Today at 3:00 ET, the Hawks (+101) will take on the Nets (-122) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Nets are currently favored by 1.5 points and have a record of 23-36. The Hawks are 10th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 26-33.

This Eastern Conference matchup can be seen on YES.


The Pick: Atlanta Hawks +1.5

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 3:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 106-103 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Our projections have Dejounte Murray finishing with Dejounte Murray points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Hawks finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.1% and knocking down 12 threes.

Are the Hawks Ready for a Win at Brooklyn?

The Hawks have an O/U record of 32-27-0 this season, and their games have averaged 243.6 points per game. Today’s O/U line is 220.5, and all of their games have had higher O/U lines than that.

For the season, the Hawks are 19-40 straight-up and 19-40 against the spread. On the road, they are 9-19 ATS compared to 10-21 ATS at home.

As the underdog, the Hawks have lost three straight games ATS and are 8-18 ATS in those games. This season, they are 7-19 as the underdog. Their average scoring differential as the underdog is -6.3 PPG.

In their last game against the Nets, the Hawks lost by a score of 124-97. They were 1.5-point underdogs in that game and are also 0-2 ATS on the road vs. the spread.

Overall, the Hawks are 26-33 this season and are currently in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. Against the East, they are 15-25 compared to 11-8 in non-conference games.

Heading into their matchup with the Nets, the Hawks are one of the top offensive teams in the league, averaging 120.7 points per game (5th). However, they have been slightly better on the road, scoring 117.7 points per game compared to 123.5 at home.

When it comes to three-point shooting, Atlanta is 7th in both attempts and makes at 13.6 per game. Overall, they are shooting 36% from beyond the arc (19th).

Despite being 21st in field goal percentage at 46%, the Hawks are one of the top teams in free throw attempts, ranking 5th in the NBA. They are also 1st in offensive rebounds.

On defense, the Hawks come into the game ranked 29th in the league in points allowed at 122.9 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 104.3 points per contest (12th). On two point field goal attempts, the Hawks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 57.5% and allowing 39.1% from beyond the arc.

Do the Nets Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Today, the Nets are favored by 1.5 points as they look to extend their ATS win streak to four games. As the favorite, they have gone 12-7 ATS this season and 14-5 straight-up.

Brooklyn’s O/U record for the season is 27-32, and their games have averaged 226.7 points per game. Today’s O/U line is 220.5, and their games have averaged 227.8.

In their last game against the Hawks, the Nets won by a score of 124-97. This improved their overall record to 23-36, which is currently 11th in the Eastern Conference.

Against the spread, the Nets are 16-12 at home and 10-18 on the road. Their straight-up record at home is 14-17, compared to 9-19 on the road.

Looking at their ATS record, the Nets are 26-30 this season. In non-conference games, they are 8-17 and 2-8 against other teams in the Atlantic Division.

Brooklyn’s last game vs. the Hawks finished with a scoring total of 221, which was above the O/U line of 220.5. The Nets also covered the spread in that game.

The Nets have been a solid three-point shooting team this season, ranking 6th in the NBA in three-pointers made per game. However, their overall field goal percentage is just 27th in the league. At home, Brooklyn is averaging 114.3 points per game compared to 109.8 points per game on the road.

Overall, the Nets are 24th in the NBA in scoring at 112.1 points per game. They have outscored the league average in just 40.7% of their games this season. In terms of pace, Brooklyn is 24th in the league at 97.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to free throws, the Nets have struggled this season, ranking 29th in the NBA in free throws made per game. In terms of two-point shooting, Brooklyn is 25th in the league at 52%.

On average, the Brooklyn defense is giving up 114.5 points per game (16th). Right now, they are on a 3 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Brooklyn’s defense is currently forcing 11.9 turnovers per game, which is 7th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 15th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.1 rejections per game.