Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 1/11/2021 NBA Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Monday, January 11, 2021
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Fox Sports Southeast
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+2.5)
The Philadelphia 76ers (7-3) are headed to State Farm Arena on Monday where they'll take on the Atlanta Hawks (4-5). The odds on this game have Atlanta as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 226.
The Philadelphia 76ers played the Denver Nuggets and took a loss by a score of 115-103 in their last contest. Philadelphia wrapped up the contest with a 41.7% field goal percentage (43 out of 103) and made 11 of their 35 3-pointers. At the charity stripe, the 76ers made 6 of 10 shots for a percentage of 60.0%. In reference to getting rebounds, they earned 48 with 20 of them being of the offensive sort. They also dished out 23 assists in this contest while getting 8 steals and 4 blocked shots. When talking about defending, Philadelphia allowed the other team to shoot 50.0% from the field on 45 of 90 shooting. Denver doled out 28 dimes and had 11 steals in this contest. On top of that, the Nuggets collected 45 rebounds (15 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 7 rejections. Denver finished shooting 86.7% from the free throw line by knocking down 13 of their 15 attempts. They also converted 12 out of their 33 shots from downtown.
Tyrese Maxey is one guy who was a factor in the matchup. He left the arena with 39 points on 18 of 33 shooting. He was on the court for 43:45 minutes and collected 7 rebounds. Maxey ended up going 54.5% from the field and also recorded 6 assists. Another guy that had an impact in this contest for the 76ers was Isaiah Joe. He totaled 4 rebounds and earned 2 assists. He shot 22.2% from the floor in this contest via 4-of-18 (13 points). Overall, Joe saw the court for 44:51 min.
Philadelphia will enter this contest with a mark of 7-3 on the season. They cough up possession 17.4 times per contest and as a unit are committing 20.4 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Philadelphia is pulling down 47.1 boards per contest and has accounted for 258 assists so far this season, which ranks 5th in the NBA in terms of passing. The 76ers are shooting 37.5% on shots from distance (119 of 317) and 75.4% from the free throw line. They average 113.0 pts per contest (14th in the NBA) while shooting 47.8% from the floor. On the defensive end, the 76ers are able to force 15.5 turnovers per game and they draw 21.2 personal fouls. They are conceding 36.9% on 3-point shots and they rank 8th in basketball in opponents points per game (108.5). The 76ers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 43.6% (155 of 212) and they surrender 43.8 boards per game as a basketball team. They are 28th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 265 relinquished so far this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Atlanta Hawks took a loss by a score of 113-105 against the Charlotte Hornets. The Hawks were able to collect 30 defensive rebounds and 17 offensive boards for a total of 47 for the game. They also blocked 4 shots while getting 10 steals for this game. The Hornets were called for 19 fouls in the matchup which got the Hawks to the free throw line for a total of 28 shots. They were able to make 23 of the free throws for a percentage of 82.1%. In reference to three-point attempts, Atlanta knocked down 14 out of 46 attempts (30.4%). When the final whistle was blown, the Hawks finished the game shooting 34 out of 91 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.4%. The Hawks allowed the Hornets to convert 40 of 77 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 51.9% in the game. They shot 45.5% from downtown by going 15 of 33 and finished the game at 18 out of 24 at the free throw line (75.0%). Regarding rebounds, Atlanta allowed Charlotte to collect 42 overall (6 offensive).
Cam Reddish ended up being a factor for the Hawks in this game. He made 6 of 17 for the contest for a field goal rate of 35.3%, which got him 21 points. Reddish collected 5 boards in his 33:37 mins of playing time and had 2 dimes for the contest. An additional guy that was important for Atlanta was De'Andre Hunter. He walked away with 20 points in 33:41 mins on the hardwood via 6 of 12 shooting in this game. Hunter ended up shooting 50.0% from the field while also totaling 2 dimes and 8 boards.
Atlanta has a win-loss mark of 4-5 this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Hawks are shooting 44.4% from the field, which ranks them 25th in basketball. Atlanta has scored 1,027 points this year (114.1 per contest) and they grab 48.8 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 24.9 times per contest (13th in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 15.0 times per game. The Hawks commit 22.0 fouls per game and they hit 81.4% from the free throw line. The Hawks are ranked 17th in basketball in PPG allowed with 111.2. They relinquish 23.0 dimes and 44.2 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 9th and 13th in the NBA. The Atlanta defense gives up 31.6% on 3-point shots (100 of 316) and opponents are converting on 81.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They are able to force 12.8 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 44.6% from the field (8th in basketball).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+2.5)
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