Last Updated: 2019-12-02
The Atlanta Hawks (4-16), who are currently riding a 10-game losing streak, look to get back in the win column when they welcome the Golden State Warriors (4-17) to State Farm Arena. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 223 points with Atlanta set as a 6-point favorite. Action begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Monday, December 2, 2019, and it can be seen on NBC Sports – Bay Area.
Golden State Warriors at Atlanta Hawks ATS Preview
The Warriors lost to the Orlando Magic in their last outing, 100-96, but were able to cover as 11.5-point underdogs. Willie Cauley-Stein had a solid performance for Golden State, recording 11 points and 12 rebounds. Orlando held the Warriors to an effective field goal percentage of 0.429 (below their season average of 0.486). Golden State, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (9.0 vs. 11.0). The two teams combined to score 196 points, which came in under the O/U total of 208.
In the Hawks’ last game, they were handily beaten by the Houston Rockets, 158-111, and were unable to cover as 13.5-point underdogs. Trae Young led Atlanta in scoring with 37 points on 10-for-16 shooting. Houston had an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.2 (above their season average of 23.0). Atlanta, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (11.5 vs. 12.6). The two clubs collectively scored 269 points, which was well over the O/U total of 238.5.
This is the first time these teams will clash this year, after the Warriors won both games last season. In the most recent contest, Golden State won 128-111. Golden State launched 24 three pointers, making 13 of them (54.2 percent). Atlanta was, on the other hand, just 5-26 (19.2 percent).
Both of these teams tend to go over the O/U total. Games involving Golden State have gone over 55.0 percent of the time, while 55.0 percent of Atlanta games have gone over. Both teams have very similar records straight up (SU) and against the spread (ATS). The Warriors are 4-17 SU and 9-11 ATS, while the Hawks are 4-16 SU and 9-11 ATS.
Atlanta figures to have an advantage on the offensive glass in this battle. The Hawks rank eighth in offensive rebounding percentage (23.3 percent), while Golden State ranks 25th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.4 percent).
Golden State Warriors at Atlanta Hawks Free Prediction
NBA Prediction: SU Winner – Warriors, ATS Winner – Warriors, O/U – Over
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The Hawks rank 15th in three pointers attempted per game (32.6) while the Warriors rank 28th (29.2).
Golden State ranks 12th in fast break points per game (14.0) while Atlanta ranks 21st in fast break points allowed per game (13.8).
Atlanta averages 13.5 second chance points per game, which ranks 11th in the NBA. Golden State ranks 24th in second chance points allowed per game (13.9).
Golden State ranks 22nd in rebounds per game (43.5) while Atlanta ranks 26th (42.3).
Golden State is 5-6 ATS on the road with 7 overs and 4 unders.
Atlanta is 5-4 ATS at home with 5 unders and 4 overs.
Atlanta is 1-0 when they hold opponents under 100 points, while Golden State is 2-1.
When scoring more than 100 points, the Warriors are 4-11 and the Hawks are 4-13.
The Warriors rank 20th in blocks per game (4.5) while the Hawks rank 29th in blocks allowed per game (7.7).
Atlanta ranks fourth in points in the paint per game (52.8) while Golden State ranks 26th (43.9).
The Warriors rank 12th in steals allowed per game (7.4) while the Hawks rank 28th (9.0).
The Hawks rank 20th in assists allowed per game (24.6) while the Warriors rank 27th (26.0).
Golden State ranks 14th in points off turnovers per game (18.0) while Atlanta ranks 29th in points off turnovers allowed per game (20.4).
Atlanta is 3-2 ATS with 3 overs and 2 unders in its last five games.
Across its past five games, Golden State is 3-2 ATS with 3 overs and 2 unders.
The Hawks’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 14.4, up from 11.3 for the season.
During their last five games, the Warriors have scored an average of 102.2 points per game (4.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 105.0 points per game (10.6 below their season average).