Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 3/14/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Portland Trail Blazers vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Monday, March 14, 2022
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
TV: ROOT SPORTS
State Farm Arena is the site where the Atlanta Hawks (32-34) will take on the Portland Trail Blazers (26-40) on Monday.
The Trail Blazers took the court against the Wizards and walked away with a win by a score of 127-118 in their last game. Portland wrapped up the contest with a 51.6% field goal percentage (48 of 93) and converted 11 of their 30 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the free throw line, the Trail Blazers buried 20 of 22 attempts for a rate of 90.9%. In reference to grabbing boards, they collected 43 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. They also doled out 21 assists in the matchup as well as forcing 8 turnovers and earning 10 steals. With regard to defending, Portland let their opponent shoot 47.0% from the floor on 39 out of 83 shooting. Washington earned 35 dimes and had 26 steals in the game. On top of that, Washington had 26 boards (9 offensive, 17 defensive) and earned 3 blocked shots. Washington went 96.3% from the charity stripe by making 26 of 27 attempts. They also converted 14 out of their 34 shots from 3-point land. When talking about personal fouls, the Trail Blazers ended up finishing with 21 and the Wizards totaled 14 personal fouls.
Josh Hart is a player who came through for this game. He left the arena with 44 points on 15 out of 21 shooting. He was on the court for 36 minutes and also collected 8 rebounds. Hart finished shooting 71.4% from the field and also totaled 6 assists.
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Portland enters this matchup with a mark of 26-40 for the season. They are giving up possession 14.0 times per contest and as a squad they commit 20.5 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Portland is snagging 43.5 rebounds per contest and is sitting with 1,488 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 27th in basketball in terms of passing. The Trail Blazers are shooting 35.0% on 3-pointers (867 of 2,476) and 76.6% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 107.2 points per game (23rd in basketball) while hitting 44.3% from the field.
Defensively, the Trail Blazers are forcing their opponents into 13.7 turnovers per game while drawing 19.9 fouls. They give up 37.1% from 3-point land and they are 27th in basketball in PPG allowed (113.4). The Trail Blazers defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 47.5% (2,697 of 5,681) and they surrender 44.2 boards per game as a team. They are ranked 28th in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,735 conceded for the campaign.
The last time they took the court, the Hawks went home victorious with a score of 112-106 when they played the Clippers. In relation to rebounding, Atlanta permitted Los Angeles to grab 30 in total (6 offensive). They went 37.5% from three-point range by connecting on 12 of 32 and ended up shooting 14 out of 17 at the charity stripe (82.4%). The Hawks permitted the Clippers to make 40 of their 82 tries from the field which had them at 48.8% in this contest. In all, the Hawks shot 43 for 90 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.8%. In reference to shooting from downtown, Atlanta made 9 of 31 tries (29.0%). They were able to convert 17 of the free throws for a rate of 89.5%. The Clippers were called for 12 personal fouls in this contest which took the Hawks to the free throw line for a total of 19 tries. They also gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while getting 5 steals in this game. The Hawks were able to corral 32 defensive rebounds and 15 offensive rebounds for a total of 47 in the game.
Trae Young pitched in for the Hawks in this game. Young tallied 27 points in his 37 minutes on the hardwood and had 11 assists in this contest. He converted 8 out of 17 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 47.1%, and added 5 rebounds.
Atlanta has a win-loss record of 32-34 this season. The Hawks commit 18.6 fouls every game and they go 80.5% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 24.3 times per game (14th in the league) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.0 times per contest. Atlanta has accounted for 7,427 points for the season (112.5 per game) and they pull in 44.1 boards per contest. As an offense, the Hawks are connecting on 46.8% from the field, which ranks them 7th in the league.
The Atlanta defense surrenders 36.3% from downtown (856 of 2,357) and their opposition knocks down 80.0% of their foul shots. They allow 25.8 dimes and 43.5 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 27th and 10th in basketball. The Hawks on the defensive side of the court are 22nd in the NBA in points per game surrendered with 111.8. They are forcing their opponents into 12.4 TO's per 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 Portland
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