At 7:30 ET, the Golden State Warriors (21-24) will travel to Atlanta to take on the Hawks (21-27). The Hawks are favored by 2.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 246.5.

Golden State is 12th in the Western Conference, while Atlanta is 10th in the East. The Hawks have won three straight games, while the Warriors have won two in a row.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS VS ATLANTA HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Golden State Warriors +2.5

This game will be played at State Farm Arena at 7:30 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

WHY BET THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 113-111 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Our projections have Trae Young finishing with Trae Young points, 3 rebounds and 10 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Hawks finishing with a field goal percentage of 47.1% and knocking down 14 threes.

Do the Warriors Have What it Takes in Atlanta?

Golden State has won two straight games and will look to continue their success as 2.5-point underdogs against the Hawks. In their last game, the Warriors defeated the Grizzlies by a score of 121-101, covering the spread as 7.5-point favorites.

The Warriors’ O/U record for the season is 26-18-1, and their games have averaged 237 points per game. This season, 44 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s (246.5).

Against the spread, the Warriors have covered in their last two games and have an overall ATS record of 22-22. On the road, they are 12-7 ATS compared to 10-15 ATS at home.

In Western Conference play, the Warriors are 12-19 and are currently 12th in the West. Against non-conference opponents, they are 9-5. Today, they are 4-14 as underdogs.

The Warriors are one of the league’s top-scoring teams, averaging 118.6 points per game (7th). They have been even better on the road, where they are averaging 119.0 points per game (3rd).

So far this season, Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 60% of their games. They have also made an average of 14.9 three-pointers per game (3rd).

When it comes to pace, the Warriors are 10th in the league at 99.7 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 18th in the NBA at 47%.

The Warriors’ defense is presently ranked 21st in the league, allowing an average of 118.4 points per contest. The Golden State defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.3% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Golden State.

Can the Hawks Hold Strong at Home?

The Hawks are 21-27 this season and have won three straight games. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 10th place and are 3rd in the Southeast Division.

As the favorite, the Hawks are 14-11 this season and have won two straight games against the spread. At home, they are 6-18 ATS, and their straight-up record is 11-13.

Atlanta’s ATS record for the season is 26-22, and they are favored by 2.5 points today. At home, their scoring differential is -1.9 PPG.

In their most recent game, the Hawks defeated the Suns by a score of 129-120. The O/U line for that game was 251 points, and Atlanta covered the spread as 3.5-point underdogs.

This season, the Hawks have an O/U record of 26-22, and their games have averaged a combined 244 points. Today’s O/U line is set at 246.5.

Coming into tonight’s game, the Hawks are one of the top scoring teams in the NBA, averaging 120.8 points per game (3rd). At home, they are averaging 122.6 points per game.

Despite their high scoring, Atlanta is just 22nd in field goal percentage this season. However, they are one of the top teams in the league in three-point attempts (7th) and free throw attempts (4th).

When it comes to pace, the Hawks are 5th in the NBA at 101.3 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 19th in the league.

Coming into the game, the Hawks will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 123.2 points per game (29th). When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Hawks squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 58.0% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 39.2% from downtown.