Can Hawks finally top the Raptors?
The Atlanta Hawks look to avoid being swept in the season series by the Toronto Raptors when they host them tonight at 8PM ET.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Atlanta is favored at home today, as the Hawks are getting odds of -6 points against the Raptors. The over/under total for the contest has been listed at 200.5 points.
Toronto is 52-25 on the season, 21-16 on the road and 42-35 against the spread. Atlanta is 46-32 overall, 25-14 at home and 40-37-1 against the spread. The Raptors have won all three games with the Hawks this season, including a 105-97 victory last Thursday at home. The Raptors have won and covered in seven of their last eight against the Hawks.
Toronto is locked into the second seed in the East and still trying to make a slim push for the top seed, but it pretty much has to win out. Atlanta is currently in the third spot in the East, but tied with the Celtics for the third-best record, just ½ a game over Miami in the Southeast and 1 game ahead of Charlotte. Atlanta has more at stake in this game and is at home. They are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games after a win while the Raptors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on 1 day of rest.
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