Atlanta Hawks at Los Angeles Clippers NBA Picks Against the Spread 1/28/2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
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The Atlanta Hawks travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, January 28, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles as 8 point favorites.
The Hawks have a record of 15-33. They are 5th in the Southeast Division. They have a point differential of -7.6 as they average 109.9 points per game while giving up 117.5 per contest. The Clippers have an overall record of 27-22 this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They average 113.9 points per game and surrender 113.4, good for a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 21-26-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 25-21-0 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Clippers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Clippers are 27-22-0 against the spread
The Los Angeles Clippers are 25-23-0 against the over/under
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
12/30/18 G Kent Bazemore Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Los Angeles Clippers Injuries
11/29/18 F Luc Mbah a Moute Knee is out indefinitely
01/26/19 SF Danilo Gallinari Back is downgraded to out Sunday vs Sacramento
John Collins comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 30.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 72%. Trae Young averages 16.2 points per game in 29.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.3 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Tobias Harris averages 21.1 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Montrezl Harrell averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Atlanta averages 109.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -7.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 27th in the league. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 25.6 assists per game, which ranks them 13th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 18.1 per game. The Hawks allow 117.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 26th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 45.0 rebounds a game which ranks 18th and they give up 27.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in the league. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Los Angeles is 7th in the league with 113.9 points per game this year. They are 10th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 0.5. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 4th in the NBA. They are 14th in the league in rebounding with 45.4 boards per game, and 23rd in assists per contest with 22.8. The Clippers are 13th in turnovers per game with 13.8. The Clippers surrender 113.4 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 24.1 assists allowed per contest and 24th with 45.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Clippers were 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game last season.
The Hawks are 27th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.6, and their defensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 103.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 20th. As a team they are 20th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 8th in the league. Atlanta is 1st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league.
Los Angeles is 14th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 10.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 25th in the league. The Clippers are 11th in the NBA in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 100.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shots, ranking 29th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Hawks/Clippers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Atlanta +8
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