Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets head to Philips Arena to take on the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday, March 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Atlanta as 6.5 point favorites.
The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 15-57. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -7.6 as they are averaging 106.0 points per game while giving up 113.6 per contest. The Hawks have an overall record of 37-35. They currently are 2nd in the Southeast Division. They are averaging 103.3 points per game and surrendering 104.5, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 34-36-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 38-33-1 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 33-39-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 28-43-1 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/25/17 G Sean Kilpatrick Hamstring "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out indefinitely
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
03/25/17 F Paul Millsap Knee "?" Sunday vs. Brooklyn
03/20/17 F Kent Bazemore Knee out indefinitely
Brook Lopez comes into this game averaging 20.5 points per contest while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this year for the Nets. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Sean Kilpatrick averages 13.3 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Paul Millsap averages 18.1 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Hawks. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Dennis Schroder averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 106 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.61 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 43.6 rebounds per game and 21.3 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.7 per game. The Nets allow 113.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.8 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the league. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 103.3 points per game this year which ranks them 21st in the league. Their average scoring margin is -1.19 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 25th in the NBA. They average 44 rebounds per game and 23.5 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Hawks rank 3rd with 15.7 per game. The Hawks allow 104.5 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 5th and 21st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. The Hawks force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104.3 and a defensive rating of 111.8. In terms of pace they average 101.2 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 37% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Hawks rating on offense is 105 and they have a defensive rating of 106.3. They get 97.3 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Atlanta turns the ball over on 14.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.9 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +6.5
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