Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 225.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 33-27 and a road record of 14-15. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 102.2 points per game while giving up 99.7 per contest. Atlanta is 7-6 against division opponents and they have a conference record of 21-17. They are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Warriors have an overall record of 53-5 and a home record of 24-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 115.4 points per game and surrendering 104.1, good for a point differential of 11.3. Golden State has a division record of 13-0 and a conference record of 31-3. In their last 10 games they are 9-1.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Paul Millsap averages 17.5 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Stephen Curry averages 30.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Draymond Green averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 7.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Atlanta averages 102.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 21st in the league. They average 48.5 rebounds per game and 25.5 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 15.2 per game. The Hawks allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 10th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 54.3 rebounds a game which ranks 25th and they give up 22.3 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 2nd in the league.
Golden State averages 115.4 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 2nd spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 54 rebounds per game and 29.1 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 24th with 15.3 per game. The Warriors allow 104.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.1 rebounds a game which ranks 21st and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the league. The Warriors force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 13th in the NBA.
The Hawks average 101.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 94 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.3 per contest. The Hawks have an offensive rating of 104.7 and a defensive rating of 102.1. In terms of pace they average 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they force 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Warriors score 114.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 123 points per contest in their last 3 games. They have an average scoring differential of 8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.7 points per game. The Warriors rating on offense is 114.4 and they have a defensive rating of 103.2. They get 100 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 56%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Golden State turns the ball over on 13.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.8 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 28-30-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 29-31-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 31-24-3 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 34-24-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
02/17/16 F Tiago Splitter Hip out for season
Golden State Warriors Injuries
02/29/16 PG Stephen Curry Ankle injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Atlanta
02/06/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Atlanta
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