Philadelphia 76ers at Atlanta Hawks Basketball Betting Tips 3/23/2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019
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The Philadelphia 76ers travel to Philips Arena to play the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia as 8.5 point favorites.
The 76ers head into this matchup with a mark of 47-25. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of 3.4 as they average 115.2 points per contest while giving up 111.8 per game. The Hawks have an overall mark of 25-48. They currently are 5th in the Southeast Division. They total 112.4 points per contest and give up 118.5, which is a point differential of -6.1.
Valuable Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 34-38-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 35-36-0 against the over/under
Important Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Atlanta Hawks are 35-37-0 against the spread
The Atlanta Hawks are 40-31-0 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Atlanta Hawks Injuries
03/04/19 F Omari Spellman Ankle is out indefinitely
Jimmy Butler averages 19.3 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Ben Simmons comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 9.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is at 60%.
John Collins averages 19.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Trae Young averages 18.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 7.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
The 76ers allow 111.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 7th, and they give up 23.0 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league. Philadelphia averages 115.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 47.6 rebounds per game and 27.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 4th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 4th with 15.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hawks surrender 118.5 points per contest, which ranks them 30th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 30th with 27.1 assists allowed per contest, and 16th with 45.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 21st in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Atlanta is 14th in the league with 112.4 points per game this year. They are 21st in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -6.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 15th in the NBA. They are 12th in the league in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game and 9th in assists per contest with 25.7. The Hawks are 1st in turnovers per game with 17.6.
The 76ers are 8th in the league in defensive rating with 109.2, and their offensive rating of 112.5 is ranked 12th. They are 7th in the NBA in pace with 101.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 8th. As a unit they are 4th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 16th in the NBA. Philadelphia is 5th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 29th in the NBA.
Atlanta is 1st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 4th in the league. The Hawks are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 107.6, and their defensive rating of 113.4 is ranked 26th. In terms of pace they are 2nd in the league with 103.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 17th. As a team they are 16th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 5th in the league.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Hawks NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -8.5
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