Thursday, January 21, 2016
Sleep Train Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Sacramento as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 218.5.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 25-17 and a road record of 10-10. They are 1st in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 102.6 points per game while giving up 100.1 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 17-23 and a home record of 10-11. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 106.3 points per game and surrendering 108.3, good for a point differential of -2.
Jeff Teague comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 28.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Paul Millsap averages 18.4 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
DeMarcus Cousins averages 25.9 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 11.1 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Rajon Rondo averages 11.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 11.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 52%.
Atlanta averages 102.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 8th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 19th in the league. They average 47.5 rebounds per game and 25.7 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 14.8 per game. The Hawks allow 100.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 12th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 53.5 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd and they give up 22.1 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 16.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the league.
Sacramento averages 106.3 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 24.6 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 27th with 16.6 per game. The Kings allow 108.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.3 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. The Kings force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 20-20-2 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 22-20-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 19-21-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 19-19-2 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Sacramento Kings Injuries
12/16/15 F Eric Moreland Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Sacramento
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