Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Hawks versus the Cavaliers? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on BSOH. The game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. This Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 237.5 points, and the Cavaliers are favored to win at home vs. the Hawks.
ATLANTA HAWKS VS CLEVELAND CAVALIERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Atlanta Hawks +4.5
This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, November 28th.
WHY BET THE ATLANTA HAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-111 in favor of the Cavaliers.
- Our projections have Donovan Mitchell finishing with Donovan Mitchell points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Cavaliers finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.4% and knocking down 11 threes.
Is an Upset Waiting to Happen on the Road?
Heading into their matchup with the Cavaliers, the Hawks have an opportunity to move above .500, as they are currently 8-8. The team currently sits 9th in the Eastern Conference and 3rd place in the Southeast division.
So far, Atlanta’s ATS record is below .500 at 5-11. Atlanta has failed to cover the spread in six straight home games and are 1-7 ATS at home compared to 4-4 on the road.
Coming off their recent game, the Hawks offense tallied 103 points in a matchup against the Celtics. Their field goal percentage for the game was 40.9%, and they made 19 threes. Trae Young is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 26.5. Meanwhile, Dejounte Murray also brings a PPG average of 20 into the game.
At this time, the Hawks’ defense is positioned 26th in the NBA, permitting 121.1 points per game.
Atlanta’s defense is currently forcing 14.4 turnovers per game, which is 22nd in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 20th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.8 rejections per game.
Can the Cavaliers Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
Today, the Cavaliers are entering the action with an overall record of 9-8 and have achieved a 1-2 record over their last three games. In their 17 games, the Cavaliers have achieved a 5-4 record in games against Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 4-4 record in non-conference play.
Cleveland has an ATS record of 6-11 so far this season which includes their current three game losing streak vs. the spread. During this season, Cleveland has a 2-8 record against the spread as favorites and 4-3 as underdogs.
Coming off their recent game, the Cavaliers offense tallied 105 points in a matchup against the Raptors. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.4%, and they made 10 threes. So far, three-pointers haven’t been a huge part of Cleveland’s offense, as they average just 31.8 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is 47% while averaging 98.5 possessions per contest.
At present, the Cavaliers’ defense is ranked 14th, allowing 112.6 points per game.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Cavaliers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 50.4% while allowing 37.9% from downtown.