Nets vs. Hawks Pick
Are the Brooklyn Nets and host Atlanta Hawks going to play a high-scoring game tonight when they meet at 7:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Nets and Hawks are listed as a pick'em on the spread line. The over-under sits at 220 points.
Brooklyn comes in with an 8-14 overall record and 14-8 ATS after a 114-102 home loss to the Hawks. Atlanta is 5-17 overall and 10-11-1 ATS following the win at the Nets. The two meetings this season have been split 1-1 straight up and 1-1 ATS. The under has gone 1-0-1.
In the loss to the Hawks, Spencer Dinwiddie led Brooklyn with 15 points along with nine assists plus six rebounds and three blocked shots. Joe Harris tallied 13 points, three assists and three rebounds. Allen Crabbe had 12 points, three rebounds and two assists. Jarrett Allen contributed 12 points and six boards off the bench. Sean Kilpatrick added 12 points and three rebounds off the bench. The Nets were outscored 33-27 in the fourth quarter.
Dennis Schroder paced Atlanta with 24 points, six assists and three rebounds in the win against Brooklyn. Luke Babbitt registered 20 points and two boards off the bench. DeAndre Bembry added 12 points, five rebounds and two steals off the bench. Atlanta held the Nets to 41.5 percent shooting from the floor.
Brooklyn is 4-1 ATS in the last five meetings. The under is 4-0 in the last five meetings in Atlanta.
The Nets like to play fast and the Hawks aren't all that good defensively. Don't look at past meetings that have stayed under the total. These teams are due for a higher-scoring game against each other and tonight provides the perfect setting. The Nets are starting to get healthier, while the Hawks should be looking to run more without centers Dwayne Dedmon or John Collins in the lineup.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: NETS/HAWKS OVER 220