Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Milwaukee Bucks vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction 3/30/2024

The Milwaukee Bucks (46-27) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (34-39) on Saturday, March 30th. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in Atlanta and televised on NBA. The Hawks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Bucks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Celtics. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

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The Bucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Bucks’ most recent matchup against the Pelicans saw Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the Bucks with 35 points while shooting 15/22 from the field. Malik Beasley added 20 points, but unfortunately, Milwaukee was defeated in the game with a score of 107-100.

In their last five games, the Bucks have gone 2-3 and have an overall record of 46-27. Against Eastern Conference teams, the Bucks are 31-14 and are 15-13 against non-conference opponents.

Milwaukee’s ATS record sits below .500 (32-41). The Bucks currently have a two game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 27-34 vs. the spread as the favorite.

The Hawks Are Coming Off A Win

In their most recent game, the Hawks took down the Celtics by a score of 123-122. The Hawks entered the game as the underdogs by +15.5, resulting in both a straight-up and ATS win. Before the game, the over/under line was 228.5 points, and both teams ended up surpassing that mark.

As we head into today’s game, the Hawks are looking to add to their current four game win streak. Overall, the Hawks are 34-39 this season. Breaking it down, the Hawks are 20-26 against Eastern Conference teams and 14-13 in non-conference games.

Atlanta has an overall ATS record of 27-46 for the season so far. Atlanta has gone 15-25 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 12-21 when playing as underdogs.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

Today, the Bucks enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 120.3 points per game (4th).

Coming into this game, the Bucks are one of the most potent offenses in the NBA, averaging 120.3 points per game (4th). They have been particularly effective from beyond the arc, knocking down 14.4 threes per game (4th).

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, Milwaukee is 2nd in the league in attempts at 24.4 per game. On the road, they are averaging 117.7 points per game (6th).

Overall, the Bucks are 7th in field goal percentage at 49%. In terms of pace, they are 5th in the NBA at 100.5 possessions per game.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

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The Hawks step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 119.2 points per game (5th).

When playing at home, the Hawks are averaging 122.7 points per game, which is 5th in the NBA. Overall, they are 5th in scoring at 119.2 points per game. In terms of pace, Atlanta is 6th in the league at 100.1 possessions per game.

So far this season, the Hawks have made 13.8 three-pointers per game, which is 6th in the NBA. When it comes to field goal percentage, Atlanta is 20th at 46%. From two-point range, they are shooting 53% (20th).

When compared to the NBA scoring average, the Hawks have outscored it in 60.3% of their games. In terms of assists, Atlanta is 17th with an average of 26.4 per game. They are also 2nd in offensive rebounds.

Bucks Team Defense

On defense, the Bucks are ranked 22nd in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 58.9% of their games. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Bucks are forcing 12.2 per game, which is 10th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 16th in blocked shots at 5 per game.

Hawks Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Hawks’ defense is giving up an average of 120.5 points per contest. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Hawks are forcing 12.4 per game, which is 14th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 23rd in blocked shots at 4.6 per game.

Key Players For The Bucks And Hawks

The outlook for today’s matchup points to Giannis Antetokounmpo as the primary point contributor for the Bucks, finishing with 31 points while maintaining a 12/19 shooting accuracy. For the season, he has been averaging 30.7 points per game, in addition to 11.5 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Dejounte Murray to be the top scorer for the Hawks. Our projection has him finishing the game with 23, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 46.4%, and his scoring average is 22.7 points per game.

Bucks vs Hawks Trends

  • Across the Bucks last five road games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 119. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Atlanta has an ATS record of 3-7 while averaging 106 per game. The team went 3-7 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Atlanta has an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Milwaukee has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 7-3 straight up.

Bucks vs Hawks Prediction

In this Bucks vs. Hawks matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Hawks at +4.5. While we project the Bucks to win 118-114, our recommendation is to bet on the Hawks for the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 225.5, and our model projects the Bucks and Hawks to reach a combined total of 232 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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