Atlanta Hawks vs Golden State Warriors Prediction, 3/26/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Friday, March 26, 2021
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-3.5)
The Atlanta Hawks (22-22) go to Chase Center on Friday where they'll meet the Golden State Warriors (22-22). Golden State opens this matchup as 3.5-point underdogs. The total has been set at 220.
The Atlanta Hawks took the court against the Sacramento Kings and ended up losing by a score of 110-108 in their last contest. Atlanta ended the game having earned a 48.2% FG percentage (41 out of 85) and converted 7 of their 25 shots from beyond the arc. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Hawks made 19 of their 23 tries for a percentage of 82.6%. With regard to getting rebounds, they collected a total of 42 with 11 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 17 dimes in this matchup as well as forcing the other team into 16 turnovers and having 5 steals. Pertaining to the defense, Atlanta let their opponent shoot 47.6% from the field on 40 of 84 shooting. Sacramento recorded 21 dimes and had 5 steals in this game. Furthermore, Sacramento had 42 rebounds (12 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 3 blocks. Sacramento finished the game at 90.9% at the charity stripe by burying 20 of 22 attempts. They also made 10 of 30 attempts from beyond the arc.
Trae Young is a player who played a role for this contest. He walked away with 29 points on 11 out of 24 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 38:22 minutes played and also grabbed 3 boards. Young finished the game at 45.8% from the floor and dished out 9 assists. Someone else that was a contributor in this contest for the Hawks was Clint Capela. He collected 17 rebounds in his 30:49 minutes on the court. He walked away from this one shooting 83.3% from the field in the game via 10-of-12 (25 points). Overall, Capela earned 2 assists.
Atlanta heads into this game with a record of 22-22 this year. They are turning it over 14.0 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 19.8 fouls per game. As a unit, Atlanta is pulling in 45.9 rebounds per game and has earned 1,061 assists so far this season, which is 17th in the league in terms of passing. The Hawks are shooting 36.3% on 3-pointers (553 of 1,525) and 82.1% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 112.5 points per contest (16th in the league) while shooting 45.7% from the floor. Defensively, the Hawks are able to force 12.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 20.5 fouls. They are 12th in basketball in allowing assists with 1,042 relinquished so far this year. The Hawks defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.7% (550 of 900) and they concede 42.7 rebounds per game as a squad. They are giving up 34.7% on 3-point attempts and they rank 8th in the league in points per game allowed (110.7).
When they last played, the Golden State Warriors took a loss by a score of 108-98 when they played the Philadelphia 76ers. The Warriors corralled 32 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 38 in the matchup. They turned it over 11 times, while earning 5 steals in the matchup. The 76ers were called for 24 fouls for the matchup which got the Warriors to the free throw line for a total of 26 attempts. They were able to knock down 18 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 69.2%. In relation to 3-pointers, Golden State converted 8 out of their 25 tries (32.0%). At the conclusion of this game, the Warriors walked away from this one shooting 36 for 83 from the floor which gave them a rate of 43.4%. The Warriors allowed the 76ers to convert 39 of 86 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 45.3% for the contest. They went 29.2% from 3-point land via 7 out of 24 and ended up going 23 out of 35 from the free throw line (65.7%). Regarding how they attacked the glass, Golden State permitted Philadelphia to snag 51 overall (13 offensive).
Kelly Oubre Jr. ended up being a factor for the Warriors in this contest. He converted 8 of 14 for this contest giving him a rate of 57.1%, and had 10 rebounds. Oubre earned 24 points in his 35:10 mins on the court and accounted for 3 dimes for this game. One more player that ended being a contributor for Golden State was Jordan Poole. He walked away with 2 assists in his 38:54 mins on the hardwood, and he shot 5 of 16 from the floor. Poole wrapped this one up going 31.3% from the field as well as collecting 19 points and 4 rebounds.
Golden State has a win-loss mark of 22-22 for the year. The Warriors commit 21.9 fouls per contest while shooting 77.3% from the free throw line. Their rate of earning assists is at 27.6 times per contest (1st in basketball) and they lose possession via turnover 14.8 times per contest. Golden State has scored 4,952 pts on the season (112.5 per game) and they pull in 43.0 boards per game. As an offense, the Warriors are shooting 46.1% from the field, which is ranked 18th in the league. The Warriors on the defensive side of the court are 21st in basketball in points allowed per game with 113.0. They relinquish 23.5 dimes and 48.8 boards on a nightly basis, which ranks them 7th and 30th in the NBA. The Golden State defense gives up 36.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter (564 of 1,537) and their opposition makes 77.7% of their free throw shots. They are able to force 15.7 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.6% from the field (3rd in the NBA).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Golden State (+3.5)
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