Atlanta Hawks vs Golden State Warriors 11/8/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Monday, November 8, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (+3.5)
The Atlanta Hawks (4-6) are headed to Chase Center on Monday where they will take on the Golden State Warriors (7-1). Atlanta opens this game as 3.5-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 223.
The Hawks faced off with the Suns and took a loss by a final of 121-117 in their last contest. Atlanta wrapped up the game with a 43.3% field goal percentage (42 out of 97) and knocked down 13 out of their 33 shots from distance. At the charity stripe, the Hawks made 20 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 87.0%. Pertaining to rebounding, they collected 50 with 14 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 18 dimes for this game as well as forcing 6 turnovers and getting 3 steals. With respect to defending, Atlanta let their opponent shoot 51.1% from the field on 45 out of 88 shooting. Phoenix dished out 42 assists and had 26 steals for this contest. Moreover, Phoenix collected 37 rebounds (5 offensive, 32 defensive) and added 1 block. Phoenix walked away from this one shooting 81.0% from the free throw line by converting 17 of their 21 shots. They knocked down 14 of 43 attempts from beyond the perimeter. When talking about fouls, the Hawks finished with 16 and the Suns recorded 12 fouls.
John Collins is someone who was a major contributor for the contest. He had 26 points on 9 of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 35 mins and also pulled down 10 rebounds. Collins ended up shooting 75.0% from the floor but finished the game without an assist.
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Atlanta will take the court with a win-loss mark of 4-6 this year. They currently have an average of 107.8 points per outing (18th in basketball) while connecting on 44.6% from the field. The Hawks are hitting 34.5% on three-point attempts (105 of 304) and 82.4% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Atlanta is collecting 48.6 rebounds per game and has accounted for 229 dimes this season, which has them ranked 10th in the league in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 12.7 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 17.8 fouls per contest.
On defense, the Hawks are able to force 12.7 turnovers per game while drawing 19.5 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 26th in the league in giving up assists to their opponents with 256 surrendered so far this year. The Hawks are giving up a FG percentage of 45.9% (410 of 894) and they surrender 43.8 boards per game as a team. They relinquish 34.2% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they rank 22nd in basketball in PPG allowed (110.0).
The last time they took the court, the Warriors went home victorious with a score of 126-85 when they played the Pelicans. The Warriors recorded 39 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 48 in this matchup. They gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 11 steals for the game. The Pelicans earned 18 personal fouls in this game which took the Warriors to the charity stripe for 14 attempts. They were able to bury 12 of the free throw tries for a clip of 85.7%. With regard to 3-point shots, Golden State converted 20 of 50 tries (40.0%). In all, the Warriors finished 47 out of 90 from the field which had them shooting 52.2%. The Warriors allowed the Pelicans to make 31 of 87 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 35.6% for this contest. They finished the game shooting 25.0% from 3-point land by going 11 out of 44 and finished the contest at 12 of 16 at the free throw line (75.0%). In reference to how they cleaned up the glass, Golden State permitted New Orleans to snag 30 overall (11 on the offensive side).
Gary Payton was important for the Warriors in the matchup. Payton recorded 17 points in his 18 mins on the court and had 3 assists for the game. He made 7 of 10 in this matchup giving him a rate of 70.0%, and earned 6 rebounds.
Golden State has a win-loss record of 7-1 for the year. The Warriors are committing 17.8 fouls every game and they hit 75.3% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 30.1 times per contest (1st in the league) and they are turning it over 16.0 times per game. Golden State has totaled 905 points for the year (113.1 per contest) and they pull down 49.6 boards per contest. As an offense, the Warriors are hitting on 46.6% from the field, which has them ranked 6th in the NBA.
The Golden State defense surrenders 29.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter (97 of 329) and their opponents are making 72.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have allowed 21.3 dimes and 44.9 rebounds every game, which is 6th and 12th in the NBA. The Warriors on defense are ranked 2nd in the NBA in points allowed per game with 99.4. They are forcing their opponents into 16.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.3% from the field (2nd in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Golden State (-3.5)
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