At 9:30 ET, the Hawks (-133) will take on the Jazz (+110) in a non-conference matchup. The Hawks are currently favored by 2.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 224.

Both teams are currently on losing streaks. The Hawks have lost two straight and are 10th in the Eastern Conference, while the Jazz have dropped three in a row and are 12th in the Western Conference.


The Pick: Atlanta Hawks -2.5

This game will be played at Delta Center at 9:30 ET on Friday, March 15th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-105 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 47.9% and knocking down 10 threes.

Taking a Look at the Hawks Chances on the Road

Today, the Hawks are favored by 2.5 points on the road against the Jazz. This season, Atlanta has been favored in 37 of their 65 games, going 21-16 straight-up and 13-24 against the spread. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +1.1 points per game and are 9-19 vs. the spread on the road.

Atlanta’s ATS losing streak is at two games, and they are 22-43 ATS for the season. On the road, they have an ATS record of 11-21 compared to 11-22 ATS at home.

The Hawks have lost two straight games straight-up and are currently 10th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 29-36. In their last game, they lost to the Trail Blazers by a score of 106-102. The O/U line for that game was 216 points.

Looking at the Hawks’ O/U record for the season, they are 33-32, and the under has hit in their last four games. Today’s O/U line is set at 224 points, which is lower than their season average of 240.6 points per game.

When it comes to scoring, the Hawks have been one of the most potent offenses in the league this season, ranking 5th in points per game at 119.4. However, they have been slightly less effective on the road, averaging 116.1 points per game.

Atlanta’s offense has been heavily reliant on three-point shooting, as they are 8th in the league in made threes at 13.5 per game. Overall, they have hit 36% of their attempts from beyond the arc.

So far, the Hawks have been able to get to the free-throw line at a high rate, ranking 5th in free throw attempts. They are also the top offensive rebounding team in the NBA, grabbing an average of 12.9 per game.

At present, the Hawks’ defense is ranked 28th, allowing 121.2 points per game. Inside the arc, the Hawks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 57.0% and 39.0% from three-point territory.

Is a Home Win Possible for the Jazz?

As the underdog, the Jazz have gone 15-32 this season, and they have lost nine straight games as the underdog. Today, they are getting 2.5 points against the Hawks. On average, they have gone 7.1 points worse than the spread as the underdog.

Utah’s ATS record for the season is 35-30, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last two games. At home, they are 21-11 against the spread.

Utah’s O/U record for the season is 36-27-2. In their games this season, the average combined scoring total is 238.3 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 224, with an average O/U line of 233.9 in their games.

In their last game, the Jazz lost to the Celtics by a score of 123-107. The O/U line for that game was 230, resulting in a push. Utah was a 6.5-point underdog in that game.

Overall, the Jazz are 28-37 this season, which is 12th in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 14-23 and 5-7 in their division. At home, they are 19-13 compared to 9-24 on the road.

Heading into tonight’s game, the Jazz are 9th in the NBA in scoring at 117.6 points per game. At home, they are averaging 122.7 points per game, which is 5th in the league. Overall, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 63.1% of their games.

Utah is 9th in the league in pace at 100 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 19th in the NBA at 47%. From three-point range, the Jazz are 10th in both three-pointers made and attempted per game.

When it comes to two-point shooting, Utah is 17th in both two-point field goal percentage and made per game. In terms of free throws, they are 6th in the league in made free throws at 18.9 per game.

On defense, the Jazz come into the game ranked 27th in the league in points allowed at 120.7 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 128 points per contest (21st). When it comes to forced turnovers, the Jazz are forcing 14.9 per game, which is 29th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 8th in blocked shots at 5.8 per game.