Atlanta Hawks at Brooklyn Nets NBA Picks & Predictions 10/22/2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Barclays Center to play the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, October 22, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 2 point favorites.
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The Hawks head into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.0 as they are averaging 104.0 points per contest while giving up 110.0 per game. The Nets have an overall record of 1-1. They currently are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 128.5 points per game and surrendering 130.5, good for a point differential of -2.0.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
Important Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 1-1-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 2-0-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 26.5 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kent Bazemore averages 9 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
D'Angelo Russell averages 23.5 points per game while playing 28 minutes per contest this year for the Nets. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Allen Crabbe averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 104 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 18th in the league. They average 44 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 13 per game. The Hawks allow 110 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 18.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn is 1st in the league with 128.5 points per game this year. They are 5th in the league in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is -2. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 14th in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 45.5 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 22. The Nets are 4th in turnovers per game with 19. The Nets surrender 130.5 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 51% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 19th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 29.5 assists allowed per contest and 15th with 43.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Nets are 22nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 18 per game this season.
The Hawks are 23rd in the league in defensive rating with 107.8, and their offensive rating of 101.9 is ranked 16th. They are 10th in the NBA in pace with 102.1 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 20th. As a unit they are 22nd in the league in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA. Atlanta is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 15th in the NBA.
Brooklyn is 11th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 58%, which is 1st in the league. The Nets are 4th in the NBA in offensive rating with 116.5, and their defensive rating of 118.3 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 110.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 8th. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Nets NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn +2
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