Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors Prediction, 4/5/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors
Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
The Atlanta Hawks (41-37) are hitting the road to Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday where they will compete against the Toronto Raptors (45-33).
The Hawks faced off with the Nets and notched a win by a score of 122-115 in their last game. Atlanta walked away from the contest with a 41.9% field goal percentage (36 of 86) and buried 13 of their 41 shots from downtown. When they shot from the free throw line, the Hawks buried 37 of 49 shots for a rate of 75.5%. When talking about grabbing boards, they earned 54 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 18 assists for the contest while forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and getting 10 steals. Regarding defense, Atlanta let their opponent shoot 42.4% from the field on 42 of 99 shooting. Brooklyn totaled 52 assists and had 17 steals for the matchup. Furthermore, Brooklyn pulled down 42 boards (10 offensive, 32 defensive) and added 4 blocked shots. Brooklyn finished shooting 73.7% from the free throw line by knocking down 14 of their 19 shots. They also converted 17 of 37 tries from beyond the perimeter. When discussing fouls, the Hawks ended up with 18 and the Nets racked up 13 fouls.
Trae Young is one guy who was a major contributor for the matchup. Young ended up going 41.7% from the floor and totaled 10 assists. He was on the court for 35 minutes and pulled down 6 rebounds. He walked away with 36 points on 10 out of 24 shooting.
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Atlanta enters this game with a win-loss record of 41-37 this season. They are averaging 113.8 points per contest (6th in basketball) while connecting on 46.9% from the field. The Hawks are connecting on 37.3% on 3-pointers (997 of 2,673) and 81.2% from the free throw line. As a team, Atlanta is grabbing 44.0 rebounds per contest and has earned 1,914 dimes so far this season, which has them ranked 15th in the NBA in terms of passing. They are turning it over 11.9 times per game and as a team they are committing 18.7 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end of the court, the Hawks have forced 12.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.5 fouls. They are 22nd in the NBA in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,995 conceded so far this season. The Hawks defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 47.0% (3,268 of 6,946) and they surrender 43.9 boards per contest as a team. They are surrendering 36.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are ranked 22nd in the league in PPG allowed (112.4).
In their last game, the Raptors took a loss by a final score of 114-109 against the Heat. The Raptors corralled 28 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 38 in this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 12 steals in this contest. The Heat committed 17 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Raptors to the free throw line for 34 tries. They were able to make 27 of those for a clip of 79.4%. In regard to 3-pointers, Toronto made 12 of their 39 tries (30.8%). When the final whistle was blown, the Raptors walked away from this one shooting 35 for 83 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.2%. The Raptors allowed the Heat to bury 41 of their 79 attempts from the field which had them shooting 51.9% in the matchup. They shot 47.4% from 3-point land by connecting on 18 out of 38 and walked away from this one shooting 14 of 22 from the free throw line (63.6%). When discussing how they attacked the glass, Toronto allowed Miami to snag 30 in total (8 offensive).
Pascal Siakam was important for the Raptors for the matchup. He buried 11 of 18 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 61.1%, and accumulated 8 rebounds. Siakam scored 29 points in his 43 mins on the hardwood and had 5 assists for the matchup.
Toronto has a win-loss mark of 45-33 so far this season. As an offensive unit, the Raptors are hitting on 44.5% from the floor, which is ranked 25th in basketball. Toronto has earned 8,522 pts this year (109.3 per game) and they collect 45.3 rebounds per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 22.1 times per game (29th in the NBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.5 times per contest. The Raptors have committed 19.8 personal fouls per contest and they go 75.6% from the charity stripe.
The Raptors on the defensive side of the court are 8th in the NBA in points given up per game with 106.9. They have forced 15.9 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 46.1% from the field (17th in basketball). The Toronto defense allows 35.2% on three-point shots (956 of 2,716) and their opponents are converting on 78.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They have relinquished 25.2 dimes and 44.1 total boards per game, which has them ranked 20th and 15th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta
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