Atlanta Hawks vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, 1/1/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Brooklyn Nets
Date: Friday, January 1, 2021
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
The Atlanta Hawks (3-1) head to Barclays Center on Friday where they'll meet the Brooklyn Nets (3-2).
The Atlanta Hawks stepped onto the hardwood against the Brooklyn Nets and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 145-141 in their last contest. Atlanta walked away from the game having earned a 47.5% field goal percentage (47 out of 99) and converted 18 of 46 shots from 3-point land. From the free throw line, the Hawks converted 29 of 35 shots for a rate of 82.9%. In reference to rebounding, they earned 54 with 17 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 27 dimes for this game as well as getting 5 steals and 2 blocks. In regard to the defense, Atlanta allowed their opponent to shoot 54.0% from the field on 54 out of 100 shooting. Brooklyn doled out 30 assists and had 6 steals in the matchup. Furthurmore, the Nets snagged 40 rebounds (9 offensive, 31 defensive) and got 3 blocked shots. Brooklyn finished shooting 78.3% when shooting free throws by making 18 of their 23 shots. They also converted 19 of their 41 tries from 3-point land.
Trae Young is one guy who was a factor in this game. He scored 30 points on 8 of 18 shooting. He was on the court for 31:56 mins and also totaled 6 boards. Young ended up going 44.4% from the floor and distributed 11 dimes. Another guy that played a role in this game for the Hawks was John Collins. He pulled down 10 boards and accumulated 2 dimes. He ended up shooting 60.0% from the field for the contest by going 12-of-20 (30 points). Overall, Collins played for 30:34 minutes.
Atlanta enters this contest with a record of 3-1 so far this year. The Hawks are shooting 40.9% on three-point attempts (65 of 159) and 85.1% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 128.8 pts per game (1st in the league) while connecting on 48.0% from the field. They are giving up possession 15.8 times per game and as a squad they commit 22.5 fouls per contest. As a team, Atlanta is pulling in 49.8 boards per contest and has totaled 104 dimes this year, which ranks 12th in the league in terms of passing. On defense, the Hawks have forced 11.0 turnovers every game while drawing 24.5 personal fouls. They surrender 33.1% on 3-point shots and they are 25th in the league in points per game from their opponents (120.3). The Hawks are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 45.0% (44 of 98) and they surrender 42.8 boards per game as a basketball team. They rank 9th in basketball in giving up assists with 94 relinquished for the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Brooklyn Nets walked away with a victory by a final of 145-141 when they played the Atlanta Hawks. The Nets pulled down 31 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 40 in this game. They rejected 3 tries while getting 6 steals in this game. The Hawks were called for 19 fouls for the matchup which took the Nets to the free throw line for a total of 23 tries. They were able to make 18 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 78.3%. In regard to three-point attempts, Brooklyn converted 19 of their 41 tries (46.3%). Overall, the Nets went 54 for 100 from the floor which had them shooting 54.0%. The Nets allowed the Hawks to convert 47 out of their 99 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.5% in the game. They went 39.1% from behind the 3-point line via 18 out of 46 and finished the contest at 29 out of 35 at the free throw line (82.9%). When talking about rebounding, Brooklyn permitted Atlanta to pull down 54 in all (17 offensive).
Kevin Durant was important for the Nets in this game. He made 11 out of 22 for this contest giving him a rate of 50.0%, which gave him 33 points. Durant had 11 boards in his 34:59 mins of playing time and accumulated 8 dimes in the game. One more player that ended being a contributor for Brooklyn was Kyrie Irving. He ended up with 25 points in 34:00 minutes played via 10 out of 27 shooting in this matchup. Irving ended up shooting 37.0% from the floor as well as earning 6 dimes and 2 rebounds.
Brooklyn has a record of 3-2 on the season. As an offense, the Nets are connecting on 47.3% from the floor, which is 12th in the league. Brooklyn has accumulated 608 pts for the season (121.6 per contest) and they collect 47.2 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 25.2 times per contest (16th in the league) and they turn it over 16.2 times per game. The Nets are responsible for committing 21.0 fouls per contest and they connect on 79.7% from the free throw line. The Nets are ranked 13th in the NBA in points given up per game with 111.4. The Brooklyn defense gives up 33.1% on shots from beyond the arc (56 of 169) and their opponents are connecting on 72.4% of their foul shots. They give up 26.2 assists and 51.2 rebounds per contest, which has them ranked 20th and 29th in basketball. They are able to force 15.8 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 42.0% from the field (1st in basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Atlanta and over the total points
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