Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction 3/27/2024

The Portland Trail Blazers (19-53) travel to face off against the Atlanta Hawks (32-39) on Wednesday, March 27th. This game will be played at State Farm Arena in Atlanta and televised on BSSE. The Hawks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Trail Blazers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Celtics. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Trail Blazers vs Hawks

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The Trail Blazers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Trail Blazers is coming off a loss to the Rockets in their latest game, ending with a score of 110-92. At the beginning of the second half, the Trail Blazers were leading 51-47.

In their last ten games, the Trail Blazers have gone 2-8 and have an overall record of 19-53. When playing against Western Conference teams, the Trail Blazers are 8-40, while going 11-13 in non-conference games.

So far, Portland is below .500 in their ATS record, currently standing at 34-37. In their two most recent home games, Portland has covered the spread and they are 16-21 ATS at home compared to 18-16 on the road.

The Hawks Are Coming Off A Win

The Hawks notched a win against the Celtics in their most recent game, concluding with a score of 120-118. Turning the tide, the Hawks picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 74-56.

Overall, the Hawks are 32-39 this season and have gone 2-1 in their last three games. Within the Eastern Conference, they are 19-26 and have a 13-13 record against non-conference opponents.

The Hawks have covered the spread successfully in their previous two games and maintain an overall ATS record of 25-46. In their two most recent home games, Atlanta has covered the spread and they are 13-22 ATS at home compared to 12-24 on the road.

Trail Blazers Offense Breakdown

This season, the Portland offense is ranked 28th in the NBA in scoring at 107.6 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Trail Blazers are 28th in the NBA at 107.6 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 106.3 points per game.

So far this season, Portland has outscored the NBA scoring average in just 26.4% of their games. They are also 29th in field goal percentage at 44%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Trail Blazers are 24th in the league at 35%. Overall, they are 17th in pace at 97.6 possessions per game.

Hawks Offense Breakdown

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The Hawks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 119.2 points per game (5th).

At home, the Hawks are averaging 122.7 points per game, which is 4th 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 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Hawks are 21st in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also 21st in two-point shooting at 53%. From beyond the arc, Atlanta is 14th in three-point shooting at 36%.

So far this season, the Hawks are 16th in assists at 26.5 per game. They are also 1st in offensive rebounds. In terms of free throws, Atlanta is 3rd in made free throws at 19.2 per game.

Trail Blazers Team Defense

At this time, the Trail Blazers’ defense is positioned 17th in the NBA, permitting 115.8 points per game. So far this season, the Trail Blazers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 5th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 23.8 times per game vs. Portland.

Hawks Team Defense

At this time, the Hawks’ defense is positioned 27th in the NBA, permitting 120.7 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Hawks are causing 12.4 turnovers per game, ranking 13th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 24th in rejections, averaging 4.6 blocked shots each game.

Key Players For The Trail Blazers And Hawks

In today’s game, we anticipate Jerami Grant leading the scoring for the Trail Blazers, contributing 21 points while shooting 7/16 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21 points per game, along with 3.5 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 22, and he is expected to secure 5 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 46.3% and is averaging 22.3 points per contest.

Trail Blazers vs Hawks Trends

  • Although Portland has a straight up record of 3-7 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 7-3. The team averaged 109 points per game in these games.
  • Through their last three home games, Atlanta has an ATS record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 110 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last five games as the betting underdog, the Trail Blazers have gone 3-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-5.
  • The last three games that Atlanta was favored, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 1-2 straight up.

Trail Blazers vs Hawks Prediction

We’re putting our money on the Hawks to win, and have the projected score sitting at 113-102. We also like them to cover the spread, so our recommendation is to bet on the Hawks at -10.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 214.5 and our model has the Trail Blazers and Hawks finishing with a combined 215 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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