The Golden State Warriors (21-24) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (21-27) on Saturday, February 3rd. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in Atlanta and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.
Warriors vs Hawks
The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win
In their latest game against the Grizzlies, Jonathan Kuminga was the top scorer for the Warriors’ offense, scoring 29 points and shooting 11/15 from the field. As the Warriors secured the victory with a final score of 121-101, Stephen Curry also chipped in with 20 points.
With an overall record of 21-24, the Warriors are 12th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Pacific division. Over their last three games, the Warriors have gone 2-1.
Golden State comes in with an overall ATS record of 22-22 so far this season. The Warriors maintain an ATS record of 12-7 on the road, while they have a 10-15 record vs. the spread when playing at home.
The Hawks Are Coming Off A Win
Trae Young scored 32 for Atlanta against the Suns which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 51.6%. The Hawks picked up a 129-120 win, and Bogdan Bogdanovic also added 23 points which was 2nd on the team.
In their most recent five games, the Hawks have gone 3-2 and have an overall record of 21-27. When playing on the road, the Hawks are 10-14 this season compared to their 11-13 record at home.
So far, Atlanta is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 13-35. During this season, Atlanta has a 6-19 record against the spread as favorites and 7-16 as underdogs.
Warriors Offense Breakdown
For the season, the Golden State offense is the 7th ranked unit in the NBA, at 118.6 points per contest.
This season, the Warriors have been one of the most potent offenses in the league, ranking 7th in scoring at 118.6 points per game. Interestingly, they have been even better on the road, averaging 119.0 points per game compared to 118.3 at home.
When it comes to three-point shooting, Golden State is one of the top teams in the league, making an average of 14.9 threes per game (3rd). Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc (8th).
So far, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60% of their games this season. In terms of pace, they are 10th in the league at 99.7 possessions per game.
Hawks Offense Breakdown
The Hawks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 120.8 points per game (3rd).
When playing at home, the Hawks are averaging 122.6 points per game, which is 4th in the NBA. Overall, they are 3rd in scoring at 120.8 points per game. In terms of pace, Atlanta is 5th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game.
So far, the Hawks have made an average of 13.7 three-pointers per game, which is 8th in the NBA. They have also been effective at getting to the free-throw line, ranking 4th in both free throws made and attempted.
When it comes to field goal percentage, Atlanta is shooting 46% from the field, which is 22nd in the league. In terms of two-point shooting, they are converting 53% of their attempts.
Warriors Team Defense
The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 21st in the league, allowing an average of 118.4 points per contest. On two point field goal attempts, the Warriors’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 54.9% and allowing 36.3% from beyond the arc.
Hawks Team Defense
On defense, the Hawks come into the game ranked 29th in the league in points allowed at 123.2 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 122.3 points per contest (30th). The Atlanta defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.2% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 50.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Atlanta.
Key Players For The Warriors And Hawks
In today’s game, our projections have Stephen Curry leading the Warriors with 26 points on 9/19 shooting from the field. This season, he is averaging 27.4 points per game along with 4.3 boards.
On the other side, Trae Young is our projected leading scorer for the Hawks. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 3 rebounds. This season, he has put together a field goal percentage of 42.9%, and he is contributing 27.1 points per game on average.
Warriors vs Hawks Trends
- Golden State has a 2-3 record in their last five road games. In this stretch, they averaged 120 points per game while allowing 119. The team also performed well vs the spread at 4-1.
- Across their three previous home games, Atlanta has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 109 points per game.
- Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Warriors have a strong record vs the spread going 4-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-4.
- In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Hawks have a straight up record of 2-1, while going 1-2 against the spread.
Not only do we have the Hawks winning this one by a score of 114-111, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Hawks at -2.5.
As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 246.5 and our model has the Warriors and Hawks finishing with a combined 225 points. Our pick is to take the under.
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