Friday, February 10, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Friday, February 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta as 1.5 point favorites.
The Hawks come into this game with an overall record of 31-22. They are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.3 as they are averaging 104.0 points per game while giving up 104.3 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 21-32. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.3 points per game and surrendering 105.9, good for a point differential of -2.6.
Dennis Schroder comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Hawks. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Paul Millsap averages 17.9 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 8 rebounds per game for Atlanta. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
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Darren Collison averages 13.4 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 27.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.7 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Atlanta averages 104 points per contest this season which ranks them 20th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.28 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 44 rebounds per game and 24.2 assists per game which ranks them 12th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.4 per game. The Hawks allow 104.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.7 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league.
Sacramento averages 103.3 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.64 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 14th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 41 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 29th and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 11th with 14.4 per game. The Kings allow 105.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Kings force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Hawks have an offensive rating of 105.8 and a defensive rating of 106.1. In terms of pace they average 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Atlanta turns the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 108.2 and they have a defensive rating of 110.9. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 27-26-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 23-29-1 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 27-26-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 24-29-0 against the over/under
Atlanta Hawks Injuries
10/25/16 C Tiago Splitter Hamstring out indefinitely
02/09/17 F Thabo Sefolosha Groin "?" Friday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/09/17 C DeMarcus Cousins Suspension Served missed last game, probable Friday vs. Atlanta
02/09/17 C Kosta Koufos Finger probable Friday vs. Atlanta
02/09/17 PG Ty Lawson Hamstring injured last game, doubtful Friday vs. Atlanta
02/01/17 G Garrett Temple Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
01/17/17 F Omri Casspi Calf expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta -1.5
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