of pace, the Hawks are 5th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game. This fast style of play has led to them being 8th in three-pointers made (13.7 per game).
Warriors Offense Breakdown
The Golden State offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 12th ranked offense at 117.2 points per game.
So far this season, the Warriors are averaging 117.2 points per game, which is 12th in the NBA. However, at home, they are averaging just 115.8 points per game. In terms of pace, Golden State is 12th in the league at 99.2 possessions per game.
When it comes to shooting, the Warriors are 21st in field goal percentage at 46%. Inside the arc, they are 17th in two-point shooting at 54%. From three, Golden State is 4th in both three-point makes and attempts per game, but they are just 13th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.
So far this season, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 55% of their games. In terms of free throws, Golden State is 15th in both attempts and makes per game. They are also 6th in assists and 2nd in offensive rebounds.
Hawks Team Defense
On defense, the Hawks are ranked 27th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 76.7% of their games. For the season, Atlanta is ranked 22nd in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 22.5 free-throws per game vs. the Hawks and have an overall field goal percentage of 50.0%.
Warriors Team Defense
The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 22nd in the league, allowing an average of 118.2 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Warriors defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 55.2% and 36.2% from three-point territory.
Key Players For The Hawks And Warriors
In today’s game, we anticipate Dejounte Murray leading the scoring for the Hawks, contributing 19 points while shooting 8/16 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21.4 points per game, along with 5 rebounds.
On the flip side, our predictions place Stephen Curry as the leading scorer for the Warriors. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 26 while also collecting 4 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 44.6%, and he is contributing 26.7 points per game on average.
Hawks vs Warriors Trends
- Across their three previous road games, Atlanta has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 108 points per game.
- Golden State has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 119 points per game while allowing 122. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
- In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Hawks have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 3-7.
- Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Golden State has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 6-4 straight up.
Coming in as the underdogs at +7, 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.
As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 233, and our model projects the Hawks and Warriors to reach a combined total of 225 points. Our bet is on taking the under.
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