Hawks vs. Nets Prediction
Will the under cash for bettors when the Nets host the Hawks this evening at 6:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Nets are now 2.5-point home underdogs versus the Hawks, who opened as a 2-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 215.5 and has been bet up to 216.5.
Atlanta has now dropped eight of its last 10 games. Dwight Howard scored 13 points with 12 rebounds, three assists and one block in 37 minutes in the team's loss to the Bulls on Saturday. Dennis Schroder also added 29 points in the 106-104 defeat.
Brook Lopez scored 30 points in a 121-111 win over the Magic on Saturday, adding seven rebounds, one assist, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 28 minutes. The Nets enter play with a 5-5 record over their last 10 games and are 7-3 against the spread during that span.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed ins even straight meetings between these two teams and is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Brooklyn. The under is also 8-2-1 in the Hawks' last 11 road games, is 5-1 in their last six games versus Eastern Conference competition, and is 19-7-1 in their last 27 games overall. On the other side, the under is 5-2 in the Nets' last seven games, is 4-1-1 in their last six games coming off a win, and is 7-0 in their last seven games against an opponent with a winning record.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: HAWKS/NETS UNDER 216.5