Looking to win big? The Nets and Hawks face off at 7:30 ET on BSSE. The Hawks are hosting the game at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA. The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Hawks as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 242.5 points.
BROOKLYN NETS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +4
This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, December 6th.
WHY BET THE BROOKLYN NETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-110 in favor of the Hawks.
- Our projections have Trae Young finishing with Trae Young points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists.
- From the field, we have the Hawks finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 14 threes.
Taking a Look at the Nets Chances on the Road
So far this season, the Nets are 10-9 overall and are looking to avoid going back to .500. When playing on the road, the Nets have gone 3-4 compared to 7-5 at home.
Against the spread, Brooklyn are currently above .500, at 14-4 ATS. Brooklyn has gone 7-1 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 7-3 when playing as underdogs.
The Nets are coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 129 points vs. the Magic. This figure is more than their season average of 116.7 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Mikal Bridges who comes into today’s matchup averaging 22.8. Spencer Dinwiddie also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.7.
At present, the Nets’ defense is ranked 19th, allowing 114.0 points per game.
In the terms of takeaways, Nets are causing 12.7 turnovers per game, ranking 9th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 14th in rejections, averaging 5.5 blocked shots each game.
Will Atlanta Find a Way to Win at Home?
When facing Eastern Conference teams, the Hawks are 6-9 and have gone 3-1 in non-conference games. In their previous three games, the Hawks are 1-2 and have an overall record of 9-10.
Atlanta has an overall ATS record of 5-14 for the season so far. On the road, the Hawks have an ATS record of 4-7, as opposed to a 1-7 record against the spread when playing at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Hawks offense tallied 121 points in a matchup against the Bucks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.6%, and they made 15 threes. Offensively, the Hawks hold a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, placing them 12th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 8th in terms of percentage and 8th in three-pointers made.
Coming into the game, the Hawks’ defense is giving up an average of 122.8 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 73.7% of their games.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Hawks are forcing 13.8 per game, which is 20th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 24th in blocked shots at 4.5 per game.