Wednesday, November 4, 2015
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 9 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 198.5.
The Nets have an overall record of 0-4 and they are 0-2 away from home. They currently are 4th in the Atlantic Division and have a point differential of -14.8. The Hawks come into this game with a 3-1 overall record and they are 2-0 at Philips Arena. They are 1st in the Southeast Division and have a point differential of +1.0.
Brook Lopez comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 32 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Joe Johnson averages 9.3 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 33% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Jeff Teague averages 18.3 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Paul Millsap averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Brooklyn averages 90.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 28th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -14.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 29th in the league. They average 45.8 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game which ranks them 28th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.5 per game. The Nets allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 43% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 23.2 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the league. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the league.
Atlanta averages 99.2 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 48.8 rebounds per game and 23.2 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 11th with 14.2 per game. The Hawks allow 98.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 59.5 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. The Hawks force 17 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the NBA.
Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-3-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-1-1 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 1-2-1 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/28/15 F Chris McCullough Knee out indefinitely
10/28/15 F Willie Reed Thumb expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
11/03/15 F Mike Muscala Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Miami
11/02/15 PG Jeff Teague Hand injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Miami
11/02/15 G Thabo Sefolosha Ankle expected to miss Tuesday vs. Miami
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn
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