Los Angeles Clippers vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 3/11/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Friday, March 11, 2022
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: Bally Sports Southeast
The Los Angeles Clippers (35-33) are en route to State Farm Arena on Friday where they will play the Atlanta Hawks (31-34).
The Clippers stepped onto the hardwood against the Wizards and went home with a win by a final score of 115-109 in their last game. Los Angeles finished the contest with a 50.0% FG percentage (43 of 86) and knocked down 16 of their 32 shots from downtown. From the free throw line, the Clippers converted 13 of 13 shots for a rate of 100.0%. Regarding rebounding, they compiled a total of 41 with 7 of them being offensive. They also dished out 21 dimes in this contest as well as forcing the other team into 3 turnovers and having 6 steals. In relation to defending, Los Angeles allowed the other team to go 47.1% from the floor on 41 of 87 shooting. Washington earned 41 dimes and had 26 steals for the game. On top of that, Washington had 32 rebounds (9 offensive, 23 defensive) and added 10 blocked shots. Washington shot 85.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 17 of 20 tries. They made 10 of 27 shots from distance. In relation to personal fouls, the Clippers ended up finishing with 15 while the Wizards finished the game with 12 personal fouls.
Marcus Morris is someone who played a role for this contest. He ended up finishing with 27 points on 10 out of 15 shooting. He played 35 mins played and totaled 8 rebounds. Morris finished 66.7% from the floor and dished out 4 assists.
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Los Angeles will enter this matchup with a win-loss record of 35-33 on the season. They have an average of 106.9 points per contest (23rd in the NBA) while hitting 45.4% from the floor. The Clippers are connecting on 36.7% on shots from 3-point land (847 of 2,311) and 78.5% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Los Angeles is snagging 44.3 boards per game and has accounted for 1,600 dimes for the season, which is 14th in basketball in terms of passing. They turn it over 14.2 times per game and as a unit they commit 18.7 personal fouls per game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Clippers are forcing 13.9 turnovers per game while drawing 18.5 personal fouls. They give up 34.0% on shots from downtown while they are 11th in the league in points per game allowed (107.6). The Clippers defense is allowing a FG percentage of 44.7% (2,755 of 6,168) and they concede 47.3 rebounds per contest as a group. They are currently ranked 17th in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,629 surrendered for the season.
When they last played, the Hawks walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 124-115 against the Bucks. The Hawks were able to pull down 37 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive boards totaling 44 in this matchup. They coughed up the ball 9 times, while getting 6 steals in this contest. The Bucks committed 8 fouls for the contest which got the Hawks to the charity stripe for a total of 22 tries. They were able to convert 18 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 81.8%. When discussing 3-point attempts, Atlanta buried 11 out of 38 attempts (28.9%). When the game finished, the Hawks finished 43 for 86 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0%. The Hawks allowed the Bucks to knock down 47 of 94 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.0% for the contest. They finished shooting 34.3% from three-point range by connecting on 12 of 35 and finished the contest at 18 out of 23 from the charity stripe (78.3%). When talking about cleaning the glass, Atlanta allowed Milwaukee to collect 39 overall (11 on the offensive side).
Trae Young ended up having an impact for the Hawks for the matchup. Young earned 27 points in his 36 mins on the court and had 11 assists in the matchup. He made 8 out of 15 in this contest for a field goal percentage of 53.3%, and added 3 rebounds.
Atlanta has a mark of 31-34 for the year. The Hawks are responsible for committing 18.6 fouls per game and they hit 80.4% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 24.2 times per contest (14th in the NBA) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.0 times per game. Atlanta has earned 7,315 points on the year (112.5 per game) and they average 44.1 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Hawks are shooting 46.8% from the field, which is ranked 7th in the NBA.
The Atlanta defense surrenders 36.3% on shots from 3-point land (844 of 2,325) and opponents are converting on 79.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 25.8 assists and 43.6 boards per contest, which ranks 27th and 10th in basketball. The Hawks are ranked 21st in basketball in PPG given up with 111.9. They have forced 12.4 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.9% from the field (25th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Atlanta
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